Keynote Speakers:

Annie Griffiths

Annie Griffiths

National Geographic Photographer. Globetrotter.
Camera-toting badass.

An award-winning National Geographic photographer, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries. In addition to her magazine work, Annie is the Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document the programs that are empowering women and girls throughout the developing world.

Rafat Ali

Rafat Ali

CEO/Founder, Skift. Founder, paidContent.
Traveler. New Yorker. Global Soul.

Rafat is the CEO/founder of Skift, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, dining and wellness. Previously, he was the founder/CEO of paidContent and ContentNext, which he sold to UK’s Guardian News and Media in 2008, and left in 2010. Prior to that, he was managing editor of Silicon Alley Reporter.

General Speakers

Oneika Raymond

Oneika Raymond

Travel Content Creator & Journalist

Aizaz Sheikh

Aizaz Sheikh

Director of Marketing, G Adventures

Dennis Yu

Dennis Yu

CEO of BlitzMetrics

Jesse Desjardins

Jesse Desjardins

Creator, Hospitality & Experience Strategist

Hannah Smith

Hannah Smith

Director, Digital Strategy, Tourism Vancouver Island

Suresh Doss

Suresh Doss

Food & Drink Travel Writer based out of Toronto, Canada

Josh Collins

Josh Collins

Director, Destination Activation & Marketing, Streetsense