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2017 Fall Colloquium - Tourism Business Disruptions: Opportunities & Growth

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George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium

805 21st St NW

Washington, DC 20052

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The George Washington University School of Business invites you to the 2017 Fall Tourism Colloquium, an annual gathering of top decision makers and thought leaders in the travel and tourism industry.

In recognition of the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, speakers will focus on innovations driving the travel and tourism sector, and how destinations, organizations, and companies are responding to rapid disruptions and changing consumer demands. We anticipate a lively and engaging discussion on the future of the industry through consideration of diverse segments and their business challenges.

Keynote Speaker

Chris Thompson, President and CEO, Brand USA

Speakers

Jan Freitag, Senior VP, STR

Sophia Leonora Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability, JetBlue

Maria Shelton, CEO, Ardian Group

Jamie Sweeting, President, Planeterra, and VP for Social Enterprise & Sustainability, G Adventures

Program

5:30pm Registration Opens

6:00pm Event Begins

8:00pm Reception at DISH + Drinks at River Inn, a 10-minute walk from the event space (924 25th St NW, Washington, DC 20037)

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Details of the event will be updated leading up to October 30. Please direct questions to TFT@gwu.edu.

Please register by October 26th and indicate if you will be attending the networking reception.

This event is supported by the International Institute of Tourism Studies, Tourism for Tomorrow, the GW School of Business, and the Student Association.

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