Major Social Media Platforms Converge at 12th Annual E-Tourism Summit in SF
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - Through Tours.com and NAJ Group, an unprecedented, first-ever gathering of leaders from the major companies in the world of the Internet -- Facebook, Groupon, Twitter, TripAdvisor, LinkedIn, Pandora, Yelp and others -- will descend upon the upcoming 12th annual E-Tourism Summit (ETS) Sept. 29-30 at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, making the event unique in the intersecting worlds of e-commerce and the travel and tourism industry.
Jake Steinman, president of the NAJ Group, which organizes ETS, said, "We often lose sight of the fact that behind all of these cutting edge technology companies are people who make it work. We feel fortunate this year to introduce our attendees to presenters from all the leading marketing platforms who have direct travel-related marketing expertise. This program is targeted to interactive travel marketers who want an overview of what works, what doesn't and what's next." (See the list of attendees as of August 12, 2011 here: http://bit.ly/nbqGiS)
The range of activities at the Summit includes 18 workshops and interactive panel discussions and 26 total sessions featuring over 30 experts in one place. Additionally, the event provides social functions and time for one-on-one "speed dating" meetings between travel industry executives and experts from the Internet companies.
Some of the key sessions include the following:
View the full program here: http://bit.ly/o1DQCc
Optional program Pre-Conference Workshop Sept. 28, Field Trip to Google's headquarters including a workshop, lunch and tour.
For registration Information, call 415-339-0578, or www.etourismsummit.com
About NAJ Group: The NAJ Group, which was founded in 1992, organizes four B2B conferences for the leisure tour and travel trade, publishes industry newsletters and founded www.thetouroperator.com, a portal site for domestic and international tour operators.
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