WHO WE ARE

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 Inspiration.   Innovation.   Commerce.

Connect Marketing serves marketers with bleeding-edge thinking, cutting-edge strategy and industry best practices through immersive and engaging events.

The explosion of social, mobile and digital technology has caused a massive disruption to the traditional marketing model and presents marketers with newfound challenges and enormous opportunities.

We connect marketers with the products, services, people and ideas necessary to thrive in a rapidly evolving and highly competitive global marketplace.

EVENTS

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Marketing Leadership Summit

The Marketing Leadership Summit will connect destination marketers with the products, services, people and ideas that will help them thrive in a rapidly evolving and highly competitive global marketplace. The summit will feature a robust educational program focusing on the trends and technologies that will transform tourism marketing in the next three to five years as well as one-on-one appointments between marketers (DMOs) and suppliers. 

eTourism Summit

Founded in 2000, eTourism Summit is the glue between destination promotion and the latest practices and innovations in digital media. Attendees get up-to-the-minute, real-life examples of the latest applications in video, content marketing, email marketing, search, social media, mobile and web design. They learn how fellow tourism marketers and their media agencies are using the newest tools to build incremental traffic at every stage of the funnel.

Connect THRIVE Summit

Connect THRIVE Summit is focused on community development through LGBTQ travel, sports, and entertainment. This one-of-a-kind marketing summit features dynamic general sessions and networking events alongside a series of pre-scheduled, one-on-one connections between destinations, attractions, hospitality businesses, sporting events, marketers, media & influencers.