SITE Young Leaders Conference, in Partnership with AIC Hotel Group, is set to take place 14 – 15 October, right before IMEX America, at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.
Over the two-day event, the theme “Get Inspired” will bring speakers from destinations such as Asia, Europe and the US to grace the stage to challenge, connect and converse with 100 young professionals in the Incentive Travel industry.
Co-Chairs of the SITE Young Leaders Committee, Dan Polulak and Nitin Sachdeva, have been working hard behind the scenes to design an exciting program:
“The conference is being curated with authentic experiences from practitioners within the industry and specifically the success stories of leaders who have grown from within the SITE Young Leaders Program. We hope our audience will GET INSPIRED, fulfill their aspirations and become leaders in this awesome industry.”
AIC Hotel Group is supporting this important event as the headline sponsor. Kevin Edmunds, CIS, CITP, Vice President Meeting & Incentive Sales at AIC Hotel Group and a member of the SITE International Board of Directors, is a strong advocate for the SITE Young Leader programme and is working with the Young Leader committee on this year’s event.
“As a alumnus of this great program, I’m proud to be back now as a sponsor. I know from personal experience how impactful this event can be and encourage all participants to come with an open mind. The connections you make here can sustain you throughout your professional life."
Amongst a constellation of great speakers and presenters is El Kwang, CIS, founder and CEO of Untangled, a content and business strategy agency in Asia Pacific for the business events industry. Untangled also publishes Biz Events Asia, a leading magazine and digital news channel in the region. El will address the topic of “New age leadership”, envisioning what a leader will look like in 2022.
Registration for the conference opens next week – SAVE THE DATE! The conference is open to both SITE members and young professionals that are not yet SITE members.
About SITE Young Leaders
The SITE Young Leaders Program builds the next generation of incentive travel leaders by providing education and networking opportunities appealing directly to SITE members who are new to the industry.
The mission of SITE Young Leaders is to create a strong group of individuals who will become leaders in SITE, their local SITE Chapter, and the greater incentive travel industry.
The 2018 committee is made up of a range of Incentive Travel professionals across multiple disciplines - you can meet the full committee on our website here.
Speaking about what the committee hopes to achieve for the year, Dan Polulak and Nitin Sachdeva said,
“We have a fabulous committee this year who are committed to delivering quality leadership to the Young Leaders attendees at the conference in addition to delivering super support for chapters to develop the program across the globe. The core objective for the committee is to make the program more visible and more accessible globally.”
SITE members who are industry professionals aged 35 or younger, or have less than 5 years of experience, are encouraged to participate.
Industry professionals in their first two years in the incentive travel industry can take advantage of discounted membership at the SITE Developing Professional Rate.