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We are so excited to introduce the speakers for the 2019 Global All-Stars Innovators Showcase! Now in its eighth year at Destinations International’s Annual Convention, Global All-Stars serves as an incredible platform for exciting new ideas, insights and innovation from around the world. In 2019, we will cover the topical theme of trust, focusing on “Trust in Place, Product and People”. You won’t want to miss a minute of the inspiration and insights from Global All-Stars 2019. Read on to learn more about this year’s speaker line-up.
Miles Partnership Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College Awards 12 Scholarships to the 2019 Session
Miles recently held its annual scholarship program to award one industry professional in each of the STS member states with a scholarship to Marketing College. Recipients receive a scholarship covering tuition, dorm room accommodations and most meals for the upcoming session taking place at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, GA from May 12-17.
The 2019 Marketing College scholarship recipients are:
Emily Gonzalez, Alabama
Kristen Mannear, Arkansas
Nicole Holbrook, Florida
Ashley Swain, Georgia
Rachelle Wright, Kentucky
Kristian Sonnier, Louisiana
Claiborne Cooksey, Mississippi
Angela Allen, North Carolina
Ava Comer, South Carolina
Megan Weisinger, Tennessee
Callie Hietala, Virginia
Kelli Dailey, West Virginia
Congratulations to these recipients...
Scholarship program gives 12 tourism industry professionals the opportunity to continue their education
Miles Partnership today announced the application period for its scholarship program to the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College®, available to tourism industry professionals working in one of the STS Member States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia). This year, Miles will again award one scholarship in each of the 12 member states. The application period for the 2019 Miles Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College will be open from Monday, December 10, 2018 to Friday, February 1, 2019, at 5pm EST. Click here to submit an application.
Earlier this summer, members from the Miles team attended the 2018 Destinations International Annual Convention in Anaheim, California. The 104th Annual Convention brought together over 1,600 industry members for a jam-packed event full of insightful sessions and opportunities to learn about the latest topics and trends in the industry. Our team had a great time and we’re already looking ahead to the 2019 Annual Convention in St. Louis next summer!
Read this blog for a recap of Miles’ participation at the convention along with some additional resources you might find helpful including access to session recordings and presentation decks.
Destination Storytelling, Placemaking & Technology
We are thrilled to introduce the speakers for the Global All-Stars Innovators Showcase 2018! Now in its 7th year as a platform for new ideas and innovation from around the world, this mainstage session brings together three speakers and three critical trends that are reshaping destinations and travel. Read the blog to learn more about this year's speaker lineup.