Looking to capture foreign tourism dollars?
Join us for a panel discussion with -
* Mike Driver, Director of International Marketing at the Colorado Tourism Office,
* Bob Stinchcomb, Vice President of Business Development at Vail Resorts and
* Jennifer Robinson, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hotel Boulderado.
Discover the important contribution that international tourism makes to the Colorado economy. As always there will be plenty of time to network over complimentary refreshments. Presented by Caplan & Earnest, no cost to attend.
CO Tourism Office
With extensive professional experience in marketing, communication and international business, Mike heads up the The Colorado Tourism Office's International Promotions Program, marketing the state to international visitors through trade, consumer and media relations. The program's goal is to attract a steady increase of international visitors to Colorado to experience the state's year-round travel product. The CTO currently has international marketing representatives in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Mexico, Canada and Japan to market travel and tourism.
In his capacity as Vice President of Business Development, Bob oversees all Group and Travel Industry Sales for Vail Resorts Hospitality, RockResorts, and the 7 Mountain Resorts. Additionally, the International Sales and Marketing Division reports to Bob, with targeted efforts throughout Latin America, the U.K., Europe, and Australia, as well as emerging markets such as China. Bob also oversees the Strategic Alliance Division which aligns Vail Resorts and key companies in unique and rewarding marketing partnerships. Vail Resorts' Central Reservations and other Contact Centers which serve as critical transaction and customer service operations also report directly to Bob.
Jennifer Robinson spent fifteen years working as a commercial real estate broker in the Denver area before she and her family spent three years sailing around the Atlantic and Caribbean Sea, traveling over 12,000 miles on their 37' sailboat. After deciding to stay in the same port for a while, she lived in the Caribbean for a decade while working for The Westin and The Ritz-Carlton Hotels. A new adventure beckoned her to Boulder in 2004 when she joined the opening team of the St. Julien Hotel as Director of Sales. Currently, Jennifer is the Director of Sales and Marketing of the Hotel Boulderado.