5th Annual

June 15 - June 19, 2020

YES, I WANT IN!

presented by Global Institute For Travel Entrepreneurs (GIFTE)

Here Are The Details:

  • When is it? June 15 - June 19, 2020
  • Where is it? Online. You can join in from your laptop/desktop/phone
  • Who should attend? ALL travel advisors
  • How much does it cost? It's FREE!
  • What's it all about? Get the best pivoting strategies that will position you for sustainable profits.

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SESSIONS:

Coffee Chat

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Vanessa and Shannon in the FB pop up group to get excited for Travel Entrepreneurship Week.

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern and Shannon Cunningham

Monday, June 15th at 10am ET

Should I Stay or Should I Go: Evaluating the Travel Advisor Opportunity

Odds are you have asked yourself the question, “Is it worth staying in business?” at some point in 2020.  Attend this session to discover the perspectives of GIFTE’s leaders and business coaches, Meredith Hill, Jennifer Cochrane and Vanessa McGovern on why they believe now is not the time to jump ship, but it is the time to lean into the travel advisor business.

Hosted by: Meredith Hill, Jen Cochrane, and Vanessa McGovern

Monday, June 15th at 12pm ET

What to Post on Social Media 

Many travel advisors feel frozen or uncertain on what to post on social media right now. We all want to strike the right tone while inspiring our network to keep the spirit of travel alive. Attend this session to learn how to inspire your followers on social media and to gain confidence in your messaging. You will learn from three dynamic travel business owners and hear how they deliver their stories and content in relevant and engaging ways. 

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern
Featuring: Erica Carr, John Rees, Jen Campbell Boles

Monday, June 15th at 3pm ET

POP UP Session: Should I Stay or Should I Go Follow Up Discussion

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Learn from Lisa Fitzgerald, who has been through many situations in the travel industry and continues to remain optimistic and Cassandra Metzger, who is launching a business in a global pandemic.

Hosted by: Shannon Cunnigham, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Cassandra Metzger

Monday, June 15th at 5pm ET


How To Attract Clients You Love: A Case Study

The year 2020 has certainly brought clarity about clients that you love as well as clients that suck the life out of you.  If you want to get rid of the clients that are not ideal and only work with clients you love, attend this session to learn from a luxury travel advisor who has done just that. 

Hosted by: Meredith Hill
Featuring: Trisha Rathke

Tuesday, June 16th at 12pm ET

Marketing Strategies Anyone Can Do Right Now

Marketing strategies are evolving at a fast pace. Join this session to learn about what is working right now to stay visible, relevant, and tone appropriately in your marketing. Get inspired to implement easy and innovative strategies that will inspire your network, clients, and prospects to contact you for their next trip in late 2020 and beyond. 

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern

Tuesday, June 16th at 3pm ET

POP UP Session: How to Launch a Facebook Show

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Shannon Cunningham and learn her top tips to help launch a Facebook Show to bring more awareness and views to your business

Hosted by: Shannon Cunningham

Tuesday, June 16th at 5pm ET


Coffee Chat

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Vanessa and Shannon to discuss any and all thoughts about the previous day's sessions and have a chance to ask any additional questions.

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern and Shannon Cunningham

Wednesday, June 17th at 10am ET

How To Plan for The Greatest Comeback of All Time

Most people would agree that there is going to be a huge demand for travel when it all opens up again, and thus a great rebound for the travel advisor.  However, great comebacks don’t happen on a whim.  They happen with solid planning and strategy.  Attend this session to learn how to shift from crisis management to capitalizing on the next normal in travel.  

Hosted by: Jen Cochrane

Wednesday, June 17th at 12pm ET

Repositioning Your Cruise Sales

Your cruise sales are down thanks to Covid-19 cancelling several months of cruise sailings. But that doesn’t mean your clients won’t want to travel. In this session we will focus on options you can give your cruising clients for travel now and later.  

Hosted by: Sandy Saburn
Featuring: Lise Marie-Wertanzl, Joan Qualls, and Eric Paul

Wednesday, June 17th at 3pm ET

POP UP SESSION: An Interview with Celtic Hearts Travel

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Vanessa and Emer Coughlin, of Celtic Hearts Travel to learn how she successfully implemented her virtual cruise night and her group business strategy. 

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern and Emer Coughlin

Wednesday, June 17th at 5pm ET


Top 5 Tools Every Travel Advisor Needs

Having the right technology and systems in place makes your life significantly easier. If you have wondered what tech you should be using, this session is for you. Attend this session to learn about the top 5 tools that will make your life a whole lot easier, your marketing a lot smarter, your service delivery better, enhance your professional image, and run your operations far more smoothly. 

Hosted by: Jen Cochrane and Sandy Saburn

Thursday, June 18th at 12pm ET

Travel Advisors’ Expert Tech Tips

If you loved learning about the Top 5 Tools Every Travel Advisor Needs, then you will love this session even more as you will get top tips on these tools from successful travel advisors who have mastered using them.

Hosted by: Sandy Saburn
Featuring: Lisa Fitzgerald and Carol McKee

Thursday, June 18th at 3pm ET

POP UP Session: Successful Ezine Strategies

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Shannon Cunningham as she interviews Lisa Fletcher about the best and most successful ezine strategies to build your client list.

Hosted by: Shannon Cunningham and Lisa Fletcher

Thursday, June 18th at 5pm ET


Coffee Chat

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Join Vanessa and Shannon to discuss any and all thoughts about the previous day's sessions and have a chance to ask any additional questions.

Hosted by: Vanessa McGovern and Shannon Cunningham

Friday, June 19th at 10am ET

Developing Your Own 
Marketing Plan to Attract Perfect Clients

Now is a great time to pivot and put into place your very own custom-designed marketing plan to attract all of the perfect clients you ever wanted.  Discover how to establish effective marketing systems that bring you a consistent pipeline of clients you absolutely love and adore.  

Hosted by: Meredith Hill

Friday, June 19th at 12pm ET

POP UP Session: Wrap Up Happy Hour

THIS SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED IN THE FACEBOOK POP UP GROUP!  

Grab a beverage and join Meredith, Jen, Vanessa, and Shannon to chat about aha's you experienced during the week, chat about ideas you have, and ask any burning questions you have.

Hosted by: Meredith Hill, Jen Cochrane, Vanessa McGovern, and Shannon Cunningham

Friday, June 19th at 3pm ET

YES, I WANT IN!