Business Insights Luncheon & Economic Forum

Visit Orlando's Business Insights Luncheon & Economic Forum
Thursday, August 23


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PROGRAM

 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 General Session Registration
 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Economic Forum
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Luncheon Registration & Networking
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Business Insights Luncheon
LOCATION
Hilton Orlando
Hilton Orlando
6001 Destination Parkway
Orlando, FL 32819
KEYNOTE

Jeremy GutscheJeremy Gutsche
CEO of Trendhunter.Com, Award-Winning Innovator, Management Consultant, and New York Times Bestselling Author of Better and Faster


A core problem threatening business today is that people fail to adapt - or that they don't know how close they are to even better ideas. In this keynote, Jeremy Gutsche will make you BETTER and FASTER – better at making change happen and faster at finding your next idea.

Jeremy will make you better because he will teach you the how to overcome the psychological traps that consistently block successful people from realizing their potential. Connecting 10,000 years of evolution to our ability to adapt to rapid change, he will show you why smart people miss great ideas and what to do about it. He will make you faster by teaching you six patterns of opportunity; the proven paths to unstoppable ideas.

Put it all together and you will know the smarter, quicker, easier path to breakthrough ideas and will better understand what aspects of your own success hold you back. You will also gain tools and takeaways to ensure you are equipped to make change happen.

About Jeremy Gutcshe
Jeremy Gutsche is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning innovation expert, one of the most requested keynote speakers on the planet, and the founder of TrendHunter.com, the world's #1 most popular trend website, attracting over 2 BILLION views from 150,000,000 total visitors. TrendHunter.com is the largest, most influential, most updated collection of cutting edge ideas available anywhere. Imagine the insight from a focus group made up of 100 million people. That's Trend Hunter—its custom innovation advisory is changing the way the world's most powerful brands innovate. Prior to Trend Hunter, Jeremy grew a $1 billion portfolio for a bank and today, over 500 brands, billionaires and CEOs rely on his unique expertise to find better ideas faster.

Before his dot-com success, Jeremy studied innovation at Stanford, completed an MBA from Queen's University, became a Chartered Financial Analyst, and graduated as a Chancellor Scholar from The University of Calgary, where he was later awarded Graduate of the Decade. He is routinely sourced by the media, from The Economist to CNN and Entertainment Tonight to The New York Times.

He has been described as "a new breed of trend spotter" by The Guardian, "an eagle eye" by Global TV, an "Oracle" by The Globe and Mail, an "intellectual can of Red Bull" by Association Week and "on the forefront of cool" by MTV.

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ECONOMIC FORUM

Anirban BasuAnirban Basu
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sage Policy Group, Inc.


This engaging presentation provides detailed discussions of global, national and regional economies using the most up-to-date data available. Special attention is invested in critical elements of economic life, including the performance of financial, labor, and real estate markets.

About Anirban Basu
Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia. The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy. In both 2007 and 2016, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland's 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region's 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.

Mr. Basu is a graduate of Georgetown University and earned Master's Degrees in Public Policy & Economics from Harvard University and University of Maryland, College Park respectively. His Juris Doctor was earned at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Daryl CronkDaryl Cronk
Senior Director of Research & Insights
Visit Orlando


Hear an overview of Orlando's travel and tourism performance so far in 2018 and the outlook for the rest of the year. You will also take a peek into 2019 focusing on key shifts/trends impacting the travel industry.

About Daryl Cronk
Daryl Cronk is the senior director of research at Visit Orlando. As the head of the Visit Orlando research team, he oversees all functions of the department including primary and secondary global research programs and internal performance measurements. Daryl has been with Visit Orlando since 1999. Mr. Cronk is often requested to present at various industry events throughout the Orlando area.

A native of Roanoke, Virginia, he holds a bachelor of business administration from James Madison University and a master of arts in applied economics from the University of Central Florida.

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THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE PACKAGE HOLDERS
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Booking.com

Booking.com

With a mission to empower people to experience the world, Booking.com invests in digital technology that helps take the friction out of travel. At Booking.com, we connect travelers with the world's largest selection of incredible places to stay – including everything from apartments, vacation homes, and family-run B&Bs, to 5-star luxury resorts, tree houses, and even igloos. The Booking.com website and mobile apps are available in over 40 languages, offer 28,835,766 total reported listings, and cover 136,887 destinations in 228 countries and territories worldwide.



CLC World

CLC Encantada

CLC Encantada resort offering 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom Town Homes is your ideal vacation accommodation.  Located in the heart of Central Florida and just minutes to major theme parks.




Disney Destinations

Disney Destinations

A world of vacation options offers surprising opportunities to enhance any visit with more Disney imagination and magic than ever.  Guests can discover wondrous possibilities never thought possible.


I-Drive Business Improvement District

I-Drive Business Improvement District

Providing services such as transportation, capital improvements, public safety, destination advertising, branding, marketing, promotion, clean teams, streetscape enhancements & representation to State & Local governments.



Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is where rockets launch and inspiration begins at Florida's gateway to space.




Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is the Southeast’s premier meetings destination, offering 2,270 guest rooms and over 331,000 square feet of meeting and convention/exhibit space. With a vacation rental there's room for everyone to enjoy the fun in Orlando!


Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Wyndham Vacation Rentals

With a vacation rental there's room for everyone to enjoy the fun in Orlando!



Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. owns a diversified portfolio of lodging properties operated by industry leaders such as Marriott, Hyatt, Kimpton, Fairmont, Hilton, and Loews..




Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

Discover magic for everyone at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, a 26-acre lakeside paradise. An exclusive oasis within the grounds of Walt Disney World® Resort, Four Seasons provides guests with true luxury service and accommodations. As the only AAA Five Diamond Award rated property in Central Florida, Four Seasons perfectly blends the carefree whimsy of the Magic Kingdom® Park with the intimate, personal service and luxurious touches Four Seasons is world-renowned for. With an expansive Spa, adult-only pool plus a 5-acre waterpark, 18-holes of Tom Fazio golf at Tranquilo Golf Club, three Har-Tru tennis courts and much more, the resort allows guests of all ages and interests to have an unparalleled getaway filled with fun experiences.


Mears Transportation Group

Mears Transportation Group

Began operations in 1939. Largest ground transportation company in Florida. Primary transportation concessionaire for Orlando International Airport. Contracted transportation provider for Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando Resort™, and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® and Disney Cruise Line.



Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando

Our amazing 10,000 square foot "Odditorium" looks like it's falling into a Florida sinkhole! Hundreds of fascinating, outrageous and interactive exhibits will entertain the entire family.




Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area

Extra Magic Hours Benefit awaits in 2018! Check out our 60 Day FastPass+ through 2018. Wyndham Lake Buena Vista's 232 lakehouse-themed guest rooms feature amazing views of the surrounding theme parks and Disney Springs®.


Sea World

SeaWorld Orlando

Guests are immersed in wonder at SeaWorld® Orlando, where the aquatic world comes alive. Experience one-of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions.



Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando

Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando

Stay in the heart of the excitement at our spectacular on-site hotels at Universal Orlando Resort™ - Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort or Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort.




Tishman Hotel Corporation

Tishman Hotel Corporation

Tishman is a vertically integrated real estate owner, developer, operator and advisor.


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Orange County Convention Center

The Orange County Convention Center offers 2.1 million square feet of exhibition space and a multitude of flexible meeting possibilities in Orlando's Convention Center District.



Merlin Entertainments Group

Merlin Entertainments Group

Merlin Entertainments is the largest European entertainments company operating in Europe and the second largest visitor attraction group in the world. Merlin runs over 110 attractions in 23 countries across four continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate.




Tishman Hotel Corporation

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld

The DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is a relaxing oasis tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, conveniently located to International Drive theme parks and attractions.


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Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Dr. Phillips Center is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando. Including two theaters, outdoor plaza, and educational programs, we are a non-profit championing Arts For Every Life®. From ballet to Broadway, comedy to popular music shows, you’re always in for an amazing experience — here at your arts center.



The Launch! Group

The Launch! Group

Engage and inspire your attendees with an unparalleled event curated by The Launch Group. Our design professionals turn your vision into reality courtesy of a stunning collection of creative and interactive media solutions.




Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Rosen Hotels & Resorts has deep roots in Orlando with over 45 years of delivering unsurpassed service. We’re not just another hotel company in Orlando. We ARE Orlando.


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Lake Nona Golf & Country Club

Top-rated, private golf club community in the heart of the 17-square-mile Lake Nona region offering superb amenities, exceptional family experiences, world-class service and the highest quality of living in Central Florida. It’s newly stylized Clubhouse, overlooking Lake Nona and Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course, is an ideal venue to host memorable events and special occasions.



Balmoral Resort Florida

Balmoral Resort Florida

Located in Central Florida, Balmoral Resort Florida features spacious vacation homes and amazing amenities including a waterpark, clubhouse, bar & grill, games arcade and more. Our on-site Guest Services, located at the clubhouse, can help you with anything you need from theme park tickets to top restaurant recommendations.




Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Andretti Indoor Karting & games

Family entertainment venue with, Bowling, Go-Karts, Virtual Reality Simulators, Ropes Course and Zip-line, Two-Story Laser Tag, Arcade with +120 Video Games, Andretti Grill and Bars.


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Tupperware Brands

For 70 years Tupperware Brands has been committed to “doing right by others” by igniting a global community, especially women, to realize their best selves while cultivating the confidence they need to enrich their lives, nourish their families, and fuel communities around the world.











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CORPORATE TABLE

Visit Orlando's Signature Luncheons allow attendees to sharpen their skills, expand their business networks, and gain new insights and perspectives. Do you wish to elevate your experience? Secure your Corporate Package and receive marketing exposure for your organization and have the opportunity to deliver a VIP experience to your company's key executives and clients.

Advantages of corporate packages include:

  • Preferred seating for one (1) table of eight (8) in the VIP section
  • Event signage that includes your company logo
  • Special mention of Corporate Package holders on screen
  • Two mentions in the Tourism Matters eNewsletter, via a link
  • Special mention through Visit Orlando Member Events Twitter account (@VisitOrlEvents) with over 5,000 followers
  • Company logo, 25-word description and hyperlink to your company's website, on the event website
  • Two complimentary tickets to Visit Orlando's 2019 13th Annual Party at Pointe Orlando

There are a limited number of corporate packages available. To guarantee your corporate package for a single event, contact Member Business Development at 407-541-4305 or MemberBusinessDevelopment@VisitOrlando.com.

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RATES
Member:
Economic Forum & Luncheon/Keynote = $95
Luncheon/Keynote = $52

Non-Member:
Economic Forum & Luncheon/Keynote = $120
Luncheon/Keynote = $78

Student:
Luncheon/Keynote = $20

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Any person who attends Visit Orlando's Celebrating Travel & Tourism Luncheon grants permission to Visit Orlando to record his or her visual/audio images, including but not limited to photographs, digital images, voices, sound or video recordings, audio clips, or accompanying written descriptions, and, without notifying such person, to use his or her name and such images for any purpose, including advertisements for future programs and events.

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