Executive Speaker Series: Tourism Industry

  • Date(s): Wed, May 10, 2017
  • Time(s): 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  • Location: Microsoft Events Center at the Seattle Metro Chamber
  • Address: 1301 Fifth Ave., Suite 1500, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
  • Members: $45 pre-paid ($55 as of 5/8)
  • Non-Members: $70 pre-paid ($110 as of 5/8)
  • Questions: Contact Victoria MacLellan at 206-389-7278


From hotels and restaurants to museums and public transportation, Seattle’s tourism industry touches every corner of the local economy. As of 2015, Seattle welcomed 38.1 million visitors, contributing $6.8 billion to the local economy.

What will it take to keep the industry on top in the face of increasing travel prices and competition? Hear from our panelists as they discuss the state of the industry and how their organizations are leading the charge in making Seattle a top travel destination. 

Speakers:
Tom Norwalk, President & CEO, Visit Seattle (moderator)
Craig Schafer, Owner, Hotel Andra
Angela Shen, Founder & CEO, Savor Seattle Food Tours
Josh Henderson, Owner, Huxley Wallace Collective
+ More speakers to be announced!
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