Ensemble Travel Group has revealed their keynote and general session speaker lineup for the 2014 international conference. It is set to take place from October 26-30 at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa and adjacent Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, CA.
Founder of Los Angeles-based Deeper Media, Tim Sanders will be one of the speakers heading the lineup. With a previous role at Yahoo!, sanders created and led the Yahoo! ValueLab, the company’s in house think-tank. Sanders also started a movement that inspired executives to make more and faster decisions and to take calculated risks, which led to a promotion from director to chief solutions officer of the Internet giant. Sander’s keynote presentation in Palm Springs, “Relationship Power! How To Win Business & Influence People,” is set for Monday morning, October 27 and sponsored by Holland America Line and MLT Vacations.
Michael Hoffman, president of Dallas-based Igniting Performance will also take to the stage, with three appearances schedules for the 2014 ensemble conference. He will kick of his set with a presentation on “Coaching within the Tornado, before an audience of Canadian members and suppliers,” which will take place Tuesday morning, October 28. This will be followed by “S.O.U.L. - Service on Unbelievable Levels” which will be presented to the Frontline Agent Track Training attendees. He will finish things off with a coaching message the following morning to U.S. members and partners. His presentations are sponsored by WestJet Vacations.
Lastly, Jermey Gutsche, author and founder of trendhunter.com will address the entire conference on Wednesday morning, October 29. His message will be labelled “Exploiting Chaos & Sparking Innovation!” Trendhunter.com is the world’s largest trend website with over 2 billion views and is relied on by numerous well-known brands including Coca-Cola, Sony, IBM, NBC and Wells Fargo. Gutsche’s presentation is sponsored by Crystal Cruises and Travel Indochina.