Keynote Speakers for HITEC 2016 Announced
The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference adds world-renowned innovators to education program
On Tuesday, June 21, Josh Linkner will present "Entrepreneurial Fire: Think and Act Like a Startup (Even If You're Not)." As the founder and former CEO of the world's largest interactive promotion agency, Linkner believes it is better to innovate and disrupt one's organization before competition does. In this session, the two-time Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Obama Champion of Change award recipient will decode entrepreneurial DNA to help leaders of any size organization to harness the ferocity of entrepreneurial thinking in order to embrace the creativity, grit and vision of a startup and channel the approach to drive growth, innovation, efficiency and customer delight.
Presenting as HITEC's closing keynote on Thursday, June 23, branding and marketing guru Johnny Earle, aka Johnny Cupcakes, will delve into "Viral Business: Inspiring Customer Loyalty." From selling his t-shirt brand from the trunk of a rusty car to owning a now global, multi-million dollar business where customers sleep outside his stores for first access, America's number one young entrepreneur by Business Week is no stranger to customer loyalty. Earle will educate attendees on how to create a wave of loyalty and obsession through the power of social media and experiential branding.
HITEC 2016 will be held June 20-23 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. USA. For information on how to register for HITEC, please visit www.hitec.org. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
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