Start Time Name Description
Monday, May 15, 2023
 Recommended arrival day

Relax, refresh, unpack, and unwind.

9:00 PMOptional Night Life 
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
9:00 AMHospitality Desk Opens 
1:30 PMRoundtable Discussions

Each each session is 25 minutes long with five minutes between sessions.

  • Group Business in Your Hotel – Amy Butterfield, Senior Vice President, Group Sales
    • Delmare 1 (Eclipse)
  • Insurance & Financial Business in Your HotelKaty Gettinger, Vice President, Sales
    • Delmare 2 (Eclipse)
  • Global Leisure SalesRick Stiffler, Senior Vice President of Global Sales – Leisure
    • Hayward’s 1 (Eclipse)
  • Global Leisure SalesIsabella Moroni, Vice President, Leisure Sales – Europe
    • Hayward’s 2 (Eclipse)
  • Corporate Sales Trends and Industry HighlightsKimberly Wilson, Senior Vice President of Global Sales
    • Lester’s Bar (Eclipse Lobby)
  • Global Loyalty – I Prefer – Loyalty as a Platform for Revenue GrowthJennifer Munro, Vice
    President, Global Loyalty
    • Rosehall (Founders Cove)
  • Public Relations & Corporate Communications – Leverage Storytelling to Drive Impact and ResultsStephanie Dowling, Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Corporate Communications
    • St. James (Founders Cove)
  • Drive Luxury Leisure Travelers and High-End MICE Business Through Calliope Collective – Kathleen Cullen, Senior Vice President of PTG Consulting - Hospitality
    • Montego (Founders Cove)
  • Create Your Hotel's Journey to SustainabilityNina Boys, Vice President, Sustainability, Beyond Green Travel
    • Arcadia I (Founders Cove)
  • Talent Optimization: Predictive IndexJeb Stewart, President & Chief Operating Officer, The Predictive Group
    • Il Giardino (Founders Cove)
4:00 PMParty with the Partners – Partners & Sponsors Tradeshow  
7:00 PMWelcome Reception

Hosted by Half Moon

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
7:00 AMBreakfast – Partners & Sponsors Marketplace

Sponsored by Gilchrist & Soames

8:30 AMGeneral Session

The Heart of Preferred
Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO, Preferred Travel Group, John Ueberroth, Chairman, Preferred Travel Group

Coffee and Conversation
Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO, Preferred Travel Group, and Sheila Johnson, Founder and CEO, Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Think Beyond Your Boundaries
Andy Andrews, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host and New York Time Best-Selling Author

30-Minute Break
Sponsored by Art of Tea

Signs, Signals, and The Leisure Bubble: What’s Next for Leisure Sales?
Panel Moderated by Rick Stiffler, Senior Vice President, Global Sales – Leisure, Karyn McCarthy, Virtuoso, Nathalie Giske and Ashley Mazzamaro, American Express Travel, and Jordin Greene, Signature Travel Network

Preferred’s Heart of Hospitality
Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Travel Group

1:00 PMNetworking Lunch

Sponsored by Coca-Cola

2:30 PMExecutive Leadership Series

Three optional 45-minute sessions covering the following topics:

  • Global Corporate Sales: Enhancing the Corporate Travelers' Experience in a Competitive Market
    • Arcadia II (Founders Cove)
  • Global Leisure Sales: The Leisure Bubble Part 2
    • Arcadia I (Founders Cove)
  • Global Group Sales: 7 Ways to Attract and Nurture the Right Group Customer for Your Hotel
    • Il Giardino (Founders Cove)
  • Revenue & Distributions - Reservations: From Revenue Manager to Revenue Leader: Expecting More From Your Revenue Professional
    • Montego (Founders Cove)
  • Marketing and I Prefer: Unlock the Power of Loyalty With I Prefer Hotel Rewards
    • St. James (Founders Cove)
  • Public Relations & Corporate Communications: Engage Your Audience Further With Better Utilization of Social Media 
    • Rosehall (Founders Cove)
7:00 PMCocktails

Sponsored by Bacardi

8:00 PMGroup Dine Around

Two options to choose from:

Delmare Restaurant: Download Menu

Sugar Mill Restaurant: Download Menu


10:00 PMLate Night Cocktails 
Thursday, May 18, 2023
7:00 AMBreakfast – Partners & Sponsors Marketplace

Partners & Sponsors Marketplace

8:30 AMGeneral Session

Flying high: What you need to know about Chat GPT, AI, social commerce, and influencer economy.
Felix LaBoy, Executive Advisor, Shift Digital

A Force of Nature: Tourism and Climate Action
Jeremy Sampson, CEO, The Travel Foundation

Global Industry Hotelier Panel Discussion
Moderated by Saurabh Rai, Executive Vice President, Preferred Travel Group

20-Minute Break 
Sponsored by Henson Shaving

Why Not Now?
Amy Jo Martin, Speaker, Renegade Global


12:00 PMNetworking Lunch *

Networking lunch at Seagrape Terrace.

* Golfers will depart for the golf course and will enjoy a box lunch at their golf cart

Sponsored by Deloitte

1:30 PMOptional Activities

Golf: All golfers will depart from Eclipse Lobby at 12:15 p.m. for transfer to the Half Moon Golf Course. Box lunches and beverages will be available on the course. 

Horseback Riding: Horseback riders will depart from the Eclipse Lobby. Please arrive at the stables 15 minutes before your scheduled start time.

Kayaking: Kayakers will meet on Founders Cove beach.

Paddleboarding: Paddleboarders will meet on Founders Cove beach.

Pickleball: Pickleball players will meet at the Pickleball Courts.

Snorkeling: Snorkelers will meet on Founders Cove beach.

Restorative Yoga and Relaxation: Participants will meet at the Yoga Pavilion inside the Salamander Spa.

Tennis: Tennis players will meet at the Tennis Courts.

7:00 PMCelebratory Cocktails

Attire: “White Night” gala - white or light resort attire recommended.

Sponsored by Laurent-Perrier

7:30 PMGala Dinner

Sponsored by Sabre Hospitality Solutions

11:00 PMLate Night Cocktails 
Friday, May 19, 2023
 Departures at Leisure