Anaheim Keynotes

Check this space for updates on Keynotes that will help inspire, educate and create while in Anaheim.


Abby Wambach:

July 11, 9:00 – 10:15 am

Abby Wambach is the all-time leading scorer in international soccer history with 184 career goals. Her ability to wear down defenses with her physical play, aerial game and hard running has long been a key to the USA's success. After winning the Women's World Cup in 2015, Wambach retired as one of the most dominant players in the history of women's soccer. A true leader on and off the field, Wambach is dedicating the next chapter of her career to fighting for equality and inclusion across industries.


Global All Stars
July 11, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

World Leading Insights, Inspiration and Ideas: Presented by Miles Partnership, Global All Stars brings together three exciting speakers and three critical trends which are reshaping destinations and travel. Learn how Airbnb creates, curates and surfaces remarkable stories about destinations across the globe; a world-leading urban architect gives examples of cities and places that are transforming their public spaces to benefit visitors, locals, businesses and more; witness a live demo of AI with practical examples of how it is transforming travel today. Don't miss this essential panel with remarkable insights, inspiration and ideas for your destination.

Keynote with Caroline Beteta and Tyler Florence

July 12, 9:00 – 10:15 am

Caroline Beteta of Visit California and Tyler Florence: More than 500 people gathered in a scenic vineyard along the Napa-Sonoma County line to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal together and raise funds for wildfire relief. First responders, chefs, winemakers, tourism officials and many others gave time, energy and money to help those impacted by the October blazes. Join Tyler Florence and Caroline Beteta to hear how CVBs came together to inspire their communities and help them recover.

July 12, 4:00–5:00pm
Storytelling is the foundation of powerful, captivating and inspiring marketing. Join Brand USA for an engaging discussion about the compelling nature of storytelling and
exciting live entertainment. This discussion will feature Shaun MacGillivray, President and Producer of MacGillivray Freeman Films, who worked with Brand USA to create the
global successes National Parks Adventure and America’s Musical Journey, along with amazing talent.


July 13, 9:00–10:15am
Destinations are facing challenges like never before — whether it’s natural disasters or manmade chaos, how do you respond? Come hear leaders Cathy Tull from the Las
Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Brad Dean from the Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization share their first-hand experiences with the unimaginable.
You won’t want to miss their inspiring stories of recovery
and community.


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