May 08 - 10, 2017
Green Valley Ranch, Las Vegas, Nevada
CEO and Founder
The Points Guy
Through his earning strategies and travel savvy, ThePointsGuy.com now has grown to over 2.9 Million unique monthly visitors with 1.3 million followers on social media, with a growing staff of editors and writers keeping readers up-to-date on important points and travel news.
Brian has been featured in over 100 publications and news outlets including The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, The Los Angeles Times, The Independent, CNN, TED and The Today Show, among others. He has presented at various travel conferences including the LA Times and New York Times Travel Shows, and the annual Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars.
Senior Director Online Sales for Lufthansa
Swiss & Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Group
Director of Hotels and Car Hire
Director, Digital eCommerce Integration
Steve is a travel industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in senior-level roles across multiple marketing disciplines. One of the founding leaders who conceived of and brought Room Key to market in 2012, Steve previously served for more than 13 years at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), most recently on the executive team as Global Head of Sales, Distribution and Relationship Marketing. Steve departed IHG in late 2013 to launch his own consulting company, AsburyAve Marketing Advisors. He returned to Room Key in 2014 as CEO.
During his tenure at IHG Steve led the strategy and commercial performance for IHG’s main revenue platforms including Digital Marketing/e-Commerce, Loyalty Programs, Database Marketing, Pricing/Revenue Management and Corporate Sales Programs. Steve was recognized by Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) as one of the “Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing.”
Steve also spent 10 years at Continental Airlines where he led their Relationship Marketing team globally with specific focus on Loyalty Programs, Database Marketing, Affinity Marketing and Data Analytics. Under Steve’s leadership the OnePass frequent flyer program was heralded year after year as “Program of the Year” and “Best Elite Program” in the annual Freddie Awards.
Steve holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Boston College and a B.A. in Business Management from Gettysburg College. He and his wife live in Atlanta with their three daughters.
Associate Director, Digital Marketing; Miles & More GmbH
Senior Marketing Vice President
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
As senior vice president of marketing, Ms. Tull oversees all of the organization’s marketing, advertising and sales efforts. She joined the LVCVA in 2005 with extensive business experience in travel and tourism, health care administration and journalism. Ms. Tull began her career as the organization’s vice president of strategic planning where her responsibilities included providing strategic direction regarding issues facing the destination, including air and ground transportation, fuel infrastructure and government affairs. She was promoted to her current position in 2009.
As a 19-year resident of Las Vegas, Ms. Tull previously worked as vice president of administration for MedicWest Ambulance. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, she worked as a news reporter and in public relations.
Ms. Tull holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from St. Bonaventure University in New York and an associate’s degree in journalism from the State University of New York at Morrisville. She was recently named as one of the Skift 50, Top 50 Travel Marketers and led Las Vegas to being named Brand Steward: Top Eight Cult Brands in North America. She is active in many industry organizations, serving as a member of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition and a staff liaison for the U.S. Travel Association, the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB) and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI).
Prior to joining SYZYGY, Megan was Business Director and a member of the senior leadership team of Razorfish’s London office, running the full service media offerings in EMEA. Clients included Starwood Resorts, Holland America Lines, Ralph Lauren, and Mondelez. She spoke frequently at digital marketing and advertising symposia across Europe.
Megan started her digital career in as an Account Manager in Razorfish’s Chicago office in 2006 after brief but enlightening stint in finance at Deutsche Bank. She earned a Journalism degree from the University of Oregon.
Chief Business Officer
VP of Marketing
Globus Family of Brands
Director, Customer Relationship Marketing
Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation
Senior Mobile Marketing & Analytics Manager
VP of Global Partners and Alliances
Senior Director, Travel Solutions
Vice President Sales North America
Strategy & Planning Director
Director of SEO – Expedia Americas, ANZ, & Flights.com
Senior Vice President, Eastern Sales
Senior Managing Director, Travel/Hospitality & Entertainment
Sr. Manager – Disney Travel Operations Project Development and Integratio
The Walt Disney Company
Business Development Director
Digital Travel Summit 2017