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Monday – 11th November: arrival in destination and welcome dinner with bloggers, speakers and MTPA. – Bloggers have free time with Hotels

Tuesday - 12th November:
Plenary Conference for Bloggers (full day)
09:00 – 10:00: The travel influencer landscape – the good, the bad and the brilliant (Keith Jenkins)
10:00 – 11:00: What’s happening in destination marketing – trends and challenges (Peter Jordan)
11:00 – 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30: Influencer ethics and the importance of responsible content creation (Becki Enright)
12:30 – 14:00: Lunch
14:00 – 15:00: How I Went From 0 to 750,000 Readers in 3 Years – strategies that drive traffic in leaps & bounds (Jurga Rubinovaite)
15:00 – 16:00: Effective ways to grow different income streams (Julie Falconer)
16:00 – 16:30: Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30: How to stand out from the crowd (panel)
19:00: Dinner at respective Hotels

 

Bloggers Live Workshops

Wednesday - 13th November:

Writing Workshop
09:00 – 10:30: Writing workshop (Julie Falconer)
11:00 – 15:30: Tours – Go find your stories!
16:00 – 19:00: Return to the hotel and working on materials for the workshop/ editing content [Speaker’s availability to help the bloggers]
19:00: Dinner at respective hotels

Thursday - 14th November:

Photography Workshop
09:00 – 10:30: Photography workshop (Laurence Norah)
11:00 – 15:30: tour – Go find your best shoots
16:00 – 18:30: Return to the hotel and working on materials for the workshop/ editing photos [Speaker’s availability to help the bloggers]
19:00: Dinner at respective hotels

Friday - 15th November

Video Workshop
09:00 – 10:30: Video workshop (Caspar Diederik)
11:00 – 15:30: tours – Go find your best spots
16:00 – 19:00: Return to the hotel and working on materials for the workshop/ editing videos
19:00: Dinner

Saturday – 16th November

11:00 – 16:00: Free time with hotels - Hotels can spend time with the bloggers to capitalise on their skills for the hotel promotion
12:00 – 15:00: speakers need to submit the results for the best contents for the gala
18:30 – 20h30: Gala Night Awards (cocktail) with bloggers, guests (MTPA & others), Speakers
As from the 16th November after the gala night award, bloggers and speaker’s departure.

Sunday – 17th November

For bloggers and speakers who are still at the hotel can have spare time with the hoteliers.
Departures during the day