Spring Conference Keynote Speaker
is the president of FutureCast. He has more than 25 years of marketing consulting experience with dozens of brands ranging from Build-a-Bear to Whole Foods Market. He specializes in millennial trends and brand innovation. Jeff has spent significant time researching the millennial audience and is the co-author of two books, "Marketing to Millennials (2013)" and "Millennials with Kids (2015)," as well as contributed a number of articles to Forbes.com.
Sen. Jake Corman
has served as the Senate Majority Leader since 2015. Sen. Corman advocates for ways to develop Pennsylvania’s workforce and strengthen the state’s economy. His steadfast commitment to revitalizing business and industry in the Commonwealth has resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs for working-class Pennsylvanians.
is the founder and President of Tourism Economics; an Oxford Economics company dedicated to analytically-based consulting to the tourism sector. Over the past seventeen years, Adam has worked with hundreds of travel sector clients to address fundamental economic questions.
Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson
has represented Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district since 2009. In addition to serving as a congressman, he spent 28 years as a therapist, rehabilitation services manager and a licensed nursing home administrator.
is a seasoned tourism executive with more than 30 years of experience in the industry who serves as the President and CEO of Destination Marketing Association International, the global trade association for official DMOs. He leads the organizations efforts to advocate for the professionalism, effectiveness, and significance of DMOs worldwide.