Executive Speaker Series: Tourism: The Ecosystem of Short-Term Rentals

Executive Speaker Series: Tourism: The Ecosystem of Short-Term Rentals

  • Date(s): Wed, Aug 08, 2018
  • Time(s): 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  • Location: Microsoft Events Center at the Seattle Metro Chamber
  • Address: 1301 5th Ave, Ste 1500, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
  • Members: $45 pre-paid ($55 as of 8/2)
  • Non-Members: $70 pre-paid ($110 as of 8/2)
  • Additional Information: Online registration is now closed. We will be accepting walk-up registrations at the door.
  • Questions: Contact Betsy Paige at 206-389-7345


As the Seattle region becomes a top tourist destination, we’re welcoming visitors who are looking for a wide range of experiences. Our panel of experts will share their insights on how short-term rentals diversify neighborhood economies by bringing in visitors who want the local experience. Join us to hear more about how this boost to our tourism industry opens up new economic opportunities across the region, and how it impacts the Seattle tourism ecosystem - from small neighborhoods to downtown.

Speakers:
  • Matt Kiessling.
    Matt Kiessling
    Vice-President,
    Short-Term Rental Policy

    The Travel Technology Association
  • mike sutter.
    Mike Sutter
    Senior Director and
    General Manager of Commerce

    HomeAway/VRBO
  • David Yusen
    David Yusen
    Director of
    Marketing & Public Relations

    Heavy Restaurant Group



  • Moderator:
    Tom Norwalk
    Tom Norwalk
    President and CEO
    Visit Seattle

    About the Executive Speaker Series: Our monthly Executive Speaker Series events each focus on a unique industry and feature top business leaders who discuss the successes, challenges, and opportunities facing their sector.

     

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