Orlando, Florida, 2 October – (INTUITION) – Innovative Vacation Ownership, Hotel & Resort Conference announces Will Blackmon, an NFL safety and return specialist as a Guest Speaker for the upcoming 2018 event in Miami Florida.
The Global Networking Experience, commonly known as GNEX Conference is synonymous with attracting senior-level hospitality industry executives to different stunning locations each year, creating unique business-making environments, pushing the envelope with interactive general sessions and delivering spectacular social events.
As part of a new format for 2018, organizers have secured Will Blackmon to speak to the mostly C-Level audience about “The Art of Resiliency – Setbacks, Obstacles & Tragedy”.
“I am excited to share my story with hospitality professionals from around the world who can relate to my experiences and adopt some of my mindset into their leadership so that they can help build winning teams in their organizations.” Says Will Blackmon, NFL Player.
Will Blackmon, currently a free agent, has already played 10 seasons in the NFL, formerly for the Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Rattlers. Earlier in his career, he played college football for the Boston College Eagles, and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. He also won a Super Bowl ring when playing for the New York Giants after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.
“We are privileged to have such a talented and inspirational athlete join us for our 8th annual GNEX Conference. I know the sports fans in our audience will enjoy the opportunity to meet Will, but more so, I know that all attendees will be inspired by his story.” Says Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group – who produce the GNEX Conference.
GNEX 2018 which heavily focuses on networking to facilitate new business opportunities amongst its attendees, also promises to deliver even more compelling content; appropriately aimed at its senior-level audience.
In addition to guest speakers such as Will Blackmon, the event is also introducing “X-TALKS”, where the “X” stands for Xpert, Xperience or Xcellence.
Largely replacing the previous format of hour-long open forum Q&A Panel sessions, the “X-Talks” will comprise of a solo speaker for a limited time of just 10 minutes. Each speaker will qualify as an Xpert, or have significant Xperience or has exuded Xcellence related to their session topic.
These information packed, bite-sized sessions will deliver valuable opinions, data and insights for attendees on many varied topics, while creating extended time and flexibility for networking and planned meetings.
The conference will also include, a Keynote Speaker, Guest Speakers. planned Networking Sessions, Cocktail Hours, two Social Events and more…
GNEX 2018 will be held on the world’s first mega-yacht venue, the $40 million, 228ft SeaFair Grand Luxe that recently completed a further $10 million renovation to provide a truly unique event venue that boasts more than 22,000 square feet of meeting space.
Signature Sponsors for the event are: DAE, Holiday Systems International and INTUITION Brand Marketing. Additional sponsors include: Send Me On Vacation, VacationCondos.com, Resort Management Services, Resort Travel & Xchange, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Canadian Vacation Ownership Association, Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, National Timeshare Owners Association.
For more information and to register for the event, visiting http://gnexconference.com/register
To request a sponsorship brochure, visit http://gnexconference.com/sponsorship
About GNEX Conference
With a new destination every year, a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences attract senior-level executives from more than 130+ companies across the globe. The conference brings together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more… For more details on our next event onboard the world’s first mega-yacht event venue in Miami, visit http://gnexconference.com