March 2020 ITB Pink Pavilion
Ed Salvato to emcee two full days of the Pink Pavilion. He also organized three 1:1 interviews and will conduct two of them.
March 2020 Bellingham Washington
Ed will deliver LGBTQ sensitivity and sales/marketing training to this DMO and it’s marketing partners.
January 2020 New York Times Travel Show LGBTQ+ Pavilion
Kenny Porpora and Ed Salvato present Everyone Welcome for the tourism trade on Friday. Ed Salvato moderates an LGBTQ+ Travel Safety panel on Saturday.
January 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders San Francisco
Billy Kolber and Ed Salvato to present on making meetings more welcoming to diverse attendees.
November 2019 8th Annual SHESummit
Ed Salvato to moderate a panel of DE&I (diversity, equity & inclusion) experts on creating inclusive spaces.
NY Times Travel Show in January, 2014.
On January 6,2013, I spoke at the American Bus Association’s annual convention.
On November 2, 2012, I spoke at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University.
September 29 & 30, I spoke at the San Francisco Travel Show
- Click here to download a PDF version of my presentation, which includes recommendations for great LGBT-friendly destinations, events, tours and cruises.
In July 2012, I spoke at the 5th Annual Conference on LGBT Tourism and Marketing hosted by GNetwork360.
- Click here to download Ed’s talk on LGBT tourism marketing for tour operators, travel agents and hotels.
In March 2012, I spoke at the Discover New England Travel Summit, presenting two panels on LGBT Tourism Marketing. If you’d like to download a PDF version of the presentation, click on the link below.
In 2012, I have spoken or am planning on speaking at the following travel shows in collaboration with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA). As I get more details about each show, I will share them here, including discount or free coupons, so check back later. Meantime, be sure to follow me on Twitter @EdSalvato.