Tourism and Events Information for Victoria’s tourism industry

Young Tourism Network Emerging Tourism Leaders Summit hits Melbourne Showgrounds this June

Published: 3 June 2024

The Young Tourism Network (YTN) is hosting the first ever Emerging Tourism Leaders Summit in Melbourne on Tuesday 18 June. Delegates from across Melbourne and regional Victoria will attend the summit at Melbourne Showgrounds.

YTN fosters the career development and professional excellence of students and young professionals of all ages to grow and strengthen the Victorian tourism industry.

The YTN summit is an opportunity for emerging and established tourism professionals to connect with peers. They’ll learn from experts and help shape the future of this dynamic and ever-adapting industry.

The event will be held at Melbourne Showgrounds on the same day as the Victorian Tourism Industry Council’s (VTIC) Choose Tourism Expo.

The full-day event includes keynote presentations, masterclasses, networking sessions and will cover topics such as leadership and visitor economy trends.

Speakers at the event include Felicia Mariani, CEO at VTIC and Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director from Tourism Australia. Attendees will also hear from Sara Quon from Sovereign Hill Museums Association and demographer Simon Kuestenmacher.

The summit provides a great opportunity for young people to boost their tourism, events and hospitality careers from learning to leading.

On the day, networking opportunities have been set up to help young people connect with other emerging professionals and potential employers. Young people will be able to connect with their peers, learn from experts, and contribute to the future direction of Victoria’s tourism industry.

Afterwards, attendees can let their hair down at the Official Summit After Party and continue their networking.

For more information and to register visit Emerging Tourism Leaders Summit.

Page last updated: 06 Jun 2024
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