Destination Ann Arbor will hold its 2022 virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 6, from 11:00 a.m.-noon. The meeting will feature an address by Adam Sacks, founder and president of Tourism Economics, a company dedicated to understanding the relationship between travel and the economy. For more than 25 years, Sacks has worked with destinations, industry associations, and companies around the world to deliver market assessments, forecast scenarios, policy evaluations and economic impact studies.
His keynote, titled “Navigating the Road to Recovery,” will detail the path to economic rebuilding in the tourism market, the mindset of traveler and expectations for how and when travel will fully recover.
In addition to the keynote address, Destination Ann Arbor President & CEO Mary Kerr will highlight Destination Ann Arbor’s 2021 successes and provide a look forward to the 2022 initiatives underway. Attendees will learn about how Destination Ann Arbor remained focused on supporting hospitality industry partners during the pandemic while promoting Washtenaw County as a vibrant, creative and resilient destination. Chair of the Board, Michael Weber, vice president of Weber’s Boutique Hotel and Restaurant, will also make comments.
The masters of ceremonies for this year’s virtual Annual Meeting will be Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman from the Emmy Award-winning PBS television series Under the Radar Michigan.
This event is open to the public and registration is free. Destination Ann Arbor will donate $5 to United Way of Washtenaw County for each person who registers by April 5, 2022.
To register visit: https://www.annarbor.org/annualmeeting2022