We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Dalene Heck, will be joining the Board of Directors for the Destination Management Organization in her home city of Lethbridge, Alberta. Dalene is very excited to contribute and for the personal growth that such an opportunity will bring.
Last summer, HMI led an exciting influencer marketing campaign with the Canadian Badlands. It involved the Canadian icon Tom Jackson, four influencers from across North America, and the talented local videographer Luke Fandrich. Luke’s first beautiful video of the project has been released, with more to come.
Join the HMI team and a score of prominent Canadian influencers in the next #AllTravelChat Twitter sponsored by Tourism Nova Scotia. The chat will take place on April 26th at 1pm EST/10am PST.
HMI has signed Brendan Van Son for a second 3-month round of ambassadorship with our long-standing client Trover (Expedia), to supplement the monthly influencer marketing campaigns we have been coordinating for over a year. Brendan has contributed significantly to the Trover mandate of app downloads and an engaged community, and we look forward to further developments.
Our CEO and COO, Dalene and Pete Heck, have signed on to speak at the inaugural Travelcon, scheduled to be held in Austin, Texas, on September 20-22, 2018. Focused towards an audience of content creators, they will be presenting on “How to Work With Travel Brands.” The event quickly sold out, but a waiting list is available.
We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Dalene Heck, will be speaking at the HOST Tourism Saskatchewan conference on April 12th, 2018, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Dalene’s speech is titled “What’s Your Story?” and focuses on using the science of storytelling to drive home tourism marketing messages. More on the conference here.
Our popular ebook How to Work With Travel Influencers has gotten a facelift, and included some valuable new updates. Read the glowing reviews and download your free copy here.
We are so pleased to announce our new relationship with Heritage Inn for 7 lunch-and-learn sessions on social media training for small businesses, to be held throughout April in High River, Alberta. Get your tickets here.
Today we welcome Tawny Bertolozzi as a new Project Manager with HMI. Tawny came to us most recently from the Chinook Country Tourism Association, and brings with her a wealth of experiences from running FAM tours to creating quality content. She was recognized with an ALTO Award (from Travel Alberta) for Marketing Excellence in 2016 and is a significant addition to our team.
Find our own HMI Project Manager Megan Stetzel and a score of other fabulous speakers at the Women in Travel Summit in Quebec City from May 4-6, 2018. Megan will be leading a talk entitled “Next Level Pinterest: From Social to Search Engine” to shift your thinking with this platform from being a social to search, and take your strategy to the next level.