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Intrepid Travel co-founder to reveal learnings from Al Gore at Travel DAZE 2019

When it comes to sustainability, there’s one person who stands out as a leader in spearheading change – not just for the planet – but for our way of thinking about the environment: Al Gore.

At Travel DAZE 2019, attendees will hear from one of the first people to undertake Gore’s carbon training in 2010.

Intrepid Travel co-founder Darrell Wade will share inspiration and lessons learnt from his training with Gore, which you won’t hear anywhere else.

He will also speak candidly about his 10-year mission to make Intrepid Travel carbon neutral and climate positive by 2020, as well as provide some budget-friendly key takeaways that attendees can implement into their business the following day.

Wade will join a number of other stellar speakers at Travel DAZE, including former Greens leader Bob Brown, Google’s Michelle Allen, Gardening Australia host and Logie winner Costa Georgiadis, IHG’s Leanne Harwood, Malaysia Airlines’ Giles Gilbert, Abercrombie & Kent’s Sujata Raman, Planeterra’s Jamie Sweeting, and Flight Centre’s Sandra Vardanega. Check them all out here.

This year, Travel DAZE will tackle sustainability, but we’re not just talking about carbon offsetting and charitable practices.

Companies must now adopt a social cause, an organisational purpose, a long-term business strategy so it remains relevant and sustainable.

Sustainability is about marketing the sustainable credentials you have, sustaining staff and using tech to sustain growth.

It’s about retail and wholesale moving away from the unsustainable race to push the lowest rate.

It’s about advances in aviation, creative ideas based on moral principles and sustaining your customer base, market share and bottom line.

Travel DAZE explores creating the most sustainable travel businesses we’ve ever seen.

This year, the event will be held on Wednesday 28 August at the NSW Teachers Federation in Sydney. We’ve also come up with a nice little deal for Travel DAZE so that your whole squad can come along!

If you buy two tickets to the only TED-style talks for travel, you’ll get one for FREE!

To secure your spot at the travel industry’s most disruptive conference and take advantage of this awesome offer, click HERE.

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