Lisa Wilkinson AM to speak at Travel DAZE Exec and Cannes in Cairns

Lisa Wilkinson AM to speak at Travel DAZE Exec and Cannes in Cairns

Multi-Award winning journalist and TV Host Lisa Wilkinson AM is set to join the incredible keynote lineup at next month’s Travel DAZE Exec and Cannes in Cairns.

Cannes in Cairns is an advertising, media and marketing conference run by Travel Weekly’s parent company The Misfits. As part of their entry fee, delegates to Travel DAZE Exec also have access to a number of Cannes in Cairns event, including Wilkinson’s key note. You can buy your ticket here.

Having lived much of her life in the public eye, Lisa Wilkinson is without doubt one of Australia’s most successful, admired and respected media personalities across multiple platforms.

Wilkinson has been at the forefront of Australian media for more than four decades – and for the last 25 of those years graced our TV screens, often making headlines herself, as well as delivering them.

From her major TV network switch from Nine to Ten and media storm on the issue of the gender pay gap, to her “triumph for truth” around the recent Bruce Lehrmann defamation case, Wilkinson is no stranger to the spotlight as she continues to fight for truth and justice.

The vehement advocate for women in the media, has a story of strength, resilience and determination.

Wilkinson is no stranger to speaking truth to power, but what impact does this have at a personal and professional level and how do you stay focused and positive in challenging times?

With drive, grit and determination as her raison d’etre, speaking on day one, Tuesday June 4th, at the fast-growing landmark industry event, Wilkinson will discuss what makes her tick, what she attributes her successes to and why personal growth never stops.

As well as these highs, she’ll tackle the lessons she’s learnt from the lows, her advocacy for women both inside and outside the media, and the crucial role trust plays in an ever-evolving, ever-changing world.

Hear from travel royalty 

Joining Wilkinson at the conference will be some of the biggest names in travel including: Clinton Hearne, global head of marketing, Flight Centre, Adam Schwab, Co-founder and CEO, Luxury Escapes and Susan Coghill, CMO, Tourism Australia.

NEW SPEAKERS announced today include:

Mark Wong, senior vice president APAC – Small Luxury Hotels of the World
John O’Sullivan, CEO – Experience Co.
Debra Fox, managing director and EVP Trade Sales APAC – Abercrombie & Kent and Crystal
Dennis Bunnik, Joint- CEO – Bunnik Tours and Chairman – CATO
Louise Lang, general manager marketing – Intrepid Group
Rachael Hodges, general manager – Voyages Indigenous Tourism
David Coffey, industry lead retail & e-Com and financial services travel & government – Tik Tok
Darren Karshagen, senior director of lodging – Expedia Group

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