The fact that Online Revealed 2009 sold out shows that we as an industry are serious about paving the way for the next economic boom.
(PRWEB) April 15, 2009
Niagara Falls, ON - The 4th Annual Online Revealed Canada Online Travel Marketing Conference opened Tuesday to a sold-out crowd of over 300 travel industry and online marketing professionals. The two-day travel marketing conference in iconic Niagara Falls, Ontario is sponsored by award winning Canadian marketers A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing and Radonic Rodgers Design+Marketing.
The conference opened Tuesday morning with the introduction of ORC TV, a new tool for the travel marketing community. Taping of ORC TV is occurring throughout Online Revealed Canada and will include speaker presentations, interviews with keynote presenter Arlene Dickinson, CEO of Venture Communications Ltd. and a dragon on the hit CBC series Dragons' Den, Google and TripAdvisor and a snapshot of the 16 event workshops. ORC TV will launch in May 2009 and episodes will be released throughout the year.
"Online Revealed's mission is to provide quality education and with the creation of ORC TV, we now have an even more effective e medium to grow our travel marketing community. Initiatives like ORC TV will help foster that sense of community throughout the year," said Patricia Brusha, conference Co-Chair and COO of A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing.
Attendees at Online Revealed Canada also received copies of the new "Online Revealed Offline" magazine with a sizzling new look and cutting edge content. The magazine includes articles about a range of online marketing topics, all written by participants in the Canadian online marketing conference. A 2nd edition will be released later in the year by conference co-producers Radonic Rodgers Design+Marketing.
Online Revealed also unveiled CanadaTourismNews.com, a new electronic media-hub for the Canadian tourism community created by the industry - for the industry.
Throughout Online Revealed Canada, attendees can take advantage of panel case studies, 16 online marketing workshops in 4 customized tracks of learning and new for 2009, the B2B Expo with 25 suppliers sharing travel marketing expertise with conference delegates in private one on one sessions.
"In a time of economic uncertainties, Online Revealed proves that the hospitality industry is hungry for proven methods to improve its online marketing strategies," said Edward Perry, Co-Chair of the conference and Senior Director of e-Commerce, WORLDHOTELS. "The fact that Online Revealed 2009 sold out shows that we as an industry are serious about paving the way for the next economic boom."
About Online Revealed
The Online Revealed tourism marketing conference provides tourism professionals with unique and innovative online marketing education, with an agenda that includes educational workshops, keynotes, panel discussions and a new B2B marketplace. Produced by leading online marketing firm, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing, http://www.acoupleofchicks.com , Online Revealed is an annual conference event with a mission to educate the travel industry to be successful on the World Wide Web through collaboration and education.