Virtuoso Holds First-Ever Global Forums

East and West Coast Virtuoso forums enable agency owners and managers to better plan for the future By: Michelle Juergen
One of Virtuoso’s two Global Forums was held at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and featured a dinner sponsored by Viking Cruises. //...
One of Virtuoso’s two Global Forums was held at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and featured a dinner sponsored by Viking Cruises. // © 2016 Virtuoso

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Virtuoso recently held its first Global Forums, debuting two interactive town-hall meetings that featured innovative speakers and educational opportunities to help member agencies maintain their leadership positions in the industry. Some 330 agency owners and managers from 15 countries attended the two Global Forums, which were held Jan. 27-29 at Waldorf Astoria in New York City and Feb. 18-20 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

The events — intended to provide members with inspiration and new business ideas — featured speakers such as Linda Kaplan Thaler, an advertising expert and bestselling author, and Rafat Ali, CEO of Skift, in addition to breakout sessions led by recognized experts and sessions on Virtuoso’s programs.

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