Noel has an acknowledged international expertise across multiple sectors in strategic marketing, corporate transformation, break-though techniques, nation & place branding and ‘marketing for non-marketers’.
Food and sustainability advocate Fia Gulliksson has put Jämtland, in the heart of Sweden, on the global culinary map. Fia is a serial entrepreneur and a self trained chef focused on creative gastronomy.
John Hart is Executive Director of Restaurant & Catering Australia, Executive Director of Business Group Australia, Executive Chair of Australian Chamber – Tourism and on the Board of the Western Unlimited, the Australian Business Register and more.
Dr. Lidia Varbanova has professional experience in over 60 countries in Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Asia and the Caucasus with a special emphasis on arts, culture and creative industries.
Carlos Fernandes is a founding board member of IGCAT (International Institute of Gastronomy Culture, Arts and Tourism) and Associate Professor in Tourism Studies at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
Ciarán is a Designer, Brand Strategist and founder of Zero-G. Specialties: Brand Definition, Brand & Communication Strategy, Brand Creation & Engagement; Brand Identity Systems; Information Design; Idea Generation.
Attendees heard from world class practitioners and niche experts from the worlds of food, tourism and culture. A unique exchange of experiences, expertise & learnings were shared from both within and across the sectors.
Patrick is the UK Editor of Skift and is based in London where he covers the European travel industry. Prior to joining the company, he spent more than four years working at TTG, the world’s longest-running travel trade newspaper.
The co-founder and CEO of VizEat, Europe largest social dining platform. The idea for VizEat was born on the shores of the Lake Titicaca in Peru, while Jean-Michel was sharing a traditional meal with the local Indians.