14 Mar Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Slated as Keynote Speaker for Travel Leaders Network’s International Conference
Celebrated Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist will address more than 2,000 Canadian and U.S. members and industry leaders at Universal Orlando
Toronto, ON (March 14, 2017) –Today, TL Network Canada (TLNetwork.ca) – part of the travel industry’s largest travel agency organization – announced that Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Travel Leaders Network International Conference. With more than 2,000 travel industry professionals in attendance, the International Conference will convene April 29 through May 4, 2017, at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, Florida. TL Network is comprised of more than one third of North America’s leading travel agencies and is now the largest seller of luxury travel, cruises, river cruises and tours in the travel agency industry. TL Network includes nearly 7,000 Associates and Member travel agencies locations in Canada and the United States.
“Steve Wozniak is the epitome our 2017 Conference theme, ‘Be a Leader,’ thanks to his revolutionizing our everyday lives through his technological genius. As we embark on a path to revolutionize our industry as TL Network, we will be eager to hear and learn from his keynote address,” said TL Network Canada Vice President Christine James. “In addition, by attending this year’s Conference, our members will be able to access hundreds of training and education opportunities including classes and sessions specifically geared to our Canadian delegates, network with like-minded individuals, and return home with new skills to be able to elevate the exceptional expertise they consistently provide to their clients.”
Iconic for his leadership in technology and philanthropy for more than 30 years, Steve Wozniak contributed to the public’s imagination on how computers could enhance their daily lives through his design of Apple’s first line of products, the Apple I and II, and his influence over the popular Macintosh. For his achievements at Apple, Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology in 1985 by the President of the United States – the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators. Wozniak is now Chief Scientist at Primary Data and is a published author with the 2006 release of his New York Times best-selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. In 2014, he was awarded the Hoover Medal, a prestigious honor given for “outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity,” and was inducted into the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
In addition to Wozniak’s keynote address, the 2017 International Conference will feature its Trade Show with more than 170 exhibitors, over 230 training workshops, supplier partner seminars and the Experience Room for Members to learn about each TL Network offering from subject matter experts. Another key highlight is the conference’s venue within Universal Orlando ResortTM, featuring an exclusive, closed to the public, evening of entertainment at Universal Studios Florida™. Entertainment during the event will also include a performance by the cast of the new Broadway hit musical, “A Bronx Tale.”
TL Network Canada Member agencies will find registration information on Agent Universe. For travel agencies interested in learning more about the award-winning programs and diverse offerings of TL Network Canada leisure and luxury travel, destination weddings and honeymoon travel – as well as active and adventure travel – visit TLNetwork.ca. The nearly 7,000 Canadian and United States travel agencies of TL Network combined enjoy more than US $17 billion in annual sales volume.
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About TL Network
TL Network assists millions of leisure and business travelers, annually, and is the largest seller of luxury travel, cruises, river cruises and tours in the travel agency industry. TL Network includes nearly 7,000 Associates and Member travel agencies locations in Canada and the United States, and represents more than CDN $22 billion in annual sales volume. TL Network’s award-winning Agent Profiler agent-locator, marketing, technology, supplier partnerships and educational programs are designed around our travel agents’ commitment to our vacation and business travel clients in providing a progressive approach toward each unique travel experience. TL Network Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US-based Travel Leaders Network LLC, which is a Travel Leaders Group LLC company.