FEATURED WEBCAST:
INDUSTRY TRENDS, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2011

FEATURED SPEAKER:
DAVID PECKINPAUGH

David Peckinpaugh is President of Maritz Travel Company, one of the largest meeting, event and incentive travel management companies in the world. As President, Peckinpaugh manages more than $500 million in client programs that combine the art of motivation with the science of technology to develop customized events delivering targeted business results.

Prior to joining Maritz Travel, David led the business development efforts for HelmsBriscoe. Prior to that role he served as the president & CEO of the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau and as the Chief Marketing Officer for Conferon Global Services (now Experient Inc.).

David's career also includes more than 15 years in the hotel industry, serving in sales and marketing roles at the Broadmoor Hotel, La Costa Resort & Spa and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in Denver, San Diego and Long Beach.

David is a Trustee of the PCMA Education Foundation and serves on advisory boards for both Starwood Hotels and Tourism Vancouver.

David lives in St. Louis with his wife Jill and their children Sami (14) and Max (12).