In a vibrant convergence of hospitality resilience and professional growth, C.A.R.E. (Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers) proudly announces Summer Jelinek as the keynote speaker for its 71st Conference, scheduled from May 6 to 10, 2024, at the iconic Hotel Kansas City.
Reclaiming Your Energy: 3 Powerful Steps for Vacation Professionals to Control Their Chaos and Boost Resilience is the dynamic topic that Jelinek, a noted keynote speaker and leadership development expert, will unravel during this enlightening session. Renowned for her expertise in helping organizations tame their chaos, Jelinek brings a fresh perspective to energy management tailored for hospitality professionals.
The keynote promises to be more than a traditional time management class. Jelinek, in collaboration with C.A.R.E., tailors her insights specifically for those in the hospitality industry grappling with exhaustion, frustration, and burnout. In her own words, “If you find yourself drained and drinking far too much coffee, this session is for you!”
Jelinek, drawing from two decades of leadership experience with esteemed entities like Walt Disney World, Disney Institute, and H-E-B/Central Market, embodies a genuine and engaging speaking style. Her ability to connect with global audiences seeking magical leadership experiences aligns seamlessly with C.A.R.E.’s commitment to fostering resilience within the vacation industry.
Linda Mayhugh, President of C.A.R.E., expressed excitement about the upcoming conference, stating, “C.A.R.E. and vacation industry professionals are some of the most resilient people in the world. We’re thrilled to bring a professional speaker to our conference to share insights and tips to boost that resilience. Summer’s hospitality industry experience will undoubtedly energize and engage our attendees.”
The 71st Conference will take place at Hotel Kansas City, strategically located in the heart of Kansas City, known for its barbecue, jazz heritage, and vibrant atmosphere. As a central meeting point for West and East Coast C.A.R.E. members, the city offers a dynamic backdrop for networking, learning, and rejuvenation.
Room reservation and sponsorship details will be available soon, with conference registration set to open in January. As reservations are limited, attendees are encouraged to secure their spots early.
For more information and updates, stay tuned for online registration launching in February 2024.
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