DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lanyon, a global leader in meetings, events and travel software, has announced the speaker lineup for Lanyon Live, the company's annual customer conference. Phil Keoghan, host of the Emmy Award-winning show The Amazing Race, will be the keynote of the conference this year. Brian King of Marriott will be the Industry Keynote.
Keoghan, host of the Emmy Award-winning series The Amazing Race, has worked in over 100 countries around the world. At Lanyon Live, he will talk about his experiences both on The Amazing Race and in life. He will also discuss his views on how world travel brings people together.
The industry keynote address this year will be Brian King, Global Officer of Digital, Distribution, Revenue Management and Sales for Marriott International, Inc. As the hotel industry continues to transform, King will share his thoughts and vision on the future in a conversation with Lanyon Chief Marketing Officer Anthony Miller.
"Lanyon is leading the innovation and transformation cycle for the industry," said David Bonnette, CEO of Lanyon. "Lanyon Live is our opportunity to show how we are pushing the envelope, as we bring together the leaders in meetings, events, and travel for three days of discussion, learning, networking and fun."
Other general session speakers at Lanyon Live include:
- Noelle LeVeaux, Chief Marketing Officer of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Michael Dominguez, Co-Chair of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition
- Paul Van Deventer, President and CEO of Meeting Professionals International
- Michael McCormick, Executive Director and COO of the Global Business Travel Association
- Sherrif Karamat, COO of the Professional Convention Management Association
Lanyon Live will be held October 25 - 27, 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel in Dallas, Texas. In addition to the keynote speakers and the industry panel featuring the heads of the major trade associations, Lanyon Live will feature education and breakout sessions tailored towards all aspects of the industry. The conference will also feature a state of the company address by Lanyon CEO David Bonnette and a product roadmap preview by Chief Technology Officer John Pulling. Registration for the event can be made by visiting www.LanyonLive.com and information can be found by following #LanyonLive on Twitter.
Lanyon believes that when people get together amazing things can happen, relationships are built and business gets done. That's why we've created the industry's leading cloud-based software for managing corporate meetings, events and travel programs. From a one-to-one sales meeting, employee training or a flagship customer conference, Lanyon's unmatched software – and the data it provides – helps thousands of organizations and hotels around the world better engage their customers, reduce costs and grow revenues. For more information, visit www.lanyon.com and connect with us on Twitter @Lanyon.
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