MULLIN MARKETING CONSULTING
Teresa Mullin Is a thirty year veteran of marketing and sales in the hospitality industry with extensive experience in both domestic and international sales for theme parks, hotels, rental cars, destination marketing and promotions. Prior to launching her consulting career, Ms. Mullin was employed by the Disneyland Resort for 20 years. Her tenure at Disneyland Resort included roles as Manager, Wholesale Sales (domestic and international), International Sales and Marketing Manager for Asia and the Pacific Rim, and Senior International Sales Manager, Worldwide.
In addition to her active publishing portfolio, which includes writing for a variety of in-room magazines such as Bespoke (St. Regis) and Loews magazines, she consults for tourism boards, hotels, tour operators and other hospitality suppliers on such topics as online marketing, social engagement and web development strategies.
MONICA POLING DIGITAL MEDIA STRATEGIST
Monica Poling has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years. She is the editor of TravelGlitter.com, a website promoting the importance of community, culture and sustainability in travel. Most recently she was online editor at TravelAge West, a leading B2B travel trade publication distributed to retail travel agents throughout the Western United States. Her work at TravelAge West magazine has won numerous awards, including a Maggie Award for "Best Travel Trade Website" by the Western Publishing Association.
LAUREN SCHLAU CONSULTING,
the Los Angeles based market research and consulting firm she founded in 1992. Beginning her professional career in full service quantitative consumer market research, Ms. Schlau has been a consultant since 1981. Prior to LSC, Lauren was a manager at the Los Angeles office of PKF Inc., a hospitality consulting firm, and research director at the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. She also has been employed by, or consulted with the City and County of Los Angeles, and the State of California.
ANTON CREATIVE SERVICES
Brian Anton has over 17 years of graphics experience. His firm, provides clients with every creative need required and specializes in corporate identity, point of purchase displays and various collateral materials from brochures to trade show materials as well copy editing and basic website development and maintenance.
Tere has a client list including Ontario and the LA/Ontario International Airport, Mono County (Mammoth Mountain region) and Santa Monica. With Tere Stamoulis, destinations get an individual who has a passion for tourism, a positive “can do” attitude. Tere has the understanding and know-how to build alliances within a destination necessary to create an impactful tourism marketing and public relations program. Whether looking to attract group tours or to get a story placed, Tere has the experience and expertise to get the job done.
Tere Stamoulis founded The Stamoulis Group, a firm which specializes in Destination Marketing, bringing real-world sensibilities and solutions to organizations and professionals in the travel field since 2002. With more than thirty years experience marketing destinations, Tere developed the Route 66 & Beyond International Tourism program for the County of San Bernardino, Economic Development Agency and continues to provide direction as the innovative international marketing effort is rolled out., Tere has a proven track record of developing successful tourism programs for California communities including, Long Beach where she served as the Executive Vice President. With Marina Del Rey Tere managed their marketing and promotions programs.
FRED SATER COMMUNICATIONS
Fred Sater started his own public relations and marketing practice – Fred Sater Communications – in July 2003 after a twenty-two year career with the State of California’s tourism marketing program, where he most recently served as Director of Communications.
Destination Marketing Specialists for Emerging Tourism Communities
The Stamoulis Group
Over the course of twenty-five years, Lisa has proven herself to be a dynamic “make things happen” marketing specialist and revenue driver in both nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She has exceptional relationship building skills and executes her sponsorship programs with the highest standards of service excellence. Expertise includes record-breaking sponsorship and fundraising campaigns for numerous organizations, including the California Travel Association. Lisa’s focus on building programs based on results driven programs built around business goals , grew cash sponsorships and in-kind services to more than $250,000 for CalTravel’s annual conference and ongoing programs. Lisa believes that success lies in developing specific business goals that are effectively addressed by the assets or components of a sponsorship program and a well thought out and agreed upon mechanism for measuring success.