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Nexion’s CoNexion 2016 Officially Kicks Off in Sunny San Diego

Nexion’s CoNexion 2016 Officially Kicks Off in Sunny San Diego

10th Annual CoNexion conference brings together independent travel professionals, supplier partners, leading industry experts and Nexion staff for four days of workshops, roundtables, networking and more.

 San Diego, CA (September 14, 2016) —Today, Nexion®, the travel industry’s premier host travel agency, officially kicked off its 10th Annual CoNexionconference at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, California, through September 17. Approximately 400 travel agents and another 200 industry experts are registered and will be “Building Bridges” – in keeping with CoNexion’s theme – to new sales opportunities, new industry relationships and new tools to increase business efficiencies. CoNexion 2016 will feature 49 educational workshops, an extensive supplier partner trade show, supplier roundtables, and endless networking opportunities, as well as opportunities to hear from keynote speakers Tara Russell, President of Fathom and Global Impact Lead, Carnival Corporation & plc, and Stuart Cohen, solopreneur, business coach, and author.

“Every year, it’s an incredible pleasure to welcome so many of our Nexion agents to CoNexion. Their trust in us as their host agency and their interest in excelling even further in the businesses they are building are clearly evident,” said Nexion President Jackie Friedman, CTC, CTIE. “It’s incumbent upon us to help our agents develop and strengthen their bridges with suppliers, our headquarters team and with each other.  The enthusiasm they have from the moment they arrive until they head home is nothing short of exceptional, and we plan to arm each agent with even more tools to help them increase their sales and profitability.”

CoNexion 2016 will feature a keynote address from Tara Russell, who will help Nexion agents “Discover and Unleash Your Super Powers” by sharing her story about the transformative potential of “traveling deeply” with a challenge to use gifts, talents, abilities and purpose for good. A second keynote address will be delivered by Stuart Cohen, whose Bridge of 1,000 Journeys will explain how to build an amazing and everlasting “signature bridge” to elevate success and happiness. In addition, there will be several industry panel discussions, as well as one comprised of top Travel Leaders Group executives.

CoNexion attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a multitude of workshops offered by Nexion staff and supplier partners. There will be seven tracks of specially-designed supplier roundtable discussions, as well as seven rounds of workshops. Among the proprietary Nexion workshops available to exclusive to its agents are:

  • Adventure and Unique Travel – A World of Enchanted Places
  • Art of Conversation in Building Your Luxury Business
  • Building Your Bridge to a Bigger Business
  • Crossing Over Corporate to Leisure or Leisure to Corporate
  • Effective Marketing Techniques for Attracting the Younger Generations
  • Master Strategies for Maximizing a Booming Group Business
  • What is Your Social Media Strategy?
  • What’s Trending: Selling Today’s “Modern Family” Vacations

As with previous CoNexions, a highlight during this year’s meeting will be Nexion’s sold-out trade show with more than 110 supplier partners participating. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore the myExperience Zone, which is a dedicated area for in-depth and hands-on learning about programs such as: AgentMate, Agent Snapshot, CruisePRO, Engagement marketing, myNexion, NexionTown, Nexion University, OnTarget, pinSIGHT, SNAP!/SNAP! Canada (Simple Nexion Air Program) and more.  

All travel professionals interested in learning how to succeed as a professional business owner, backed by Nexion’s many great benefits are encouraged to call 800-747-6813 or email sales@nexion.com.


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As branch of Tzell Travel Group (a Travel Leaders Group company), Nexion® is a fully licensed, bonded and accredited host agency, where members have focused on selling travel since 1995. Nexion provides ticketing, operations and fulfillment support to independent travel professionals coupled with best-in-class tools, technology, marketing, education and support. Nexion is the complete host agency for multi-agent agencies, corporate agencies, experienced agents and those new to the industry, helping all reach their full earning potential.