Meet Our 2018 Keynote Speakers

Serial Entrepreneur Les McKeown to Share

Strategies for Predictable Success

Les McKeown will share his proven strategies for “Predictable Success” during the UMA Luncheon on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

SAN ANTONIO — Author, consultant and serial entrepreneur Les McKeown will help motorcoach operators understand how to achieve predictable success during a keynote address at UMA Motorcoach Expo 2018.

McKeown will speak at the UMA Luncheon on Sunday, January 7.

“UMA chose Les McKeown to keynote because his theme of predictable success aligns perfectly with UMA’s continuing focus on supporting our members to achieve prosperity and growth,” said Stacy Tetschner, president and CEO of the United Motorcoach Association.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for our operators to gain meaningful insight into their business practices and market position,” Tetschner said.

McKeown’s address will focus on the importance of identifying where a business lies within the traditional lifecycle and how to adopt practices that will lead to growth and prosperity.

The next day, McKeown will offer an extended 90-minute education session on the Expo floor, helping participants identify their specific business challenges and outline steps to meet those challenges.

McKeown, who has started 40 businesses, is CEO of Predictable Success LLC and also is a founding partner of an incubation consulting firm that has advised on the creation and growth of hundreds more organizations worldwide.

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MGM’s Chief Sales Officer Will Present:

Insights & Trends in Meetings & Convention Industry

Michael Dominguez, Chief Sales Officer, MGM Resorts International

San Antonio – EXPO attendees will have the unique opportunity to gain insight into the meetings and travel industry during a keynote address by a top MGM Resorts executive at the UMA General Membership meeting on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Michael Dominguez is Chief Sales Officer for MGM Resorts International and is a respected authority on the future of meetings and convention industry.

With meetings and conventions being the 9th greatest contributor to the US Gross Domestic Product and a major influencer for the charter segment of the bus and motorcoach industry, knowing what is coming next for this economic sector will also help you plan for the future of your business. During the Sunday morning general session at EXPO, Michael will discuss how 2018 is going to be a year of major disruption, major change and major instability in the meetings industry.

Join Michael as he walks us through these details and talks about what this will mean for you and your business in 2018.




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