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September 18, 2018 Chapter Meeting

September 18, 2018
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Marriott DFW South
4151 Centreport Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76155
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Please join us for the DFW-BTA September Chapter Meeting

Sponsored by DFW International Airport


Topic: Your Personal Brand.

Guest Speaker: Kevin Iwamoto, Senior Consultant

GoldSpring Consulting


Kevin Iwamoto was just named one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry for 2018 by Successful Meetings magazine, This is his third time making that list in the last 5 years.  Here's the link to the feature article:



Kevin Iwamoto, Senior Consultant at GoldSpring Consulting, an independent travel management consultancy, brings more than 30 years of experience in corporate travel and meetings/events management.


Iwamoto is a former President & CEO of the Board of Directors for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).  He has served on numerous corporate and association boards, most recently as a Board member for the US Council for the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation.


Iwamoto has won almost every major industry award in both business travel and the meetings and events industries. Recent accolades include the 2016 MPI Rise Award for Meetings Industry Leadership and the Changemakers Award for MeetingsNet in June 2016, where he was also featured on the magazine’s cover.  He also maintains a popular award-winning industry blog (Gold Magellan Award for Best Industry Blog from Travel Weekly), published though Meetings & Conventions on-line.


He has two published books to his credit, Strategic Meetings Management:  From Theory to Practice published in April 2011 and most recently, Your Personal Brand, Your Power Tool to Build Career Integrity, published in October of 2016.  Both are available via Amazon:


Prior to joining GoldSpring Consulting, Iwamoto was Vice President of Industry Strategy for Lanyon, senior global category manager in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Global Travel & Meetings Team. He has also served as a senior travel account manager with the Walt Disney Company, as well as a corporate sales manager with Northwest Airlines.


Iwamoto holds a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii, a Global Travel Professional (GTP) designation from GBTA and a Global Leadership Professional (GLP) Masters designation from the Wharton School of Business.



$30.00 Members

$50.00 Guest of Member

$0.00 Allied Prepaid

$0.00 Direct Prepaid