“Building Your Brand Across Channels”

September 20-23, 2013
Sheraton at the Falls/Conference Center
Niagara Falls, NY

From September 20-23, 2013, 35 Family Travel Media joined 35 Major Sponsors in Niagara Falls for the 3rd TMS Family Travel Conference. Throughout the hands-on workshops, sponsor sessions and offsite visits, these travel influencers shared their experiences with their own audiences – and continue to do so – via blogs, videos, photos and myriad social media channels.


Kyle McCarthy – Editor of Family Travel Forum & author of 14 travel guides
Eileen Ogintz – Editor of TakingtheKids.com, syndicated columnist, author
Joanne Vero – Producer, Travel Media Showcase


  • Veronica Stoddardt of USA Today
  • Catherine Hamm of LA Times
  • Keith Bellows of National Geographic Traveler
  • Rob Burgos of Full Circle Post
  • John di Scala of JohnnyJet
  • Jyl Johnson Pattee of MomItForward
  • Kara Williams of The Vacation Gals
  • Nancy Schretter of FamilyTravelNetwork.com
  • Mara Gorman of Mother of All Trips
  • Kit Bernardi of Midwest Living Magazine and SATW
  • Kaleel Sakakeeny of New Media Travel

Conference Report


TMS Family Travel, along with the following sponsors, is proud to present “Building Your Brand Across Channels”.