8:30am - 10:00am

Opening General Session: How to Stay Relevant and Position Yourself for Success

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Breakout Session 5: Preparing for the New Post-COVID Reality: How to Stay Relevant and Position Yourself for Success

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Michael Lyons

Lyons Pride Enterprises, LLC

Michael J. Lyons has worked in the meetings/hospitality/travel industries for nearly 50 years. He is currently a well-respected author, speaker and actor, and formerly hosted the popular podcast series “Lessons from Leaders.”
Before going out on his own in 2014, Michael held a variety of senior level management roles, including stints with CIGNA, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Global Events Partners, Apple Vacations and EGR International. His most recent position before becoming an entrepreneur was Exhibition Director of IBTM America, a premier trade show organized by Reed Exhibitions – the world’s largest trade show management company.

Lyons has been delivering impactful talks over the past decade to both domestic and international audiences. As a thought leader and change agent, he focuses on the leadership traits necessary to succeed in today’s competitive environment. His signature humor and easy-going style engage audiences to start thinking differently about their careers & lives, while inspiring them to chase their daydreams.

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