William Bakker

William Bakker

Chief Strategist
Think! Social Media

Panel Title:
Tourism Industry

Leaders in the Tourism Industry discuss how social media is changing their industry.

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William Bakker has been a key member of the tourism marketing industry for over 10 years and is considered a leader in the world of digital destination marketing.

William is a well-recognized keynote speaker and is invited to speak at a wide variety of tourism conferences worldwide including Phocuswright, ENTER, the European Travel Commission eBusiness Academy, Online Revealed Canada, Canada-e-Connect and the BC Tourism Industry Conference.

Before joining Think! Social Media, William was the eMarketing director at Tourism British Columbia for over 10 years. Amongst his achievements was the creation and implementation of the digital strategy for Tourism BC related to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

His opinions on the direction of social media marketing in the tourism industry are widely respected globally. You can read his thoughts on his blog wilhelmus.ca.