Fred Shea is the senior vice president of convention sales & services for Visit Orlando. He served as the vice president of strategic partnerships for the organization since 2010, overseeing portfolio accounts and the Visit Orlando Business Development team with the goal of increasing revenue and market share for Orlando.
Prior to joining the Visit Orlando, Fred was a senior vice president with Conference Direct and also spent 30 years with Hyatt Hotels, including 11 years as vice president of sales operations.
Fred has served on several industry boards including the Association Forum of Chicagoland, the Professional Convention Management Association Foundation, Meeting Professionals International Foundation, and the Center for Exhibition Industry Research Board.
Fred received the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award by The Association Forum in 2013. He also received the Hyatt Hotels Director of Sales of the Year award and was twice nominated for the Donald N. Pritzker Award, Hyatt’s highest sales award.
About the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress
With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2014’s event, the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 2,500 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.
Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits. There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.
For more information contact:
Linda Shaifer, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association at [email protected] or call: 561-791-2000 x817