Press release

National Geographic Photographer, Annie Griffiths, Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for CrowdRiff’s SEE 2019 Conference

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the leading visual marketing platform for travel and tourism brands,
today announced Annie
, one of the first female photographers to work for
National Geographic, as a keynote speaker for the SEE 2019 Conference.
Throughout her career, Griffiths has worked on dozens of magazine and
book projects for National Geographic, photographing in nearly 150
countries. She is also the founder and Executive Director of Ripple
Effect Images
, a collective of photographers who document the
programs that are empowering women and girls throughout the developing

“Annie Griffiths’ work is the embodiment of the travel imagery we seek
at CrowdRiff – showcasing beauty, joy, and perspectives from all corners
of the world,” said Dan Holowack, co-founder and CEO of CrowdRiff. “We
look forward to learning from Ms. Griffiths about connecting with
audiences through photographic experiences at SEE 19, along with many
other innovative experts in travel marketing.”

Further confirmed speakers and sessions include:

The inaugural SEE 2019 conference, taking place in Toronto on November
8-9, 2019, will focus on three main tracks – Seek, Explore, Experience.
It will feature sessions for digital/social media specialists and
digital marketing leaders, as well as an evening festival of tourism
short films, an Instagram scavenger hunt, and a night out at the
historic Steam Whistle Brewery.

The newly announced presenters join Rafat
, CEO and co-founder of Skift, who will give the conference’s
opening keynote.

Previously announced speakers include Jesse
, former Global Manager, Social and Content at Tourism
Australia and winner of 3 Cannes Lions; Hannah
, Tourism Vancouver Island’s Director of Digital Strategy; food
and travel journalist Suresh
; and Josh
, Director of Destination Activations at Streetsense.

Presenters will continue to be announced in the coming weeks, along with
the full program schedule. For more information and to register, visit

About CrowdRiff

CrowdRiff is an AI-powered visual marketing platform purpose-built for
the travel and tourism industry. The platform combines content
discovery, digital asset management, and content delivery tools that
enable marketers to source and share top performing visuals with their
respective audiences, at scale. To date, CrowdRiff has processed over
500 million images, and the company currently works with over 600
leading travel and tourism brands globally, including Destination BC,
Colorado Tourism Office, CityPASS and the Netherlands Board of Tourism
and Conventions.