Tourism Academy

Jake Buganski

Vice President of Strategy - Tempest

With more than 15 years of experience in destination management and tourism marketing, Jake leads strategic initiatives and contributes to the creative process at Tempest. Formerly the New Jersey State Tourism Director Jake is a passionate tourism industry advocate and serves on the board of the New Jersey Travel Industry Association, Stockton University’s Hospitality and Tourism Management School, and Rowan University’s College of Communication and Creative Arts.

Speaking Sessions
Wed 5/22 - Day 2
  • 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM


    The “State” of the State Tourism Office

    Hear directly from state tourism directors about best practices for working with your state tourism office and how to get the most out of state resources. While collaboration between state tourism offices and DMOs varies across the U.S., there are many commonalities and learnings that can be applied for every destination.

    Room: Jimmy Stewart