Travels and Events 


Both online and in person, there has never been a better time to sharpen our creativity, skills and perspectives. Look for Elisa Sasa Southard of Big City Travel Smarts at these events, where she attends either as speaker or as active participant.


October 12, 2013 San Francisco, California
SFWC San Francisco

Ready to change the world? The San Francisco Writing for Change Conference will expand your vision and open the doors for you to explore options to get your book published. Elisa Sasa Southard of Big City Travel Skills will be there tweeting the ways and warnings of the leaders who inspire, motivate and create change. 



February 18-20, 2011 San Francisco, California

SFWC San FranciscoThe San Francisco Writers Conference unites professionals who travel from all parts of the globe for one of the most informative and insightful writers’ conference. Elisa will present "How to Break Through the Noise to Build a Fan Base.”


If you only go to one writers conference a year, attend the one that truly helps you get published. The 2011 Conference will feature nearly 100 agents, authors, editors and book industry professionals in a stellar set of opportunities for writing advancement.



 October 30, 2010:  Santa Rosa, California

Redwood Writers ConferenceThe Redwood Writers Conference features Elisa as the keynote speaker for their 2010 annual conference. She will present "The Writer's Role: Changing the Game and Your Role in It."


This conference features agents, editors, and writers from all genres. They will offer their insights and experiences in the craft of writing at beginning through advanced levels, as well as the encouragement of fellow writers in a relaxed and friendly, wine-country setting.



May 25-28, 2010: Aspen, Colorado

Elisa attends the Public Relations Society of AmericaTravel & Tourism Conference

The theme of the 2010 Travel & Tourism Conference, Elevate, Integrate and Innovate, addresses the changing industry landscape and how to reach the peak in travel and tourism communications.


April 26, 2010 Tampa, Florida

DayTime hosts Dave Nemeth and Lindsey MacDonald interviewed Elisa about how to improve your marketing message, employing the tools in Break Through the Noise, 9 Tools to Propel Your Marketing Message.

Partnered with Southern Living magazine, Daytime is a show that can be watched at any age, in any market at anytime.   daytime-tv