Managing Director Connections
Micaela Giacobbe has extensive experience of running travel events and exhibitions and has been part of the Jacobs Media Group leadership team since 2014, when she created the award-winning Connections concept.
Since the inaugural Connections event in the UK, she has overseen more than 30 global events in four different continents with a focus on luxury, meetings & incentives, wellbeing, adventure and weddings.
In 2019, she spearheaded an evolution of the Connections offering, creating an international private community for a selected group of senior executives in the high-end travel industry.
Prior to joining Jacobs Media Group, she was head of marketing & communications for World Travel Market (WTM), the flagship travel trade event of Reed Exhibitions, with responsibility for marketing, e-marketing, public relations, events and promotions.
With a marketing and PR background spanning almost two decades, she has worked for blue-chip companies including Coca-Cola and Olivetti and has an extensive network of contacts around the world.