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David Jeffreys


LGBT Meeting Professionals Association

David Jefferys is the Founder of LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA), the first and only association dedicated to connecting, educating and advancing LGBT professionals in the meetings industry.
David is President Emeritus of Altus Agency, an NGLCC LGBTE certified business, that specializes in digital content marketing and brand consulting.

An expert in LGBT tourism marketing, he created and produced the first LGBT advertising campaign for the City of Philadelphia “Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay”. This earned him the number one spot in the destination marketing world. David also brought “OUT” New Orleans, Los Angeles, Chicago and Pittsburgh, along with other major cities in the US. In addition to his experience in travel, David has led over 50 rebranding campaigns in the last 30 years. He published the Navigaytour for ten years, providing customized LGBT destination guides. David has served on various boards including The Print Center, Independence Business Alliance and Philadelphia Gay Caucus.

Not satisfied with the lack of organizes representation of the LGBT community in the meetings industry, David founded LGBT MPA in 2016.

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