The 5th Annual

Pivot & Prosper Retreat

hosted by Travel Concepts

Re-Aligning for Travel Advisor Success in 2024 and Beyond

An intimate, 3-day intensive for travel-preneuers ready to cultivate a limitless mindset


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Welcome to the 5th Annual Pivot and Prosper Retreat!

Are YOU Ready To Elevate Your Travel Business?

Are YOU prepared to embrace new strategies that lead to exponential growth and success?

The past years have been a whirlwind of challenges for our industry and our lives. We’ve not just survived but thrived, thanks to adaptation and innovation.

But have YOU taken full advantage of these transformative times?

Raise your hand IF:

  • You’re ready to set clear goals for every aspect of your business.
  • You still need to craft a solid business or marketing plan.
  • Documenting your operating systems and procedures is on your to-do list.
  • You’re seeking a Rockstar Administrative Assistant but don’t know where to start.
  • You need expert guidance to train your team effectively.
  • Strategies to attract top talent are a priority.
  • You’re considering implementing engagement/consulting fees but need guidance.
  • Establishing clear business boundaries is crucial.
  • Identifying preferred suppliers/partnerships/relationships is a priority.
  • Implementing dynamic and effective social media strategies through coaching and management excellence.
  • You’re seeking the guidance of a seasoned Business Coach and Mentor.

Raise your hand higher IF you want to:

  • Amplify your profits.
  • Infuse more fun into your business.
  • Enhance your professional status.

Are you ready to:
* FOCUS with laser precision?
* Identify What Will You STOP Doing Today?

NOW is the time to THRIVE. 

NOW is the time to unlock your full potential amidst evolving business landscapes, technological advancements, and shifting customer values.

The travel pros who will flourish are those who take decisive action now.
What lessons can YOUR business learn from recent years to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity?

This exclusive, 3-day immersive retreat is designed for ambitious travel-preneurs who are ready to cultivate a limitless mindset for personal and business growth.

Join us from September 29th to October 2nd, 2024, in the captivating setting of Riviera Maya, to uncover your true potential and explore the profound growth you desire for 2024 and beyond.

During this transformative retreat, we will address critical questions such as:

  • Where do I see myself in 1, 3, and 5 years?
  • What systems and tools do I need to reach my goals?
  • How can I shift my perspective for a more balanced life and work harmony?
  • What strategies are essential for continuous adaptation and growth?
  • How can I strengthen my marketing approach?
  • Do I have the right support network in place: legal, accounting, marketing, etc.?
  • What strategies will fuel my business growth effectively?

If you’re ready to embark on this journey of self-discovery and business mastery, the Pivot & Prosper Retreat will equip you with the essential tools and strategies to thrive in the ever-evolving travel industry.

*This is NOT just another event but a transformative experience to elevate your business to new heights. Give YOURSELF the permission to think expansively, explore innovative strategies, and network with like-minded professionals.

Are you ready to PIVOT & PROSPER?

Wedding arbor and chairs at beach
Wedding arbor and chairs at beach
Denise with a local Shaman

Meet Your Business and Life Coach / Mentor, Denise Canon

Owner of Travel Concepts KC and Founding Member of Consortia X

Denise Canon

Denise Canon


With over 35 years of experience in the travel industry, I’ve navigated through “industry disruptors” like 9/11, the 2008 recession, and the recent pandemic. These challenges were pivotal moments that propelled me to refine my business strategies, nurture valuable partnerships, and embrace my passion for coaching and mentoring.

My journey has led me to build a RockStar Team and achieve $10 million+ in annual sales. Through this retreat, I’m excited to share my insights, strategies, and techniques that will invigorate your mind, body, and spirit.

At Pivot & Prosper, we believe in the power of community, a growth mindset, and an unwavering commitment to success. If you’re ready to step into your greatness, join us on this transformative journey!

“When I attended the first Pivot Retreat, I had no idea how much I would learn about running my business. I am much more prepared as a solopreneur business owner to service my clients using all the “tools” in my “toolbox”. In addition, I made lifelong professional and personal friends. Denise is a great mentor and a beautiful person inside and out.”
Wendy Boverini, Owner – Travel with Wendy B

If you are ready to…

    • Define success on your own terms.
    • Commit to personal growth and entrepreneurial excellence.
    • Create actionable plans for positive changes.
    • Elevate your mindset for sustainable success.
    • Embrace constructive conversations and let go of what no longer serves you.
    • Join a supportive entrepreneurial community.

    Then Pivot & Prosper is your next step towards thriving in the travel industry. Apply NOW!

    From our past participants…

    “Denise, thank you for providing a space for me to dream. and for those dreams to come true.

    The Pivot & Prosper Retreat is an invaluable event for travel advisors looking to grow personally and professionally. Attending the first one in November 2020 helped reignite my business after a tough year. I had the best 3 months of business after this event, and I know for a fact it was because of the inspiration and knowledge I gained from everyone at the Pivot & Prosper Retreat. If you want to take your business to the next level, attend a Pivot and Prosper Retreat!’

    Sarah Key, Owner – The Keys to Travel

    “If you are looking for personal growth, expand your business into higher levels and find direction by becoming persistent and resilient on crucial moments of your life, this is a conference that must be on your radar. Personally I have attended the Pivot & Prosper retreat on previous years and it’s a great way to interact with other like-minded agents plus work closely with some of the best resorts chains in Mexico, plus be inspired by some of the most powerful and influential key note speakers in the travel industry.. I look forward to be part of it again and again!”

    Daniel Scheiman, Founder/Owner – Mexico Famtrips & Caribbean Famtrips

    “I have been a participant/speaker at all of the Pivot and Prosper events. Over the course of these events, I have witnessed advisors take their business by the horns and become the master of their business, instead of allowing their business to master them. This event teaches the techniques to allow you to embrace your own inner strength and succeed. I cannot stress enough the positive impact of embracing the principles Denise shares. If you truly want a business that is thriving, this is the event that can take you there.”

    Travel Law Attorney – Ment Law Group, PC

    “Denise and the P & P retreat was truly life-changing! Denise is so inspirational and I loved the amazing group of agents she handpicked, all of who I am still good friends with years later. The content of the retreat was relatable and actionable and since then, I have literally pivoted and prospered! The retreat friendships, leadership from Denise and information kick-started me to my new future.”

    Lori Gold, Founder – The Resorts of the Riviera Maya Facebook Group & Explore More Mexico / Mexperts

    “When I attended the first Pivot Retreat and subsequent years, I had no idea how much I would learn about running my business. I am much more prepared as a solopreneur business owner to service my clients using all the “tools” in my “toolbox”. In addition, I made lifelong professional and personal friends. Denise is a great mentor and a beautiful person inside and out.”

    Wendy Boverini, Owner – Travel with Wendy B

    “I heard about the Pivot and Prosper Retreat after it was posted about in the Resorts of Riviera Maya group on FB. The timing was perfect as I was making a move away from conferences and toward smaller focused events with high level travel professionals. I reached out to Denise and during a follow up meeting learned about her vision, passion, and deep desire to help other travel professionals grow into their full potential. I knew immediately I wanted to be a part of this opportunity and signed up! The retreat was a time of high-level networking and learning combined with intimate experiences with suppliers and resorts. The knowledge I gained from Denise in this immersive setting with women and men who are focused on their businesses isn’t something you can recreate just anywhere. Denise herself is an absolute joy and works with you one on one to weed out ineffective procedures and introduce you to new ways to sell travel based on a tried and true model. Denise will challenge you, share with you, and present opportunities based on her years of success. I have signed up again for this year’s retreat and would tell anyone who is considering this event to do the same.”

    Kristy Smallish, Owner – Now Boarding Travel

    “The Pivot & Prosper Retreat & FAM was everything I needed after COVID and a tough year.

    Traveling with like-minded colleagues, hearing from the best of the best in the industry and learning from Denise’s expertise was invaluable!

    The knowledge and confidence I gained from the event were everything I needed to up level my business to move past the challenges of the past year.

    If you are ready to grab your business by the horns, get in destination, and up level the nooks and crannies of your business, Pivot & Prosper is for you!”

    Dana Lewis, Owner – Discovereighng with Dana Travel & Destination Weddings

    “I attended the 1st Pivot and Prosper retreat (and each subsequent year) and it was absolutely one of the best things I could have done! It was an opportunity to meet with like-minded travel advisors who were interested in jump-starting their businesses after months of uncertainty in the industry.

    The speakers were spot-on, addressing the areas of my business I most needed to update/upgrade. The many site inspections offered a chance to see various properties in all areas and price ranges. Truly informative.

    Everyone involved was so supportive and non-judgmental. Lots of learning and laughing during the retreat – a welcome combination! I feel so fortunate to be a part of this group; it’s like having my own build-in cheering section!”

    Nancy Yeomans, Owner – Pangea Luxury Travel

    “It’s always a good idea to step away from the day to days of owning and running a business in order to gain perspective. It’s hard to set goals and see the opportunities for growth when you are in the thick of it. But there’s something magical about a professional experience where the attendees are interested not just in revenue and profit, but in living life WELL and ENJOYING the journey. The opportunity to speak and share at Pivot & Prosper was a professional high for me. I loved being in a room of travel professionals who were there not just to grow, but to THRIVE. If you are on the fence about applying, just do it. This experience will change the way you look at your business.

    Kate Winter Cole, Owner – Kate Winter Digital Solutions

    Are You Ready to Pivot & Prosper?

    Your Inclusive Cost includes:

    • Three-night adults only 5-star, all-inclusive resort stay in Riviera Maya, Mexico, in single/double occupancy room
    • Three days of networking, planning, education, fun, and community-building
    • Exclusive retreat receptions and cultural experiences
    • All transfers, gratuities on resort, all-inclusive features
    • Blueprint for Success – Clarity on the Fundamentals of fueling and scaling your business
    • Dedicated coaching and mentoring
    Your Investment: $TBD

    Minimum 10 attendees required

    *IMPORTANT: This Retreat is capped at 20 attendees to keep the event intimate with plenty of hands-on support ~ APPLY NOW to reserve your spot before we reach capacity. ARE YOU COMING?

    We are looking forward to reviewing your application and meeting with you to ensure that the retreat is an appropriate fit for you! We will be in touch soon about how to secure your spot.

    Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

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