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Tatiana Swedek

Tatiana Swedek

VP, Brand Experience
The Independent Lodging Congress

Director of Marketing & Operations
The Independent Lodging Congress

Tatiana Swedek serves as Vice President of Brand Experience at the Independent Lodging Congress. She spearheads the company growth strategy through event programming, marketing & partnerships. Tatiana curates the program, topics of discussion & identifies unique speakers for each event. Additionally, she leads all creative brand offerings through copy-writing, digital content creation, design, social media & website management. 

Tatiana joined the Independent Lodging Congress in 2015 where she serves as CMO, COO and Chief Creative Officer. She spearheads all copy-writing, content creation, digital marketing, website management and graphic design for the Independent Lodging Congress. Additionally, she works with ILC’s events team in all stages of planning, design and production of each event. She curates the program and topics of discussion for each event while coordinating strategic and creative partnerships.

In 2018, Tatiana spearheaded the launch of ILC’s INDIE Confab, a traveling gathering which explores the indie hospitality scene in secondary markets. The first INDIE Confab took place in Washington D.C. in April 2018 and was a sold out success. The following year, she programmed and implemented a new offering to the ILC community - Annual Memberships.

With a passion for writing, the arts, hospitality, and digital marketing, Tatiana has been published on various online platforms including Phawker and the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal.

Ms. Swedek holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and a Minor in Sociology from Temple University.

Quick Facts

Favorite place to stay when traveling:
A one of a kind place. Somewhere deep rooted in the community….with great F+B

Favorite place to stay when traveling:
A one of a kind place. Somewhere deep rooted in the community….with great F+B

MUST have travel item:
My iPhone.

Biggest extravagance or vice:
Wine!

Who in the industry inspires you?
There are so many. The OGs Chip Conley, Liz Lambert, Ian Schrager. But also every motivated professional woman willing to lend a hand to those starting out. It makes you believe that anything is possible.

Who would play you in a movie:
People used to say Lindsay Lohan but I kind of take offense to that now…

First job:
Lifeguard.

First job:
Lifeguard.

Currently reading:
Current issue of Surface Magazine

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