Explore Minnesota Accessibility Webinars
Join Explore Minnesota and Miles Partnership in 2022 for a webinar series "Prioritizing Accessible Travel and Customer Experiences, Creating Accessibility for All."
The series will focus on accessibility in all aspects to ensure your destination is not only compliant, but welcoming. During this series, Miles Partnership will present a foundational understanding of what accessibility means, your responsibility as businesses and destinations, and the tools that will ensure that your website and destination is compliant.
The four-part webinar series will be one hour in duration starting at 10 a.m. and offered once a month beginning January through April. Watch EMT Express for more details and registration.
Erin Fossum is the Accessibility Program Director at Miles Partnership. For the past four years she has worked across the travel and tourism industry with states, counties, cities and individual businesses, helping them improve the inclusivity of their websites for people with disabilities. She educates the industry, from board members to website managers and developers, on how their decisions impact the accessibility of their website including how the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act apply to their role. Her background is in UX/UI strategy, website production and strategy. She is passionate about digital accessibility because of the people with disabilities in her life and wants to share why the choices the industry makes every day impact the inclusivity and accessibility of their website for potential travelers.