Speakers and moderators

Vicki Cunningham


Vicki has over 20 years’ experience working in the youth and student sector, with the last 13 years spent in various marketing, commercial and general management roles in the youth work & travel sector. In 2013 she took over managing BUNAC, a UK & US based global work and travel company and subsequently became the Work Abroad Director for STA Travel, taking on the general management of BUNAC’s sister company IEP, in NZ & Australia.

When BUNAC merged with USIT (a household work & travel brand in Ireland) in 2020, Vicki took up the helm as CEO for the group. Established in 1962 and 61 respectively by university students, the BUNAC and USIT brands both have a long history of evolving their products and services to meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of youth travellers.

Vicki sits on the Management Board for the World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation and for the British Educational Travel Association (BETA).

Why attend

  • Over 150 attendees from the cultural exchange, work experience and au pair industry
  • 34 pre-scheduled business appointments
  • Educational sessions on the latest sector trends
  • Networking events