Crooked CompassLisa PagottoSkal International Sydney Travel trade can purchase tickets now for next week’s Skal International Sydney lunch, with guest speaker, Founder of Crooked Compass, Lisa Pagotto.A rising star in the industry – in 2017 she brought Crooked Compass to the scrutiny of some of Australia’s top business minds on Australia’s “Shark Tank” – Pagotto will share her knowledge on how to develop a strong niche brand.“I look forward to sharing my journey, from the struggle of being a lone ranger in a young business, through to the immense highs of seeing the idea boom. I hope my story can inspire others to back themselves and to focus on what they really want in their life and career.” Pagotto has lived and breathed the travel industry since 2003. Excelling in all facets from product development, price contracting and negotiations, to heading up sales, marketing and strategic teams across Asia Pacific. Adventure and experiential travel is close to Pagotto’s heart. She believes to truly experience a destination you must completely immerse yourself in it and live like the locals do. Crooked Compass is focused on the unique, remote, and lesser known or untouched destinations, as well as fresh ways to explore old haunts. The Skal International Sydney lunch is being held at 12.30pm on Wednesday 14 February at The Grace Hotel, 77 York St Sydney.