March 25 - 27, 2018
Hilton Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

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TENTATIVE AGENDA – DMOs/SUPPLIERS

(Subject to change.  Last updated 12/13/17)

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018:

Supplier Arrival Day/Optional Pre-Conference Workshop

9:00 am-4:00 pm:    Pre-Conference Workshop (registration required – $195 registered AAC attendees/$295 non-registered AAC attendees)

10:00 am-12:00 pm: China Ready 101
Presenter: Sally Berry, Tourism Sales and Marketing Manager, Corning Museum of Glass

2:00-4:00 pm:  We Chat 101 and We Chat Pay
Presenter: Sally Berry, Tourism Sales and Marketing Manager, Corning Museum of Glass

5:00-7:30 pm:  Shopping & Reception sponsored by The Shops at Buckhead Atlanta

MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018:

Presentations & One-on-One Appointments

7:30-8:45 am:  Welcome Remarks and Breakfast sponsored by South Dakota Tourism, Visit Rapid City, Crazy Horse Memorial

9:00-11:45 am:  CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

CONCURRENT SESSION A:  DMOs/SUPPLIERS

9:00-11:45 am:  Presentations and Panel Discussion

CONCURRENT SESSION B:  CHINESE DELEGATES

9:00-11:00 am:  5 Minute Presentations by a select group of DMOs/Suppliers (only for suppliers who signed up and paid for this opportunity to present to the Chinese Delegation:

11:00-11:45 pm:  Tour Operator Appointment Scheduling Session.  Chinese delegation schedules appointments for one-on-one business meetings with U.S. Canadian suppliers and DMOs.  NOTE: Supplier/DMO 5-minute presenters and sponsors are welcome to be present during this fill-in session.

11:45 am-1:15 pm:  Luncheon sponsored by Travel Portland

1:15-1:45 pm:  Supplier Appointment Scheduling Session.  DMO’s and suppliers schedule appointments for one-on-one business meetings with Chinese Delegates.

1:45-5:15 pm:  One-on-One Marketplace Session 1

Evening:  Reception

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018:

One-on-One Appointments

7:30-9:00 am:  Breakfast sponsored by Visit Anchorage, Explore Fairbanks and Alaska Railroad

900 am-12:30 pm:   One-on-One Marketplace Session 2

12:30-2:00 pm:   Luncheon

2:00-5:00 pm:
  One –on-One Marketplace Session 3

6:00 pm :  Evening Reception sponsored by Travel South

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