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Joint Chapter Annual Education Day!

October 18, 2018
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, MD 20852

Join your BWTBA and NVBTA colleagues for a special and informative Education Day.

Why you should attend:

  • There will be plenty of time for networking in the morning and at lunch.
  • Learn about the revolution occuring in payment solutions.
  • Listen to new travel industry innovators as their present their products & services, the Travel Shark Tank way!
  • Hear how the travel industry is tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking!
  • Suppliers, submit your questions now!  Travel Buyers will tell you what it's like to be a buyer.  How does one manage their day?  What do buyers want/do not want to be approached by suppliers? What are the keys to a successful partnership?  This session will be interactive.  Suppliers, please email your questions to the buyer panel to


8:30am - 9:15am:     REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

9:15am - 9:30am:     Welcome Remarks

9:30am - 10:30am:   Payment Solutions 

10:30am - 10:45am: BREAK

10:45am - 12:15pm: Travel Innovation Shark Tank

12:15pm - 1:30pm:   NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30pm - 2:30pm:     Identifying & Fighting Child Sexual Exploitation & Human Trafficking

2:30pm - 2:45pm:     BREAK

2:45pm - 4:15pm:      Buyers Panel

4:15pm - 4:30pm:     CLOSING REMARKS


$100.00 Member Registration Fee
$110.00 after 12:00 pm October 17
$90.00 Earlybird rate before October 12

$100.00 Guest Registration Fee
$120.00 after 12:00 pm October 17