Black Meetings and Tourism

March / April 2015

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T P O C N E W S B R I E F S STAY A DAY PROGRAM: As mentioned earlier, we have talked about the Stay a Day Program partnership we have with Black Meeting and Tourism. Please be on the look out in the next few days concerning all of the details of this program. With all that is going on oversees, this is a great time for your clients to experience the USA with different eyes. 2015 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS: We are pleased to announce the following indi- viduals will be with us: Miguel Southwell - On Thursday, May 14th the keynote speaker will be none other than Mr. Southwell, gen- eral manager of Atlanta's air- port. Hartsfield-Jackson's is the world's busiest passenger airport, and leading global cargo hub. Anita Pagliasso – Will be the keynote luncheon speaker on Friday, May 15th. Ms. Anita Pagliasso, is president and founder of Ticket to Travel. She is an author of various travel publications as well as one of the esteemed group of travel educators of the Travel Institute. CONFERENCE REMINDER: Our conference is just a few months away; you still have time to register. Also remember you must register for your hotel accommodations on or before April 30th, before the rate goes up. PRE CONFERENCE TOUR The precon- ference tour will convene on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. This exciting cultural and heritage tour is spon- sored by the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau. The bus will depart the hotel promptly at 1:00 p.m., return- ing at 6:00 p.m. If you are reg- istered for the conference and plan to participate, please reserve your space by visiting this website – /e/tpoc-2015-preconference- h e r i t a g e - t o u r - t i c k e t s - 16176753104 B M & T ••• March/April 2015 ••• 12 MIGUEL SOUTHWELL ANITA PAGLIASSO

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