2018 Convention Schedule

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*Subject to Change

Monday, October 8, 2018

10:00a-3:00p  Pre-Summit
12:00-5:00p  Trade Show Set Up  
2:00-5:00p  Convention Registration Opens  
3:30-5:30p   2017-2018 ATIA Board of Directors Meeting  
5:00-7:00p  Social Event - TBD


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

8:00a-5:00p  Convention Registration Open  
8:30-9:30a   Continental Breakfast and Newcomers Welcome                         
ATIA Convention Kick-Off  
12:30-1:30p  Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Lunch
2:00-3:30p  Concurrent Sessions  
3:30-5:00p   Speed (Dating) Networking  
6:00-8:30p   Opening Night Reception 


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:00a-5:00p     Convention Registration Open  
8:00-9:00a Continental Breakfast and Destination Marketing & Management Organizations Round Table 
9:00-10:30a  Keynote Presentation by Duncal Wardle: Think Different, the Disney Way!  
10:30-11:45a 3rd Annual Alaska Tourism Shark Tank!
11:45a - 1:00p Scholarship Luncheon - Featured Lunch Speaker:Paul Landes, GCI: GCI Invests 
1:00 - 2:30p Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Sessions                        


Thursday, October 11, 2018

9:00a-Noon   Convention Registration Open  
9:00-10:00a   Continental Breakfast and ATIA Chapter Gathering
10:00-11:00a Alaska's Cruise Industry Update
11:30a-1:00p   Alaska Tourism Marketing Program Luncheon
1:00-2:30p   60 Seconds New Product Presentations
3:15-3:30p ATIA Foundation Board Annual Meeting  
3:30-4:00p 2018-2019 ATIA Board of Directors Meeting
6:00-10:00p   Closing Reception, 2018 ATIA Awards Banquet, and Live Auction