Education Sessions

Sunday, November 3

12 noon – Tour Operator Sessions (by RSVP only)
Opening remarks by Tour Operator Council Chair

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
TBA

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
TBA

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
TBA

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
New Operator/Guest Buyer Orientation
A quick overview of the marketplace floor and what to expect during appointments, networking sessions, etc.

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Operator Reception

 

Monday, November 4

9:00 am – 9:45 am (Open to all Coach Operators)
TBA

 

10:00 am 10: 45 am (Open to all Coach Operators)
TBA

 

10:00 am – 11:30 am (Open to all Sellers)
The Secret to Capitalizing on Trends
Presented by: Sally Davis Berry
Learning about trends affecting the tourism industry is important.  But taking action on the trends is what separates successful businesses from those that have mediocre results.  In the session, we will look at trends and learn how to apply specific actions to leverage each trend.

 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Open to all Coach Operators)
TBA

 

1:30 am – 3:00 pm (Open to all sellers)
Seller Members Brainstorm
Moderated by: the Supplier Council members
This is your opportunity to learn and share amongst fellow seller members’ current group trends affecting your business, flexibility in group sizes, best practices, deposit policies, etc.
If you have other topic suggestions and want to share in advance, please contact: mardi@omca.com

 

1:30 am– 2:30 pm (Open to all Coach Operators)
TBA

 

2:45 am – 3:45 pm (Open to all Coach Operators)
TBA

 

Tuesday, November 5


10:00 am – 11:30 am (Open to all Coach Operators and Sellers)
The Secret to Capitalizing on Trends
Presented by: Sally Davis Berry
Learning about trends affecting the tourism industry is important.  But taking action on the trends is what separates successful businesses from those that have mediocre results.  In the session, we will look at trends and learn how to apply specific actions to leverage each trend.

 

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (Open to all Sellers)
Seller Members Brainstorm
Moderated by: the Supplier Council members
This is your opportunity to learn and share amongst fellow seller members’ current group trends affecting your business, flexibility in group sizes, best practices, deposit policies, etc.
If you have other topic suggestions and want to share in advance, please contact: mardi@omca.com