ASTA Global Convention Educational Sessions
Building on the highly rated educational sessions from ASTA Global Convention 2016, ASTA has gathered together a team of travel professionals to help design a unique education program for the industry, surpassing the stellar 2016 program.
Below is a list of some of the convention sessions we are planning.
We will be narrowing this list down and welcome your input. Please use the contact us page to let us know what you would like to see included in the 2017 educational program.
Sunday, August 27
|10:30am - 12:00pm||~ Gaining Your Competitive Edge as an IC: ASTA’s Benchmarking Program **||
|10:30am - 12:00pm||~ Learn “How-To” from those that “Know-How”**||
Monday, August 28
|7:15am - 8:15am||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Block A||Ed Session|
|7:15am - 8:15am||~ Employment Law Basics and Beyond – What Agency Owners and Managers Need to Know||
|7:15am - 8:15am||~ Fraud Prevention & Solutions: Learning from Each Other's Pain**||
|7:15am - 8:15am||~ Grow Your Business with Social Media**||
|7:15am - 8:15am||~ Success Strategies Amidst an Evolving Travel Landscape**||
|7:15am - 8:15am||~ What's Your Travel Niche? Innovative Business Models**||
|2:45pm - 3:45pm||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Block B||Ed Session|
|2:45pm - 3:45pm||~ Leveraging Your Supplier Relationships**||
|2:45pm - 3:45pm||~ Puerto Rico Tourism Company||Ed Session|
|2:45pm - 3:45pm||~ The Top 5 Ways to Attract and Retain Great Talent||
Tuesday, August 29
|7:15am - 8:15am||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Block C||Ed Session|
|7:15am - 8:15am||ASTA Advocacy Boot Camp||
|8:30am - 9:30am||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Block D||Ed Session|
|8:30am - 9:30am||~ Carey International||Ed Session|
|8:30am - 9:30am||~ Gaining Your Share from the "Sharing Economy"**||
|8:30am - 9:30am||~ Traveler Anxiety in a World of Growing Uncertainty||
|1:45pm - 2:45pm||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Block E||Ed Session|
|1:45pm - 2:45pm||~ Holland America Line||Ed Session|
|1:45pm - 2:45pm||~ The Agency Think Tank**||
|1:45pm - 2:45pm||~ Agents Enhancing the Human Experience with Technology**||
ASTA Global Convention 2016 feedback:
"If you are a serious travel professional, the ASTA Global Convention is the best non-consortia based international conference to attend. It's focus on Advocacy is so important to the travel community, I can't express enough the importance of educating Agents and suppliers what ASTA does to protect them."
"A great opportunity to network with your peers, learn the latest technology and trade ideas about best practices."
"AGC 2016 provided me with great tools for reaching my clients. I loved being surrounded by so many industry professionals. "