Education Summit


GBTA North Central Chapter - 2017 Education Summit Agenda
Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown
12 6th Street South, Minneapolis MN
       Thursday, May 11, 2017

          Now Open for registration!

Join GBTA – North Central Chapter on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown for our annual Education Summit. 

It will be an exciting day starting with local broadcaster Joe Schmit’s high energy, high impact presentation loaded with humor.  Joe will inspire and teach you how to ramp up the profound power of your influence.  Joe is presented by Elan Speakers Agency.  Speed Networking is back by popular demand along with several other engaging travel industry sessions.

Here’s a message from Joe

Register today to receive your early bird discount!

Early bird registration through April 15th:
    Members - $110; Non-members $135
Registration from April 16th through May 8th
Members - $135; Non-members $160     

Registration after May 8th:
                             Members and Non-members $160                                              

Register Here:  Education Summit Registration


7:30a – 8:00a               Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:00a – 8:15a               Opening Remarks
                                     Bernie Fautch, President, GBTA-NCC

8:15a – 9:15a               Silent Impact: Influence Through Purpose, Persistence and Passion
                                     Keynote:  Joe Schmit

9:15a – 10:15a             Neuroscience of Influence and Persuasion
                                     Keynote: Janet Sperstad

10:15a – 10:30a            Break

10:30a – 12:00a            Speed Networking
                                      Facilitator:  Michael Nelson

12:00a – 1:00p              Lunch                          

1:00p – 2:00p               Corporate Sharing Economy
                                     Keynotes:  Jenny Bulgrin, Airbnb, and Charles Frank, Lyft

2:00p – 3:00p               Road Warrior Panel

                                     Facilitator:  Tom Akin

3:00p – 3:15p               Break

3:15p – 3:45p               President Awards, Scholarships and Election Results
                                     Bernie Fautch, President, GBTA-NCC

3:45p – 4:45p               GBTA News & Updates, Real ID and GBTA Foundation
                                     Keynotes:  GBTA Representative and Laurie Kazimer

4:45p – 5:00p               Closing Remarks

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