AGENDA

 

Please note these changes to the 2020 schedule:

  • SYTA and SYF Board meetings will not be held on Thursday, 8/13.
  • Leadership Reception will be Thursday, 8/13 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The SYF Golf Classic will not be held on Friday, 8/14; It will take place in Kissimmee, FL in October 2020. 
  • President’s Welcome and Annual Meeting will be Friday, 8/14 at 5:15 p.m. The Opening Night events will follow the Annual Meeting.
Thursday, August 13    
All Day Attendee Arrivals  
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration  Carlton Concourse or Lobby
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Showcase Set Up for Exhibitors Showcase Floor
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Leadership Reception (Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, Annual Conference Committee, and Strategic Partners)
Delta 

 

Friday, August 14    
All Day Attendee Arrivals  
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Registration Carlton Concourse
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM SYTA Youth Foundation Silent Auction Carlton Concourse
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Showcase Set Up for Exhibitors Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Education Sessions Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Sightseeing Tours (Ticketed Event)   Transportation Lobby
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Sightseeing Tours (Ticketed Event) Transportation Lobby
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Education Sessions Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Broadway Classroom Workshop
Sponsored by Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com
Second Floor: Meeting Room Pan Am
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM President’s Welcome, Annual Meeting, Meet the Candidates & CSTP Graduation Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Opening Night Event
Sponsored by Tourism Winnipeg
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

 

Saturday, August 15    
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Carlton Concourse
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM New Attendee Ice Breaker & Tour Showcase Floor  Third Floor: Hall C/D Showcase Floor
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Opening Breakfast Showcase Floor Third Floor: Hall C/D Showcase Floor
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM Student & Youth Travel Showcase Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM SYTA Central, Table Talks & SYTA Youth Foundation Silent Auction Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
10:30 AM – 12:28 PM Business Appointment Session I Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Annual Conference Kick-Off & Luncheon Ground Floor: York Ballroom
3:00 PM – 5:26 PM Business Appointment Session II Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
7:00 PM SYTA Board of Directors Election Closes  
7:00 PM Dine Around Winnipeg On Your Own  

 

Sunday, August 16    
6:00 AM – 7:30 AM SYTA Youth Foundation Fun Run/Walk/Slumber (Ticketed Event)
Sponsored by Fly My Group
Transportation Lobby
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM General Session Ground Floor: York Ballroom Foyer
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Student & Youth Travel Showcase Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM SYTA Central, Table Talks & SYTA Youth Foundation Silent Auction  Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Joe Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:45 AM – 11:57 AM Business Appointment Session III Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM SYTA Youth Foundation 20th Anniversary Reception Ground Floor: York Ballroom Foyer
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM SYTA Youth Foundation Luncheon Ground Floor: York Ballroom
2:45 PM – 5:25 PM Business Appointment Session IV Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Floor
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Floor
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Evening Event
Sponsored by Travel Manitoba
Assiniboine Park and Zoo
9:30 PM – 12:00 AM SYTA Youth Foundation Benefit Concert: Dance Your Meal Off (DYMO) (Ticketed Event) TBA

 

Monday, August 17    
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Tour Operator Breakfast (Tour Operators, Exhibitors & Strategic Partners Only) Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Carlton Concourse
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Student & Youth Travel Showcase Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM SYTA Central, Table Talks & SYTA Youth Foundation Silent Auction Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Joe
Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 11:56 AM Business Appointment Session V Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
12:30 PM – 2:45 PM Presidential Speeches & Best of Broadway Luncheon
Sponsored by Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com
Ground Floor: York Ballroom
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Education Session Second Floor: Presentation Theatre
3:15 PM – 5:27 PM Business Appointment Session VI Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
4:00 PM SYTA Youth Foundation Silent Auction & Chance Drawing Closes Third Floor: Hall C/D, Showcase Floor
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Closing Night Event
Sponsored by NYC & Company
TBA

 

Tuesday, August 18    
  Attendee Departures  
  Post FAMs  

 

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