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San Diego
Lei Gonzalez, Director, san-diego@ossn.com, 619-495-6015

July 23, 2014, AM

How to Gain Your Clients Business selling Royal and Celebrity Cruises
by Vince Trotter - Royal Caribbean and Nancy Elhaddad

COZYMELS

4303 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, California 92122

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For More Info: www.cruisingpower.com

, Non-members: $10

Please RSVP to Lei Gonzalez at san-diego@ossn.com by 7/17.

Come meet Vince Trotter of Royal Caribbean and Nancy Elhaddad Of Celebrity as they update and bring you the latest news and promotions of the Royal Caribbean family of cruise lines.


Memphis, NW MS & E AR Chapter
Patricia Bannister, Director, memphis@bannistertravel.com, 662-288-9052

July 24, 2014, 12PM

Costa Rica Dream Adventures
by Mr. Bill Gardiner

McAlister's

Poplar and Highland in Poplar Plaza
Memphis, Tennessee 38111

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For More Info: http://www.costaricadreamadventures

Members: free, Non-members: free

memphis@ossn.com

Bill Gardiner with Costa Rica Dream Adventures is meeting with travel agents to help us get to know and understand the product and the country. As our clients want to travel further and further into the world, we ourselves must know more and more about those countries and companies that will help us get them there. Costa Rica is the up and coming country of choice for travelers and Bill is coming to educate us in not only his product and what it has to offer us, but the country as well. We will be meeting for a lovely lunch provided by Bill at 12 noon at McAlister's Deli in the Poplar Plaza at Poplar and Highland. You must rsvp for this one as we will be arriving early and purchasing food for the table. rsvp to memphis@ossn.com so we will save you a space at this very important meeting. See you there, Patricia


Louisville. KY
Melissa D.M. Ortiz RN, MCC, Director, louisville.ky@ossn.com, 502-262-4275

July 24, 2014, 12PM

SITA WORLD TOURS
by Charlie Newton

BD's Mongolian Grill

1890 Hurstbourne Lane
Louisville, Kentucky 40220

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For More Info:

Members: FREE

PLEASE RSVP to louisville.ky@ossn.com

There will be a Video Presentation by Charlie Newton of SITA WORLD TOURS! Join us for a really neat "lunch & learn"! SITA World tours will provide a bowl of stir fry for each attendee at BDs Mongolian Grill!Hope to see you there; "catch up" w/ KY OSSN members after the event!


Connecticut
Bill Potuchek, CTA, ECC, Director, ct-chapter@ossn.com, 860-887-6481

July 25, 2014, 8:30AM

Training and updates on Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts
by Joe Pereira, BDM for Unique Vacations

Hilton Garden Inn

225 Gold Star Highway
Groton, Connecticut 06340

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For More Info: www.sandals.com

Members: $25 for materials, Non-members: $25 for materials

ct-chapter@ossn.com

Space has been offered to CT OSSN members for training and is very limited.


Utah Chapter
Lisa A. Maddux, CTC, Director, utah-chapter@ossn.com, 801.244.4515

July 29, 2014, 6:00PM

Ntaba African Safaris
by Ella Rabe, Agent for Ntaba African Safaris

Red's Diner at Red Lion Hotel

161 E. 600 S.
Salt Lake City, Utah

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For More Info: www.ntabatours.com

Members: No Charge, Non-members: $10.00

Please RSVP to utah-chapter@ossn.com by Fri, Jul 25

Join us at our July meeting and learn all about Ntaba African Safaris! Ntaba African Safaris specializes in providing a complete Southern and East African adventure with first class wildlife safaris, incredible cultural experiences, and luxurious accommodations. If you want the best African experience, Ntaba African Safaris is the only way to go!


Oklahoma Chapter Meeting
Anna Schulze, Director, oklahoma@oss.com, 314-608-9418

July 31, 2014, 6:30PM

Meet & Greet
by Anna Schulze

Dinner and meeting at Golden Corral

9711 East 71st. St. S
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133

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For More Info:

Members: Meeting free/meal on your own, Non-members: Meeting free/meal on your own

oklahoma@ossn.com

Meet & Socialize and learn how to build groups with other OSSN members


Houston
Leslie Richardson, Director, houston-chapter@ossn.com, 713-491-4989

July 31, 2014, 7:00PM

Mexico Tourism Board
by M. Fernanda Barrera

Los Tios Mexican Restaurant

9527 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77063

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For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: $10

houston-chapter@ossn.com

As one of the most visited international destinations from Houston, Mexico offers something for everyone! Conveniently located, affordable for all budgets, and a great climate are just some of the reasons you should be sending your clients to Mexico. If you haven't sold Mexico in a while or want to increase your knowledge of everything this diverse country has to offer, this event should not be missed! Please arrive early - parking may be limited due to Happy Hour.


Southern NJ Chapter
Hema Khan, Director, NJ-South@ossn.com, 856-344-2990

August 3, 2014, 2PM

OSSN Pool Party
by All

OSSN Member's Home

110 Kings Highway
Haddon Heights, New Jersey 08035

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For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: Free

Call Hema at 856-344-2990 or email at NJ-South@ossn.com

Come have some fun and network in the pool! Make sure you bring your bathing suit and a towel! Bring an appetizer or a dessert if you like. We will provide the main meal!


Mesa/Phoenix AZ
Paula Goldsmith, Director, Arizona@ossn.com , 480-588-6941

August 4, 2014, 10AM

Nexus Holidays Group (USA)
by Jeffrey Holtrop National Sales Manager

Famous Dave's Restaurant

1011 North Dobson RD Mesa
Mesa , Arizona

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For More Info:

Members: None:Supplier To Host Lunch , Non-members: None:Supplier To Host Lunch

Agent & Agency Information & DATE Of Meeting

Date: Mon. Aug 4, 2014 Location: Famous Dave's Restaurant 1011 North Dobson RD Mesa Time: 10:00 AM SHARP Topic: Nexus Holidays Group (USA) Speaker: Jeffrey Holtrop National Sales Manager RSVP Space is Limited Dear Agents: Save the DATE and RSVP now for this Very Special Meeting. Welcome to Nexus Holidays Group USA. Nexus Holidays is a leisure-travel tour operator based in Chicago, and is part of China Travel Service, one of the largest Tour Operators in China and Indochina. Our business focus is offering all-inclusive tours, customized FIT (independent travel) and groups to China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia. As a traveler with Nexus Holidays clients will enjoy all the culture, cuisine, and history the destination offers while receiving valuable insight from local English-speaking guides: Explore hidden gems in the Forbidden City. Walk the Great Wall. Marvel over Terra Cotta soldiers. You’ll be amazed over the art of Angkor Wat or the view of the Golden Triangle … just some of the wonders waiting for clients to discover. It truly is travel of a lifetime. Nexus Holidays maintains offices in North America – Chicago, Washington D.C, New York, Houston, and San Francisco. Additionally, we have 3 China-based operation centers: Beijing, Shanghai, and Wuxi offering 24/7 English-speaking service to satisfy the desires of our current guests. We look forward in welcoming your clients to Nexus Holidays … Be a traveler! Best Regards, Jeffrey Holtrop National Sales Manager RSVP What Is Needed: Agent & Agency Information & DATE Of Meeting To: Arizona@ossn.com (Directions: Famous Dave's Restaurant 1011 North Dobson RD Mesa, AZ Mesa Riverview Shopping Area=SE Corner Of N. Dobson & 202. Near The Cracker Barrel & Bass Pro Shop) Bring your questions & network with other agents. Bring Your Business Cards. "Space Is Very Limited" "You Must RSVP" See You Soon, Paula Goldsmith Mesa/Phoenix AZ Chapter Director 480-588-6941 Cost: None:Supplier To Host Lunch


Greater Boston Chapter
Kem White, Director, Director, Boston@ossn.com, 857-247-7175

August 5, 2014, 6:30PM

Collette Vacations
by Jonathan Delaunay

TBD


, Massachusetts

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For More Info: http://www.gocollette.com/

Please RSVP by email or call me at (857) 247-7175 no later than 7/28/14.


Long Island
Josephine Emeli, Director, longisland@ossn.com, 1-631-273-6440

August 5, 2014, 07:00PM

Presentation By: US Virgin Islands Department Of Tourism.
by Aloma M. Dawson: Regional Manager North East USA.

IHOP: International House of Pancake

667 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, New York 11788

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For More Info:

Members: $0.00, Non-members: $0.00

longisland @ossn.com

Join the OSSN Long Island Chapter Members during our chapter meeting as we welcome Aloma M. Dawson a Regional Manager North East for US Virgin Islands Department Of Tourism.


Indiana OSSN Chapter
Diane Wilson, Director, diane@carmeltravelcompany.com, 317-650-5648

August 5, 2014, 9:30AM

Organizational Meeting
by Melisa Keiser & Diane Wilson

Le Peep Restaurant Fashion Mall Commons located across from Keystone at the Crossing

8487 Union Chapel Road #240
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240

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For More Info:

Members: No Charge (food/bev on your own), Non-members: No Charge (food/bev on your own)

Please contact Diane Wilson at 317.650.5648 or via e-mail at diane@carmeltravelcompany.com to join us.

Please join us as we introduce Diane Wilson as the new Indiana OSSN Chapter Director. Diane has been a long-standing OSSN member and is now taking over Chapter Director responsibilities. We will also use this time to network and talk among ourselves about all things travel related!


Memphis, NW MS & E AR Chapter
Bannister Travel, Director, patricia@bannistertravel.com, 662-288-9052

August 5, 2014, 6PM

Cancun Karisma Resorts and Paradisus Resort and the Carnival Dream
by Patricia Bannister

Home Cooking Family Restaurant

Goodman Rd.
Horn Lake, Mississippi

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For More Info:

Members: $10 per person for meal, Non-members: $10 per person for meal

Memphis@ossn.com

The month of April is a full month for me as I will be out of the country most of the month. I have been asked by some members to do a presentation on the Karisma Resorts and the Paradisus Resorts where I will be staying in Cancun and on the Carnival Dream which is sailing out of New Orleans as I will be on it for a week as well. I will be taking a lot of photos of both resorts as well as on the Dream and will speak on these as well. If other agents have been on trips recently, they are welcome to do presentations on those locations as well. I will have a projector, screen, and laptop available for you to use. This will be our annual Share and Care Meeting, so be sure to put this very special meeting on your calendar and be sure to let me know if you would like to be a speaker.


Connecticut
Bill Potuchek, CTA, ECC, Director, ct-chapter@ossn.com, 860-887-6481

August 7, 2014, 11:45AM

Matching Caribbean Resorts to your clients
by Cyndi Miller Aird

Dakota Steakhouse and Tavern

1489 Silas Deane Hwy
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067

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For More Info:

Members: Lunch, Non-members: Lunch

ct-chapter@ossn.com by 5 August

Cyndi has travelled extensively throughout the Caribbean and can help you match your clients to the correct destination and resort. We will also discuss resorts that our members have had satisfied clients visit. Networking is important and we are fortunate to have Cyndi join us.


Las Vegas
Sylvia Welsh, Director, lasvegas@ossn.com, 702-347-8921

August 8, 2014, 9:00AM

Allegiant Air
by Christine Carlson

Allegiant Air

8360 S Durango
Las Vegas, Nevada

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For More Info: www.allegiantair.com

Members: 5.00 no show fee, Non-members: 10.00

lasvegas@ossn.com

Join OSSN members as we enjoy breakfast with Allegiant air, our very own hometown airline. Learn about the destinations served by Allegiant. Also, the LVCVA will update us on all that is new in Las Vegas. Door Prizes !!


Stockton-ca
Allene McDaniel, Director, asmcdaniel@7cstravel.com, 209-403-6418

August 12, 2014, 6:00PM

HardRock All Inclusive Collection
by Yoly Garcia

Mimi's Cafe

9195 W. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, California 95758

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For More Info: http://www.hardrockhotels.com/all-inclusive/

Members: TBD, Non-members: TBD

asmcdaniel@7cstravel.com


Utah Chapter
Lisa A. Maddux, CTC, Director, utah-chapter@ossn.com, 801.244.4515

August 13, 2014, 6:00PM

Disney Destinations
by Lynn Langley, Disney District Sales Manager

Red's Diner at Red Lion Hotel, 161 W. 600 S., SLC

161 E. 600 S.
Salt Lake City, Utah

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For More Info: www.disneytravelagents.com

Members: No Charge, Non-members: $10.00

Please RSVP to utah-chapter@ossn.com by Fri, Aug 8

Learn all about the new MyMagic+ at Walt Disney World Resort! MyMagic+ takes a Walt Disney World visit to an all-new level unlocking a new dimension of Disney magic and giving clients more opportunities to make it theirs like never before. MyMagic+ gives your clients unprecedented control and makes it easier than ever to enjoy the perfect Disney vacation as they simply enjoy every moment with family and friends. If you’re selling Walt Disney World Resort, understanding this is critical to your role in selling the magic! Join Lynn Langley, Disney District Sales Manager, as she navigates you through MyMagic+ providing you with all the knowledge you need to guide your clients.


Pittsburgh
Jean Russ, Director, Pittsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com, 724-443-0990

August 13, 2014, 6:00PM

Gogo Vacations
by ulia Swedin DSM

Panera Bread

20111 Route 19 #2
Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania 16066

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For More Info:

, Non-members: $10.00

Pittsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com


Georgia
Alisa Smith Heath, Director, georgia@ossn.com, 404-573-8353

August 14, 2014, 6:30PM

Getting Acquainted with Mexico!
by Richardo Vilchis, Director/Atlanta

Mexico Tourism Board - Atlanta

1700 Chantilly Dr NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30324

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For More Info: www.visitmexico.com

Members: No Charge to Members, Non-members: $10.00

Please R.S.V.P to georgia@ossn.com by August 12.

All OSSN Members and Guests are invited to attend the OSSN Georgia August Monthly Chapter Meeting which will be held on August 14, 2014 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is hosted by our Allied Supplier Member, the Mexico Tourism Board-Atlanta. We will meet at the Mexico Tourism Board's Atlanta Office with Mr. Richard Vilchis, Director/Atlanta Mexico Tourism Board. We are very excited about this great opportunity to meet Mr. Vilchis and to learn all about Mexico. More importantly, Members will learn how to tap into Mexico's history, tourist attractions, beaches, and amenities. Mexico is the place to be and a great place to market to your travel clients! Please mark your calendars and RSVP today! For more information, please call Alisa Smith Heath at 404-573-8353.


Southern Illinois
Denise Hangsleben, Director, belleville.il@ossn.com, 618-623-9760

August 14, 2014, 6:30PM

MSC Cruises
by Pam Patterson

Lotawata Creek

311 Salem Place
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

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For More Info: www.msccruisesagent.com

BELLEVILLE.IL@OSSN.COM

Check out the latest with MSC and meet our rep!


Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter
Beverly Chern, Director, philadelphia@ossn.com, 215-219-5400

August 19, 2014, 6:15PM

Universal Orlando Theme Park
by Al Johnston, Regional Sales Manager

TBA


, Pennsylvania

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: $10


North Dallas & Collin County
Dawn Garza, Director, north.dallas@ossn.com; callgarza@msn.com, 469-964-5363

August 21, 2014, AM

Apple Vacations
by Tracey A Smith-Campbell


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For More Info:


Mesa/Phoenix AZ
Paula Goldsmith, Director, Arizona@ossn.com , 480-588-6941

September 2, 2014, 6:30PM

3 Fall Trade Shows

See Below

See Below
See Below , Arizona

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For More Info:

Members: Free , Non-members: Free

www.Travel-Shows.com

Dear Agents: The Fall Trade Shows will be in 3 locations. It is the same show all 3 nights. RSVP to the show not to me, See below. Tucson, AZ ~ September 2nd ~ Loews Ventana Canyon Chandler, AZ ~ September 3rd ~ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Scottsdale, AZ ~ September 4th ~ Omni Montelucia Scottsdale Great Exhibitor/Suppliers who Want Your Business. Lots of One-On-One Time. Fantastic Door Prizes. Hors d'oeuvres. Your Favorite Beverages. Free Admission. Evening Programs ~ 5:30-7:30 pm (arrive anytime. Not open to the public -- Only for legitimate travel professionals -- No guests. We have optional educational seminar presentations prior to the trade show at most locations. Once the registration is open, click on your city listed below and the seminar information will come up. www.Travel-Shows.com Hope to see you at one of the shows, Paula


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, dc-va@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

September 9, 2014, 11:30AM

Collette
by Jeremy Kincheloe, District Sales Manager,Virginia & West Virginia

Total Wine & More

Plaza at Landmark , 6240 Little River Turnpike
Alexandria, Virginia 22312

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For More Info: www.gocollette.com

Members: TBA, Non-members: TBA

TBA

In addition to some type of sandwich lunch, there will be a complimentary wine tasting if we have 14 or more attendees. Member cost TBA.


Southeastern MI
Richard H Dixon, Director, southeastern.mi@ossn.com, 734-461-0762

September 9, 2014, 6:30PM

Royal Caribbean & Azamara Cruises
by Marianne Hessler

HAMPTON INN

20600 Haggerty Rd
Northville, Michigan 48167

Mapquest

For More Info: www.royalcaribbean.com

, Non-members: $5.00

southeastern.mi@ossn.com


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, dc-va@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

September 9, 2014, 11:30AM

Collette
by Jeremy Kincheloe, District Sales Manager,Virginia & West Virginia

Total Wine & More

6240 Little River Turnpike
Alexandria, VA, Washington DC 22312

Mapquest

For More Info: www.gocollette.com

Members: TBA, Non-members: TBA

TBA

In addition to some type of sandwich lunch, there will be a complimentary wine tasting if we have 14 or more attendees. Member cost TBA.


Pittsburgh
Jean Russ, Director, Pittsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com, 724-443-0990

September 10, 2014, 6:00PM

What is new with NCL?
by Natasha Gonzalez DSM Norwegian Cruise Lines

Panera Bread, Cranberry

20111 Route 19 #2
Cranberry Township,, Pennsylvania 16066

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For More Info:

Members: no cost, Non-members: $10.00

Pitsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com

Please join up, this is the first we have had an NCL rep.


Baltimore Chapter
Anne M. Smith, CTA, DS, MCC, Director, baltimore@ossn.com, 443-250-2666

September 11, 2014, 6:00PM

Get to Know Your Crystal Cruises Director of Sales and Learn How to Market Crystal Cruises to Your Pre-Qualified Clients
by Mr. Paul Girouard, CTC, Director of Sales Eastern Region for Crystal Cruises

Eggspectations Restaurant

6010 University Boulevard
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

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For More Info: http://www.crystalcruises.com/

Members: $0.00, Non-members: $20.00 - Cost of Your Meal

Please RSVP only for your email address; direct agents under you who are also members to RSVP to their own email address.

Space is limited to the first 40 travel professionals who respond due to space limitations. Please arrive promptly at 6:00pm. You'll not want to miss the training, the networking nor the ability to share a delicious meal with your travel colleagues. The menu is amazing thanks to the generosity of Paul at Crystal Cruises. And we will have birthday cake! More details to come... Link and Directions to Restaurant: http://eggspectation.com/locations/usa/ellicott_city/


Southern NJ Chapter
Hema Khan, Director, NJ-South@ossn.com, 856-344-2990

September 17, 2014, 6:30PM

Universal Studios
by Al Johnston

Red Hot & Blue (restaurant at Holiday Inn in Cherry Hill)

2175 Marlton Pike W
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: free, Non-members: $10

Call Hema at 856-344-2990 or email NJ-South@ossn.c


North Dallas & Collin County
Dawn Garza, Director, north.dallas@ossn.com, 469-964-5363

September 18, 2014, 6:30PM

Globus Family Brands
by Mary Janowiak


, Texas

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For More Info:


Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter
Beverly Chern, Chapter Director, Director, philadelphia@ossn.com, 215-219-5400

September 18, 2014, 6:00PM

Sandals/Beaches Resorts
by David Ridge, Sr. Business Development Manager-Mid-West Region (Eastern Pennsylvania) Unique Vacations Inc.

Bertucci's Restaurant

500 W. Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania 19462

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For More Info:

Members: No cost for members, Non-members: $10 for non-members

RSVP to philadelphia@ossn.com by September 10, 2014


Las Vegas
Sylvia Welsh, Director, sylvia@straightlinetravel.com, 702-347-8921

September 18, 2014, 10:30AM

Site and Lunch
by Carnival Imagination

Carnival Imagination

Port of Long Beach, California
Long Beach, California

Mapquest

For More Info: www.goccl.com

Members: free


Georgia
Alisa Smith Heath, Director, georgia@ossn.com, 404-573-8353

September 24, 2014, 5:30PM

Monthly Membership Meeting
by Vacation Express by Maggie Valz, BDM

TBA


, Georgia

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For More Info:


Dallas
Rosaline C. Tench, Director, Dallas@ossn.com, 214-693-5181

September 24, 2014, 5:30PM

Expedia TAAP (Travel Agents Affiliate Program)
by Denise Wilson

Spring –Creek Barbeque

3939 West Emporium Circle
Mesquite, Texas 75150-6513

Mapquest

For More Info:

Dallas@ossn.com


Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast
Vincent Yeck, CTA, DS, ACC, Director, palmbeach@ossn.com, 561-601-4208

September 27, 2014, TBDAM

Ship Inspection and Lunch
by Ricardo Hidalgo & NCL Getaway

Port of Miami

1015 N America Way
Miami, Florida 33132

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For More Info: www.ncl.com

Members: $15, Non-members: $15

TBD - Details will be posted Soon!!!

Join us on Norwegian Cruise Lines newest ship, the Norwegian Getaway for an OSSN sponsored ship inspection and lunch onboard. Come see the innovative features of one of the newest and most exciting cruise ships in the industry. This inspection is $15 per person (regularly $30)non-refundable, adult only- no minors, and is capacity controlled. More details to come!!!


Fort Worth
Yolanda Tatum, Director, ftworthtx@ossn.com, 817-535-7077

October 6, 2014, 5:30PM

Peninsula Show in Fort Worth

TBD

TBD
Fort Worth, Texas

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For More Info:

First Peninsula Show to be held in Fort Worth Oct 6, 2014. Location and registration details to follow.


Southern NJ Chapter
Hema Khan, Director, NJ-South@ossn.com, 856-344-2990

October 8, 2014, 6:30PM

Travel Impressions
by Sue Sheehan

Red Hot & Blue (restaurant at Holiday Inn in Cherry Hill)

2175 Marlton Pike W
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: $5.00, Non-members: $10

Call Hema at 856-344-2990 or email NJ-South@ossn.com


Indiana OSSN Chapter
Diane Wilson, Director, diane@carmeltravelcompany.com, 317-650-5648

October 14, 2014, 5:30PM

Various Vendors
by Buck Wilson Travel Trade Show

TBD

TBD
Indianapolis, Indiana

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For More Info:

Members: No Charge, Non-members: No Charge

Please contact Diane Wilson at 317.650.5648 or via e-mail at diane@carmeltravelcompany.com to join us.

Please join us as we visit with multiple vendors including hotels and hotel chains, cruise lines, tour operators, airlines, CVBs & foreign tourist boards. You'll aslo meet vendors from car and limousine rental companies, resorts and spas, consortia, adventure operators, ski areas, amusement parks & casinos, tourist attractions, and industry suppliers. This is a great show for travel agents and planners as it gives them an opportunity to meet a mix of suppliers they don't get to see everyday.


Fort Worth
Yolanda Tatum, Director, ftworthtx@ossn.com, 817-535-7077

October 20, 2014, 5:30PM

Buck Wilson Travel Trade Show

TBD


Dallas, Texas

Mapquest

For More Info:

Buck Wilson Travel Trade Show Oct 20, 2014 in Dallas. Details coming soon


Dallas
Rosaline C. Tench, Director, Dallas@ossn.com, 214-693-5181

October 20, 2014, 5:30PM

BUCK TRAVEL -TRADE SHOW

TBD


Dallas, Texas

Mapquest

For More Info: www.Travel-Trade-Shows


San Antonio
Micky Dixon, Director, san.antonio.tx@ossn.com , 210-497-3198

October 22, 2014, AM

Buck Wilson Tavel Show


San Antonio, Texas

Mapquest

For More Info:

Buck@Travel-Trade-Shows.com

More information to come.


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, dc-va@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

November 4, 2014, TBAAM

Royal Caribbean
by Kelley Winner | Business Development Manager

TBA


, Virginia

Mapquest

For More Info: www.cruisingpower.com

Members: 5.00 members, Non-members: 10.00 unless joining OSSN that day then 5.00

TBA

This meeting is confirmed with the Supplier, Royal Caribbean, but venue is still TBA. Feedback is appreciated regarding meeting location.


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, dc-va@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

November 4, 2014, TBAAM

Royal Caribbean
by Kelley Winner | Business Development Manager

TBA


, Washington DC

Mapquest

For More Info: www.cruisingpower.com

Members: 5.00, Non-members: 10.00 unless joining OSSN today, then 5.00

This meeting is confirmed with the Supplier, Royal Caribbean, but venue is still TBA. Feedback is appreciated regarding meeting location.


Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast
Vincent Yeck, CTA, DS, ACC, Director, palmbeach@ossn.com, 561-601-4208

November 10, 2014, TBDAM

MSC Divina Ship Inspection
by MSC Cruises

Port of Miami


Miami, Florida

Mapquest

For More Info: www.msccruisesusa.com

Members: Free - But must be producing agent, Non-members: Free - But must be producing agent

TBD

This exciting ship inspection on the new MSC Divina will definitely be worth the visit. Stay tuned for more details!


Home Based Travel Agent Forum
Travel Show Marketing Group, Director, lisa@travelsmg.com, 508-553-3593

November 10, 2014, 8:30AM

Home Based Travel Agent Forum

Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60605

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For More Info:

Members: $80 Early Bird, Non-members: $109 Rack Rate

http://www.travelsmg.com/events/


Utah Chapter
Lisa A. Maddux, CTC, Director, utah-chapter@ossn.com, 435-647-0612

November 12, 2014, 6:00PM

Occidental Hotels & Resorts
by Arnie Cordova

TBA


Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: No charge, Non-members: $10.00

Please RSVP to utah-chapter@ossn.com by Fri, Nov 7


Georgia
Alisa Smith Heath, Director, georgia@ossn.com, 404-573-8353

November 13, 2014, PM

Monthly Membership Meeting
by Bermuda Tourism Authority by Earnest T. Dill, Jr., BDM

TBA


, Georgia

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For More Info:


Dallas
Rosaline C. Tench, Director, Dallas@ossn.com, 214-693-5181

November 19, 2014, AM

CCRA Power Solutions Regional Travel Event
by Professional Travel Planners & Travel Suppliers

TBD


Dallas, Texas

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For More Info:


Georgia
Alisa Smith Heath, Director, georgia@ossn.com, 404-573-8353

December 1, 2014, AM

Monthly Membership Meeting
by Condor Tours and Travel by Lori Snow, BDM

TBA


, Georgia

Mapquest

For More Info:


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, dc-va@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

January 6, 2015, 11:30AM

MSC Cruises
by Penny Paxton, MSC Cruises Business Development Manager for NC, SC, and VA

TBA

TBA
TBA, Virginia

Mapquest

For More Info: www.MSCCruisesagent.com

Members: TBA, Non-members: TBA

TBA

Penny is the new MSC Cruises BDM for NC, SC and VA. She is excited to give a presentation to the OSSN members in our area. Location and Time is TBA and will be determined as the date gets closer.


DC-VA Chapter
Victoria Briggs, Director, DC-VA@ossn.com, 703-967-9578

January 6, 2015, 11:30AM

MSC Cruises
by Penny Paxton, Business Development Manager for NC, SC, and VA

TBA

TBA
TBA, Washington DC

Mapquest

For More Info: www.MSCCruisesagent.com

Members: TBA, Non-members: TBA

TBA

Although Penny is not the BDM for Washington, DC, it may be beneficial for you to attend and learn about MSC Cruises. Location and time will be announced as the date gets closer.


CCRA POWER SOLUTIONS REGIONAL TRAVEL EVENTS

At CCRA, we know that ‘knowledge is power’...the power to be more competitive, more successful, more profitable … and the #1 way to expand your knowledge is through face-to-face interaction between travel agents, travel suppliers and your Power Solutions Team at CCRA. That’s why CCRA created the CCRA Power Solutions Regional Travel Events.  These travel events are designed to bring professional travel planners and travel suppliers together for the chance to ask questions, to share knowledge and to have some fun. These regional events are open to professional travel agents and travel suppliers.  See page: http://www.ccra.com/agents/supplier.php

PENINSULA TRAVEL PRESENTATIONS, INC.

We provide a series of 5 minute round table presentations to small groups of 7 to 8 travel agents at a time. This unique format offers an excellent opportunity for vendors to educate and discuss with travel agents how best to present and sell their product to prospective travelers.

Please review our schedule as we may have a show in your city. See page: http://www.peninsulashows.com

BUCK WILSON MINI TRAVEL-SHOWS IN YOUR AREA

Our programs are designed to be educational and are intended exclusively for professional travel arrangers--Travel Agents, Event & Meeting Planners, Group Tour Arrangers and Incentive Travel Coordinators. Those that are currently selling travel to others. Please, no guests or children. See page:
http://www.travel-shows.com/OSSN.html

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