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San Diego
Lei Gonzalez, Director, leigonzalez1@gmail.com, 619-495-6015

August 27, 2014, 11:30AM

Selling the Luxury Destination of Sandals
by Kym Towler

Filippi's Pizza Restaurant

5353 Kearney Villa Rd
San Diego, California 92123

Mapquest

For More Info: www.sandals.com

, Non-members: $10

Please RSVP to Lei Gonzalez at san-diego@ossn.com


Nashville
Kim Velker, Director, nashville@ossn.com, 615-330-8532

August 27, 2014, 6:00PM

Royal Caribbean Cruises
by Monika Hopkins

Shoney's Restaurant

2645 McGavock Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37214

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: cost of meal, Non-members: cost of meal


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

August 28, 2014, 7:00PM

Sandals Resorts
by Luke Majewski

Texas Land & Cattle - Willowbrook

8015 W. FM 1960
Houston, Texas 77070

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: $10

houston-chapter@ossn.com

Come meet our new local BDM for Sandals, Beaches, and Grand Pineapple resorts. This is a great time to get to know our new rep, and learn how every 'all-inclusive' resort is not created equal.


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

Mapquest

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


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

September 4, 2014, 6:30PM

Exclusive Groups
by Trisha Petty, Exclusive Groups

TBD


, Illinois

Mapquest

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

BELLEVILLE.IL@OSSN.COM

Get to know about this new supplier full of people whose names you will recognize!


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

September 8, 2014, 5:30PM

2014 Receptions & Mini Trade Shows

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

901 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, California 91911

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For More Info: travel-shows.com

Members: Free, Non-members: Free

RSVP at http://www.travel-shows.com/home.html

There is an optional educational seminar presentation prior to the Reception & Trade Show presented by Ya'lla Tours highlighting their travel destinations in the Mediterranean and some exciting new one in the Arabian Peninsula. You will also learn about the Ya'lla Tours program to Cuba.


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

September 9, 2014, 6:00PM

Occidental Hotel & Resorts
by Debbie Estill

TBD


Mapquest

For More Info:


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.


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

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.


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


Birmingham AL Area
Bruce Mardis, Director, Bruce.OSSN@seasonsofadventure.com, 205-540-4979

September 9, 2014, 11:55AM

Planning & Networking
by Members

Logan's Roadhouse US-280

100 Resource Center Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: 00


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

Mapquest

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.


North Central MA, NH & VT
Ellen Kettle, Director, ncentralma@ossn.com, 978-257-2795

September 10, 2014, 530PM

Constant Contact Email Marketing & Social Media Strategies
by Joanne Randall, Leap Year Marketing CEO and Constant Contact Authorized Expert

La Hacienda del Rio, South Nashua, NH

4 Taggart Dr. & Daniel webster Highway
South Nashua, New Hampshire 03060

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free to attend workshop, food and drinks/tips at own expense, Non-members: Free to attend workshop, food and drinks at own expense

By September 3, 2014

A great meeting and workshop is planned! Guest agents may attend two meetings.


North Central MA, NH & VT
Ellen Kettle, Director, ncentralma@ossn.com, 978-257-2795

September 10, 2014, 530PM

Constant Contact Email Marketing & Social Media Strategies
by Joanne Randall, Leap Year Marketing CEO and Constant Contact Authorized Expert

La Hacienda del Rio, South Nashua, NH

4 Taggart Dr & Daniel webster Highway
South Nashua,NH, Massachusetts 03060

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free to attend workshop, food and drinks/tips at own expense, Non-members: Free to attend workshop, food and drinks at own expense

By September 3, 2014

Great meeting and workshop planned! Guests agents may attend two Chapter meetings.


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

September 11, 2014, 6:00PM

What is the secret to Crystal’s award winning formula? What sets Crystal apart from competitors and other cruise products? Who is the typical Crystal guest? How do I find potential Crystal guests? What is new at Crystal Cruises and what looms in the future? What tools are available to assist me in selling Crystal Cruises?
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/agents

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


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

September 18, 2014, 6:00PM

Gogo Vacations
by ulia Swedin DSM

Panera Bread

20111 Route 19 #2
Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania 16066

Mapquest

For More Info:

, Non-members: $10.00

Pittsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com


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


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

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: No cost for members, Non-members: $5 for non-members

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


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

September 18, 2014, 11:45AM

What's new with Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon River Cruises
by Theresa Sheehan, BDM

Dakota Steakhouse

1489 Silas Deane Hwy,
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free with $10 charged for no shows, Non-members: $10

ct-chapter@ossn.com

Join us and learn about the 2015 product of Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon River Cruises. This meeting will be entertaining and help you learn how to sell the escorted vacation. Theresa Sheehan the BDM is very knowledgeable and will help your business grow.


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

Mapquest

For More Info:


Delaware Chapter
Robb Strobridge, Director, delaware@ossn.com, 302-221-2277

September 18, 2014, 5:00PM

Visit Anchorage & Trade Show
by Peninusula Travel Shows

Crowne Plaza Wilmington

630 Naamans Rd
Claymont, Delaware 19703

Mapquest

For More Info: www.peninsulashows.com

Members: free

RSVP to Peninsula Shows and Delaware OSSN

Looking forward to seeing you


Miami
Arnold Velazquez, Director, miami-fl@ossn.com, 305-556-0739

September 21, 2014, 7:30AM

One Day, Endless Possibilities
by Peter A. Rose

Bimini SuperFast Bahamas Cruise

Port Miami - 1015 N. America Way
Miami, Florida 33132

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For More Info: http://rwbimini.com/

Members: $25 per person

Miami-FL@OSSN.COM before Sept. 1st

7:30am to 8:00pm You must email your RSVP to miami-fl@ossn.com with:First and last name, address, phone, email, DOB, citizenship, Agency Name, Gov't ID type and number. Port Fees of $25.00 per person for Resorts World Bimini Day Cruise. Payment must be made to the OSSN Chapter Director before you will be confirmed for the Day Cruise. Space is limited, 1st come 1st served. OSSN agents and agency members will take priority. We may limit the amount of agents from any one agency. Agents must provide a business card at the pier before boarding. RSVP is a must before September 1st, 2014. I look forward to seeing everyone. Thank you, Arnold Miami Casino & Resorts World Casino- Your Resorts World Bimini experience starts in Miami aboard the Bimini SuperFast. Whether you're playing out at sea or ashore, you'll experience world-class casino gaming with live action table gaming and the hottest slot machines! 6 Restaurants and Bars to satisfy every palate. Dining Cover Charges Apply for Breakfast / Dinner: Sailfish Bistro $10 / $15, Ponce' de Leon $15 / $25, Aqua Grill BBQ $5 / $10 On-board entertainment and games After a fun day on the island, relax, shower, or take a nap in a cabin on the way back to Miami. Cabins are available for as little as $40 when you book prior to sailing. Convenient Parking located at Port Miami for quick Terminal access


Toms River NJ
Robin Savage, CTA, ACC, Director, Toms.River@ossn.com, 732-244-5662

September 23, 2014, 6:30PM

A New OSSN Chapter and You
by New Chapter-Robin Savage

PJ's Pizza & Angelina's Restaurant (The Shops at Brick)

151 Van Zile Road
Brick, New Jersey 08724

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For More Info:

Kindly RSVP by Sept 21

As always, your continued support is needed and I look forward to seeing everyone.


St Louis Area
Linda M Shipp, CTC, MCC, DS, Director, shipp_linda@ymail.com, 314-374-6910

September 23, 2014, 6:30PM

Viking River Cruises
by Reiner Marks, BDM

Fallon"s Bar & Grill

9200 Olive Blvd,
St Louis, Missouri 63132

&country=US&geocode=address">Mapquest

For More Info:

stcharlesmo@ossn.com


Cleveland
Lynn Byrnes, Director, cleveland@ossn.com, 440-895-1822

September 23, 2014, 6PM

everything Disney
by Rob Cook

Panera Bread- Tiedeman

51 Celebration Place
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: FREE, Non-members: FREE

please RSVP


Cleveland
Lynn Byrnes, Director, cleveland@ossn.com, 440-895-1822

September 23, 2014, 6PM

everything Disney
by Rob Cook

Panera Bread- Tiedeman

51 Celebration Place
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: FREE, Non-members: FREE

please RSVP


San Francisco-East Bay
Juliet Vercelli, Director, sanfrancisco-eastbay@ossn.com, 707-747-6176

September 23, 2014, 5:30PM

Auto Europe
by Pam Howell Nims & Richard Forster

Walnut Creek Library-Las Trampas Conference Room

1644 Broadway
Walnut Creek, California 94596

Mapquest

For More Info: http://www.autoeurope.com/go/cpc/?aff=google&c=15384&gclid=Cj0KEQjwr-KeBRCMh92Ax9rNgJ8BEiQA1OVm-Cfwc1UBbv6lanqO5fenJ3ID-bdhUUHFtxoPnvu0wi8aAplE8P8HAQ

Members: Free, Non-members: First time visitors Free

Email: sanfrancisco-eastbay@ossn.com

orldwide Leader in Car Rentals Whether you're exploring the canals of Venice, the vast Outback of Australia, or the exotic national parks of South Africa; a car rental from Auto Europe will let you see more of the world at your own pace. Auto Europe works with over 8,000 locations worldwide, giving travelers the ability to pick up a car rental conveniently at airports, railstations, and downtown locations across the globe. Auto Europe has great rates and the most convenient pick up locations for your next international car rental.


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

September 23, 2014, 6:00PM

Select Italy
by Maja Gudelj , Director

Bertucci's Restaurant

500 W. Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Fee, Non-members: $5 for non-members

RSVP by September 19, 2014

Since 1997, Select Italy has provided superior travel products and services to Italy. Agents can contact specialized consultants who create customized itineraries, to cover all special interests and occasions, with the best documents in the industry.


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


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

September 24, 2014, 5:30PM

Vacation Express 2015 Travel Updates and New Changes
by Ms. Maggie Valz, Business Development Manager, Vacation Express

Chuy's Mexican Grill in the Hub Cap Room

118 Perimeter Center West (Near Perimeter Mall)
Atlanta, Georgia 30346

Mapquest

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

Members: Free to Members, Non-members: 10.00 for Guests

No later than September 22, 2014 at 6pm

Join us for the OSSN Georgia Chapter September Monthly Meeting for Members and Guests. This is your opportunity to get acquainted with our Host and Supplier Member, Ms. Maggie Valz, Business Development Manager for Vacation Express. We have a great meeting planned for travel professionals to learn all about Vacation Express' products and services. Come on out and learn how to earn more commissions in 2014 and 2015 with Vacation Express. In addition, you will get the latest updates, new changes, and access to awesome travel packages available to your clients. Bring lots of business cards. Be sure to come early to network and enjoy the festive meeting with Maggie from Vacation Express!


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

September 25, 2014, 7:00PM

Exclusive Group Travel
by Holly Sievers

TBA


Houston, Texas

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: $10

houston-chapter@ossn.com

Exclusive Group Travel is a new tour operator specializing in Mexico, Jamaica, and Dominican Republic. This company was created by Steve Gorga, former CEO of Travel Impressions. Come learn how to grow your Caribbean land vacation business with this new partner!


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

Mapquest

For More Info: http://www.cvent.com/d/v4q4r6

Members: $15, Non-members: $15

You must enter the coupon/discount code rhidalgo2014

IMPORTANT!!! The price of $15 per agent is half off of NCL's normal "Let's Do Lunch" program of $30 per agent and can only be reserved by registering through this link http://www.cvent.com/d/v4q4r6. You must enter the coupon/discount code rhidalgo2014 during the registration process to receive the discount. 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!!!


Albuquerque New Mexico
Keith Powell, Director, albuquerque@ossn.com, 505-463-5653

September 29, 2014, 11:30AM

How to sell tours
by Matt Greenwaldt, DSM Collette Vacations

Lunch

115 Gold Ave SW #201
Albuquerque, New Mexico 97102

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: none with RSVP, Non-members: contact me for details

albuquerque@ossn.com

Save the date. More information soon.


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

October 1, 2014, 6:00PM

St Lucia Specialist Training - Part 2 Specialist Training
by Hortensia Joseph, St Lucia Tourist Board

Sheraton 4 Points

910 Sheraton Dr
Mars, Pa, Pennsylvania 16046

Mapquest

For More Info:

Pittsburgh-Pa@Ossn.Com

You must do the Part 1 taining on the Recommend Magazine Web site to qualify to attend this training.


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

Mapquest

For More Info:

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


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

October 7, 2014, 07:00PM

Select Italy: The Leading Italian Travel Expert..
by Maja Gudelj: BDM from Select Italy.

IHOP: International House of Pancake

667 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, New York 11788

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: $0.00, Non-members: $0.00

longisland @ossn.com

Join us as we learn and share together at our October 7th, 2014 OSSN Long Island Chapter Meeting. Maja Gudelj the BDM from Select Italy will Conduct a presentation on Select Italy's guided walking tours, food and wine tours, she will tell us why Select Italy is the leading Italian travel expert and the ultimate source for travel to Italy and Croatia. Food and beverage will be serve, bring your business cards for networking. Thank you.


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

October 8, 2014, 11:30AM

Getting the Most Out of Travel to Costa Rica
by Ms. Djibia Joseph, Costa Rica Dream Adventures

TBA


, Georgia

Mapquest

For More Info:

More to come...


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

Mapquest

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.


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

October 14, 2014, AM

TBA


Mapquest

For More Info:


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

October 14, 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


St Louis Area
Linda M Shipp, CTC, MCC, DS, Director, shipp_linda@ymail.com, 314-374-6910

October 15, 2014, 4PM

Buck Wilson Travel Show
by Buck Wilson

TBA


, Missouri

Mapquest

For More Info:


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


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


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.


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

October 30, 2014, 7:00PM

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
by Maribel Lascalere

TBA


Houston, Texas

Mapquest

For More Info:

Members: Free, Non-members: $10

Maribel Lascalere is now with Uniworld! Come learn how Uniworld is different from other river cruise lines and how by incorporating river cruising into your product offerings to clients, your income will increase exponentially.


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.


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.


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

November 5, 2014, 11AM

All About Travel to Bermuda
by Earlston T. Dill, Jr., Business Development Manager, Bermuda Tourism Authority

Another Broken Egg Breakfast Restaurant

4745 Ashford Dunwoody Road,
Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

Mapquest

For More Info: http://www.gotobermuda.com/bermudatourism/

Members: Free to Members, Non-members: 10.00

No later than November 3, 2014

Time to go to Bermuda! Join us for the OSSN Georgia Chapter November Monthly Meeting hosted by Earlston T. Dill, BDM, from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. As a new Supplier Member, lets show Bermuda how we do travel! This is a great opportunity for you to find out how to take your clients to Bermuda for luxury travel vacations, corporate meetings, and romantic weddings on the island. In addition, you will learn how to earn more commissions when your clients travel to Bermuda. Don't miss this opportunity. Brings lots of business cards for networking and door prizes. See you at the meeting!!


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

November 6, 2014, 6:30PM

Disney
by Tammy Spa

TBD


, Illinois

Mapquest

For More Info:

BELLEVILLE.IL@OSSN.COM or 618-623-9760


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


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

November 14, 2014, 6:00PM

Special Needs Group
by Tensi Westreicher, CATA, Director of Sales & Marketing SNG Certified Accessible Travel AdvocateTM

Bertucci's Restaurant

500 W. Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

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Members: Free for members, Non-members: $5 for non-members

RSVP by November 10

Special Needs Group is the leading global provider of wheelchair, scooter, oxygen and other special needs equipment rentals. •Recommended by the world's major cruise lines for superior service and value. They are the ONLY company referred by ALL of the major cruise lines. •Special Needs Group also services guests visiting hotels, resorts, theme parks and convention centers. Come learn how you can better service your clients while earning commission


San Francisco-East Bay
Juliet Vercelli, Director, sanfrancisco-eastbay@ossn.com, 707-747-6176

November 18, 2014, 10:00AM

Pre Holiday Mixer & FAM
by Louise Winses

Red andWhite Fleet

Pier 43 1/2 Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco, California 94133

Mapquest

For More Info: http://www.wtmlondon.com/library/Red-and-White-Fleet

Members: $14, Non-members: $14

Email: sanfrancisco-eastbay@ossn.com

Pre-Holiday Mixer and FAM From:Kevin Streit and Associates, LLC This family-owned company has been offering tourists tours of the San Francisco Bay since 1892. Several tours available during the day and evening. Only bay cruise company offering tours in 12 foreign languages. Departs from historic Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 43 1/2. www.redandwhite.com - See more at: http://www.wtmlondon.com/library/Red-and-White-Fleet#sthash.A63uyd5k.dpuf


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

Mapquest

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

November 19, 2014, AM

CCRA Power Solutions Regional Travel Events

TBD


Mapquest

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

December 4, 2014, AM

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

TBA


, Georgia

Mapquest

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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.


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

March 1, 2015, TBDAM

MSC Divina Ship Inspection
by MSC Cruises

Port of Miami


Miami, Florida

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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!


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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