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  PUERTO VALLARTA
   
   

   

 

DECEMBER 5TH DAY 1 - BUSINESS MEETINGS AND HOTEL EXPERIENCES
     
10:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration and Hotel Experiences
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hotel Site Inspections

 

5:30 pm First Timers Cocktail in the Lobby
6:30 pm Departure from the Lobby to Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Welcome Reception and Dinner

 

DECEMBER 6TH - DAY 2, BUSINESS MEETINGS AND GREAT EXPERIENCES
     
7:45 am - 10:45 am Breakfast and Trade Show-pre-scheduled meetings with exhibitors. At the convention center.

11:00 am – 1:45 pm

Puerto Vallarta Experience & Lunch on the property by Host Hotel

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trade Show – pre-scheduled meetings with exhibitors

6:00 pm

Departure from the Lobby to Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Site inspection and Dinner

 

DECEMBER 7TH - DAY 3, EDUCATION
     
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast and wake-up call with Ed Cotton, Destination Wedding Guru. At the convention center.

8:30 am - 9:15 am

An Affair To Remember: Staying Top Of Mind In Your Market by Peter Merry: Author of "The Best Wedding Reception...Ever!" & International Wedding Industry Speaker

9:15 am - 9:45 am Posadas Group – host hotels - Presentation “Weddings at La Coleccion Resorts”
9:45 am - 10:30 am Trends in Wedding Décor by Matthew Trettel & Bruce Vassar “The Wedding Guys”
10:30 am -10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:45 pm

Strategic Positioning Workshop: you will leave equipped with a complete advertising strategy by Marketing business leaders Meredith Hill (GIFTE), Vanessa McGovern (GIFTE) & Carmen Perez (Online strategy expert)

12:45 to 2:00 pm Lunch: Love Mexico Puerto Vallarta Specialist

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm

Breakout 1 – Going it alone: It can be done by Kara Robinson, Elite Travel Designs

 

Breakout 2 Roping the Rogue - How not to lose group destination wedding guests to self-booking by: Teri Hurley – Endless Love Travel

 

Breakout 3 Practical Solutions to your most difficult problems by Marisabel Marty MBA, Travel Planner International

 

Breakout 4 – 101 Summer Weddings Ideas by Vincent Van Den Berg Pixan Photography

 

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Breakout 1 – How to use the NEW livestream feature of Facebook – Facebook Live! Come learn all about this exciting feature that Facebook offers so you can increase your exposure and deepen your engagement with your clients and prospects.By Vanessa McGorvern

 

Breakout 2 – How Same Sex Weddings Have Effected The Destination Wedding Business by Kimberly Vaughan LGBT weddings.com

 

Breakout 3 Love Mexico Specialist Track-Romance in Puerto Vallarta by Luis Villaseñor: Mexican star

 

Breakout 4 – Work Smarter in 2017 – Making The Most Of Destination Weddings by Tracy French The French Connection Events and Travel

 

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout 1 Expert Panel, 12 New Year´s Resolutions To Your Business Success by Ed Cotton

 

Breakout 2 Create Your Brand in Instagram by Carmen Perez/ Online Marketing Strategist

  

Breakout 3 Networking with a purpose: Growing your Travel business by Shannon LeBlanc CRO Paradise Vacation Escapes

4:40 pm - 5:30 pm

For a beautiful story, a great destination:

Ensenada, Baja California

5:00 pm - 5:55 pm

Final Session sponsored by HARD ROCK HOTELS: Body Language and Persuasion by Traci Brown, Body Language and Unconscious Persuasion

7:30 pm

Farewell Dinner by Host Hotel: Grand Fiesta Americana All Inclusive All Adults Puerto Vallarta

 

DECEMBER 8TH - DAY 4
     
ALL DAY Departures to the airport for the ones not staying for the post tours

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast at leisure and Check out / mandatory Check out before leaving for the Experiences

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Departure for Experiences

 

Experiences will be selected based on the location of your assigned post tour. All requests should be made to Katy@MeWedEvents.com and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.

FOR ATTENDEES ASSIGNED TO POST TOURS AT: Velas Vallarta, Casa Velas, Hyatt Ziva, Sunset Plaza, Hilton, and Sunscape Resort & Spa you may request from the following options:

 

Experience 1 – Bay Sail & Swim: Enjoy an exciting cruise around the gorgeous Banderas Bay. Take the opportunity to swim and snorkel around or just sip on an ice cold drink and relax to the calming sounds of the ocean.

 

Experience 2 – Nature & Adventure: Located in a protected tropical forest just outside of Puerto Vallarta, you will zip through a stunning treetop canopy on a series of thrilling zip lines. Calm your nerves with an excellent Tequila Tasting.

 

Experience 3 – The Marina Vallarta Experience: visit The Westin, Melia Puerto Vallarta, and Casa Velas.

 

Experience 4 – Vallarta Bay & Conchas Chinas: visit Sunset Plaza Beach Resort & Spa, Grand Miramar, and Secrets Vallarta Bay

FOR ATTENDEES ASSIGNED TO POST TOURS AT – RIU Palace Pacifico, Iberostar Playa Mita, & Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit you may request from the following options:

Experience 5 – Sayulita & San Pancho: This private tour takes you north out of Vallarta and up and over the Sierra Madre Mountains to the funky-cool beach towns of Sayulita and San Pancho. You’ll enjoy a guided tour

through these world famous towns and delight in the local crafts, delicious foods, and beautiful beaches.

 

Experience 6 – Trendy Punta Mita & Riviera Nayarit: visit Iberostar Playa Mita, the Brand New W Punta Mita, and Villa La Estancia.

 

2:00 pm

Departures & Check-Ins at your assigned Post Tour Hotels (for registered Post Tour attendees ONLY)

 

*Post Tours:

Optional. Post Tours at several properties. Additional investment and pre-registration mandatory

 

DECEMBER 9TH - DAY 5
     
ALL DAY POST TOURS HOST HOTEL. Hosted day and stay

 

 

DECEMBER 10TH - DAY 6
     
ALL DAY POST TOURS DEPARTURES