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   2018 ACPC CONFERENCE DETAILS

     August 18 - August 21, 2018
     Orlando, Florida
    JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Hotels

      
     Conference and Hotel registration opens on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM EASTERN thru
     Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM EASTERN unless the conference and/or Hotels are sold out prior to the cut-off dates.  
 

 

Agenda Is Subject To Change 

 

2018 Air Carriers Purchasing Conference

AUGUST 18 - August 21, 2018

 

SATURDAY,  AUGUST 18, 2018

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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Merle Hellerstedt Golf Tournament Ritz-Carlton Golf Club
Buses depart at 6 am
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Airline & Supplier Conference Registration Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
     
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Airline Roundtable Sign-up Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
   
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Meet & Greet Sessions Palazzo Ballroom 
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM LinkedIn Corner Tech Bars Palazzo Ballroom
     
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM ACPC "Gives Back" Charity Auction Palazzo Ballroom Foyer
     
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Customer Service Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
     
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM New Attendee Orientation Del Lago 1-4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Charity Bag Stuffing Event Palazzo Ballroom Foyer
     
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4

LinkedIn Tips For Building Your Professional Presence And Getting More Clients

Dahlia El Gazzar
     
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Airline & Supplier Ritz-Carlton Ballrom
Conference Registration & Cust. Service
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Airline Roundtable Sign-Up Ritz-Carlton Ballrom
 
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4
Managing Change Within Your Business QMS To Align With Your Customer's Growth
George Ringger
 
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4
Tech and Solutions: Note Taking and Capturing Data-Speech and Handwriting Recognition
Dahlia El Gazzar
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception  Palazzo Ballroom 
(Prepaid Registrants Only)
     
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM Welcome Address Palazzo Ballroom 
Karen Cantor-Riggi, Supplier Chair
4:30 PM – 8:00 PM After Hours Badge Pickup Grande Registration Desk
(Prepaid Registrants Only)
6:30 PM – 11:00 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom
Hosted by Shawn Wilson -Karaoke begins at 7:00 PM & the second annual "ACPC Sing-Off" begins at 9:30 pm
   
   

 

SUNDAY,  AUGUST 19, 2018

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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4
Going Green with Change and Harvesting Something Better
W. Jones Loflin
 
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Airline & Supplier
Conference Registration & Cust. Service
Grande Registration Desk
     
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Airline Roundtable Sign-up Grande Registration Desk
   
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom 
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Meet and Greet Sessions Palazzo Ballroom
     
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM LinkedIn Corner Tech Bars Palazzo Ballroom 
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM  Charity Auction Palazzo Ballroom Foyer
     
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Airline Luncheon with Speaker
Pivot Point: Turn On A Dime Without Sacrificing Results
Shawn Rhodes
Marriott Grand Ballroom
     
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4
Top Ten Apps-on-the-Go: Apps That Help When You are OOO (Out-Of Office)
Dahlia El Gazzar
     
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Airline Networking Forum Mediterranean Ballroom
    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Set Up
    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM --- Airlines Only
    3:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Airlines & Suppliers
 
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM After Hours Badge Pickup  Grande Registration Desk
(Prepaid Registrants Only)
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM After Hours Roundtable Sign-Up Grande Registration Desk
(Based on availability)
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM  "Seaport Village" Dinner Reception Coquina Ballroom
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Music and Dancing by Frank Matos
   
   

 

MONDAY,  AUGUST 20, 2018

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9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Professional Development Session Del Lago 1-4
Getting The Blue Ribbon: Experience A Fresh And Practical Way For You And Those In Your Organization To Change And Get The Results You're Really Hungry For!
W. Jones Loflin
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Airline Private Networking
Bagel Bar and Coffee
Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
     
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration & Customer Service Torrey Pines
   
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meet and Greet Sessions Palazzo Ballroom
     
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM LinkedIn Corner Tech Bars Palazzo Ballroom 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Professional Development Session
15 Must Have Productivity Apps
Dahlia El Gazzar
Del Lago 1-4
     
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Airline Roundtable Sessions Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
     
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM Professional Development Session
Tips & Tricks to Maximize Your Use of Google and Google For Business
Dahlia El Gazzar
Del Lago 1-4
     
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Business Luncheon & Keynote Speech
The Airline Marketplace, Past, Present and Future-Pivoting To New Heights
Marriott Grand Ballroom
Robert Bial, Airline Chair
 
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM Charity Distribution of Auction Prizes  Lobby Lounge East North Tower
1:50 PM – 5:00 PM Airline Roundtable Sessions Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Professional Development Session
Pivot Point: Turn On A Dime Without Sacrificing Results - Supplier Session
Shawn Rhodes
Del Lago 1-4
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Meet and Greet Sessions Palazzo Ballroom
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM LinkedIn Corner Tech Bars Palazzo Ballrooom
     
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

         Professional Development Session
Aircraft Parts Documentation Has Been Changing-What Do I Need To Know for 2017? 
 Jason Dickstein

Del Lago 1-4

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Professional Development Session
Beyond Mag-6!  Identifying Meaningful Change Needed Within Your Organization To Align With The Ever Evolving External Marketing and Regulatory Environment
George Ringger
Del Lago 1-4
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Semi-Formal Banquet Dinner
Semi-Formal/Business Attire
(No Jeans, T-Shirts, Shorts)
Marriott Grand Ballroom
9:00 PM - 10:30 PM Entertainment
Liquid Blue Band
Marriott Grand Ballroom
   
   

 

TUESDAY,  AUGUST 21, 2018

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8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Supplier Closed Meeting Rancho Santa Fe
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Airline Closed Meeting Torrey Pines 2-3
     
9:00 AM - 12:20 PM Airline Roundtable Sessions Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
   
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Hospitality Suite Palazzo Ballroom 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meet and Greet Sessions Palazzo Ballroom
     
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Business Luncheon with Improv Marriott Grand Ballroom 
National Comedy Theatre
     
1:45 PM Conference Concludes  
     
   
   

 

                                                                                

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