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Fall 2017

We have lots of ASTA Small Business Network member travel opportunities lined up for the remainder of 2017 and 2018. A must-attend: ASTA Small Business Network Conference in awe-inspiring Anchorage!

I couldn’t be prouder of this year’s programing, including many one-of-a-kind, experiential pre- and post- FAMs exploring Alaska’s natural beauty and wilderness. Flight seeing, rail experiences into Denali, Prince William Sound glacier viewing, cruising with ASTA Small Business Network colleagues on the Chichagof Dream expedition vessel with Alaskan Dream Cruises—all are options in the Great Land.

Make summer plans around ASTA’s Global Convention, August 27 – 29 in San Diego, featuring dedicated workshops, panels and receptions arranged with ASTA Small Business Network and ASTA independent travel advisors in mind. There’s even an evening in the baseball park! Let’s show San Diego our travel advisor pride as we cheer on the Padres at Petco Park.

Alaska and San Diego aren’t tempting enough? Join us for the ASTA China Summit, taking place in Guiyang, in Guizhou Province. Surrounded by mountains and forests, the city is renowned for colorful culture and represented by various ethnic groups. With China Southern airfare starting from $299 roundtrip in coach and $1,200 in business class, you can’t afford to stay home! After experiencing this lovely region all-in with ASTA—$999 for air, hotel, FAM and conference registration—you’ll return with a wealth of knowledge about this intriguing area.

ASTA Small Business Network travels the world! Save these dates.

October 16 – 23 | Journey Through Ireland FAM
August 27 – 29 | ASTA Global Convention | San Diego, California
September 13 – 16 | ASTA Small Business Network Annual Conference | Anchorage, Alaska
November 8 – 12 | ASTA China Summit
December 2 – 9 | Escorted Italy FAM

Skip around the globe with ASTA Small Business Network at these inspiring events—and share the inspiration with your clients.

Ann Chamberlin, CTIE

President, National Association of Career Travel advisors (ASTA Small Business Network)

SVP Operations, American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA)

Photo courtesy of Cathryn Posey.