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NCBTA 2018 Education Day @ Charlotte Douglas International Airport

July 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Charlotte Douglas International Airport
5601 Wilkinson Blvd. - Eagle Meeting Room
Charlotte, NC 28208
Venue Website
http://www.cltairport.com/Pages/default.aspx
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Event Overview

NCBTA's 2018 Education Day will be onsite at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Offices providing a full day of air related speakers teaching us what happens behind the scenes, what are top airport priorities, what is on the horizon for travelers at one of the nation's busiest airports. 

Additionally, the event will include a limited admission behind the scenes tour of the airport featuring airport CFO, Mike Hill. NOTE: There are a maximum of 50 tour slots (going quickly) and you must also bring a valid (not expired) government issued photo identification with you to tour. Include your full name and Date of Birth within registration questions for the tour security check.

FREE EVENT for Directs (Buyers). Please email Admin@ncbta.org to register for the day and tour or just the day of education. 

 

 

Keynote Speaker:


Dave Hilfman
Sr Vice President Worldwide Sales, United

Dave Hilfman is senior vice president of worldwide sales for United.  In this role, Dave is responsible for directing the efforts of a team of over 700 sales professionals who manage sales programs, relationships and revenue with corporations, travel management companies and distributors around the world.

Dave was previously senior vice president of worldwide sales for Continental Airlines from 2004 to 2010.

Dave started his airline career in 1981 with Eastern Airlines as a campus sales representative at the University of South Florida.  He held sales positions of increasing responsibility with Eastern throughout the southeastern United States until joining Continental Airlines in 1986 where he served as regional sales manager in New York City and director of the western sales division based in Los Angeles.  In 1992, Dave moved to the airline's corporate headquarters in Houston, where he held the positions of senior director of the U.S. field sales, vice president of multinational sales and revenue programs and vice president of sales and reservations.

Dave graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in finance.  He's an avid golfer and has one son.

Article in Travel Weekly: Longtime United Sales Executive Hilfman Retiring

 

Speakers:


Mike Hill, CFO
Charlotte Douglas International Airport

 

Agenda

8:00am          Breakfast & Registration

9:00am          Welcome

9:15am          Mike Hill, Charlotte Douglas Int'l Airport Update

9:30am          Airline Industry Update - Dave Hilfman, Sr VP Worldwide Sales, United

10:20am        Break

10:30am        Networking Activity

11:15am        Security Update - TSA or FAA or Corporate Head of Security

 

Noon              Lunch by HMS provided by Charlotte Douglas International Airport
                           Lunchtime speakers: The Parking Spot & HMS Catering

 

1:00pm          "What's in the Air" Buyer & Supplier Panel - Airline Souricing 
                       & Traveler Tips

 

2:00pm          Closing Announcement & United Roundtrip Tickets Raffle

 

2:30pm-4:00pm   Tour Behind the Scenes of Charlotte Douglas Int'l Airport (Limited to 50: MUST Sign up by Friday July 13th for security check with Full Name and Date of Birth)

 

Event Raffle

This year's Education Day raffle will include 2 roundtrip tickets on United Airlines!

 

 

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Silver Event Sponsor:

 

 

Special Note:  This is a non-smoking facility which means smokers will either have to refrain or walk to smoking area at Business Valet.
Parking:   Provided free of charge in the bottom level of the Business Valet Parking Deck in the Employee/Visitor parking area (corner of Wilkinson Blvd & Harlee St).

Tickets

$75.00 Allied Member Registration (does NOT include tour)
$85.00 after 12:00 am July 14

$100.00 Allied Guest Registration (does NOT include tour)
$110.00 after 12:00 am July 14

$100.00 Allied Member Registration with Tour-limited availability

$125.00 Non Member Registration Including Tour - limited availability

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