Meeting/Event Information

NCBTA 2018 Gala-Casino Night w/ Education Breakfast

November 15, 2018
6:00 PM to 12:00 PM
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Marriott Raleigh Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Dr
Durham, NC 27703
Venue Website
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rducp-marriott-at-research-triangle-park/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2
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Invite a friend, family member, loved one or co-worker (BOGO) and join NCBTA for an amazingly fun evening of entertainment and networking during our November 15th Take Me to Vegas Gala and Auction followed by a full morning of educational content on November 16th at the Marriott RTP.

 

This year, we are going to be raising money towards 2019 events and scholarship fund with separate opportunities to assist charity.

 

Registration Costs:

Direct Buyers (Member or Non-Member) -  Free + one (1) guest *Email admin@ncbta.org for registration(include name & email of guest)

Suppliers (Members or Non-Member Gala and Education Breakfast) – $150 for 2 registrations

Suppliers (Member or Non-Member Education Breakfast Only) - $75 single registration

 

Thursday November 15th
The November 15th evening event will consist of:

  • Happy Hour with Appetizers
  • Elegant Buffet
  • Live Band Entertainment provided by “The Mulligans”
  • 2 Drink Tickets with For-Purchase Bar
  • Casino Table Games
  • Photo Booth
  • Bidding for Good Virtual Auction local hotel stays, etc.
  • Silent Auction Onsite tangible mid-range items (gift certificates, art work, autographs, spa packages, etc.)
  • High-End Vacation & Entertainment Packages DrawingsTake Me to Vegas Weekend Getaway, Airline Tickets, Corvette for the Weekend, etc. ($20/entry – virtual attendees can win as well)

 

Time

Event Item

5:30 – 6:30pm

Registration Open - Happy Hour with Appetizers

6:30 – 7:15pm

Dinner Buffet

7:00 – 10:00pm

Entertainment with The Mulligans, Casino Table Games, Photo Booth

7:15 – 8:00pm

Dessert

6:30 – 9:00pm

Silent Auction

9:00pm

Bidding for Good Site Closes

9:30– 9:45pm

Drawings

9:45 – 10:00pm

Closing Announcements

 

Friday November 16th
The November 16th Breakfast and Education Sessions will consist of:

  • Hot Breakfast Buffet with Platinum and Gold Sponsor Speakers
  • Travel & Expense Expert Panel What Should Be Top Considerations for Your 2019 Travel & Expense Program?
  • Professional Development Speaker – travel industry focused career development education session with Carrie Fabris
  • Charity Activity – we are asking for a buyer organization to help sponsor and select the best charity activity for this event. Please see more about this below. 

 

Time

Event Item

9:00 – 9:55am

Breakfast Buffet with Platinum and Gold Level Sponsor Speakers

10:00 – 10:45am

Travel & Expense Expert Panel – What Should Be Top Considerations for Your 2019 Travel & Expense Program?

 

10:45 – 11:30am

Professional Development SpeakerAlon Zaibert

Emotional Relevance in the Corporate Travel World

11:30am – 12:00pm

Charity Activity & Closing Announcements

 

 

 

How Can You Help?

Donations - We need help to get donations for hotel or vacation rental stays (local and outside NC), restaurant gift certificates, entertainment tickets or experiences (sports, arts, family, etc.), airline tickets, car rental certificates, art, autographs, or anything else you think would help the cause. Please refer to the attached donor form to submit an item. Or you can click this link and enter your item into the Bidding For Good site.
https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Donate.action?auctionId=338747009  

 

Sponsors – There are further sponsor opportunities for both suppliers and buyers to assist in the following areas:

 

  • Silver Sponsorships - ($1000 each with 3 remaining)
  • The Mulligans Band Sponsorship - ($750)
  • Photo Booth Sponsor - ($500)
  • Charity Activity Sponsor - ($500 - with input on selection of activity)
  • Casino Table Sponsors - ($250/table – 5 remaining)

 

Please email Allyson Cross at allyson.cross@cbtravel.com and/or admin@ncbta.org to find out more about these sponsorship inclusions.

 

Bid on Items or Purchase Raffle Tickets https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Donate.action?auctionId=338747009  

Go to Bidding For Good (link above) beginning October 30th to bid online up until9pm the night of the Gala.
Not all items will be online. There will be many awesome items for the silent auction on available to attendees.
Raffle tickets can be purchased at Gala for airline tickets and hotel packges.

These are some of the awesome items donated:

200,000 Miles on American Airlines
2 round trip tickets on United Airlines
4 one way tickets on Southwest

Ultimate Asheville Getaway: 2 nights at Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown w/2tickets to Biltmore Estate, $50 Gift Card to Montford Rooftop bar, Wine Popcorn & Coffee
1 night at Proximity Hotel in Loft King room with chocolate truffles, bottle of wine, bicycle rentals, romantic room turndown & candles, Greensboro NC

1 night at Fearington House with breakfast for 2, Pittsboro NC
2 nights at AC Hotels NYC Downtown
2 nights at Hyatt Centric Miami South Beach
2 night weekend at Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley w/breakfast for 2, $100 Macy's shopping spree
1 night at Renaissnace Raleigh North Hills w/breakfast for 2 at 41Hundred Restaurant
1 night at Cambria Hotel Washing DC Convention Center
1 night at Tru by Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport
1 night at Omni Hotel - Jacksonville, FL
1 night at Drury Inn
1 night at Hampton Inn Jacksonville FL Downtown
1 night weekend w/breakfast for 2 at Sheraton Charlotte Airport
2 night weekend at Hilton Raleigh North Hills w/breakfast for 2
2 nights with breakfast for 2 at Doubletree Southpark
2 night stay Holiday Inn University Charlotte


$100 Gift Card to Asbury at The Historic Dunhill Hotel. Charlotte, NC

Carolina Panthers Mini Helmet signed by wide receiver, D. Moore
Nascar Joe Gibbs Racing Helmet - signed
Clean Juice $150 gift card, shirts & mug with $1 refills for life
Gift Basket from William Sonoma
Gift Basket from Rodan & Fields
Gift Basket from Scentsy
Mary Kay Time Wise Gift Set
Burt's Bees Baby Gift Basket

Fishing Guide Service Gift Certificate - Lake Norman NC
Off Broadway Shoes Gift Certificates 2 worth $250 each
Rackroom Shoes Gift Certificate 2 worth $250 each

Nascar Hall of Fame passes (4)
Carowinds Season Passes (4)
Durham Bulls Baseball 4 tickets to one game
Charlotte Knight's VIP Pkg(home plate club) 2 tickets with Parking

1 year Allied Membership to NCBTA
1 year Direct (Buyer) Membership to NCBTA

 

Music Entertainment Provided By:

The Mulligans - Cover Band

Music Samples Available Here: https://www.gigmasters.com/variety-band/the-mulligans

 

Casino Entertainment Provided By:

 

 

Event Sponsors:

 

Location Sponsor 

Marriott RTP

 

Room Block Information:

Start date: 11/15/18
End date: 11/16/18
Last day to book: 11/1/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

Marriott at Research Triangle Park  for 129.00 USD  per night

Click here to: Book your group rate for NC Business Travel

 

 

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

 

Silver Sponsors

 

 

 

 

Tickets

$150.00 Supplier Member - NCBTA Gala and Education Breakfast Registration for Two (2) - (BOGO)
$170.00 after 12:00 am November 12

$150.00 Supplier Non Member - NCBTA Gala and Education Breakfast Registration for Two (2) - (BOGO)
$170.00 after 12:00 am November 12

$75.00 Supplier Member - Education Breakfast Registration for One (1)
$85.00 after 12:00 am November 12

$75.00 Supplier Non Member - Education Breakfast Registration for One (1)
$85.00 after 12:00 am November 12

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NCBTA 2018 Gala-Casino Night w/ Education Breakfast

November 15, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 12:00 PM

Marriott Raleigh Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Dr
Durham, NC 27703
Venue Website

An Evening of Networking and Breakfast Education Session