Conference Agenda

Advantage Conference Agenda 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

Welcome Reception

Hosted by the Greater Miami CVB at the Doral

Friday 11 May 2018

Opening Session

07.30 – 09.00

The Prologue

Chapter One - Once Upon A Time


Julia Lo Bue-Said, Advantage Travel Partnership


Chapter Two - My Travel Story

How leaders in our industry got to where they are, the twists and turns their journey took and how that gives them a perspective on the future evolution of travel.


Antonia Wysong, Delta Captain


Adolfo Perez, Senior Vice President of Sales & Trade
Marketing, Carnival Cruise Line


Nick Scott, Managing Director, arrangeMY

Coffee Break

09.00 – 09.30

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13.30 – 14.30

Free Time

14.30 onwards

Miami Party Night


Saturday 12 May 2018

Speed Dating

08.00 – 12.30


12.30 – 13.30

Afternoon Sessions

13.30 – 15.30

Chapter Three

Big Change and Little Me

A focus on the constantly evolving political and economic story and the changing consumer need.


Peter Greenberg


Joanna Kolatsis, Head of Aviation and Travel (Partner) - Hill Dickinson LLP


Steven Esom, Advantage
non-executive chairman


Chapter Four

From Me to You

 We recognise the stars the stars of Miami Advice and reveal the winner of this year’s Advantage Social Media Challenge.


Chapter Five

Jerry Springer in conversation

Legendary chat show host, Jerry Springer, discusses his life, career and amazing stories from the show that bears his name.

Free Time

14.30 onwards

The Review - Farewell Gala Dinner


Sunday 13 May 2018

Delegates Return Home

Independent TMC Summit

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The Independent TMC Summit hosted by WIN Global Travel Network will take place from Tuesday 08 May to lunchtime on Thursday 10 May in Miami. This Summit is scheduled to be the premier Global TMC event of the year, designed to gather forward-thinking travel professionals from across the globe to debate the challenges affecting our industry.

More details available on request, please contact Julie Sandford on

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