Q. What is the deadline to register for AATC 2017?
A. Travel Planners: register throughout the year; however the deadline for travel planners will be February 15, 2017.Travel Industry: AATC will accept 200 travel industry delegates registrations until March 15, 2017.
Q. What airport should I fly into?
A. You will fly into Atlantic City International Airport (ACY).
Q. Will there be shuttle service from Atlantic International Airport to the Conference Center?
A. Watch for more details.
Q. When can I make my hotel reservations?
A. Hotel reservations for the Travel Planners will be made by the AATC staff.
A. A special rate TBA and shuttle service to conference venues are available at the following hotel for the Travel Industry:
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
Tropicana - (609) 340-4000
Boardwalk & S. New Jersey Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Q. Is my hotel room included in my registration?
A. Travel Planners: Room and tax are included in the registration fee for April 26th and 27th only. Incidental charges are the responsibility of the individual delegate. Upon check in a major credit card will be requested from the hotel for incidentals. Travel Industry: Hotel rooms and incidental charges are the responsibility of all travel industry delegates.
Q. What is the attire for the conference?
A. Business attire is required at all daytime events, evening events, unless otherwise specified, are business/casual.
Q. What is the weather like in Atlantic City, New Jersey in April?
A. Daytime temperatures average 60's - 70's. Evening temperatures range from the low 40's to the 50's.
Q. What is AATC Marketplace?
A. The purpose of AATC Marketplace is to provide destination and tour operator information to travel planners. AATC Marketplace is an appointment generated marketplace. Each appointment is 6 minutes in duration. The travel planner is seated in a booth and the travel industry will move between appointments and meet the planners.
Q. Why do you need an up-to-date e-mail address?
Q. When can I choose my appointments for the Atlantic City, New Jersey AATC Conference?
A. AATC Travel Industry delegates may begin the online choosing of appointments the last week of March, 2017.
Q. What if I don't return the appointment schedule by the deadline?
A. Any Travel Industry delegate who does not return appointment requests by the deadline will be issued pre-selected appointments.
Q. When will I get my appointment schedule?
A. Hard copies of appointments will be distributed to AATC buyer delegates at registration.
Q. What handouts are permitted at AATC Marketplace?
A. Travel Industry may distribute an 8.5" x 11", three-hole punched, company profile sheet and business cards. Brochures and giveaways are strictly prohibited on the Marketplace floor. All Delegates are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards for distribution at Marketplace, and Social Events.
Q. Where and when is the next AATC Conference?
A. Check back soon for our exciting 2018 announcement.
African American Travel Conference, PO Box 129, Salem, OH 44460
PH: (330) 337-1027 | Fax: 330-337-1118 | www.aatconline.com