ASTA Destination Expo Agenda - 2020

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Program

The Expo includes educational sessions, evening receptions and events, the B2B meetings and the trade show.
Program is subject to change. 

Come early or stay after our program to enjoy one of our pre- and post-educational journeys (FAMs) for an additional fee. For more information please click here.

Pre Educational Journeys
 All Day Pre Educational Journeys  (available for an additional fee) 
For more information about our Educational Journeys, please click here!
   
Day 1 – Thursday, December 3rd
Time Event
 All Day Arrivals
Attendees participating in the Expo and staying at our host hotel will receive a complimentary transfer from the Dubrovnik Airport. Attendees participating in a pre-educational journey will be transferred to our host hotel on this day before the opening welcome event.
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Opening Welcome Reception
Welcome to Croatia! Tonight we'll enjoy a "Proslava", Croatian for celebration, as our first formal gathering.
 
Day 2 – Friday, December 4th
 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General Session
Welcome to ASTA Destination Expo 2020! We'll kick off our next few days of education and touring with featured speakers local to Croatia. Invited speakers include:
  - Minister of Tourism, Gari Capelli
  - U.S.Ambassador to Croatia, W.Robert Kohorst
  - Mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković
  - Prefect of Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Nikola Dobroslavic
  - Representatives from Amcro Travel 

 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Coffee Break
 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Destination Training Seminars.
Giving you the knowledge to sell Croatia with confidence. Our sessions will include topics such as corporate & luxury travel, tours for cruising and sailing, wine & dine, and more!
 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch
 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Trade Show Bringing in the best local suppliers to meet with you in person
Evening
Free Night to Explore Explore the many Christmas markets, enjoy dinner in the Old City or experience the amenities of the hotel with spa service at our host hotel.
   
Day 3 – Saturday, December 5th
 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Destination Training Seminars. Giving you the knowledge to sell Croatia with confidence. Our sessions will include topics on a variety of tours including adventure & leisure, diving, Game of Thrones, Dubrovnik City, sustainability, and more!
 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM B2B Appointment Sessions. Meet 1:1 with supplier partners from Croatia
 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Sightseeing Tour of Dubrovnik's Old City & Game of Thrones Themed Tour.  (included in registration) 
Evening  Free Night to Explore Explore the many Christmas markets, enjoy dinner in the Old City or experience the amenities of the hotel with spa service at our host hotel.

Day 4 – Sunday, December 6th
 8:30 AM - TBD Full-Day Sightseeing Tour to Ston, Peljesac, and the Countryside  (included in registration) 
 6:30 PM Closing Evening Event

Monday, December 7th
 All Day Departures
Attendees participating in the Expo and staying at our host hotel will receive a complimentary transfer to the Dubrovnik Airport. Attendees participating in a pot-educational journey will be picked up our host hotel on this day.
 All Day Post Educational Journeys  (available for an additional fee) 
We will have a variety of educational journeys (FAMs) available after the Expo. Please click here for more information! 


Day 4 – Sunday, December 6th
 8:30 AM - TBD Full-Day Sightseeing Tour  (included in registration)