Schedule
June 2-5, 2022
Atlanta, GA
USA

Check the Schedule
(Tentative & subject to change)

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Expo Check-in / Registration Opens
Welcome Reception & Networking Event

Friday, June 3, 2022

Expo Opening & Welcome Address
  • Maurice Foley
    Maurice Foley
    Founder, Black Travel Expo
  • Intro Maurice Foley
  • Welcome to Atlanta
  • Welcome to BTE – Video presentation (10 minutes)
  • Keynote Address – The State of Black Tourism
Keynote Address - Stephanie Jones - The Future of Black Travel & Tourism: Measuring Up through a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lens
Panel Discussion: Diversity & Inclusion in the Industry
  • Denella Ri'chard
    Denella Ri'chard
    Executive Producer & TV Host
Lunch Break // Exhibit Hall Opens
Keynote - Evita Robinson
  • Evita Robinson
    Evita Robinson
    Founder, Nomadness
Panel Discussion: The Black Travel Influencers Roundtable

3:30 PM

Travel Education Series

1. Launching a Career in Travel Room A703 & A704
2. Defining a Travel Careeer Path Room A601
3. Finding the Right Host Agency Room A706
4. Travel Certifications - Which is right for you? Room A707
5. Travel Agent Social Media Marketing Tactics Room A701
6. Selling Cruises – Don’t Miss The Boat Room TBD
4:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Presentations and giveaways

5:00 PM

Networking Event

6:30 PM

Dinner Break

8:30 PM

Evening Entertainment – DJ Battle w/ Comedic Host

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Welcome to Day 2 & Keynote Address
  • Kellee Edwards
    Kellee Edwards
    Adventurer and Travel Channel Host
Panel Discussion: Back to Africa
  • Jay Cameron
    Jay Cameron
Lunch Break // Exhibit Hall Opens
An Expat Conversation – Building a Life Abroad
  • Shar Wynter
    Shar Wynter
    Founder, Xpat Inc.
  • Nubia Younge
    Nubia Younge
    Founder, Black In Tulum
  • Claire Johnson
    Claire Johnson
    Travel Photographer
  • Nyra Constant
    Nyra Constant
    Global Connecting Podcast
Panel Discussion: Let’s Keep it Real: Black Men Talk Travel
  • Reggie Cummings (Host)
    Reggie Cummings (Host)
    Black Travel Movement
  • Jay Cameron
    Jay Cameron
    Adios Beaches
  • Craig Henry
    Craig Henry
    Travel Junkies
  • Kevin KNight
    Kevin KNight
    Urban Events Global

11:30 AM

Morning Breakout Sessions

Travel Talk 1 – Industry Topic – Association of Black Travel Professionals Room A703 & A704
Travel Talk 2 – Industry Topic – Black Travel Alliance Room A601
Travel Talk 3 – Industry Topic – Blacks in Travel Tourism Room A706
Travel Talk 4 – Influencer Breakout – TBD Room A707
Travel Talk 5 – Influencer Breakout – TBD Room A701
Travel Talk 6 – Influencer Breakout – TBD Room TBD
12:30 PM
Lunch Break

2:30 PM

Travel Education Series 

1. Launching a Career in Travel Room A703 & A704
2. Defining a Travel Careeer Path Room A601
3. Finding the Right Host Agency Room A706
4. Travel Certifications - Which is right for you? Room A707
5. Travel Agent Social Media Marketing Tactics Room A701
6. Selling Cruises – Don’t Miss The Boat Room TBD
4:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Presentations and giveaways

5:00 PM

Networking Event

6:30 PM

Dinner Break

8:30 PM

Evening Entertainment – Concert & Afterparty

Sunday, June 5, 2022

11:00am
Black Travel Awards, Brunch & Day Party

Hosted by Black Travel Movement

Awards

  • Black Travel Vanguard Award – Evita Robinson
  • Rising Start Award -
  • Female IG Influencer Award
  • Male IG Influencer Award
  • Family or Group IG Influencer Award
  • Female FB Influencer Award
  • Male FB Influencer Award
  • YouTube Influencer Award
  • Travel Blogger OTY
  • Adventure Travel Influencer Award
  • Travel Foodie Influencer Award
  • Travel photographer OTY Award
  • Travel Humanitarian OTY Award
  • Corporate Diversity in Travel Award
  • Destination of the Year (Tourism Board Award)
Keynote Address - Denella Ri'chard
  • Denella Ri'chard
    Denella Ri'chard
    Executive Producer & TV Host

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