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Black Travel Expo Schedule

October 17 – 20, 2024

Thursday – October 17, 2024

  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Kickoff and networking mixer at The Thompson Atlanta-Buckhead

Friday – October 18, 2024

  • 8:00 AM: Doors open with continental breakfast available.

  • 8:45 AM: Day One Warm-Up/Ice Breaker

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome by Hosts Tomeka Jones and Maurice Foley, founder & CEO.

  • 9:30 AM: Keynote Speaker

  • 10:00 AM: Panel Discussion – DE&I in the travel industry (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)

  • 10:45 AM: Q&A

  • 11:00 AM: Break & Exhibits Hall - Presentations and Giveaways

  • 12:00 PM: Lunch & Learn (ticket required/lunch included)

  • 1:30 PM: Keynote Speaker

  • 2:00 PM: Panel Discussion – Travel Tech Talk (The latest in travel technology)

  • 2:45 PM: Q&A

  • 3:00pm Exhibits Hall- Giveaways, exhibitors’ spotlight, and announcements

Saturday – October 19, 2024

  • 8:00 AM: Doors open – continental breakfast available.

  • 8:45 AM: Day Two Warm-up/Ice Breaker.

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and announcements.

  • 9:30 AM: Keynote Speaker.

  • 10:00 AM: Panel Discussion - Black Men Who Travel.

  • 10:45 AM: Q&A.

  • 11:00 AM: Break & Exhibit Hall - Presentations and Giveaways.

  • 12:00 PM: Lunch or Lunch & Learn (ticket required/lunch included).

  • 1:30 PM: Keynote Speaker.

  • 2:00 PM: Panel Discussion – The Expat Life (Is it worth it?).

  • 2:45 PM: Q&A.

  • 3:00 PM: Exhibit Hall - Giveaways, exhibitors’ spotlight, and announcements.

  • 5:00 PM: Expo Closing Remarks.
     

Sunday – October 20, 2024

  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm Travel Awards Brunch (ticket required)

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