2017 Connect Association & Specialty Agenda

Sunday, August 20

7 a.m.

Golf Tournament (at Bayou Oaks at City Park)

Register: Planners | Suppliers

2 p.m.

Visit Myrtle Beach Basketball Tournament (at Hilton Riverside Health Club courts)

Register: Planners | Suppliers

Monday, August 21

12-6 p.m.


Registration + Reception: Get your name badge, meet the helpful Connect staff and introduce yourself to the new faces you’ll be learning alongside for the next three days.

7-10 p.m.

Opening Reception

10 p.m.-12 a.m.

After Hours

Tuesday, August 22

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Registration/Information Desk

8-9:15 a.m.

Breakfast & Keynote Molly Fletcher

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Education Sessions

12:30-2:30 p.m.

Lunch & Keynote Neil Patrick Harris

3-6 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

6 p.m.

Open Night

9:30-11:30 p.m.

After Hours (Invitation Only)

Sponsored by Virginia Tourism

Wednesday, August 23

8-9:15 p.m.

Breakfast & Keynote

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

12:30-1:30 p.m.


1:45-2:45 p.m.

Community Connection: A CSR Project

3-6 p.m.

Education Sessions

6-7 p.m.

Championship Basketball Game

8-10 p.m.

Closing Reception

*Agenda subject to change

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

Host Sponsor