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“Engage, Engage, Engage – Becoming a Networking Phenom”

Featuring: Stuart L. Cohen, ACC

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
Networking was the practice of shaking hands and passing out business cards. Today we classify that strategy as obsolete. Sourcing new FIT and group clients can be achieved using new networking strategies. Stuart walks you through these easy steps that will transform your business!

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“The Keys to Making Money in Travel”

Featuring: Nolan Burris

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
Can you make money today selling travel? Yes! Can you make seriously great money doing it? Absolutely! Can you do it as a newcomer to the industry? Of course you can!

We’ll start with the basics of where the money comes from today, and how it traditionally gets spread around. We’ll show you how to optimize and maximize in simple yet effective ways.

Then we’ll go for the gold and show you how to tap into More…the “secrets” of the superstars. What might surprise you, is how many of them are relatively new to the industry. We’ll round things off with a peek at some of the creative and profitable career paths available in travel today.

Here’s a few of the things you’ll learn:

  • Suppliers, commission, overrides and how it all works
  • Preferred partnerships and leveraging the benefits
  • What travelers really want from you today
  • Professional fees and consulting skills
  • From entry-level to management to ownership and beyond
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“Setting Yourself Apart from the Competition – Creating the ‘Wow'”

Featuring: Anne MacIntyre

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
You can have a very fancy logo, a wonderful website site and be knowledgeable, but if your clients aren’t impressed with your service and the value you provide-they are not coming back. So how do you create the WOW factor?

Join Anne MacIntyre on this 45 minutes to 1 hr session where she will give you tips and ideas on the most simple of details that will WOW your clients. From in-room gifts to delivery of documents, to special one in a lifetime experiences. These are all opportunities in which you can WOW your clients and keep them coming back.

Come learn what you should be doing to make your business the business clients come back to!

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“Sales Techniques: Getting and Keeping the Clients you Want”

Featuring: Carol Parsons

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
Are you at that point where you have all the ingredients: the principles of sales and a process that works; product knowledge and the passion? You’re ready to go – now you just need someone to sell travel to?

Whether you are new to the travel industry – or just looking for some new clients, you can build your business one of two ways:

  • Find new prospects in the marketplace
  • Sell more to the clients you already have

Our webinar presentation will highlight key methods for each scenario that will sharpen your focus and help you get the results you’re looking for-like:

  • Tried & true methods for prospecting
  • New communications channels to master
  • Recognizing and retaining the “right” clients for you

Join Travel Educator and Sales Coach, Carol Parsons for a quick paced session that will get you going!

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“Specialization – Choosing your Niche”

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

Featuring:  Guida Botelho, CTA & Patty Noonan, CTC

DESCRIPTION:
These industry veterans will show you how specializing will help set yourself apart from the competition and help you sell more travel.

You’ll learn how to:

• Find your niche and make it your own.
• Lay the ground work to promote your specialty.
• Use best practices for your segment of the business.
• Build your business from the inside out.

NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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“Creating a Business Plan” with Cory Andrichuk

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
Dreams Without Plans Are Just Dreams! You have a dream of starting a travel business-how will you turn it into a reality? Join Cory Andrichuck Business Coach as he reviews the basic components of a business plan and why it’s critical to your success. During this 45 minute to 1 Hour session you will:

  • Identify all the components of a business plan
  • Link the dots between your brand, your mission, your service, your marketing and your financial plan
  • Understand the importance of setting goals an initiatives that will give you results
  • Gain the confidence to develop your own business plan

NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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“Creating a Marketing Plan” with Cheryl Gatto, CTIE

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
Branding, marketing, selling isn’t it all the same? What really is the difference between marketing and branding? How is this going to help me and my business? Join Cheryl Gatto, CTIE in this 1hr webinar and immerse yourself in the ins and outs of creating a marketing plan.

•Learn how to “push” your brand and your services
•Identify marketing partners and outlets
•Link the dots between, Branding, Marketing and your services and products
•Walk away with tips to help you develop your own marketing plan

NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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“Finding Your Dream Job in Travel” with Gayle Walsh of Hot Travel Jobs

Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

DESCRIPTION:
This is an exciting time to consider starting a travel career. If you’re asking yourself any of the questions below, this is a must-attend webinar event for you!

  • What are the “perks” being a travel agent?
  • Can I work from home, or do I need to go into an agency to work?
  • What types of training are suggested?
  • What are the minimum requirements to get into the business?
  • How can I become a travel agent?
  • NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
    All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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    “Finding the Right Host Agency For You” with Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC

    Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

    DESCRIPTION:
    Just like you match your customers to the right “fit” for their vacation — choosing a host agency should “fit” you.

    As you develop your business plan, choosing the right host is an integral piece of the plan. But how to you go about it? Join Joanie Ogg, CTC a pioneer in the home based travel agency movement and you will:

    •Learn why you should include a host agency as part of your business plan
    •Get a better understanding of the various models host agencies offer
    •Identify some key questions to ask as you interview each host agency to see if they “fit” your plan
    •Find out the best resources to use as you reasarch each host
    •Learn some of the do’s and don’ts of starting a home base business

    NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
    All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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    “Branding Your Way to Success” with Mark McMullen, CTC

    Part of our “Advice from the Experts” Webinar Series.

    DESCRIPTION:
    Who are you? What does your business represent? Are you a Tiffany Box or a Paper Bag?

    From the name of your agency to the way you answer your phone, everything you do represents your brand. But why does that matter? Join Mark McMullen, CTC Executive Vice President, Catapult New Business and you will:

    •Find out what a brand really is – and why branding is the key to your success
    •Find out what makes certain brands strong
    •Discuss some branding strategies that can work for you
    •Discuss how to create your brand
    •Have a better understanding on how to market your brand

    NON-MEMBERS: Registration fee is $19.99 – Register and pay here.
    All webinars with The Travel Institute are included for free in your Basic or Premium Membership. Join today and attend this session for FREE!

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