August 26-28, 2016

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel

(Hotel Registration Below- Scroll to very bottom)


Friday, August 26th

 9am - 5pm - Event Registration

12:30 - 4:00 Special meetings and Tour Atlanta (pre-registration required for tour, contact organizers)

 6:30 - Opening Meet and Greet (Advanced Registration)

  7pm - Parade of Flags 

730- 9pm - Pan African/Africa Travel Forum - Presented by socio-economic developer Rev. Dr. Eugene Franklin, architect of the Pan African Cultural Heritage Tourism Initiative: The formal launch of a global network that will allow all participants in the industry to work together in partnership with a non-profit organization to promote black cultural heritage tourism. The forum will include brief presentations from African and Pan African representatives.

9: PM - 10pm -Opening Reception

  Saturday, August 27th


 8am - 9am - Breakfast (no charge for hotel guest)

 9am - 11:45am - (down time, set-up for Travel Expo, briefings)

12 noon - 1:45 - Hall of Fame Luncheon ($50 pre-registration) Key Speaker is Dr. Walter Mzembi, African Union - endorsed United Nations World Tourism Organization Secretary General Candidate

(2pm - 2:30- Press conference with Dr. Walter Mzembi)

2pm - 4:30pm - Pan African and African Travel Expo (Free & open to public)

7pm - 10pm - African Diaspora World Tourism Awards Gala ($75 preregistration

 Sunday, August 28th

8:am - Breakfast (no charge for hotel guests)

9am - 11am - Pan African/African Closing Breakfast - (special meetings)

12:30 - 4pm - Tour Atlanta (optional, pre-registration required)

 The event will take place at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel.  (Registraion required for Opening Reception, Luncheon, Awards Gala)


 * * Both Days all events - $150 Special * * 

Opening reception on Friday - $50.

Hall of Fame Luncheon$50 

Awards Gala on Saturday$75

Both Days, All events - $150


* Free membership to Pan African Cultural Heritage Market Place with Registration

* Free table/booth at Travel Expo with Full Registration


Travel Expo Vendor/Exhibitor (Saturday)

    • Corporate - $100 
    • Small Business - $50


Registration Options

Hotel Registration


Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel

4736 Best Road Atlanta, GA

(404) 762-7676  Reservations:(888) 627-7211

 ADWT Awards Group Rate: $119 plus taxes - Click here to book room at this special group rate. 







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