Registration and Schedule -2016 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards & Travel Expo

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August 26-28, 2016

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel

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


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



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