Technology Tools for Tour Guides
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Specialized Technology Training: One-on-One, Small Group Instruction. Near Ford's Theatre/Metro Accessible Location, details to be distributed closer to training. $189 paid directly to TripSchool (no Refund for partial or missed training). Bring your own laptop, tablet and smartphone to class.

2/13/2020 to 2/14/2020
When: 2/13 - 14/20
Thu: 2:00 - 6:00 pm & Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Where: TBA
United States
Contact: Christen Eliason

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The Guild and TripSchool are partnering to offer specialized technology training February 13 – 14, 2020.  This 2 day workshop will be held in office space near Ford's Theatre, beginning on Thursday, February 13, from 2 – 6pm, and back on Friday, February 14 from 9am – 6 pm. The cost is $189 which is paid securely and directly to TripSchool. This is exclusively for Guild members and there is space for 25, no more. 


The workshop covers note taking and organization; photo editing & social media; DVD burning of You Tube Videos; custom mapmaking & route tracking; phone & tablet apps that make tour guiding easier/smarter; portable printers & tour applications; creation of farewell video or slideshow; how best to engage student tour participants with technology and ways to market yourself online.  A resource portal links you to resources after your training so you can always be connected to training. 


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Mitch Bach Bio

Mitch Bach has been an international tour director and guide for nearly 20 years, and is the author of several guidebooks on the cities of New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. After graduating from the Sorbonne University, he started his own tour company in Paris and still organizes annual trips  across the U.S. and Europe for small groups. He has been the keynote speaker at travel conferences such as IATDG and ITMI’s Symposium, and has led trainings for dozens of the leading tour operators, including Globus, Destination America, Worldstrides and EF. Along with fellow tour director and business partner Alan Armijo, he is the Co-Founder of TripSchool, a tour director training program that offers classes across the U.S. and Europe on storytelling, destination knowledge, and using new technologies before, after and during the tour experience.