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Agenda - August 9, 2016 Business Meeting

Wednesday, August 10, 2016  
Posted by: Jackie Frend
                The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC
           Business Meeting at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW 
                        Documentary Theater/Concourse Level

                                  Tuesday, August 9, 2016
                         
                                            AGENDA
             
 
  9:30 – 10:00 AM     Registration and Networking

10:00 – 10:10            Call to Order and Introduction of New Guild Members 
                                     (Guides, Affiliates, and Friends) and Invited Guests 
                                     Dianne Wallace, Guild President

10:10 – 10:45           Welcome and Updates from the Newseum
                                     Monica Garney, Sales and Marketing Manager
                                     Matthew Leifer, Visitor Services Manager
                             
10:45 – 11:00            International Tour Management Institute (ITMI)
                                    Ted Bravos, Founder and CEO

11:00 – 11:05            Meetup
                                     Maribeth Oakes, Co-Chair, Government and Tourism

11:05 – 11:10            TAPS and Honor Flight – Volunteers Needed
                                     Ruth Roberts, Community Outreach, Serving U.S. Veterans
    
11:10 – 11:30            Guild Website
                                    David Turin and Karen Miller, Co-Chairs, Web Strategies
   
11:30 –                      Noon Committee Reports and Announcements



NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW 6:30 - 7:00 PM Registration/Networking; 7:00 – 9:00 PM General Business Meeting; Nearest Metro:  Foggy Bottom/GWU (Blue, Orange, Silver)


Reminder:  U.S. Capitol Rotunda closed through September 5, 2016
   Link to http://www.visitthecapitol.gov for information about tours during this period


Upcoming Guild Educational Programs and Events August – December, 2016:
Mon., Aug. 8 – Mon., Aug. 22: Guild/ITMI Training
Thurs., Aug. 11 @ 11:00AM-Noon: CMG Event - O Street Mansion
Tues., Aug. 23 @ 10:00-11:00AM: Guildside Chat
Wed., Aug. 24 @ 10:30AM-12:30PM: Arlington National Cemetery 201
Sun., Sept. 11 @ 1:15PM-4:30PM: Guild Gives Back – Unity Walk
Sat., Sept. 17: CMG – Three White House Walking Tours
Tues., Sept. 20 @ 6:30PM–9:00 PM: General Business Meeting - Kennedy Center
Sat., Sept. 24: Grand Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Tues., Oct. 18 @ 9:30AM–Noon: General Business Meeting – U.S. Capitol – Capitol Visitor Center
Thurs., Oct. 27 @ 10:00AM-Noon: CMG Event – Boy Scouts, National Capital Area Council
Wed., Nov. 9:  Job Fair/Showcase – Location and Time TBD
Mon., Nov. 14 @ 9:00AM-12:45PM: Washington National Cathedral Training 
Mon., Nov. 14 @ 2:00 PM: CMG Event – Museum of the Bible Behind the Scene Tour