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Join the Celebration! Annual Meeting, Awards, & Education Seminar

Monday, October 22, 2018  
Posted by: Jackie Frend

                       The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC


                   Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Polaris Room

                                                Tuesday, January 8, 2019

                                                     9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

                                                 Join the Celebration!

Join your Guild friends and colleagues as we celebrate our accomplishments in 2018 and look forward to opportunities in 2019, applaud our 2018 Award Winners, and then step back in time to learn about “Soldiers and Suffragists: Marching into 1919.”


            9:00 - 10:00      Breakfast, Registration, Networking

                                       (Breakfast compliments of the Int'l Trade Center Mgmt)


            10:00 - Noon    Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony

                                      Board members will brief you on their 2018 accomplishments

                                      and plans for 2019 followed by our annual awards presentation

                                      (Jill Blakeman Award; Tourism Industry Award; Motor Coach

                                       Operator Award; and Ginny Moser Award)


            Noon - 1:30      Lunch (Vouchers compliments of ITCM)


            1:30 - 4:00        Education Seminar Theme:

                                     “Soldiers and Suffragists: Marching into 1919”


                                                Garrett Peck introduces his new book:

                                                   The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath

                                                Rebecca Boggs Roberts discusses her new book:

                                                  Suffragists in Washington, DC: The 1913 Parade and the

                                                  Fight for the Vote


            4:30 - 5:30       Celebrate our Guild Membership and Friendship at a Social Hour

                                    (location TBD) 


Register for this members-only event at:  (log-in required). The Annual Meeting is free (9:00 – 1:30); there is a $25 registration fee to attend the Education Seminar. Online registration is required to attend and you must register for each event separately. Due to space limitations, registration will be capped at 135 attendees per event.


                                 We look forward to seeing you there!

                                      The Guild Board of Directors