Nexion reports the program for its CoNexion 2013 annual conference, September 26-28, 2013, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV marks a record registration for the annual event with well over 300 agents expected to attend.
Celebrating CoNexion’s 5thanniversary, this year’s conference will feature 45 hours of training seminars, six General Sessions, various opportunities for travel agents to connect with suppliers, and a chance to experience Las Vegas has to offer with special discounts.
Nexion President Jackie Friedman said: “CoNexion 2013 is already shaping up to be even bigger and better than last year and the hundreds of agents that have already registered clearly indicate that they find immense value in the industry-leading classes, supplier trade show, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities afforded them.”
The CoNexion 2013 theme is “Place Your Bet on Success,” encouraging agents to connect with each other and to utilize the many tools and resources Nexion makes available to them.
According to Nexion agents, one of their most-highly valued benefits from attending CoNexion is the supplier roundtables. This year’s supplier roundtables will be the largest ever, giving agents the opportunity to meet face-to-face with top cruise, tour, and airline executives – as well as hotel, car rental, and travel insurance partners – to become even more familiar with their offerings.
Over 100 industry suppliers will be on hand for Friday’s trade show, which directly follows an executive panel comprised of seven of the industry’s top cruise line and tour operators. Nexion Diamond Supplier Sponsor, Viking Cruises, will host Saturday morning’s breakfast General Session where they’ll give away river cruises to an entire table of agents who demonstrate expansive knowledge of Viking’s products.
The cruises are among hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes Nexion agents will have the chance to win throughout the week.
“CoNexion is the event I credit for launching my successful home-based business. It’s where I have built my virtual office of support staff, colleagues, and friends,” said Mary Krueger, Owner of Butterfly Travel International in Circle Pines, MN. “Being on your own has its challenges. As my business has reached a new stage of growth and development, CoNexion has been my top resource for training, advice, encouragement, and inspiration."
Industry-veteran Stuart Cohen will be the featured keynote speaker for CoNexion 2013. New this year, Nexion will honor its Circle of Excellence, MillionAir, Ambassador, and supplier award winners during a black-tie gala.
Registration remains open for CoNexion 2013 at a rate of $139. Nexion is offering a specially-negotiated nightly hotel rate of $129 at Paris Las Vegas for CoNexion attendees, which includes complimentary Internet access. Discounted airfare will also be available for those attending the conference. For more information and to register for CoNexion 2013, agents can visit www.nexion.com/conexion.