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GTN CONFERENCE 2024

Charlotte, NC

september 8-11
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We're Excited to Welcome You to Our "Home!"

We are going BACK to where it started – Charlotte! In the earlier years of GTN, the conference was held here, and some of you may have attended a previous Book More Travel Workshop event at this same hotel, the Ballantyne.

Sold Out!

Please email us to get on the waitlist.

Agenda at a Glance

September 8 - Arrive & Evening Welcome Reception
September 9 - Conference Day 1
September 10 - Conference Day 2
September 11 - Departure Day

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FAQs

Still have questions? Send us an email.

What is included in the price?

Prices listed are per person and include either a Deluxe King or Deluxe Two Queen room checking in September 8 and out September 11, 2024; some meals (to be confirmed at a later date), and all conference activities.

Can I book at a different hotel on my own instead of the Conference hotel?

You must stay at the conference hotel to attend the conference.  

Can I attend the conference only without needing a sleeping room?

To attend the conference, you must attend the entire experience including the sleeping accommodations.

Can I bring a guest with me who is not a GTN advisor, booking member, or non-booking member?

You can bring a guest with you and just pay the single advisor rate but please note your guest will not be able to attend any of the conference events including breakfasts, lunches or dinners.  

Can I get a room that accommodates 3 or 4 people?

Unfortunately, the hotel does not have this option available

When do I have to provide roommate information?

Ideally, we would like for you to identify a roommate before you sign up.  However, if you don’t have a roommate and want one, you can sign up for the conference and add the roommate information later.  

Are pre-conference or post-conference rates available at the hotel?

The hotel will make the rate available 3 days pre/post, based on availability.

 If I need to change or update my roommate information, what do I do?
Can I have a single room?

Yes, you can.  The rate is $1,700 for a single room until September 30. After this date, the rate will increase to $2,700.  

When is the final payment due?

June 1, 2024

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation Penalties
Before January 1, 2024: $50 cancellation fee (included in purchase price)
January 1 – February 29, 2024: 25% of total booking 
March 1 – May 31, 2024: 50% of total booking 
June 1, 2024 and after: 100% of total booking 

Will I earn commission on my booking?

No. The conference is non-commissionable.  

Do I need to get my own travel insurance?

Yes, travel insurance is strongly recommended, and you are responsible for purchasing your own insurance.

Where can I find a list of partners attending?

We hope to announce the list of partners at the end of 1st quarter/beginning of 2nd quarter of 2024. They can also be found on the GTN App.

When is my next payment due?

If you choose the payment plan option, payments are scheduled in 31-day intervals. This means your first payment is due 31 days after we have received your deposit. If you need assistance, please email us and we will assist you.

When will I receive the agenda/know what we are doing during the conference?

You can count on opportunities to learn and connect with other GTN members, team, and partners. The agenda will be finalized closer to the conference dates.

Is there transportation to/from the airport to the hotel?

Transportation is not provided by GTN or the Ballantyne.  Uber, Lyft and private car services are available as well as rental cars.

Can I book my hotel room directly with the hotel?

No, all rooms must be booked through GTN.

Do I have to book for the entire stay, can I book for 1 or 2 nights instead of all 3?

Yes, the package is for the entire conference time and cannot be broken down per diem.

What is the dress code for the conference?

The dress code is business casual for conference days and evenings. You are welcome to dress up more for the welcome reception and farewell reception if you choose to. Most hotels keep the temperature cooler than normal so you may want to have a jacket or sweater during the day.

When will I receive the agenda/know what we are doing during the conference?

You can count on opportunities to learn and connect with other GTN members, team, and partners. The agenda will be finalized closer to the conference dates.

Is there transportation to/from the airport to the hotel?

Transportation is not provided by GTN or the Ballantyne.  Uber, Lyft and private car services are available as well as rental cars.

Can I book my hotel room directly with the hotel?

No, all rooms must be booked through GTN.

Do I have to book for the entire stay, can I book for 1 or 2 nights instead of all 3?

Yes, the package is for the entire conference time and cannot be broken down per diem.

If I have dietary restrictions, who do I notify and what accommodations can be met?
GTN will work with the venue on dietary restrictions however, we cannot accommodate kosher requests. Please email conference@giftedtravelnetwork.com to notify them of these restrictions.