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Day 1: Sun., April 24, 2016

Arrivals throughout the day at RDU International Airport–complimentary shuttles will run on a schedule based on arrival times.
Noon – Registration for conference opens at hotel
Afternoon – Eastern Chapter Executive Committee meeting
3pm – Optional, guided sightseeing tour of Raleigh
6pm – Buses will pick up attendees for Opening Night Reception
6:15pm – Opening Night Reception at Raleigh Beer Garden
8:30pm – Bus returns to hotel
9pm  – Optional after-reception tour: Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour

Day 2: Mon., April 25, 2016

7:15am – Associates can begin setting up for the Media Marketplace
7:45–9am – Chapter breakfast business meeting
9:15–11am – Media Marketplace
11:15am – Keynote speaker Christopher Elliott
12:30–1:15pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Concurrent professional development sessions
2:45–5:30pm – Groups meet in lobby to leave for half-day tours
6:30pm – Group meets in hotel lobby to leave for dine around at downtown Raleigh restaurants

Day 3: Tues., April 26, 2016

8-9am – Breakfast on own at Rye Bar & Southern Kitchen (breakfast vouchers provided)
9:15am – Concurrent professional development sessions
10:45am-4:30pm – Groups meet in lobby to leave for full-day tours
6pm – First shuttle leaves for The Umstead Hotel and Spa for those wanting to have a guided tour
6:30pm – Second shuttle leaves for The Umstead Hotel and Spa
7pm – Closing Reception and Dinner at The Umstead Hotel and Spa
9pm/9:15pm – Buses leave The Umstead Hotel and Spa to return to Raleigh Marriott

Day 4: Wed., April 27, 2016

Morning – Grab-and-go breakfast
Check-out–complimentary transportation will run from hotel to RDU International Airport
Time TBD – Post-conference tours depart hotel


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