Date/Time: Sat Jun 09, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Firefighters Hall, 6515 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby, BC


BCATW 2018 Symposium is a full day of networking and professional development exploring the exciting Adventure Travel segment.

This travel writing symposium is open to both BC Association of Travel Writers members and non-members. 

Keynote Speakers: Jim Gordon and Darren Parkman, aka The Travel Guys

This year we have three top-notch travel writers, Leslie Anthony, Jane Mundy, Lucas Aykroyd ready to dispense knowledge and advice in a discussion titled, Practical Solutions to the Challenges of Media Today. 

After an Editors Panel about what publications want, the editors will meet with writers for 5-minute pitch sessions of travel stories.

We’ll also have 2 sessions of 3 breakouts conducted by experts in various media fields. 

The Photo Contest will be held in advance on Facebook and the winner will be announced at the end of the symposium.Our #BCATW2018 Twitter contest will be a Tweet Before event.

As always, we’ll have drawings for travel-related prizes throughout the day.

Following the event, we’ll go downstairs and party in the Firefighter’s Public House, a comfy neighbourhood pub and nightclub.

Register now!

Registration includes coffee and rolls, lunch, snacks, prizes, and entrance to our after party.

Early-bird rates of $75 for BCATW members or $85 for non-members end on May 12th.Afterward the admission fee is $85 for members and $95 for non-members.

If you qualify, please join BCATW and get the member rate! 

More information at BC Association of Travel Writers

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