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.
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