2020 SMTA Chapter Officer's Leadership Forum

February 28 - March 1, 2020
Marriott Lakeside Orlando Hotel
Orlando, FL


Feb. 28, Friday

Open Day
Free time to spend with family as desired (Information about discounted rates at Disney theme parks and area attractions will be provided after January 1.)

Space Coast 2020 Winter Golf Classic (You will need to arrive Thursday, Feb. 27.)

If you are arriving today, please book your flights to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m.
Complimentary shuttle to the Marriott Lakeside Orlando Hotel

7:00 p.m.

Margaritaville Welcome & Networking Reception
Marriott Lakeside Orlando – Ballroom
Wear your favorite and most comfortable beach duds for tonight’s event – Hawaiian shirts, cutoff shorts, flip flops and sunglasses are the name of the game. Go all out, but keep it tasteful…no bikinis or Speedos!

Feb. 29, Saturday
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast for Forum Attendees

8:00 a.m.
Opening Keynote - Turn the Ship Around: Unleashing Intent-Based Leadership

Andy Worshek, SPHR (Former Naval Chief of the Boat - USS Santa Fe)

10:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

Sessions Include: SMTA Online Toolkit, Event Planning, Team Building, Technical Education Opportunities, Working with Different Generations, Planning Expos, Membership, Identifying & Engaging Volunteers, Chapter Tutorial Programs, Chapter Finances, Improving Your Networking Skills, Uniqueness - Setting Yourself Apart

11:45 a.m.
Working Lunch: Board of Directors

12:45 p.m.
Program Resumes

5:00 p.m.
Day One Program Ends

7:00 p.m.
"More Margaritaville!" at Universal CityWalk, Orlando

Sponsored by SMTA Mexico – Guadalajara Chapter

March 1, Sunday
8:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet for Forum Attendees

8:30 a.m.
Program Begins

12:00 noon
Event Concludes for U.S. Attendees

Please book your return flights no earlier than a 3PM departure.

1:00 p.m.
Program Resumes for International and Student Attendees

6:30 p.m.
International/Student Officer Dinner

Planet Hollywood, Disney Springs, Orlando

Due to space constraints, all Forum events are restricted to SMTA Officers and Board of Directors only.

DRESS CODE: The Forum weekend dress code is casual

SMTA Headquarters
6600 City West Parkway, Suite 300
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone +1 952.920.7682
Fax +1 952.926.1819