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Join us for our Sunshine State Express Roadshow, Mar 20-23.

It's time again to head south to some of our favorite parts of the country - Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Fort Lauderdale - for our 2017 Sunshine State Express roadshow! Our roadshows are a unique mix of business and pleasure, but the real magic happens when your contact list grows to include top-tier destination partners that are perfect for your upcoming programs and events!

Each roadshow gets down to business with our "Tech Ninja" workshops, featuring that fearless technology guru, Midori Connolly, followed by a 90 minute, appointment-based B2B Marketplace, providing face-to-face meeting opportunity with some of the world's most exceptional travel industry hotels, resorts, cruise lines and CVBs. In addition to the marketplace, we feature delicious food and drinks, opportunities to turn business acquaintances into friends, and a chance to win fantastic door prizes! And, through our long term partnership with Maui Jim sunglasses, a brand new pair of shades could be yours!

If you've never been to a Retreats Resources luxury showcase, you are missing a great event --- well worth leaving the office early!

Registration links are in the event boxes below!

Sunshine State Express


Monday, March 20

The Grand Bohemian Orlando
325 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, 32801

Register for Orlando

Our event at the beautiful Grand Bohemian Orlando starts at 2pm with the "How To Be a Tech Ninja" workshop (see below for more details), followed by the B2B Marketplace at 4pm, a poolside reception from 5:30-7:00pm, and desserts and coffee from 7:00-8:00pm.

Sunshine State Express

St. Petersburg Beach

Tuesday, March 21

Don Cesar
3400 Gulf Blvd. St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Register for St. Pete

The white sands of St. Pete Beach are outshined only by the lovely pink-hued Don Cesar Hotel, our site for day two of the roadshow. The schedule here will be: 2pm-4pm Tech Workshops; 4pm-5:30pm, B2B Marketplace in the King Charles Ballroom; and from 5:30pm-7pm we'll see you for refreshments oceanside at the stunning new Rowe Pavilion (with complimentary foot and shoulder massages from Spa Oceana!)

Sunshine State Express

Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, March 23

Lobster Bar Sea Grille
450 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Lobster Bar Sea Grille website

Register for Ft. Lauderdale

Our roadshow will be held at the luscious Lobster Bar Sea Grille. Our tech workshops will run from 2-3:30 pm; B2BMarketplace from 3:30-5:00 pm; and then we will host a reception and dinner in the restaurant.

Tech Ninja

How To Be a Tech Ninja
Midori Connoly

Complimentary Worshops

Tech NinjaAV Girl

Legend has it that in ancient Japan, ninja training included invisibility, walking on water, and control over the natural elements. At times, our lives seem to require these skills and more. But when it comes to technology, we often forget our ninja strength and become overwhelmed and frustrated. The AVGirl tech sessions are about empowerment and understanding of how to use technology to meet our goals with a focus on confidence and strategy.

Led by Midori Connolly, aka "AVGirl," these concise complimentary workshops will provide an approachable, fun forum where you can ask anything about technology to organize and streamline your projects, take maximum professional advantage of social media, and keep ninja-calm in what is sometimes a sea of chaos!

Proud Partners With

Maui Jim Kelli Price
For questions or more information, feel free to contact:
Carol Owen | (919) 542-2723 |
Whitney Bradley | (864) 420-5986 |


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