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TPI Readies Summit Series
09/28/2010 - Travel Professionals International

WINNIPEG, CANADA – Travel Professionals International (TPI), Canada’s largest network of independent travel consultants, is gearing up for the TPI Summit, its annual cross-country training and networking series.

Visiting seven cities across Canada from October to November, the TPI 2010 Summit brings Associates in-person training from invited speakers, members of TPI’s management team, and preferred partners on need-to-know trends affecting the industry, new TPI program offerings, and best practices for business success. In addition, TPI is offering an optional add-on day to interested Associates who wish to take part in one-on-one meetings with one of TPI’s Training and Development Managers in order to create a personalized development plan outlining their training and marketing goals. Over 300 TPI Associates are expected to attend the day-long training and networking events.

“We’re excited to bring the Summit to TPI Associates across the country to help them prepare not only for the busy winter season ahead but also to help them plan and achieve their long term goals,” said Melanie Carter, TPI Manager of Training and Marketing.

The TPI 2010 Summit dates are:

6 October – Halifax, Nova Scotia
20 October – Calgary, Alberta
22 October – Edmonton, Alberta
24 October – Richmond, British Columbia
30 October – Toronto, Ontario
6 November – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
17 November – Winnipeg, Manitoba

Keynote speaking at the TPI 2010 Summit is Cory Andrichuk, travel industry veteran and President of brandUcoaching Inc., a business coaching practice that inspires and motivates travel entrepreneurs to find their unique brand.

“I believe TPI leads the way with ‘Best in Class’ sales and service to its members and I’m honoured to participate in the summits across Canada,” said Andrichuk.

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Since its founding in 1994 by Morris Chia, Travel Professionals International (TPI) has been the premier provider of outsourced travel solutions to independent travel consultants and agencies. Backed by a head office support team of over forty highly skilled travel professionals, a world-class reservation system, and excellent supplier relationships, over 800 TPI Associates are ready and available to provide full-service travel solutions. More information is available at www.tpi.ca. TPI - We'll Take You There

TPI is a member of the I.A.S. - Independent Agency Services Corp. group of companies. www.iascorp.ca

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Contact: Tim Morgan, Corporate Development & Communications Manager, I.A.S. - Independent Agency Services Corp.
Tel: 1-204-987-3336 Fax: 1-204-987-3338 E-Mail: tmorgan@iascorp.ca