EXCLUSIVE: OJ ON LOCATION -- TPI Ties Up Conference With Black & White Awards Gala
TPI's 2019 conference came to a glamorous close yesterday at the travel advisor network’s Black & White Gala Soiree and awards show honouring top advisors and suppliers.
TPI's Black and White Gala with awards honouring the agency's top advisors and suppliers. L-R: Caroline Booth, Videographer, Open Jaw; Zeina Gedeon, CEO, TPI; Colton Chia, Director of Partnerships, TPI; Maureen Barnes-Smith, Director of Sales, Unique Vacations; Morris Chia, founder, TPI; and Anna Kroupina, Reporter, Open Jaw.
Hosted at Beaches Turks and Caicos, this year's conference featured a long list of quality speakers and many opportunities for agents to learn and network, all centred around the theme of "Level Up."
TPI agents and their guests at the Black and White Gala.
Sandals Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart and Gary Sadler, Senior Vice President of Sales at Unique Vacations, made a special appearance yesterday, speaking to agents about what they believe sets the Beaches brand apart, the importance of Canadian advisors to the Sandals umbrella, and their valuable partnership with TPI.
Zeina Gedeon (centre) with TPI agents at the Black and White Gala.
"I would like to congratulate Morris Chia on a really strong and firm belief in the Canadian travel industry and the work that he has done to make [TPI] the leading, the number one independent contract home-based organization in Canada," said Sadler.
Sandals Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart and Gary Sadler, SVP of Sales with Unique Vacations, extended a warm welcome to TPI and its advisors at Beaches Turks and Caicos. L-R: Gary Sadler; Morris Chia; Zeina Gedeon; Adam Stewart; and Maureen Barnes-Smith.