2024 TMAC Conference Schedule 

The TMAC Conference Committee, in conjunction with our local Host Committee, have prepared a dynamic, exciting and comprehensive Schedule of Events for our 2024 Conference in St. John's, NL.
 

ALL TIMES ARE ST. JOHN'S TIME


*Please note, it is still early in the year and the schedule below is subject change.

 

 

Sun. June 9

All day

Pre-Media Tour Arrivals to NL (various airports)

Evening 

Location to be confirmed by DSJ:  Welcome/Orientation Event in St Johns 

 

Pre-Tour Overnight Accommodations

Mon. June 10

Morning

Breakfast

All day

Pre Tours depart from the respective location

Tues. June 11

All day

Pre Tours continued 

Wed. June 12

Mid afternoon

Pre tours wrap up/return to St. John’s via bus or flight

2-7pm

Registration Desk OPEN 

Lobby within the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

All day

Delegate arrivals/shuttle (multiple timing options) /check-in
(airport- Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

5-6pm

First Timers Welcome
Location: Pre-Function Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

7-9/9:30pm

Welcome Reception (Co-hosted TMAC/Dest. St. John’s)
Official TMAC kick–off /Ice-Breaker/Speaker

Location: Emera Conference Room (MUN Signal Hill)

9-11:59

TMAC After Hours 

Location: Garden Courtyard/Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Thurs. June 13

7-8:30

Breakfast (incl with room rate) 

Garden Courtyard / Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

8:30-10

Media Marketplace
Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

10-10:30

Wellness Break (sponsored)
Courtyard/Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

10:30-12

Media Marketplace
Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

12:30-5

Boxed Lunch & Local Tours (all delegates)
Shuttles included

LOCATIONS: OFF SITE (Travefy Links Complete)

6:30-9:30

Local Host Dinner
Shuttles included
Location: St John’s Convention Centre (SJCC)

9:30-11:59

TMAC After Hours (sponsored)
Garden Courtyard Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Fri. June 14

7-8:30

Breakfast (included with room rate), (sponsored)
Garden Courtyard/Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

7:45-8:30am

 

PD Session #1: What’s Your Story? (limited capacity - MEDIA ONLY)
Speaker: 
Location to confirm: “Combined Greenroom space”, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

8:30-10am

Media Marketplace
Ballroom A,B,C, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

10-10:30 am

Wellness Break 
Garden Courtyard/area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

10:30 am-12 pm

Media Marketplace
Ballroom A, B, C, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

12:00-1:30pm
 

Luncheon with sponsor activation opportunity.

Location: Garden Courtyard/Avalon/etc, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

1:30-2:30pm

Networking/Personal Time

2:30-3:15pm

Opening Keynote Speaker 
Lori MccArthy
Location: Ballroom A/ B/ C Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

3:30-5:00 pm
ALL DELEGATES

PD Session #1: 
AI: The Good, Bad & Ugly 
Location: Ballroom A/B/C” Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland/ hosted in same space as Keynote above

5:00-6pm

Free Time

6/6:30pm -9pm 

Dine Around St. John’s
Shuttles included

LOCATION: OFF SITE (locations TBD)

9/9:30pm-11:59pm

TMAC After Hours (sponsored)
Garden courtyard/Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Sat. June 15

7-9am
 

Breakfast 
Garden courtyard/Area, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

8:30-9:15am

Chapter Meetings 
4 different spaces, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

9:30-11:00am 

PD Session #3 - FOR MEDIA ONLY
Monetizing your Travel Media Business
Location: Ballroom A

PD Session #4 (sponsored) - FOR INDUSTRY ONLY
ROI: Investing in Travel Media
Location: Ballroom B
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

11:00-11:30

Wellness Break 

11:30am-12:30pm

ALL DELEGATES

PD Session #5 
Industry & Media: Perspectives & Partnerships
Ballroom (A/B), Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

12:30-2:00pm

2025 Future Host Announcement Luncheon/Experience
Ballroom A/B, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

2-3:00pm

Closing Keynote
Ballroom A/B, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

3-3:30

Conference Closing Remarks 
Ballroom A/B, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

4-6:30

FREE TIME

3:30 - 4:30 

TMAC Board Meeting
Location: Confederation Boardroom

6:30-11:59pm

TMAC Awards Gala Dinner (6:30-9:30) followed by social
Co-Hosted by TMAC & TCAR - Travel, Culture, Arts, and Recreation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Location: Ball Room A B C, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

Sun. June 16

All Day 

Delegate Shuttles to Airport (multiple shuttle options)

All Day

Post Media Tours Starts (if applicable)

June 17-18

All Day

Post Media Tours Con’t (if applicable)

Wed. June 19 - 21

AM

Post-Tour Shuttle to Airport/Departure Day