TBEX Cancun is just about to get started. If you’re joining us, here’s the information you’ll need to get the most out of the event. We hope it’s everything you want and need to know, all in one place.

General Conference Information

Day One – Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Pre-BEX Day Tours have variable departure times and locations, depending on the tour. You will be contacted by the tour operator with instructions on where and when to meet for your activity. For a list of these activities, as well as some last minute add ons, go here.
  • Some tours are weather-dependent. Tour operators will notify participants if there must be a cancellation, so please be sure to check your email. You will be able to re-transfer to another available activity.
  • The writing workshop with Don George will be held at the Moon Palace Arena, adjacent to the Moon Palace Resort, from 10 am-4 pm. Check in at the registration desk for directions to your meeting room. The entire time will not be spent in the classroom, so be prepared to re-locate around the resort as part of your assignments.

Day Two – Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Pre-BEX Day Tours and activities continue. For a list of these activities, as well as some last minute add ons, go here.
  • The writing workshop with Don George continues
  • Bus for the Speakers Reception departs at 5-5:30 pm. Contact Mary Jo for additional information. (speakers only)
  • The Travel Massive Party will be at Tacos Caminero, 7-10 pm. More info here.

Day Three – Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • TBEX registration is open 9 am-5:30 pm at Moon Palace Arena.
  • Pre-Bex Day Tours and activities continue.
  • Our opening night event is at Xcaret, and sponsored by them. Transportation is provided from Moon Palace Resort and from the Cancun Convention Center. You’ll find information and the transportation schedule here. This event is open to registered TBEX attendees only, and badges are required. If you have not picked up your badge before the opening night party, we will have a registration table set up at Xcaret so you can attend the opening event.

Day Four – Friday, September 12, 2014

  • TBEX registration is open 8 am-5:45 pm.
  • Shuttle service to and from Moon Palace Resort will be on this schedule.
  • The opening session, and the keynote featuring Dr. Martha Honey and Bret Love, starts at 9:15 am. Badges are required for all keynote and educational sessions.
  • The breakout sessions start at 10:45 am.
  • There will be a break for lunch (served at the resort) from 1-2:30 pm.
  • Breakout sessions resume at 2:30 pm.
  • Speed networking starts at 3:45 pm.
  • Our evening event is “More Selfies in More Places” and is sponsored by Expedia. It will be at the Moonlight Terrace (at Moon Palace Resort), and you’ll find all the details here. Be sure to use the #ExpediaTBEX hashtag, in addition to #TBEX for this event. This event is opened to registered TBEX attendees only; badges are required.
  • Schedule your airport shuttle at the Best Day booth at Moon Palace Arena.

Day Five – Saturday, September 13, 2014

  • TBEX registration is open 8 am-6:30 pm
  • Shuttle service to and from Moon Palace Resort will be on this schedule. Badges are required for all keynote and educational sessions.
  • The morning keynote with Lee Abbamonte, Paula Froelich, and Sherry Ott starts at 9:15 am.
  • The breakout sessions start at 10:45 am.
  • There will be a break for lunch (served at the resort) at 1-2:15 pm.
  • Breakout sessions resume at 2:15 pm.
  • Speed networking starts at 3:15 pm.
  • The closing session starts at 5:30 pm
  • Schedule your airport shuttle at the Best Day booth at Moon Palace Arena.
  • Enjoy the final evening in Cancun around the many restaurants, bars, and pools at Moon Palace Resort. Learn more about the amenities of the resort here.

Day Six – Sunday, September 14, 2014

  • Post-TBEX Fam trips begin. Departure times and locations are varied, you will have been provide information by your tour organizer.
  • Shuttle departures to return to the airport.
  • Safe to travels to all and we’ll see many of you in Athens.

About Cancun

  • Cancun is in the Central Time Zone (UTC – 6 hours)
  • Cancun weather forecast here
  • Standard US electrical plugs will work in Cancun.
  • Find more information about Cancun events, dining, activities, and more at their website.

TBEX Information

  • Don’t forget to use the #TBEX hashtag when you’re posting about TBEX-related events on social media! That means FAM trips, day tours, conference sessions, parties, meetups, etc. We want to know what’s happening!
  • Twitter list of Cancun attendees.
  • Twitter list of Cancun sponsors.
  • Twitter list of Cancun speakers.

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