FTU DC 2018 Schedule Announced and $30 Off Flash Sale

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The FTU Washington, DC schedule has been announced!

See full schedule below and go to the FTU site for session descriptions and speaker biographies.

FTU Washington, DC schedule highlights:

  • The latest on Marriott-SPG
  • Keynote by tech writer Rob Pegoraro
  • 3 course Beginners Boot Camp Saturday morning to get you rolling
  • 2 course Airline Miles Workshop with live award booking
  • 2 course Reselling track
  • Lots of Manufactured Spend (but there’s always an alternate topic!)

Enjoy $30 off flash sale using code SIZZLE through July 20, 2018.

That brings the 2-day event down to $219 to attend. Register here.

FTU Washington DC 2018

When: August 11-12, 2018

Where: Crystal City Marriott, group booking link for $109/night, the hotel has a complimentary Reagan National Airport (DCA) shuttle from 6 am – 11 pm.

Ticket price: $249

Tickets include:

  • Two days of expert-led sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Lunch on Saturday and Sunday

Register here with code SIZZLE for $30 off through July 20, 2018 midnight PDT.

Here’s the full FTU Washington, DC 2018 schedule:

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Main Room Breakout
9:00 10:00 General Session Welcome and Keynote by Rob Pegoraro
10:10 11:10 Greg Davis-Kean Gaining from Change: Marriott SPG Status & Free Night Opportunities Stefan Krasowski Beginners Boot Camp: The 5 Key Concepts for Incredible Miles and Points Travel
11:20 12:20 Trevor Generate Miles, Points, and Profits by Reselling on Amazon Tiffany Funk Beginners Boot Camp: Beginner Airline Awards
12:20 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 14:30 Stefan Krasowski Credit Cards: Plastic is Still Gold Greg Davis-Kean Beginners Boot Camp: Beginner Manufactured Spend
14:40 15:40 Tiffany Funk & Matthew Klint Airline Miles Workshop: What’s New & What’s Great Becky Pokora Beyond the Hotel: How to Plan What to Do When You Get There
15:50 16:50 Tiffany Funk & Matthew Klint Airline Miles Workshop: Live Booking Jeanne Marie Hoffman Gaming Las Vegas
17:00 18:00 Jared Kamrowski How to Book the Cheapest Flight Possible Nick Reyes Bagging a Bargain: The Tools We Use to Save Big
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Main Room Breakout
9:00 10:00 Mike Graziano Advanced Manufactured Spend Jared Kamrowski Top AA Award Redemptions
10:10 11:10 Panel DC Manufactured Spend Panel moderated by Nick Reyes Matthew Klint Conventional and Unconventional Exotic Travel
11:20 12:20 Ed Pizzarello Beltway Battle: American or United? Trevor Mountcastle Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Maximize Mile and Point Generation on Everyday Purchases
12:20 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 14:30 Charles McCool Three Habits of Happy Travelers: Ignore FOMO and Travel With a Purpose Nick Reyes Buying a Car: How to Maximize your Mileage
14:40 15:40 Mike Graziano Manufactured Spend: Things Can Go and Will Go Wrong Spencer Howard Save Your Miles And Points With Award Sweet Spots
15:50 16:50 Panel State of Miles & Points Panel Moderated by Nick Reyes

Social Activities: stay tuned for optional social activities each night of FTU!

See you in Washington, DC!

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[…] Also, if you’ll be in DC or surrounds next weekend and would like to attend FTU, tickets are still available for $219 using code LASTMINUTEDC. I’ll be doing three sessions on award travel, ranging from beginner to advanced (Matthew is joining for the hard stuff), and joining a general panel. Spencer will host a session on award sweet spots, and there are other great sessions as well. […]