Frequent Traveler University (April 27-29) Registration Now Open!

Frequent Traveler University details have been announced, the event will be held at the Sheraton Meadowlands on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday April 29.

It’s the conclusion of a days’ long Frequent Flyer Extravaganza — there’s an industry conference on loyalty taking place on the Wednesday and Thursday, Thursday evening April 26th is the return of the Freddie Awards honoring the best in frequent flyer programs as voted by the members themselves. Friday will be the return of the Randy Petersen Executive Travel Summit. And it all concludes with a two-day learning event for frequent flyers.

Mommy Points has done a nice job summarizing the event.

  • Complimentary cocktail party on Friday night sponsored by
  • On Saturday you will be able to learn from the best in the biz from exclusive speakers you won’t be able to hear anywhere else, including the miles guru himself, Randy Petersen and popular blogger Gary Leff (View From the Wing)! You’ll also meet the credit card guru and super blogger The Points Guy Brian Kelly.
  • On Sunday, interact with the largest frequent flyer and hotel programs in the world, including Mileage Plus, AAdvantage, SPG and Hyatt Gold Passport.
  • The introduction of the best credit card learning program “Credit Card Lions Den”. The credit card programs will present their most popular cards in front of everyone, then watch the worlds biggest experts on travel credit cards bloggers critique the credit cards and make the right recommendation for you! On the panel you will find Brian Kelly (The Points Guy) Gary Leff (View From the Wing) and Randy Petersen.
  • Complimentary, exclusive access to the 23rd Freddie Awards on April 26th will be raffled off for those attending. That’s right! 15 spots to this years prestigious awards will be drawn on March 1st, the only thing you have to do, is sign up for the FT University before this day. The Freddie Awards are not open to the public, this will be one of very few chances to get access!
  • Tickets are available for purchase, the $99 cost includes lunhes on both Saturday and Sunday. Capacity of capped at 250 people due to space constraints.

    The room block at the Sheraton Meadowlands is also now bookable. The $129 room rate is cancellable / not pre-paid.

    Discussion of the event on Milepoint can be found here.

    About Gary Leff

    Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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    1. Gary – how would you “compare and contrast” FTU with the DO coming up in Chicago in October??

    2. Is there a day breakdown for the events yet (other than what you have posted above). I will be able to attend Saturday but not Sunday.

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