Save the Date! Frequent Traveler University, April 27-29, New York Area

Announced last night on Milepoint:

After the huge success of the inaugural FT University in NYC last April, the FT University is coming back again this year with a brand new format!

This year you can enjoy:

— 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!

— 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!

— 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 Freddies is not open to the public, this will be one of very few chances to get access!

Get ready for a weekend of fun — and for an unbeatable price!

Registration opens February 10th at 4PM Mountain time. I will post a link to the reservation site here on milepoint.

Details and registration link will be forthcoming, it’ll be priced to cover cost of event room, etc. It’s an opportunity for frequent flyers to get together and swap ideas and experiences, and learn the best tricks and techniques.

Last year’s event in New York was a smashing success, I’m sure this one will be as well, so mark your calendars and more information to come!

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. Is this similar to the Chicago Seminar on October 12, 2012? I have never been tho the FT University or Chicago Seminar before. Would like to go to one. Which one would you recommend? Also, which airport would be the closest for the FT University?

  2. Hi I really want to attend the new your gathering and would like to be on all the gathering e mails please
    Looking forward to hearing from you!

  3. Considering the date is approaching< I can't find any info on this anywhere. Has it been canceled? Any info?

  4. @ Gary, I’ve never been but after reading last year’s reviews, I know it’ll be worth it. I’ve booked and cancelled my Delta airfare (with the 24 hour free cancel policy) 3 times… The bargain hunter in me wants it to be at least $50 cheaper. LOL

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