The Annual Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Symposium and Trade Show
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Full Program

Sunday, November 10
Convention Center unless otherwise noted
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Registration (Exhibit Hall A Foyer)
8:00 am - 10:00 am YAC Committee Meetings (Meeting Room 6/7)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
Little Italy Buffet ($50.00)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Yogi Advisory Council Meeting/LSI (Meeting Room 6/7)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Regional Meetings for Franchise Locations (Ballroom C1)
4:15 pm - 5:30pm YAC General Session Current Franchise Locations Only (Ballroom C1)
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing (Exhibit Hall A1)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Jellystone Park 101 (Embassy Suites)
5:00 pm Dinner On Your Own
Monday, November 11
Convention Center unless otherwise noted
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration (Exhibit Hall A Foyer)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Vendor Move In (Exhibit Hall A1)
9:00 am - 11:00 am LSI Updates (Ballroom C1 & C2)
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Keynote - Paul Bambei, ARVC
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Ballroom C3)
Southern Fried Buffet ($50.00)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing (Exhibit Hall A1)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Individual Park Meetings with Marketing or Regional Rep (Hotel Lobby Area or Meeting Room 2)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pictures
4:45 pm Doors Open (Ballroom C)
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Awards Dinner
Filet of Beef and Orange Shoyu Glazed Salmon with Chef Garden Salad and Cheesecake ($125.00)
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Awards Presentation
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Dueling Pianos
Tuesday, November 12
Convention Center unless otherwise noted
9:00 am - 11:00 am Travel Log (Ballroom C1 & 2)
11:15 am - 12:45 pm YACer Barrel (Ballroom C1 & 2)
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Yogi Merchandise Purchasing (Exhibit Hall A1)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch (Ballroom C)
Soup, Salad, and Potato ($50.00)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Trade Show Open (Hall A1/B)
Night on your own to explore Charleston.
Wednesday, November 13
Convention Center unless otherwise noted
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Trade Show (Hall A1/B)
Lunch on Trade Show Floor (Carolina Barbeque - $50.00)
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm Buses to Harbor Cruise ($25.00)
6:30 pm - 9:30pm Harbor Cruise ($105)
Includes Harbor Cruise ticket, one drink ticket, and cheese board, seasonal fruit platter, trio of ceviche shooters, brownie/cookie platter)
Thursday, November 14
Convention Center unless otherwise noted
9:00 am - 10:30am Workshops (Meeting Rooms 4,5,6,7,8,9)
- Room 4: Amy Wirtz | The amazing Entrepreneur & their teams!
- Room 5: Robin Jones | Transition Planning Part 1
- Room 6: Susan Novotny | How to Make your Halloween Spooktacular!
- Room 7: Benny Anderson | Community Involvement
- Room 8: CampSpot
- Marketing Meetings/Retail Meetings
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Workshops (Meeting Rooms 4,5,6,7,8,9)
- Room 4: Amy Wirtz | What does family have to do with it?
- Room 5: Robin Jones | Transition Planning Part 2
- Room 6: Susan Novotny | Group Interviews
- Room 7: Randy Isaacson | How to Apply for Financing for Your Campground
- Room 8: CampSpot
- Marketing Meetings
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
All American Buffet ($50.00)
1:00pm - 2:30pm Workshops (Meeting Rooms 4,5,6,7,8,9)
- Room 4: Amy Wirtz | Legal mumbo jumbo: what are all these legal documents & how should they work together?
- Room 5: Renata Evans | Retail Round Table
- Room 6: Benny Anderson | Google Ad Words
- Room 7: Randy Isaacson | Campground Construction Projects & Construction Financing: Opportunities to Take Advantage of and Pitfall to be Avoided
- Room 8: Jason Reid | Food Service Costs and Labor
- Marketing Meetings
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Buses to Boone Hall Plantation ($25.00)
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Closing Reception and Mixer Boone Hall Plantation
Charleston Low Country Boil ($150.00 per person)
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm Buses Back to Hotel