Agenda and Events

Saturday, March 30

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Site Selection Committee Meeting

Embassy (Pembroke)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Board of Directors Dinner (Private Function)

Embassy (Vintage Twelve Vista Room)

Sunday, March 31

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration Open

Embassy (Cambridge Hall)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Corporate Liaison Committee Meeting

Embassy (Oxford)

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

AAAE Exams

Embassy (Winchester/Eaton)

11:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Golf Outing (Grand Dunes Resort)

Shuttles will continuously depart Embassy from 11:30AM until 1:30PM. Shuttles will continuously depart Golf Course from 5:00PM until completed.

11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Apache Fishing Pier (Apache Campground Fishing Pier)

Not golfing? Try pier fishing! Apache pier is the East Coast’s longest wooden fishing pier. It is only a 5 minute walk down the beach from Embassy.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Move-In & Set Up

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

Embassy (Oxford)

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception – Entertainment Provided

Embassy (Vista Rooms)

7:30 PM –

Dinner on your own

Monday, April 1

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Embassy (Cambridge Hall)

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome: Horry County Council Chairman and Mayor of Myrtle Beach

Embassy (Kensington ABCG )

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Speakers: Jim Cantore, The Weather Channel Meteorologist and Ed Piotrowski, WPDE Chief Meteorologist

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Break with Exhibitors

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Session 1: Jeffrey C. Price M.A., C.M., ACE-Security; ACE-Operations, C.P.P., C.A.S., CHS-II, Professor

Professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, and the owner of Leading Edge Strategies, an airport management training company. He is considered one of the leading experts in the world in aviation security and airport safety. He is the former assistant security director at Denver International Airport and former airport director of Jefferson County Airport, in Colorado (now known as Rocky Mountain Metro Airport).

Embassy (Kensington ABCG )

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch/SEC-AAAE Membership Meeting

Embassy (Palmetto Pavilion/Breakers Deck)

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Spouse/Guest Event

Choice 1: Duplin Winery/Tanger Outlet

Choice 2: Alligator Adventure/ Oceanfront Helicopters

Shuttles for Choice 1 and 2  will depart Embassy at 12:30PM

Shuttles for Choice 1 will depart Duplin Winery at 3:30 and Tanger Outlet at 4:00PM.

Shuttles for Choice 2 will depart Alligator Adventure at 3:30 and Oceanfront Helicopters at 4:00PM.

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Session 2: Jude Bricker, CEO and President at Sun Country Airlines

Mr. Bricker previously served as the COO and EVP of Allegiant. Prior to joining Allegiant, he served various positions with American Airlines and the U.S. Marine Corps.

Embassy (Kensington ABCG )

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Break with Exhibitors

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Session 3: Pat Waters, the grandson of General George Patton    

Mr. Waters served in the United States Navy from 1965-1970 and was a CIC Officer aboard the USS BRAINE, DD 630. He established Waters Investments, LLC in 1971, which is still currently owned by him and his family. Water Investments, LLC owns and operates commercial and residential properties.

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Session 4: Coach Gene Keady

Coach Keady became the Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball head coach on April 11, 1980. Keady became the winningest coach in school history and second winningest coach in Big Ten Conference history and was the Big Ten Coach of the Year seven times.

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

President’s Reception – Entertainment Provided

Embassy (Lower Deck Pool)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

President’s Dinner

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

Tuesday, April 2

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration Open

Embassy (Cambridge Hall)

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Session 5: Mike Veeck, a successful baseball team owner and author 

Mike is known as a minor league promotions guru, building a profitable empire of minor league baseball teams, including the St. Paul Saints and Charleston Riverdogs.

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Break with Exhibitors

Embassy (Kensington DEF)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Session 6: Frank Abagnale, consultant and lecturer for FBI Academy   

For the Southeast Chapter of AAAE’s annual conference, we are honored to present the real Frank Abagnale, Renowned Cybersecurity And Fraud Prevention Expert, Bestselling Author & Subject of Catch Me If You Can.

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Book Purchase & Signing (Frank Abagnale)

Embassy (Kensington ABCG)

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch & Awards Presentation

Embassy (Palmetto Pavilion/Breakers Deck)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Networking Event

(Embassy Poolside) Ken Carrington

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Host Event Reception – House of Blues

Buses Depart Embassy at 5:30PM

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Host Event – House of Blues

Live Performance “America”

Buses Depart House of Blues at 9:00PM and 10:00PM