Membership - American Sail Training Association

2009 Regional Meetings

2009 Great Lakes Regional Meeting
Friday, March 6, 2009 – 0830
Room 329, Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Thursday, March 5
1800 - Dutch Treat Dinner: W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel's Wave Restaurant

Friday, March 6

Preliminary Agenda
(Agenda is preliminary and subject to change)

0830           Meet and Greet over continental breakfast: Networking opportunity for ASTA 2010 TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Port Partners and ASTA Member Vessel Operators

0930           Welcome and Introductions

0915            ASTA Update – Bert Rogers, ASTA Executive Director: What’s new and exiting at ASTA?

0945           TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series Overview and Discussion

1 045            Break

1100              New ASTA Member Programs and Benefits

  • Marine Insurance: Guest Speaker: Gene McKeever, Allen Agency Insurance
  • Event Insurance: Guest Speaker: Gene McKeever, Allen Agency Insurance
  • Health Insurance for ASTA Member Crew: Guest Speaker: Rick Bagnall, Allen Agency Financial
  • Crew Level Memberships
  • Featured Vessel Memberships
  • Program/Service Endorsements

1200            Lunch

1230            Program Updates: What’s new and exciting in your organization?

1300            Focused discussion topics (your suggestions)

1430            Wrap up: plan follow through, upcoming events, announcements

1800            Dutch Treat Dinner at a local restaurant (TBD)

Tall Ships America • 221 3rd St., Bldg. 2, Ste. 101• Newport, RI 02840 USA • (401) 846-1775 • asta@tallshipsamerica.org