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          National Leadership Conference Transportation Information
          Business Professionals of America partners with airlines, hotels and car rental companies to help make your travel easy, efficient and cost-effective for members attending the National Leadership Conference. Discount codes vary from location to location and will be posted annually. We encourage you to check back throughout the year for updated information, discounts and reminders.


          Tips for Safe Travel

          • Remember to pass all pertinent travel information on to someone at home.
          • Travel in a group.
          • Do not travel in areas of which you are not familiar.
          • Remember to take off your namebadge when you are not on conference property; however, you must keep your wristband on at ALL TIMES.
          • Please prepare for all types of weather.
          • Bring and WEAR sunscreen.
          • Do not share hotel room numbers with other guests.
          • Do not invite guests to your hotel room.
          • Use social media responsibly when traveling. Keep locations and schedule details vague/general and/or private.
          • Use the official BPA social media platforms to promote conference scheduled activities through re-tweets, re-posts and shares.
          • Review the Risk Management Plan found in your Conference Program onsite.
          • Use ground transportation and tour activities scheduled and recommended by Business Professionals of America.


          Transportation Discounts

          American Airlines
          American Airlines offers a 5% discount for participants traveling to the National Leadership Conference. If using a Tour Operator to book your travel, please have them reference the Authorization Code in the Tour Code box.

          Book Direct: 1-800-433-1790
          Authorization Code: 9357DI


          Mears Airport Shuttle Discount

          • You can book online! To receive your online discount, please go to https://secure.mearstransportation.com/shuttles/default.aspx?referrer=542790079 
          • OR Upon your arrival in Dallas, proceed to one of the Mears Motor Shuttle ticket counters and present this coupon to receive your ticket. You MUST present a hard copy of this coupon or the online confirmation upon check-in at the Mears ticket counter.
          • After redeeming your coupon for a roundtrip ticket, present your ticket to the Mears Customer Service Representative at the designated location.
          • For questions, please call our toll free number at 1-800-759-5219
          • To schedule your return transfer to the Dallas airport please call at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled flight time.
          • Plan to allow three hours prior to your flight time for your transfer to the airport.


          Avis Car Rental
          Business Professionals of America has partnered with Avis to provide rental cars at a discounted rate. To receive the best rate possible call 1 (800) 331-1600 or book online. Please mention AWD#J659563 when you call.

          Avis discount for BPA National Leadership Conference 2017












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