Tickets have just gone on sale for the next Frequent Traveler University event, which organizers are expecting will be the biggest one yet. For those of you not familiar with FTU, it’s a weekend event centered around miles & points.
The next FTU will be held at the Marriott Chicago O’Hare the weekend of November 17-19, 2017. What’s different this time around is that there’s both an FTU Signature event, as well as an FTU Expo.
FTU Travel Expo
For the first time ever there will be an FTU Travel Expo with 36,000 square feet of exhibition space and four simultaneous educational stages. They’re expecting for there to be upwards of 3,000 attendees. Confirmed speakers include the FTU regulars, plus guest speakers Rudy Maxa, Nomadic Matt, Chris Guillebeau, Chris McGinnis, Johnny Jet, and more. This will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
Early bird tickets are available for $29 using code FTUEARLY by July 31, 2017. After that, tickets will cost $39.
FTU Signature details
In addition to the above there will be an FTU Signature event, intended for intermediate and advanced miles and points enthusiasts. This is for those who really want to get into the nitty gritty of miles and points. FTU Signature attendees will have full access to the Expo.
Tickets to FTU Signature include the following:
- Cocktail reception on Friday
- Coffee, tea, and seasonal breakfast breads Saturday and Sunday mornings
- Two full days chock-full of classroom-style sessions, on Saturday and Sunday
- Plated lunch on both Saturday and Sunday
- Free wifi in the conference rooms
While the full schedule hasn’t yet been published, speakers will include Tiffany, Greg Davis-Kean (Frequent Miler), Matthew Klint (Live and Lets Fly), and Stefan Krasowski (Rapid Travel Chai), just to name a few.
Early bird tickets are available for $239 using code FTUEARLY by June 25, 2017. After that, tickets will cost $249.
If you’re a miles & points geek, then this event is for you. This should be one of the biggest gatherings of miles & points enthusiasts ever, so regardless of whether you’re interested in the one day expo or the entire event, you can get the best deal by getting your tickets early.