VIPKid Journey Conference - Atlanta

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Atlanta Marriott Marquis

265 Peachtree Center Ave NE

Atlanta, GA 30303

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**Journey is sold out and the waitlist is full. We are unable to accommodate new requests to be added to the waitlist via email***

Get your walking shoes, lanyards, and selfie sticks ready, because VIPKid’s next Journey Conference is here! The next Journey Conference will take place on Saturday, March 14 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia!

If you’re wondering what all the excitement is about, watch this recap of our last Journey Conference in Washington D.C. and wonder no more. Journey is our official VIPKid Teacher Conference that features a number of inspiring keynotes, awesome activities, and networking opportunities the likes of which the teaching world has never seen before!

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, March 13:

  • 6:00-7:30 pm Early Check-in + Swag Store *Details for Friday night Teacher hosted Meetups coming soon*

Saturday, March 14:

  • 9:00 am: Check-in and Coffee

  • 10:00 am-5:30 pm: Keynotes, Lunch, Breakout Sessions



VIPKid Journey tickets go on sale at 5 pm EST on Friday, 1/10/20. The cost is $70 + Eventbrite service fees for a full day of programming on 3/14/20, coffee in the morning and lunch at the conference. Please check back soon for a full schedule.

There are 700 tickets available for this event. If you are unable to secure a ticket, please add yourself to the waitlist and we will reach out if a ticket becomes available.

*Please do not book non-refundable travel to Atlanta before you secure a ticket, we cannot allow admission to the conference without a ticket. Please note all official conference activities are for VIPKid Teachers only. If you visit Atlanta with your family, please ensure proper child-care arrangements in advance.



Journey FAQs

What is the cost and what does it cover? The cost to attend Journey is $70 + Eventbrite service fees. This cost covers a full day of programming on March 14th, coffee in the morning (please eat breakfast beforehand) and lunch at the conference. As always, we will have a Swag Store set up with discounted items available for purchase!

How many tickets are available and how many can I purchase? There are 700 tickets available. Due to high demand, tickets are limited to one (1) per VIPKid Teacher.

Can I purchase a t-shirt? Yes! If you would like to purchase a t-shirt prior to Journey you can do so in advance using this link and have it shipped to your house (https://www.customink.com/g/afg0-00c3-k6ty). Please allow for enough shipping time. We will have very limited amounts of shirts to sell at Journey, so please purchase your shirt in advance.

Who can attend this event? This event is for VIPKid teachers only. We are unable to accommodate additional guests or children and infants at official Journey programming. Thank you for your understanding.

Where does Journey take place? Journey will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis at the onsite conference center. This hotel is located near the best of downtown Atlanta. All Saturday conference activities will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. If you are staying offsite, please make separate transportation arrangements. VIPKid does not pay for transportation or parking costs for Journey.

Transportation + Lodging:

Flying. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is about 12 miles (20-min drive) from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The estimated taxi fare is $15 one-way. It is possible to take public transportation from the airport to Peachtree Center MARTA Station near the hotel.

Metro. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has an indoor connection in the hotel. Find directions to the Peachtree Center MARTA Station here.

Parking. Parking at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis is not included in your ticket price. The Hotel will extend the following price for Hotel’s 2020 parking price: $45.00 per day. Given the high price of parking in Atlanta, we encourage folks to take public transportation or carpool. You can also use off-site parking services like https://spothero.com/ to find alternative parking options.

Attending Journey:

Can I volunteer at Journey? At this time, we are not accepting applications for volunteers. Priority for volunteer spots is given to local VIPKid teachers and we will be reaching out to those folks individually. If we need additional volunteers, you will be notified via the Hutong.

Can I speak at Journey? If you are interested in speaking at Journey, please submit a proposal by filling out this form by Sunday, January 19th to be considered as a teacher presenter.

Where should I stay? We have a room block at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for $159/night + tax. These rooms will be available until we fill our block or until February 29th. Rooms can be booked here: https://book.passkey.com/go/VIPKIDS. Please call the hotel directly for any questions regarding the rooms (+1 404-521-0000).

Who will be speaking at Journey? Get excited to hear from VIPKid Founders, US and China office staff, other VIPKid teachers, and thought leaders in education at Journey. A full lineup, as well as how to select your workshops, will be available in early March.

What are my dining options? Your ticket includes coffee on Saturday morning and lunch on Saturday, March 14th. We will have gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. There are many dining options within walking distance of the Marriott as well. Due to the extensive types of allergies and diet restrictions, we apologize in advance that we will not be able to accommodate every specific dietary need. Since we won't know the actual menu until much closer to the event, unfortunately we cannot answer any questions specific to the food options prior to the event. *Please note that breakfast is not provided on Saturday morning, so please plan to eat beforehand.*

Do you have accommodations for nursing mothers? We secure a mother's wellness room at all of our events to accommodate moms. Unfortunately, we cannot allow infants into the conference so please plan to have support.

What should I wear to Journey? The dress is conference casual! Orange is always in style with VIPKid. Show your VIPKid spirit! There might even be a prize for most spirited dress.

How can I stay in touch about Journey updates? Join our Journey Facebook Page. We will also send out email updates.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please email journey@vipkid-intl.com

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265 Peachtree Center Ave NE

Atlanta, GA 30303

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