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Virtual Networking Events

The following networking events will be available in the OnDemand Auditorium. The Marketplace OnDemand link is available on your Marketplace Passport menu.

Tuesday, April 20 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET | Hope Through History: How Civil War Medicine Shaped Our World | Civil War medicine was all saws and whiskey right? Not so fast! This virtual program from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine will examine how surgeons and nurses changed the course of medical history during the conflict. Many of the basics of healthcare today – hospitals, ambulances, professionalized, scientific medicine – all emerged from the Civil War. We’ll take a look at the truth about medical care in the Civil War and how it continues to impact us today. | Sponsored by Visit Baltimore

Wednesday, May 12 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET | Best of Broadway | As always, Group Sales Box Office will bring the Best of Broadway to you. Stay tuned for the announcement of the big show! | Sponsored by Group Sales Box Office at

Tuesday, May 18 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET | Niagara Falls USA Trivia Challenge | Join the host with the most, John Percy, for an exciting morning of Niagara Falls USA trivia! Test your destination knowledge with a variety of fun facts, tips and tricks for a chance to win prizes—including VISA gift cards and designer purses and handbags! We hope to see you there! | Sponsored by Destination Niagara

Monday, May 24 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET | Crabology 101: Become an Expert in All Things Crab! | Not a Maryland native? You might need some tips on how to tackle our home state’s famous crustacean! This virtual cooking segment is brought to you by Phillips Seafood, a family-owned seafood company that has specialized in crab since its beginnings on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay in 1914. Expert Crabologist Donald Manning will teach you all the tricks for picking the perfect crab meat for any recipe, from premium jumbo lump to claw. Plus, learn how to make Phillips’ famous Maryland-style crab cakes – we’ll be spilling all the family secrets of our original recipe, enjoyed by thousands of travelers each year at Phillips Seafood restaurants. | Sponsored by Phillips Seafood and Visit Baltimore

Tuesday, May 25 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET | Phil Vassar at Ryman Auditorium | Grab a drink and tune in for a special evening with your Nashville friends after the conclusion of virtual Marketplace Appointments.  Enjoy a performance from the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium by our friend and country music artist, Phil Vassar. | Sponsored by Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, Opry Entertainment and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

Tuesday, June 1 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET | Louisville’s Old Fashioned Road Trip | Sponsored by Louisville Tourism

Monday, June 7 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.. ET | Illusions by Spencer Horseman | Sponsored by Visit Baltimore

Thursday, June 10 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. ET | Texas Bound 2022! | Get ready for your trip to Texas in 2022 with this virtual session!  Mix-up a Texas cocktail with our Mixologist specialist, learn a new Texas line dance from your line dance instructor and enjoy live entertainment from Third Rail entertainment venue inside the new Grapevine Main Station.  So grab your cowboy hat and start shining those boots, because we will be LIVE in Grapevine January 8 – 11, 2022!  (Additional information regarding cocktail ingredients and tools will be provided to all delegates in advance.) | Sponsored by Team Texas and the Grapevine CVB

Virtual Networking Floor Lounges

Visit the Networking Floor Lounges for opportunities to network in small groups. The Networking Floor Lounges are open 24/7.

You can access these virtual lounges through the Marketplace OnDemand platform. The Marketplace OnDemand link is available on your Marketplace Passport menu.