Year of the Young Professional.

Author:Leffler, Lori
Position:A-35
 
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2010 is the year of the Young Professional in NDTA. NDTA staff and volunteers are working diligently to enhance our Action-35 program, including providing unique opportunities. With the 2010 NDTA Forum being held in Washington, DC, we have one such opportunity for everyone in the travel, transportation, and logistics fields.

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Because all passenger travel companies and 90% of the rest of the transportation industry have offices or at least representatives in the Washington, DC, area, this is the perfect occasion for A-35ers to participate in Forum activities at minimal expense. If you have not yet engaged with NDTA at a local or national level, this will allow you to get to know the importance of the organization to your career and organization. If you already understand the importance of the organization, it is your opportunity to take your participation to the next level. Activities will include A-35 specific meetings, mentoring, and educational breakout sessions as well as networking during social functions and exhibit periods.

This year's exhibition hall will feature a greatly expanded hospitality pavilion that will allow passenger travel companies direct contact with DOD travelers and decision makers. Additionally, we are continuing to cultivate our academic partnership with leading transportation, travel, logistics, and supply chain schools during exhibit periods. Colleges and universities will be on hand to discuss furthering transportation education. For students in the travel, transportation, and logistics industries getting ready to embark on your career or advance to the next level, there is no better venue to gain an understanding of your...

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