Frequent Miler Event Schedule

Upcoming Events

Below are the conferences and other events in which Greg and/or Nick plan to attend or speak at in the next 6 months or so.

Monthly

Those in the Southeast Michigan area may be interested in joining our Ann Arbor Points & Miles Meetup group.  We meet informally every second Wednesday of the month.  Nick does not usually attend these (he lives in New York).

8/11/18 – 8/12/18 FTU Signature Washington, DC ($249)

Greg and Nick will be presenting at FTU Washington, DC.

Details and registration here.

Save $30 with coupon code SIZZLE through midnight PDT July 20, 2018.

Greg’s topics include:

Gaining from Change: Marriott SPG Status & Free Night Opportunities
Marriott and SPG plan to combine loyalty programs in August. And with great change comes great opportunity. I’ll discuss how to position yourself best so that you can book the most luxurious properties worldwide for fewer points than ever before; and how to get meaningful elite status for upgrades, free breakfast, and more.
Beginners Boot Camp: Beginner Manufactured Spend
Huge rewards are available to those who have a way to spend a lot of money on credit cards. “Manufactured Spend” is a set of techniques for increasing credit card spend and getting most of that money back. This session covers the basics.

Nick’s topics include:

Bagging a Bargain: The Tools We Use to Save Big
Advanced techniques for spotting opportunities for significant savings. Useful tools and creative tricks for those looking to find the best deals.
Buying a car: How to maximize your Mileage
Multiple methods for multiplying your miles on a major purchase – without sacrificing your ability to get a great deal.

Additionally, Nick will moderate the following panels:

DC Manufactured Spend Panel
Straight from the local experts: hear and share what works and what doesn’t.
State of Miles & Points Panel
The best for last, our attendee favorite free-for-all topic mash-up and Q&A. Don’t book an early flight home or you’ll miss out!

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Tiffany Funk of One Mile at a Time
  • Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai
  • Greg Davis-Kean of FrequentMiler
  • Nick Reyes of FrequentMiler
  • Matthew Klint of Live and Let’s Fly
  • Ed Pizzarello of Pizza in Motion
  • Jeanne Marie Hoffman of Le Chic Geek
  • Jared Kamrowski of Thrifty Traveler
  • Trevor Mountcastle of Tagging Miles
  • Spencer Howard of Straight to the Points
  • Tess Zhao, Business Traveler
  • Mike Graziano of Make Travel Hacking Great Again
  • Charles McCool of McCool Travel
    …with more to come!

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Past events

6/8/18 – 6/9/18 FTU Signature New York

Greg presented:

  • Gaining from change: Marriott SPG status & free night opportunities (Sat 9-10): Marriott and SPG plan to combine loyalty programs in August. And with great change comes great opportunity. I’ll discuss how to position yourself best so that you can book the most luxurious properties worldwide for fewer points than ever before; and how to get meaningful elite status for upgrades, free breakfast, and more.
  • Beginners Boot Camp: Beginner Manufactured Spend (Sat 11:20-12:20): Huge rewards are available to those who have a way to spend a lot of money on credit cards. “Manufactured Spend” is a set of techniques for increasing credit card spend and getting most of that money back. This session covers the basics.

Nick presented:

  • Bagging a Bargain: The Tools We Use to Save Big (Sat 1:30-2:30): Advanced techniques for spotting opportunities for significant savings. Useful tools and creative tricks for those looking to find the best deals.
  • Guest Panel: NY Manufactured Spend Panel moderated by Nick (Sat 3:50-4:50): Manufactured spend in the Tri-State area? It’s possible! Hear and share what works and what doesn’t.
  • Earn Miles without Flying: The Best Ways to Boost your Balances without Manufactured Spending (Sun 2:40-3:40):  The best ways to boost your balances without manufactured spending. From Extreme Stacking your shopping to creative opportunities you should be considering.

2/24/18 – 2/25/18 FTU Signature Seattle

Nick presented the following topics:

  • Saturday 1:30 – 2:30pm – What Stays in My Wallet: Killer Credit Card Benefits Beyond the Signup Bonuses – After you’ve banked that big signup bonus, some cards have awesome ancillary benefits that make them worthwhile year after year. Find out which ones I’ll keep long-term and why.
  • Sunday 9:00am – 10:00am – Bagging a Bargain: The Tools We Use to Save Big – Advanced techniques for spotting opportunities for significant savings.
  • Sunday 11:20am – 12:20pm – Buying a Car: How to Maximize your Mileage – Methods for making miles worthwhile when buying a car.

11/17 – 11/19 FTU Signature Chicago ($249) and 11/18 FTU Travel Expo ($39).

Greg and Nick discussed a number of topics, including Manufactured spend from your laptopMiles for CollegeKiller credit card benefits, and how we find good deals.

10/20/17 – 10/22/17 Chicago Seminars ($105)

Greg and Nick presented and discussed a number of topics.

  • Saturday 830am – 930am – Using Points & Miles to get to Necker Island (Greg / Frequent Miler) – Greg wasn’t able to make it to the Chicago Seminars last year, he and his wife were busy hanging out with Richard Branson on Necker Island — all done with points. He’ll tell his story and hopefully inspire you to up your commitment to points and miles.
  • Saturday 215pm – 315pm – Honeymoon Destination: Earth (Nick Reyes / Frequent Miler) – How a year of collecting miles and connecting dots led to a 4-month honeymoon around the world and how you can plan the ultimate romantic getaway — whether to beautiful beaches or off the beaten track.
  • Saturday 4pm – 5pm – Ask Me Anything with Frequent Miler (Greg / Frequent Miler) – Greg is an expert on how to pick up mass amounts of points and miles without setting foot on a plane or spending a night in a hotel. Spend an hour picking his brain where you can ask him anything — maybe he’s headed back to Necker?
  • Saturday 515pm – 615pm – Cards with Benefits (Nick Reyes / Frequent Miler) – Rewards-earning cards are much more than the points and miles associated with them. Nick will review everything about leveraging your card’s ancillary benefits to get an outsized value to save you time and money.

7/22/17 – 7/23/17 Ann Arbor Art Fair DO (Free!)

Nick discussed South African safaris and all details: How to get to South Africa with miles, where to stay, how to “rent” a camera and make money doing so, and more.  Details and registration here.

6/9/17 – 6/11/17 FTU Advanced Minneapolis

Details and registration here.

2/24/17 – 2/26/17 FTU Advanced Seattle

Details and registration here.

8/5/16-8/7/16: FTU Advanced Washington DC

Details here.

4/29/16-5/1/16: FTU Signature Event Vegas

Details here.

12/4/15-12/6/15: FTU Advanced Newport Beach

Details here.

11/7/15: TravelCon II Las Vegas

Details here.

10/16/15-10/18/15: Chicago Seminars

Details here.

9/25/15-9/27/15: FTU Advanced Dallas

Details here.

7/18/15-7/19/15: Ann Arbor Art Fair DO

Details here.

4/17/15-4/19/15: FTU and FTU Advanced Dallas / Fort Worth

Frequent Miler presented:

  • Using Bluebird, Serve, and REDbird to earn miles
  • Intro to Manufactured Spend
  • Maximizing Miles Through Online Portals
  • Shortcuts to Elite Status (FTU Advanced)
  • Ask me anything (FTU Advanced)

3/6/15-3/8/15: FTU Advanced San Diego

Details here.

Frequent Miler presented:

  • Manufacturing Spend
  • Ask me anything
  • Shortcuts to Elite Status

12/5/15-12/7/15 FTU and FTU Advanced DC

Frequent Miler presented:

  • Using Bluebird, Serve, and REDbird to earn miles
  • Maximizing Miles Through Online Portals
  • Shortcuts to Elite Status (FTU Advanced)
  • Ask me anything (FTU Advanced)

 Events prior to 12/5/15 not listed

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So…how do I register for FTU? Cannot locate a link.

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Never mind. Found it 🙂

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What will your Manufactured Spending time be in Chicago at the FTU Event in November? I’m trying to decide on the time to fly out on Sunday.

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I have updated the schedule with topics for the upcoming FTU Signature Seattle and the dates for upcoming FTU Signature events in New York and Washington, DC.

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