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TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015 - ARRIVAL, MEETINGS & WELCOME RECEPTION

 Arrival For attendees arriving by air to Baltimore (BWI): You receive an RCI discounted rate for shuttles from the airport to the host hotel.
For attendees arriving by car: Valet parking is available at the hotel for $30 daily. Or you may leave your car in PMI Little Italy parking garage at 815 E Pratt Street (one block from the hotel) for $14/night. Parking vouchers will be given at the registration table.
  Committee Meetings - Check with your committee chair for meeting times and agendas.
 ​3:00 pm ​Executive Board Meeting (Albemarle Room)
 3:00-4:45 pm Registration Desk Open (Hotel Lobby)
 5:00-6:30 pm Welcome Reception & Suppliers' Tell-n-Sell 
  Network with fellow attendees and meet industry suppliers while enjoying hors' d'oeuvres and hosted bar at the Upper Lobby of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, 830 E Pratt Street, Baltimore. 
 7:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting & Dinner (Albemarle Room)
  Dinner on Own
  Overnight in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015 - BALTIMORE TOUR DAY

 ​7:00 am ​Breakfast (Tavern 101)
 7:00-7:45 am ​Registration Desk Open​ (Hotel Lobby) 
 ​8:00 am ​Depart for Off-site Tours
        Bomboy's Candy
        Independent Can Company
        Lunch Provided on Tour
        Louis J. Rheb Candy Co.
        Wockenfuss Candies 
 5:00 pm* Return to Hotel 
  Dinner on Own 
 7:00 pm Next Generation Event
Sponsored by Guittard Chocolate Company
RCI members in their twenties and thirties are invited to this fun mixer designed to help you get to know the next generation of industry leaders. Dinner is included. Meet in the hotel lobby at 6:40 pm to walk over together.  
  Overnight in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland 


THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015 - WASHINGTON DC TOUR DAY

​7:00 am ​Breakfast (Tavern 101)
​8:00 am ​Depart for Off-site Tours
          SPAGnVOLA
      Lunch Provided on Tour - ​NCA Update
      The Capital Candy Jar at Union Kitchen
      U.S. Capitol
5:30 pm*
Check in to Annapolis, Maryland Hotel
Dinner on Own
  Visit more candy stores!
RCI members Uncle Bob's Fudge Kitchen and Kilwin's are walking distance from the hotel. 
 8:30 pm RCI Hospitality Suite
Overnight in Annapolis, Maryland


FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015 - OCEAN CITY TOUR DAY

​7:00 am ​Breakfast (Mainsail)
​8:25 am ​Depart for Off-site Tours
        ​U.S. Naval Academy 
      Dolle's Candyland
      Lunch Provided on Tour
        Dumser's Dairyland
      Life-Saving Museum

Check in to Ocean City, Maryland Hotel
Dinner on Own
Overnight in Ocean City, Maryland


SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015 - RETURN TO BALTIMORE

​8:00 am Breakfast​ (Hotel Restaurant)
9:00 am Depart to Baltimore-Washington International Airport & Baltimore's Inner Harbor Parking
12:00 pm* Arrive Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
1:00 pm* Arrive Baltimore Inner Harbor Parking for Car Pick-ups


EXTEND YOUR STAY! 
You may optionally extend your stay in Ocean City, Maryland and return on Sunday, April 26, 2015.
Attendees may choose to purchase the option to extend their stay. Spend the weekend in Ocean City, MD to enjoy at your leisure. This package includes 1 guestroom overnight (Sat) and 2 breakfasts (Sun). Return transportation is on your own or can be organized by RCI for an additional charge based on demand.

*Note: All travel times are approximate and dependent on local traffic, construction and other factors that are beyond the control of RCI.