Company: Sports Empire, Inc.

Position: Vice President and co-owner

Years In Industry: 25

Summary: 

Suzanne Slavitter CTP, CTIE is the VP and co-owner of Sports Empire, Inc., a sports and special events tour company including the Authentic California Vacations receptive division and Co-Founder and Owner of Red Hot Celebrations.
                                     
Suzanne has written articles on niche marketing for Agent at Home Magazine and has presented seminars at various travel industry events including ASTA World Congress, ARTA National Conference, The Travel Institute National Forum, Vacation.com Annual Conference and the NTA Travel Exchange.  Suzanne has served as the chair for the ASTA Tour Operator Program Committee and as a member of the NTA Leadership Team as chair of the Travel Agent Task Force as well as the Chair for the 2009 NTA Annual Convention in Reno, NV and the Host Committee Chair for NTA Contact 2012 in San Diego.  In 2014 she was presented  the SoCal ASTA Allied Member of the Year Award and in 2015 was honored by NTA with the Bob Everidge Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
Suzanne is a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  She earned her Certified Tour Professional (CTP) designation in 1996 and her Certified Travel Industry Executive (CTIE) designation in 2005.