2010 Event Recap

September 14, 2010 kicked off our inaugural Meet, Plan, Go! events across North America. More than 1,500 people registered for one of our 13 locations (with more than 700 people on waitlists) which proved to us that Americans are ready to realize their career break and extended travel dreams!

Meet, Plan, Go! 2010 In the News


This first year included events in:
Atlanta | Austin | Boston | Chicago | Dallas | Minneapolis | New York City | Orlando | Philadelphia | San Francisco | Seattle | Washington DC | Toronto, Canada

Every event featured individuals who have either fulfilled their own world travel dreams or are currently in the planning stages.


We were honored to have a great team of hosts join us for our inaugural events.
Each one brought their unique career break experience and enthusiasm to their location. It was because of their support that Meet, Plan, Go! was such a big success from the start.

Visit our Host Page to learn more about our wonderful hosts.


We were excited to have some great companies and people join us early on as sponsors.
They “got us” and believed in our vision of bringing the concept of career break and extended travel to the American audience. Our sponsors included:

Premium: Gap Adventures | Geovisions | STA Travel | Three Month Visa | Unconventional Guides

National: BootsnAll | Career Break Secrets | Globejotter Tours | Hostelling International| Mango Languages | yourSABBATICAL

Visit our National Sponsor Page to learn more about these companies and the great items they provided as resources and giveaways for our attendees.

And see what Local Sponsors were involved.


Stay up to date on future events!
Sign up for our newsletter (on the right) to get the latest news and join our Facebook Fan Page to get in on the discussions.

Also check out Career Break Basic Training! Basic Training is an unprecedented online course and community that will empower you to take your career break and travel dreams down off the shelf, dust them off and make them happen.

And finally, you can get inspired by career breakers past, present and future on Briefcase to Backpack!

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