* FREE Event. FREE Parking *
* 25% Columbia Sportswear DISCOUNT *
* $400 Meetup Member Discount off tour *
* Refreshments *
Socially-responsible travel can change us - and can change the world. Every hiker’s dream - to hike and trek in Nepal.
Exotic Kathmandu, green terraced fields, majestic Himalayan peaks, and renown warmth & friendliness of the Nepalese people. Joe Staiano, founder of Meaningful Trip, has explored 75+ countries throughout his 2-decade career in responsible travel. He’ll answer your questions on: visas, conditioning, weather, seasons, food, water and more. He’ll give examples of responsible treks that support Save the Children and EWN, Empowering Women of Nepal, who trains disadvantaged rural women of Nepal to be female trekking guides – the first of their kind!
You are also all invited to join Joe, on a special 'Founder's Trip' in Nepal Nov 19 - 30, 2013. Meetup members will receive $400 discount off this Nov. journey! Tell your friends.
Meaningful Trip is a leader in singles travel, women's travel, responsible adventure travel and offers the best in sights, activity, culture, food and comforts; PLUS, each trip lends financial support to issues of women's empowerment, poverty, health, education and hunger. Meaningful Trip is 1-of-only-2 USA tour operators to sign the Code of Conduct to help fight trafficking and exploitation of children. www.MeaningfulTrip.com
*NOTE* - Meaningful Trip founder, Joe Staiano is available to give private travel presentations… Your group of friends, women’s group, book club, or “brown bag lunch chat” at your company. Contact Joe at: [masked] /[masked]
THANK YOU TO OUR HOSTS, COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR.
CS is a leader in outdoor gear and apparel for 70 years. The are passionate about outdoor education and conservation. They have amazing community outreach and partner with hundreds of nonprofits worldwide. We think that's very cool, and very meaningful.
Park in Garage called "3rd & Stewart Parking"
(Garage is on Stewart, between 3rd & 2nd. We will validate)
6:00 pm - NETWORKING
6:40 pm - SLIDE SHOW
Aug 14, 6 pm, Responsible Travel 101. Columbia Sportswear, Seattle
(free parking, 25% discount, awesome prizes)