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New FIBC Summit 2018

DATE: February 22 ‐ 24, 2018
LOCATION: OPTAVIA Corporate Office, 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202

Held twice a year, all OPTAVIA Coaches who reach the rank of Fully Integrated Business Coach (FIBC) for the first time during the qualification period are invited to join us at our new Baltimore headquarters! Attendees will take a tour of the OPTAVIA headquarters, a tour of the Owings Mills manufacturing plant, as well as take part in FIBC Trainings led by our Field leaders.

Qualification Criteria

Qualifying Coaches must reach FIBC for the first time ever since purchasing their Business Kit AND fulfill all FIBC qualifications during the qualification period of July 1, 2017 ‐ December 31, 2017 in order to receive an invitation to the New FIBC Summit.

If you wish to participate in the Inaugural February New FIBC Summit in Baltimore, the following amenities are included:



Thursday, February 22, 2018
All Day Arrivals
11:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM Manufacturing Plant Tours
Optional ‐ RSVP Required
6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM Team Building – Bowling For Change
Optional ‐ RSVP Required
Friday, February 23, 2018
8:30 AM ‐ 10:00 AM OPTAVIA HQ Tour & Networking Breakfast
10:00 AM ‐ 12:00 PM FIBC Training
12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM FIBC Training
6:30 PM Welcome Dinner
Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:00 AM ‐ 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM ‐ 11:00 AM FIBC Training
12:00 PM ‐ 3:00 PM Lunch and Day with Dr. A
Optional ‐ RSVP Required
Evening Departures

Manufacturing Plant Tour

LOCATION: 11445 Cronhill Drive, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Have you ever wondered about the inner workings of the Manufacturing Plant and where our Fuelings are made? Now is your chance to find out! Come and be our guest for a complimentary tour of the Manufacturing Plant. Our Manufacturing Plant Tours are part of New FIBC Summit 2018 and are open to registered attendees only. Advance registrations are required. Registration coming soon!

Important Note

If you would like to participate in the Manufacturing Plant Tour, please keep in mind the following dress code rules:

  • No jewelry is permitted in the manufacturing, maintenance or warehouse areas. Exceptions are made for medical conditions, such as a medical alert bracelets.
  • No false eyelashes are permitted.
  • No open toed shoes.
  • No eating, drinking, smoking, chewing gum, etc.
  • No glass or any types of containers are permitted.

Allergens: We have dairy, wheat, soy, shellfish, peanuts, fish, and egg allergens in this facility. Please be aware of this if you are in the manufacturing plant and have any allergies or sensitivities to these types of products or ingredients. Do not bring any type of peanut product or tree nut such as almonds, pecans, or coconut into the manufacturing or warehouse areas.

In order to maintain compliance with our in‐house Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), it is required by all visitors to know and comply with our GMP policies. A copy of our GMP Compliance & Confidentiality notice will be provided to you prior to entering the factory.

Team Building – Bowling For Change

DATE: Thursday, February 22, 2018
TIME: 6:00 p.m. ‐ 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Mustang Alley's Bar, Bowling, and Bistro, 1300 Bank Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

Join us for a night of fun, networking and giving back at Mustang Alley's, Baltimore's premier bowling destination. Heavy appetizers and non‐alcoholic drinks will be provided. For every strike rolled, we will be donating $1,000 to Living Classrooms Foundation*. Living Classrooms Foundation is a non‐profit organization dedicated to strengthening the Baltimore community and providing young people with opportunities to learn and discover their true potential. Every dollar donated will help advance Living Classroom's health and wellness programming in Baltimore City.


*Donations are made by Medifast on behalf of OPTAVIA, and will be awarded up to a total of $10,000.

Day with Dr. A

DATE: Saturday, February 24, 2018
TIME: 12:00 p.m. ‐ 3:00 p.m.

Join us at Dr. A's house* from 12:00 p.m. ‐ 3:00 p.m. to wrap up New FIBC Summit with some training from Dr. A himself! Lunch will be provided. Advance RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here.


*Transportation not provided.


Congratulations to our New FIBC achievers!
*In alphabetical order by last name

Rachel Best
Brannon & Weslynn Biggers
Karen Brandes
Kristin & John Buckner
Marcus Caillet
Anna Calderon
Daniela & Dr. Nick Carulli
Deana & Mark Clay
Rebekah & Leonel Colon
Robin Cooper
Shannon Culpepper
Annie & Antonio Dalupan
Jenny Dykstra
Debbie & Mark Eisenzimmer
Michelle Fletcher
Carrie Frazier
Daniel & Deborah Giles
Pam Gish
Amanda & Philip Goins
Jessica Hoffmeyer
Stacey Iannotti
Joy & Christopher Irvin
Tracy Keim
Toni & Cody Kirkham
Vera & Jody Levy
Michelle Looft
Allie & Frankie Mazzapica
Gayla & Thomas Mead
Anne Moorman
Venise Nocito
Linnea Olcott
Meredith & Mark Oman
Chelsea & John Pagnini
April Pitcairn
Kathy & Salvatore Randazzo
Wendy Renfroe
Vickie Robinson
Leigh & James Rooke
Calandra Schanzenbach
Leigh & Edward Siaosi
Elizabeth & Matthew Singleton
Melissa & Tim Smith
Chris & Jennifer Steinmetz
Lisa & Dave Stroup
David & Debbie Sulcer
Tammy Taylor
Linda Thomason
Karen Thorngren
Vicki & Mike Tiede
Justin & Courtney Tolman
Haley & Casey Trujillo
Greg Vauters
Nora Walsh
Dana Walters
Jennifer & Bryan Whipple
Leah Woolf
Lesley Zwick

Hotel Information

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Travel Information

Airline Discounts

Delta Airlines Logo

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer discounts of 2% to 10% off published fares. Reservations and ticketing are available via or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 1.800.328.1111. When booking online, select 'Book Your Trip' and this will bring you to the 'Book A Flight' page. Enter the Meeting Code in the box provided.

Meeting Code: NMQTX

United Airlines Logo

United Airlines is pleased to offer discounts of 2% to 10% off published fares. Reservations and ticketing are available via When booking online, enter the offer code below in the offer code box when searching for your flights.
If booking by phone, please call United Meetings at 1.800.426.1122, please give them the following information:

Agreement Code: 504813

Z Code: ZZ4E

Please note that a service fee will apply for booking by phone.


Area Airport

Baltimore-Washington International Airport
7050 Friendship Road
Baltimore, MD 21240
Phone: 1.410.859.7111

Ground Transportation Discount

Super Shuttle

SuperShuttle is offering special fares for your shuttle transportation! Book yours to and from the airport directly through SuperShuttle. Please reserve your transportation here.


Q: Where is New FIBC Summit 2018 being held and what are the dates?

A:  New FIBC Summit will be held in Baltimore, Maryland. Trainings will take place at OPTAVIA Headquarters and accommodations are at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Event dates are February 22 ‐ 24, 2018.

Q: What are the qualifications to attend New FIBC Summit in February?

A:  New FIBC Summit is a qualifying event. All OPTAVIA Coaches who reach the rank of Fully Integrated Business Coach (FIBC) for the first time during the qualification period of July 1, 2017 ‐ December 31, 2017 will be invited to attend.

Q: What is the registration deadline for New FIBC Summit in February?

A:  In order to make sure your hotel request is received and confirmed, the last day to register for New FIBC Summit in February is Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

Q: What is the dress code?

A:  FIBC Trainings ‐ Business Casual
Team Building Activity ‐ Casual
Welcome Dinner ‐ Cocktail
Plant Tour ‐ See above

Q: If I qualify as a FIBC for the first time in the month of January 2018, will I receive an invitation to New FIBC Summit in February?

A:  Since the qualification period to attend New FIBC Summit in February requires that you qualify as a new FIBC between July 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, you will receive an invitation to attend our second New FIBC Summit. Keep up the good work and continue to build your business! We look forward to hosting you in September 2018!

Q: What meals are provided at New FIBC Summit 2018?

A:  The following meals will be provided:

Q: What transportation will be provided at New FIBC Summit 2018?

A:  All attendees must reserve their own transportation throughout the event. OPTAVIA will provide a discount for shuttle transportation to and from the airport through SuperShuttle. Please see the Ground Transportation Discount section for more information.

Q: How much is the NEW FIBC Summit registration fee?

A:  There is no registration fee to attend NEW FIBC Summit. The Summit includes:

Coaches are responsible for all other travel costs and incidentals.