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New FIBC Summit 2018

DATE: August 23 – 25, 2018
LOCATION: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Held for the second time this 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 in Baltimore! Attendees will take a tour of 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 January 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018 in order to receive an invitation to the August New FIBC Summit.

If you wish to participate in the August New FIBC Summit in Baltimore, the following is included with your trip:

  • Two (2) night stay at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland (August 23 – 25, 2018)
  • Exclusive training
  • Tour of the new headquarters
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday, August 24, 2018 & breakfast and lunch on Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • Team building activity the evening of Thursday, August 23, 2018

Invitation Schedule

Qualify as FIBC for the first time: Receive your personal invitation to New FIBC Summit 2018 on:
January 2018 – April 2018 May 15, 2018
March 2018 – May 2018 June 13, 2018
April 2018 – June 2018 July 11, 2018
May 2018 – July 2018 August 6, 2018


Thursday, August 23, 2018
All Day Arrivals
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Manufacturing Plant Tours – RSVP Required
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Team Building Night – UA House at Fayette
Friday, August 24, 2018
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Morning Session
12:00 PM – 2:30 PM Tour of Headquarters & Networking Lunch
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Afternoon Session
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Welcome Dinner & Baltimore Orioles Game (Buses depart Marriott Waterfront at 4:30 PM)
Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Morning Session
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking Lunch & Day with Dr. A
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Group Photo
Evening Departures


Manufacturing Plant Tour

DATE: Thursday, August 23, 2018
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: 11445 Cronhill Drive, Owings Mills, Maryland 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 Plant Tours* are part of New FIBC Summit 2018 and are open to registered attendees only. Advance RSVP is required. Tour times are on a first come, first served basis.

*Please note that transportation is not provided. Parking is limited so we strongly recommend booking an Uber/Lyft car or carpooling.

Important Note

If you would like to participate in the 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 Night

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Under Armour House at Fayette, 1100 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Join us for an evening of fun and team building at the UA House at Fayette,* operated by Living Classrooms! Challenge yourself to a giant game of Jenga or play a round of volleyball with your fellow new FIBCs! Heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.

*UA House is not within walking distance. We recommend attendees book an Uber/Lyft car. A ride discount through Lyft is available. Please see the Ground Transportation Discounts section for more information.

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Healthy Habits For All

Making healthy habits second nature through education and access

DATE: Friday, August 24, 2018
TIME: 7:30 AM – 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront – Harbor Ballroom C; 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

This new program is designed to advance our mission and complement the work our OPTAVIA Coaches do every day by bringing healthy habits to people living in underserved communities. It comes down to two key elements: education and access. It aligns who we are with how we give.

Join us on Friday from 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM at our Networking Breakfast in Harbor Ballroom C to assemble back to school backpacks for the students at Living Classrooms Foundation’s Harbor East Campus. Living Classrooms Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to serving Baltimore’s youth and families through hands on education.

You can participate by building backpacks and by donating the following school supplies:

  • Book Covers
  • Construction Paper
  • Crayons
  • Glue Sticks
  • Hole Punches
  • Markers
  • Protractors
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Tissues

Help us multiply our impact!


Day with Dr. A

DATE: Saturday, August 25, 2018
TIME: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Aquaterra

Join us at Aquaterra*, the home of Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. to wrap up New FIBC Summit with some training from Dr. A himself. Lunch will be provided. Group Photo to follow.

*Please note that transportation is not provided and parking is not available. We recommend attendees book an Uber/Lyft car or arrange for a Super Shuttle if it is a larger group.


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

  • Josiah Alipate
  • Priscilla & James Allen
  • Ashley Ammann
  • Bob & Dawn Angela
  • Debi & Andy Auch Moedy
  • Emily Baker
  • Sarah & Christopher Ball
  • Lindsey Bard
  • Debbie Baumoel
  • Dana & John Becton
  • Heidi & Michael Bell
  • Elana Berlin
  • Melanie & Andrew Bihl
  • Brian & Mary Blachly
  • Andrea & Garrett Black
  • Gerry & Chuck Blumenthal
  • Julie & Kyle Bolt
  • Danielle Bowen
  • Megan & Jared Braud
  • Annie & David Burgeson
  • Janice Burke
  • Paula Burke
  • David & Karen Burrier
  • Sunny Cain
  • Dayna & LaMar Calhoun
  • Jennifer & Cody Carden
  • Cheryl Castle
  • Chelsea & Rod Chase
  • Charlie & Debbie Chivers
  • Launa & Craig Christiansen
  • Michele Clifford
  • Ann Corell
  • Christina & Timothy Coy
  • Kent & Robin Coykendall
  • Jennifer Curtis
  • Jeanine Da Silva
  • Angela De Bie
  • John & Desiree Debay
  • Joe Divoky
  • Jennica Drake
  • Eliana Dubrow
  • Elizabeth & Paul Duch
  • Takiyah Dumas
  • Karen Ellstrom
  • Becca Engh
  • Andrea & Ricky Espinoza
  • Ginger & Robert Farris
  • Julie & Donald Faunce
  • Karri & Andrew Fischer
  • Bobby & Tricia Fogg
  • Gretchen & Eric Fors
  • Beth & Stephen Fowler
  • Jeff Frantz
  • Alison Friedman
  • Keith & Sheila Frix
  • Cindy and Bill Fulcher
  • Krista & Darrell Gabel
  • Shelly & Gabriel Garcia
  • Diane Gatti
  • Paul & Allison Gilmore
  • Suri Glazer
  • Elly & Josh Goldberg
  • Elicia Gordy
  • Jennifer Goshit
  • Sheri & Jeffrey Green
  • Heather & Adam Guess
  • Kaci Habansky
  • Lisa & David Hadley
  • Matthew & Devon Hagy
  • Brittney & Ryan Hall
  • Jami Hammel
  • Robbie Handy
  • Sharon & Morris Harary
  • Jaelyn & Joshua Harrel
  • David Harrison
  • Jamie Hauser
  • Beth & Ian Heaney
  • Matt Hedman
  • Dustin & Lori Hedrick
  • Kaylie Heider
  • Rosie & Daniel Herrera
  • Joey & Penny Hipp
  • Cliff Hochberg, DC
  • Jenny & Michael Hogue
  • Christa Horst
  • Terri Huckaby
  • T. J. & Steve Hudspeth
  • Whitney & Evan Hughes
  • Shlomo Ickovitz & Sarah Bendrihem
  • Brooke & Brian Jenkins
  • Meg & Will Johnson
  • Heather & Jeff Jones
  • Lynette & Rodney Jost
  • Tricia & Victor Kazarian
  • Amie Klimuck
  • Clint & Elizabeth Knowles
  • Jill Koget
  • Andrea & Jake Korn
  • Jo & Sam Lambert
  • Jenny & Troy Langston
  • Nick & Kiersten Lavallee
  • Pam & Rick Levering
  • Amy Lipman
  • Rachel & Michael Lopez
  • Letitia Loscalzo
  • Wesley Lovins
  • Kris Lowe
  • Michelle Luders
  • Charlene & Stuart Mains
  • Lauren Mangano
  • Alisha & Roger Marshall
  • Lea & Mark McCullough
  • April & Matt McCully
  • Kelly & Andy Montgomery
  • Meghan Montoya
  • Deah & Bradley Moody
  • April & Jerod Morales
  • Shelby Morgan
  • Tamra & Matthew Mullranin
  • Heather Murray
  • Jessica & Dallas Mushtare
  • Shannon Myers
  • Rebecca Nairn
  • Todd & Rachel Nicholson
  • Victoria & Mike Otto
  • Lori & Keven Page
  • Jamie Peace & Stewart Wayne Jones
  • Elizabeth Peterson
  • Laura Platt
  • Shelley Plum
  • Neika Porter
  • Karen & John Potts
  • MaeDee & Paxton Price
  • Tina & Tony Prutting
  • Ralph Quillen
  • Donna Racette
  • Cindy & Randy Reed
  • Gretchen & Doug Reid
  • Anica & Jeremiah Relaford
  • Rachel Richards
  • Audra Richardson
  • Amber & Rick Rickabaugh
  • Christen Rodgers
  • Nicole Rodrigues
  • Janice & Gene Rodriguez
  • Rhonda Ross & Craig Lauritzen
  • Andrea Rouge
  • Molly & Jonathan Rutty
  • Michele Samodurov
  • Corie Sarti
  • Brad & Emily Schabacker
  • Tony & Pamela Schaller
  • Karen & John Schembre
  • Cindy Schmidt
  • John Schmidt
  • Nichole & Michael Schrader
  • Shontel & Mo Seneca
  • Dana Sicherman
  • Heather Smith
  • Kayce & Alan Smith
  • Nicole & Mark Sparks
  • Amber Spencer
  • Stacy & David Spigelman
  • Jennifer & Jason Spohr
  • Scott Stansfield
  • Stephanie Stewart
  • Tara & Adam Stewart
  • Melinda Strauss
  • Brandi & Charles Stumph
  • Norma & Lawrence Sullivan
  • Chana Sutofsky
  • Pascale & Bill Talbert
  • Victoria & Dr. Seth Tunstall
  • Kristin Valevich
  • Katie Van Hise
  • Lisa & Steve Vaughn
  • Monica Villarreal
  • Jen & Jason Walker
  • Jen & Matt Wall
  • LaDonna & Donnie Warren
  • Sally & Ryan Warrenfeltz
  • Stacey Watson
  • Paige Welch
  • Audra & Ben Wellen
  • Brittany & Dwight Whitworth
  • Lisa Wick
  • Heidi & David Wideman
  • Daniel & Pamelyn Williams
  • Dr. Jonathan Yalowchuk
  • Ronni & Jamie Young
  • Nancy & Pete Zenner
  • Dale & Tammy Zevenbergen

Hotel and Travel Information

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Area Airport

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

Airline Discounts

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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.

Ground Transportation Discounts

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.


OPTAVIA is offering $10 ride discounts through Lyft for your transportation to and from Team Building Night at at the UA House at Fayette! Download the Lyft app through the App or Google Play Store and use discount code NEWFIBC18 to redeem $10 off* your ride. Click here for more information on how to redeem your credit.

*Discount code is good for one redemption per person. Code is only valid on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM


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

A:  The summer New FIBC Summit will be held in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Event dates are August 23 – 25, 2018.

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

A:  New FIBC Summit is a qualifying event. All OPTAVIA Coaches who qualify as a Fully Integrated Business Coach (FIBC) for the first time during the qualification period of January 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018 will be invited to attend.

Q: Do I need to qualify all three months at FIBC within the qualification period?

A:  Any Coach who finishes the qualification requirements of FIBC for the first time during the qualification period will be invited to attend. For example, if a Coach qualifies at FIBC for the first time during December 2017, January 2018, and February 2018, they will be invited to New FIBC Summit in August 2018. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further details.

Q: Am I allowed to bring a guest with me to New FIBC Summit 2018?

A:  Since the New FIBC Summit is a qualifying event, only Coaches and their Co‐Applicant are invited to participate. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further details.

Q: What is the dress code?

A:  The dress code for New FIBC Summit is as follows:

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 will be on their own for transportation throughout the event, with the exception of bus transportation for the Baltimore Orioles’ game Friday evening. A discount for shuttle transportation to and from the airport has been provided through SuperShuttle. OPTAVIA is also offering a $10 ride discount through Lyft for Team Building Night at the UA House at Fayette. Please see the Ground Transportation Discounts 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.

Q: How do I register for New FIBC Summit 2018?

A:  You will receive a link to register for New FIBC Summit 2018 in your invitation email. Click here to view the invitation schedule.

Q: How do I RSVP for the Manufacturing Plant Tour?

A:  You will be able to register for the Manufacturing Plant Tour in your New FIBC Summit registration.

Q: When is the deadline to book my hotel room?

A:  The last day to book your hotel room for New FIBC Summit 2018 is August 9, 2018.

Q: When is the registration deadline for New FIBC Summit 2018?

A:  In order to make sure your hotel request is received and confirmed, the last day to register for New FIBC Summit is Thursday, August 9, 2018.