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International Federation of Home Economists Pre-Congress Tour 2020

Banson NYC is excited to offer a 7 Day Tour for the International Federation of Home Economists in Summer 2020.  This tour will be open to the public and enrollment is limited to 20 participants.  We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.  The tour is designed to expose home economists (both in academia and as practitioners) to a fun-filled week in NYC exploring cultural, fashion and food interests.  Participants will stay at a NYC College Residence Hall (in double or triple accommodations with private bathrooms) for 7 nights.  Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm by a Banson NYC representative.  From there we will depart for our visits, seminars and activities of the day.  The following is included in each package:

Executive Package:


  • Shuttle Service to/from NYC Airport to/from NYC Residence Hall (One pick up for entire group)
  • 7-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard
  • Ride on Staten Island Ferry for Scenic View of NYC and photos of Landmarks like the Statue of Liberty


  • 7 Nights in NYC College Residence Hall (double or triple accommodations with private bathrooms)


  • 2 Group Breakfasts
  • Continental Breakfast provided on other mornings
  • 1 Group Lunch
  • 2 Group Dinners (including one at Sylvia’s in Harlem)
  • 1 Bottle of Water provided each day


  • 2 Days of Visits to key players in the Fashion Industry
  • 1 Day of Visits to key players / retail stores in the Food/Cooking Industry
  • Williamsburg Brooklyn Walking Retail Store Tour (2.5 Hours)
  • Chocolate Tour & Tasting in Brooklyn (1 Hour)
  • Chelsea Market Food Tour (3 Hours)
  • United Nations Tour
  • Apollo Theatre Tour

Special Events:

  • 1 Ticket to Current Fashion Exhibit at Well Known NYC Museum
  • 1 Ticket for The Ride (75-minute Interactive Immersive Bus Tour of Iconic Landmarks in NYC)
  • 1 Ticket to Popular Broadway Show
  • Cooking Class (2.5 Hours)

Premier Package:

  • Includes everything in the Executive Package as well as a 15-Hour Handbag Construction Workshop with a Couture Handbag Designer and 3 Dinners in the Design Studio (while you make your own handbag)

Dates: July 25 – August 1, 2020

International Federation of Home Economists Pre-Congress Tour Application
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