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Do you have a passion for travel? Our San Antonio Chapter Director, Micky Dixon, lives and breathes travel every day.
“I was a military brat,” Dixon said. Her family lived in Europe for 20 years and it sparked an early interest in travel.
When she first decided to join the industry, she started with a local host agency and soon realized that she wanted more. Dixon attended a trade show where she saw a woman wearing an OSSN badge. She asked what that was and a whole new door opened for her - Dixon found the education and support she needed, as well as the TRUE code that allowed her to be independent.
“Do what feels right to you,” Dixon said. “Host agencies are great, but if you want the meat and potatoes, you need to do more.”
She knew that her specialization was going to be European and river cruising travel. Starting with training and education, she began the foundation for her business.
Dixon couldn’t say enough about how important the networking and support is of the membership, but TRUE made her blossom. It allowed her to be her own boss, be taken seriously by suppliers, and receive full commission.
“An agent needs to make use of their membership and chapter meetings,” Dixon said. “Webinars are always great, but there is no interaction. You need to interact with other members because old agents still need the new agents. We should always be learning from one another. Nothing beats networking.”
Since joining CCRA and then becoming a chapter director in 2013, Dixon has been a rockstar. Her attitude, personality and energetic spirit is seen by everyone she comes across.
We love her and are lucky to have her apart of our association.