Why you should apply to join the Disney Parks Moms Panel, even if you’re not a mom

It’s that time of year again. Parents, grandparents, even others who are the main ‘planner’ for their family are encouraged to apply to join the Disney Parks Moms Panel and share their knowledge with others planning for Disney vacations. Those…

Taking the whole family on a ‘grand’ vacation to Walt Disney World

It began around the Millennium Celebration, Walt Disney World finally recognized that multi-generational families were a larger market segment. They started to build more rooms that were capable of sleeping more than 4 and even started showing more multi-generational families…

Disney Moms Panel Fan Event A Treat

Former Panel Members and Fans
Former Panel Members and fans pose for photos

We’re currently in the 5th year of the Walt Disney World Moms Panel social media outreach effort from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. It started as a small panel of terrific travel planners (including a few Disney Dads) and has grown to really represent a large portion of Disney’s social media efforts. The whole experience now includes an expanded Disney mom’s network, a yearly convention and other events to go along with the online travel advice forum.

Checkin Line
Before the event about 300 fans checked in and got acquainted on the 2nd floor of the Contemporary

I believe this is the fourth year for the Fan Appreciation event. It happens around the weekend of October 1st and is usually a small affair. But this year they brought in over 50 current and former members of the Disney Moms Panel and invited around 300 fans to the top of the Contemporary Hotel for a luncheon.