Calling all travel agents, bloggers, hoteliers, videographers, and influencers! 2018 is packed with travel events that will help propel you to the next level of your career. Networking and building relationships with industry professionals is key to growing your business. What better way to do that than at some of the year’s biggest travel events?
Here are 2018’s top travel events that you won’t want to miss!
Stockholm Luxury Travel Fair
January 27, 2018
Experience the only luxury travel fair in Stockholm where you will gain valuable, exclusive information on luxury hotels, spa retreats, cruise lines, and once and a lifetime travel experiences. Special offers, drawings, and exclusive prizes await upon arrival.
NY Times Travel Fest
January 26-28, 2018
NYC, Javits Center
Visit the city that never sleeps for a weekend travel fest where you will explore over 550 exhibitors representing more than 170 destinations. Learn expert globetrotting tips, watch cultural performances, and take a bite from the world’s most delicious destinations.
Women’s Travel Fest
March 9-10, 2018
Take a ladies weekend! Meet your new travel buddy, learn travel tips, have fun, and win prizes!
Luxury Travel Advisors
May 30-June 1, 2018
Calling all luxury traveling professionals! This is your chance to get up close and personal with suppliers in your industry, connect, and gain valuable knowledge from top speakers and breakout sessions.
ILTM- International Luxury Travel Market
Africa- April 15-17,2018
Arabia- April 22-23, 2018
Latin America- May 8-9, 2018
Asia Pacific- May 21-24, 2018
North America-September 24-27,2018
China-October 31-November 2, 2018
Cannes- December 3-6,2018
Network and find your newest and coolest luxury travel brands for your clients through personal appointments and valuable, unique, informational programs. This is a luxury travel industry professionals must go to event!
Virtuoso Travel Week
August 11-17, 2018
Don’t miss the one time, yearly celebration of the world’s top luxury travel network! Virtuoso packs in 100’s of hours of one of a kind networking opportunity between agency and preferred partners and plenty of personal development opportunities!
Women in Travel Summit
Now is your chance to partner with great brands and become a better travel blogger. This summit is packed, and aims at enhancing your digital presence and skyrocketing your business!
Travel & Adventure Shows
May 4-6, 2018
Quebec City, Quebec
Want to meet travel celebs and discover hundreds of vacation destinations around the world? Come personalize and book your trip with travel experts and learn insider tips through interactive seminars.
June 11-14, 2018
Come to the vibrant city of Miami! Join travel industry artists in for the world’s first weekend where buyers, exhibitors, and media professionals come together and connect with high level buyers in the movement of travel trends.
Pure Life Experiences
Sept 9-13, 2018
Receive insight, connect, and be inspired with hand selected high-end suppliers, private travel designers, and renowned members of the travel press. This experience contains 42 meetings over 3 days, curated by industry experts to suit your business needs and much more.
Eye for Travel Events:
Smart Travel Data Summit- Miami
February 27, 2018 to February 28, 2018
Leverage data to get up close and personal with your customer at the only travel data summit in North America! Includes powerful keynotes, along with high-level insights in data, analytics, RM, marketing and product development that guarantee you will walk away with actionable insights and take-aways.
April 9, 2018, to April 10, 2018
Visit the West Coast’s largest digital travel conference. Over 300+ industry leaders show you how to gain valuable insight and strategies in emerging travel tech trends and marketing!
Europe – London
June 4, 2018, to June 6, 2018
Venture off to the historic and vibrant London for a fun and informative weekend. This is Europe’s Largest travel forum to spark digital innovation and enable partnerships that drive profit!
North America – Las Vegas
June 4, 2018, to June 6, 2018
North America’s only travel conference of its kind. Covers the big picture for travel industry professionals and dives into topics of distribution, marketing, data, R&M pricing, and technology in depth.
Data & Digital Europe – Amsterdam
November 28, 2018, to November 29, 2018
Visit eclectic Amsterdam for a weekend of networking and learning. You will gain access to 300 data, digital, and commercial innovators from across the European travel industry to drive sales and increase customer loyalty.
TravelCon hosted by Nomadic Matt
Sept 20-22, 2018
TravelCon is for everyone, but especially for creators and bloggers. This power-packed event, lead by NYT best-selling author, Matt Kepnes, aims to help people learn the skills needed to develop a profitable and sustainable career in the travel industry.
Travel industry Exchange
Oct 9-11, 2018
Palm Beach, Florida
Calling all travel agents and suppliers! Attend the leading one to one travel conference to create revenue opportunities with one to one appointments, over 12 hours of networking opportunity, and fun receptions!
Adventure Travel World Summit
October 15-18, Tuscany
September 16-20th, 2019, Sweden
Tour operators, adventure travel writers, influencers, tourism boards, and industry partners jump on board for the global gathering summit that works hard and play hard! Offering deep educational content, big keynote speakers, and both structured and offsite networking opportunities- including a tour operated marketplace- where delegates can pitch story ideas to over 40 international travel writers and editors!
Luxury Travel Fair
Usually in London
Visit the historical and vibrant city of London. Meet experts from around the globe, create your fantasy itinerary for your dream getaway, and discover the latest travel trends from leading luxury brands!
Register now for the annual conference where we will dive into legislative issues, ABTA in the media, and how you can increase sales and awareness promoting your ABTA membership. This is sure to be a jam-packed informational summit you don’t want to miss!
May 19-23, 2018
Calling all IPW members! Don’t miss the opportunity for 3 days of pre-scheduled appointments, more than 6,000 delegates representing U.S. travel organizations from the US, international, media, and buyers from 70+ countries meeting face to face to conduct future travel business to the USA.