Make sure you know what is going on in the travel conference scene for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Conferences focused on boomers, bank members, Southern enthusiasts and other travel-related interests will be occurring in the coming months.
- Boomers in Groups
When: October 21-23, 2011
Where: Crown Plaza Airport Hotel in Milwaukee
Who will come: Group travel leaders who market to boomers and travel industry members meet during scheduled Marketplace appointments.
For more information: www.boomersingroups.com
- Southeast Tourism Society Fall Meeting
When: November 8-10, 2011
Where: The Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans
Who will come: Travel industry members from the Southeast interested in professional development seminars and networking come to this meeting.
For more information: www.southeasttourism.net/FallMeeting.cfm
- NTA Convention
When: December 5-9, 2011
Where: Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
Who will come: A diverse group of NTA members, both buyers and sellers come together to do business.
For more information: http://businessbuilder.ntaonline.com/convention/Home.aspx
- American Bus Marketplace
When: January 6-10, 2012
Where: The Gaylord Texan Resort and SpringHill Suites Grapevine in Grapevine, Texas
Who will come: Bus owners and tour operators meet with travel industry representatives from destination marketing organizations, attractions, restaurants and other travel service suppliers.
For more information: www.buses.org/Member-Resources/Marketplace-Product-Pavilion/Marketplace-2012
- BankTravel Conference
When: February 7-9, 2012
Where: The Memphis Marriott in Memphis, Tenn.
Who will come: Bank loyalty directors sit with travel industry members to decide what destinations their bank club members might be interested in for upcoming trips.
For more information: www.banktravel.com
- Travel South Showcase
When: March 4-7, 2012
Where: Louisville, Ky.
Who will come: Qualified tour operators and Southern travel suppliers network and conduct business to promote travel in the South.
For more information: http://travelsouth.org/showcase