Upcoming Events

2019 Calendar of Events

January 25-29, 2019

American Bus Association Marketplace, Louisville, KY

More than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers and exhibitors come together to kick off a new year of business opportunity and growth. ABA’s Marketplace is truly a market-place—an active, vibrant forum of buyers and sellers where business gets done. 

January 27-29, 2019


WY Governor’s Hospitality & Tourism Conference, Little America, Cheyenne, WY

Dedicated to celebrating and educating Wyoming’s tourism industry, the Wyoming Governor’s Conference is the year’s single event that brings together over 400 influential tourism and hospitality industry representatives. Seize the opportunity to build upon relationships or create new ones with leaders and buyers from across the state. 

February 3-6, 2019

International Inbound Travel Association (IITA), Savannah, GA

Suppliers and tour operators from across the country gather at the events for the opportunity to learn, network, build relationships and have fun!

February 13-14, 2019

RTO Summit West, Marina del Ray, CA

RTO Summit West was founded in 2003 to help suppliers and destinations meet L.A.-based RTOs without having to navigate the Los Angeles freeway system.

February 25-28, 2019

Go West Summit, Boise, ID

Go West Summit introduces the world’s top international tour operators to specialty suppliers offering tourism-related products or services in the American West.

March 26-28, 2019

NAJ Active America, Anchorage, AK

China is the fastest growing inbound tourism market to North America and Active America China, now in its tenth year, is the only show in North America 100% dedicated to building inbound Chinese tourism. 

April 24, 2019 

Webinar: Travel Matters – New Wyoming TravelStats Interactive Portal

In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, learn about Wyoming’s new economic impact tool. See the impact the travel industry has in Wyoming and how you can find your own county’s travel impact numbers. To register, click here.

April 28- May 1, 2019

International Roundup, Spearfish, SD

IRU is not your typical tradeshow, in just two days of intensive pre-scheduled business appointments, over 80 organizations from around the Great American West region, and nearly 50 international and domestic buyers from more than 10 countries, conduct business negotiations that result in the generation of more than $130 million in future travel to this five-state region. At IRU, buyers and sellers are able to conduct business that would otherwise be generated only through an exhaustive number of around-the-world trips.

May 5-11, 2019

National Travel & Tourism Week

Each year, we celebrate the impact that travel has on our economy, businesses, and personal well-being. This year’s theme is “Travel Matters.” Join WOT as we celebrate the importance of tourism in Wyoming! Use this toolkit to share the impact that travel has on our state, and celebrate in your area.

To view the toolkit, click here.

May 16-17, 2019

WESTO, Portland, OR


June 1-5, 2019

 IPW, Anaheim, CA

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the leading international inbound travel trade show, driving $4.7 billion in future travel to the United States. It is a national showcase of America, where U.S. travel exhibitors connect with travel buyers and media from more than 70 countries to promote their product, negotiate future business and build relationships.

June 10-12, 2019

ATTA AdventureELEVATE, Lake George,NY

Considered one of North America’s most important and practical professional adventure travel events, the fifth annual AdventureELEVATE invites you to turn a sharp eye toward the evolving industry dynamics affecting your professional and personal life each and every day. This intimate, tightly focused event weaves together interactive workshops, inspiring plenary discussions, and networking opportunities with plenty of time for fresh air and adventurous exploration in and around Lake George.

June 10-12, 2019

TAP Dance 2019, Cheyenne, WY

Travel Alliance Partners annual meeting.

June 25, 2019

Wyoming Media Library Webinar

Learn about the newly re-designed Wyoming media library and how you can use high-quality creative assets in your marketing efforts. Register here. 

July 23-26, 2019

Destinations International, St. Louis, MO

Destinations International’s Annual Convention provides:

  • An exclusive opportunity to connect peers and thought leaders from inside and outside the industry.
  • An integrated approach to learning regardless of your budget size or discipline focus.
  • Recognition for our leaders and their accomplishments on behalf of the industry.
  • Relationship-based exchanges among industry providers, destination organizations and CVBs.
  • Diversity of thought by assembling the best minds in local insight and global expertise.
August 17-20, 2019

ESTO, Austin, TX

ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) is the premier annual learning and knowledge-sharing forum for destination-marketing professionals.

September 9-13, 2019

Brand USA Travel Week, London, UK

Brand USA Travel Week is an immersive celebration of the United States showcasing the diverse range of travel experiences available in the USA.

September 17-18, 2019

Active American Chinese Receptive Edition, San Gabriel, CA (Invitation Only)

AACRE is a product development show that brings together Chinese Receptive Tour Operators with suppliers and destinations to develop new tour opportunities. 

December 8-12, 2019

NTA Travel Exchange, Fort Worth, TX

Travel Exchange is NTA’s annual convention, where our members get down to business. More than $400 million has been generated in the past three shows. But it’s even more: It’s a chance to meet the travel world under one roof, a chance to share ideas and turn handshakes into partnerships.