Tradeshow Calendar

Each year, LTPA attends a variety of consumer and travel-professional tradeshows on your behalf. Our full members receive leads from these shows to help grow their businesses. 

2017

ABA (American Bus Association): January 14-17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio www.buses.org
The American Bus Association facilitates relationships between North America motor coach and tour companies and all related segments of the travel and supplier industries and promotes travel by motor coach to consumers. ABA represents approximately 1,000 motor coach and tour companies in the United States and Canada. Another 2,800 member organizations represent the travel and tourism industry and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motor coach industry. LTPA tour and travel manager will attend this conference on your behalf and meet with the tour operators, tour supplies and DMOs.

NTA (National Tour Association): Feb. 26-March 2, 2017 | St. Louis
Dec. 14-18, 2017 | San Antonio www.ntaonline.com 
The National Tour Association is a trade organization of thousands of tourism professionals (tour operators and buyers), tour suppliers (sellers), DMOs (sellers) involved in the growth and development of the packaged travel industry. We are committed to providing business opportunities and professional education in an environment where our members can foster relationships with one another. LTPA tour and travel manager will attend this conference on your behalf and meet with the tour operators, tour supplies and DMOs.

Select Traveler Conference (Bank Travel) : February 5 thru 7, 2017: Ontario, California.  www.banktravel.com
Bank Travel is the nation's leading organization of Bank Loyalty Program Directors. Serving 3,000 banks and financial institutions nationwide with information on building and growing loyalty programs. Bank Clubs are generating the newest sales markets and creating opportunities for travel companies, destinations and suppliers that want new group sales. Market your business to the Bank Travel Directors who choose the southern states as 42 percent of their desired destinations. Target your business to the fastest growing travel segment by participating in LTPA's Select Traveler conference pamphlet.

Travel South Showcase: March 12-15 in Branson, Missouri www.travelsouthusa.org
The Mission of Travel South USA is to promote, foster and encourage travel to and within the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. LTPA tour and travel manager will attend this conference on your behalf and meet with the tour operators, tour supplies and DMOs with a primary focus on travel to Louisiana. Target your business to the fastest growing travel segment by participating in LTPA's Travel South Showcase conference pamphlet.

SCMA (South Central Motor Coach Association), GMA (Georgia Motor Coach Association), and AMA (Alabama Motor Coach Association): July 2017 in Arlington, Texas www.southcentralmotorcoach.org
To promote and improve the motor coach industry of Arkansas Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas through the collective efforts and activities of its members and to enhance the safety and image of motor coach travel in this four-state region. In addition, each of the four states will individually address local issues through direction of individual state committees established for such purpose.

SYTA (Student Youth Travel Association): August 25-29, 2017 |  Albuquerque, NM www.syta.org
The Student & Youth Travel Association is a non-profit, professional trade association formed in 1997. Members of SYTA include tour operators, attractions, convention & visitor bureaus, state/provincial offices of tourism, hotels/hostels, restaurants, theaters, transportation and other organizations involved in student and youth travel in North America. Target your business to the fastest growing travel segment by participating in LTPA's SYTA conference pamphlet.