Annual Trade Event Schedule

Clients that sign up for an annual engagement with Explore Marketing will be represented at the following proposed list of trade events and sales mission over the course of a 12-month contract. All costs for shared representation at these events will be equally divided across the number of customers (typically between 3 and 6 customers per event) to pass on substantial savings to your organization. 

Suppliers and destinations that would like to participate at specific trade events or sales missions, also have the option to either
a) engage Explore Marketing as representation for specific events, or
b) sign up to participate in person to meet customers face-to-face.


Sign-up online or contact us, if you are interested in any of the events.

Engagement Opportunities in 2018

Cost Structure for In-Person Participation in Sales Missions:

Sales Missions provide travel trade suppliers and destinations with an opportunity to meet industry buyers face-to-face. 


  • Sales Missions within the United States:

    • Early-Bird Fee: $2,000/ person

    • Regular Fee: $2,250/ person

  • International Sales Missions:

    • Early-Bird Fee: $2,250/ person

    • Regular Fee: $2,500/ person

  • Please see early-bird and registration deadlines listed in table above.

  • Registration fees do not include any travel-related expenses of participant.


Cost Structure for Ad-Hoc Representation Services:

Destinations and travel trade suppliers can hire Explore Marketing to represent them at select travel trade events and sales missions. 


  • Representation Fee per event:

    • Early-Bird Fee: $1,250/ event

    • Regular Fee: $1,500/ event

  • Representation Fee includes distribution of letter-sized marketing collateral during sales calls and at trade events, product training, inclusion in follow-up email after the event, and list of all leads with opportunities generated.

  • All travel and event-related expenses will be divided amongst all participating companies, which extends substantial savings to Explore Marketing clients. 

* Schedule subject to change without prior notice.


RTO = Receptive Tour Operator

OTA = Online Travel Agency

FIT = Foreign Independent Traveler

MICE = Meetings, Incentive, Conventions, Events

EXPLORE MARKETING - International Tourism Strategy Development and Trade Representation Services for Travel Experiences & Destinations across the USA

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