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Trade & Media Events Calendar

These are events that we know of currently FY24. All events are subject to change.

Continual updates to the calendar will occur as plans are confirmed. AOT reserves the right to cancel or change dates, details and participation fees for trade shows, sales missions, media missions and press trips as needed.

FY24 Trade & Media Events Calendar PDF

FY24 Draft - This is not a complete list - only what is available at this time.

JANUARY 2024

New Year’s Day – January 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Day – January 15, 2024

LOS ANGELES RECEPTIVE TOUR OPERATOR MISSION

Date:

January 23-24, 2024

Location:

Greater Los Angeles Area

AOT Division:

Participants:

Cost:

Trade and Media

Participation is open to any Arizona tourism entities.

$850 for partner's participation

Audience:

Program Summary:

European, Chinese & Japanese Tour operators

We will host a minimum of 3 events in the Los Angeles area, targeting specific European, Japanese and Chinese Receptive Tour Operators.

AOT Contacts:

Trade: Jessica Remington [email protected] / China Trade: Kim Todd [email protected]

IMM TRAVMEDIA DAY NYC

Date:

January 24-25, 2024

Location:

New York City

AOT Division:

Participants:

Audience:

Cost:

Media

Open to statewide DMO partners, CVBs & Chambers

Tour operators / an exclusive collection of luxury travel advisors representing high net worth travelers.

Varies based on membership

Program Summary:

IMM TravMedia is a self-registering event. Each delegate will have their own table and set of media appointments that are scheduled in the TravMedia portal. Visit https://travmedia.com/immusa/ for more info.

AOT Contacts:

Marjorie Magnusson, [email protected]

FEBRUARY 2024

Chinese New Year – February 10, 2024
President’s Day – February 19, 2024

GO WEST SUMMIT

Date:

February 26 - 29, 2024

Location:

Lake Tahoe, NV

AOT Division:

Participants:

Audience:

Cost:

CoOp Program:

Trade

Self-Registration – Open to any Arizona Tourism Supplier.  Info: https://www.gowestsummit.com/

International Travel Trade & Receptive Operators

TBC – This event is self-registration

Match up to $1,500 per DMO

Program Summary:

Suppliers representing destinations, properties and attractions from the American West and tour operators from around the planet participate in multi-day appointment sessions.

AOT Contacts:

Jessica Remington, [email protected]
Joanna Tejeda, [email protected]

MARCH 2024

SWANSON'S AMERICAN TRAVEL DAY

Date:

March 2, 2024

Location:

Malmo, Sweden

AOT Division:

Participants:

Audience:

Cost:

Trade

Open to all statewide DMO partners, CVBs & Chambers. Web: https://www.swansons.se/ 

International Travel Trade

$950 + tax (if applicable)

Program Summary:

More details to come

AOT Contacts:

IMM BERLIN TRAVMEDIA DAY

Date:

March 4, 2024

Location:

Berlin, Germany

AOT Division:

Participants:

Audience:

Cost:

Media

Open to all statewide DMO partners, CVBs & Chambers. Website: https://travmedia.com/imm/

International Media

Varies.  Based on membership

Program Summary:

IMM TravMedia is a self-registering event. IMM is established as the industry’s leading event for the media to meet travel and tourism brands. Exhibitors each enjoy a dedicated branded table where they can meet top travel journalists, editors and broadcasters to discuss their news, events and developments. A single-day networking and relationship-building opportunity for journalists and travel & tourism brands. Visit https://travmedia.com/immgermany for more info.

AOT Contacts:

Marjorie Magnusson, [email protected]

ITB BERLIN 2024

Date:

March 5-7, 2024

Location:

Berlin, Germany

AOT Division:

Participants:

Cost:

CoOp Program:

Trade

Open to statewide tourism suppliers (Trade & Media). AOT WILL NOT HAVE A TRADE BOOTH PRESENCE FOR 2024*. For meeting counter self-registration and more information, visit https://www.b-for.com/events/itb-berlin

TBD

$2,000 per DMO

Program Summary:

The International Tourism Exchange ITB Berlin is known throughout the world as the leading trade fair for the global tourism industry. This makes ITB Berlin the main forum for communication and marketing for the worldwide tourism sector. It is an ideal opportunity for exhibitors to get their messages out to both trade visitors and the media. ITB is the world's largest travel industry trade show with more than 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries competing for travel business from this important European market.

AOT Contacts:

Jessica Remington, [email protected]

USA TRAVEL SHOW SCANDINAVIA

Date:

February 29-March 1, 2024

Location:

Copenhagen

AOT Division:

Participants:

Audience:

Cost:

Trade & Media

Open to all statewide DMO partners, CVBs & Chambers. For table self-registration and more information, visit https://usatravelshow.dk/

International Travel Trade & Media

$1,700 per exhibitor, $300 for additional representative

Program Summary:

Launched in 2012 – and only grown since then – USA Travel Show is the premier B2B Travel Show in Scandinavia with opportunities for U.S. destinations and hospitality brands to meet face to face with the Scandinavian travel trade and media. The travel show is organized by Atlantic Link on behalf of Discover America. Strategic partners include Brand USA and U.S. Travel Association.

AOT Contacts:

Jessica Remington, [email protected]

CANADA TRADE MISSION

Date:

March 18-20, 2024

Location:

Toronto & Vancouver

AOT Division:

Participants:

Trade

AOT Only

Program Summary:

AOT's Trade representatives in Canada, will coordinate a mission in Toronto and Vancouver.

AOT Contacts:

Joanna Tejeda, [email protected]

APRIL 2024

Easter - April 9, 2024

NCAA Men's Final Four - April 6-8, 2024

MEXICO SALES MISSION

Date:

April 15-19, 2024

Location:

Mexico City & Monterrey

AOT Division:

Participants:

Cost:

CoOp Program:

Trade and Media

Open to statewide DMO partners

$1,800 for both cities or $900 for one city, plus travel expenses

$450 for one city; $900 for both cities

Program Summary:

AOT’s representatives in Mexico, CWW will coordinate a joint trade & media sales mission with one-to-one appointments in Mexico City & Monterrey.

AOT Contacts:

Joanna Tejeda at [email protected]

MAY 2024

Memorial Day - May 29, 2024

IPW LOS ANGELES

Date:

May 3-7, 2024

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

AOT Division:

Participants:

Cost:

Trade & Media

Participation is open to anyone in the tourism industry. Visit http://www.ustravel.org for more information and to register.

Varies by exhibit size and is self-registration

Program Summary:

IPW organized by the US Travel Association, is the premier international trade show in the US attracting nearly 1,200 international tour operators and 250 travel journalists from more than 70 countries each year. AOT attends with staff and international representatives conducting 20-minute, pre-scheduled appointments over the course of three days. In addition to meeting with media at the Arizona booth, AOT also has the opportunity to meet with journalists at the Media Marketplace, which is typically held on the first day of the show.

AOT Booth co-op: AOT will allow rural/tribal DMO’s to co-op in to sit in the AOT booth and share appointments with us at an affordable price. Space will be limited to one delegate per DMO on a first come/first serve basis. Please refer to the AOT CoOp Marketing Program selection sheet for more information.

AOT Contacts:

Kim Todd, [email protected]; Joanna Tejeda, [email protected]

JUNE 2024

TBD 2024

Independence Day - July 4, 2024

EASTERN CANADA TRADE AND MEDIA MISSION

Date:

TBD

Location:

TBD

AOT Division:

Participants:

Trade and Media

AOT Only

Program Summary:

AOT’s trade and media representatives in Canada, will coordinate a mission in Toronto and possibly Quebec.

AOT Contacts:

Marjorie Magnusson at [email protected], Joanna Tejeda at [email protected]