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The Travel Agent Showcase is Sponsored by

Industry training & networking opportunity before the Star Tribune Vacation & Travel Experience opens to the public. 

  • Connect with destinations, hoteliers, cruise lines, and tour operators to learn about new products and travel opportunities
  • Receive special offers and agent incentives directly from the vendors
  • Enter to win a free trip and door prizes
  • Drinks & hors d’oeuvres will be served
  • Open to all Travel Agents, Travel Media, Travel Managers, Owners and Consultants


Friday, November 9, 2018

  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Visit Anchorage Training/Certification Workshop
  • 2:45 – 3:45 pm:  Training/Certification Slot Available – Learn more.
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Maui CVB Training/Certification Workshop
  • 5:30 – 8:00 pm: Open Trade Tables & Industry Networking Reception

Registration $10 per person

Registration is open to all Travel Agents, Travel Media, Travel Managers, Owners and Consultants. Registration includes access to all training workshops, the industry reception and complimentary access to the Travel Expo Floor all weekend long.

Travel Agent Showcase exhibitors include

  • Aruba Tourism Authority
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Celtic Journeys
  • Cozumel Hotel Association
  • El Cozumeleño Beach Resort
  • Holland America Cruise
  • Maui CVB
  • Mayan Princess Resort
  • Princess Cruises
  • Rain Forest Tours
  • Safari Legacy
  • St. Kitts & Nevis Tourism
  • Visit Anchorage
  • Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
  • Visit Tampa Bay

Exhibit space available for the Travel Agent Showcase. Contact us for more information.

The Trade-Only showcase is exclusively for travel professionals. It is where business gets done, where negotiations take place and where new alliances are made. It provides opportunities for travel agents, wholesalers, packagers, and suppliers to work together, develop industry relationships, and explore new ideas for strategic growth.

Travel Agent Training Session Available

  • Opportunity to present and train/certify travel agents on your destination or tour for one hour
  • Opportunity to bring in partners and distribute marketing materials during certification session
  • Logo recognition and/or mentions in a robust media campaign with Star Tribune and external media valued at over $1,000,000 media

Session Details

  • Friday, November 9th, 2018
  • One session available, 2:45pm – 3:45pm
  • One hour session
  • AV equipment included
  • Light refreshments included
  • Table at Trade Reception included

Contact us if you are interested in purchasing this time slot.