Regionally and around the world, the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing (VDTM) promotes our state through special events, consumer shows, and travel trade shows. View the current list of 2023 - 2024 events below.
EASTER STATES EXPO "THE BIG E"
SEP. 13 – 29, 2024 | W. Springfield, MA
"New England's Great State Fair". The largest fair on the eastern seaboard with an attendance of 1.5 million.
How you can partner with us: Volunteer to take a shift at the tourism booth located in the historic Vermont Building in exchange for brochure distribution for all 17 days of the fair. For more information please contact Katharine Ingram or call 802-261-5111.
JAN 13-16, 2024| Nashville, TN Marketplace is an appointment-based show for Motorcoach and Tour Operators and Travel Industry Suppliers who want to expand their group tour & travel business.
TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOWS
FEB 24-25 | Washington, DC
MAR 23-24 | Dallas, TX
Nation-wide series of consumer-facing shows connecting attendees with leisure and experiential travel destinations.
DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND SUMMIT
APR 9-11, 2024| Bretton Woods, NH
DNE Summit is the only travel trade show dedicated to New England organizations looking to increase business from overseas travelers.
U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION'S IPW
MAY 3-7, 2024 | Los Angeles, CA
The travel industry's premier international marketplace. More than 6,000 delegates representing U.S. travel organizations meet with international buyers, domestic buyers, and media from 70+ countries.
VERMONT TOURISM SUMMIT
MAY 8-10, 2024 | West Dover, Vermont
Join VT tourism industry colleagues at the 39th annual Vermont Tourism Summit (VTS) A must-attend event for any association, business or organization looking to get involved in the state’s tourism industry. You will leave this conference ready to start executing strategies for your success. Includes networking events, engaging panel discussions and workshops.
BRAND USA GLOBAL MARKETPLACE
Ongoing | Virtual
Brand USA’s Global Marketplace has allowed us to maintain relationships with overseas tour operators throughout the COVID-19 pandemic through virtual events and one-on-one video meetings with over 40 tour operators. Our virtual booth will be active for the next year as they continue to add events and meeting opportunities to the marketplace.
We will add more events as we confirm them. For more information on shows and partnership opportunities, please contact Trade and Partner Relations Manager Katharine Ingram or call 802-261-5111.