Trade & Travel Shows

Vermont booths set-up at a trade show.
Vermont booths set-up at a trade show.

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 2019 North American events below.

BRAND USA TRAVEL WEEK
SEP. 9–12, 2019 | London, UK
This exciting new event brings together the biggest players in the travel industry to grow visitation to the United States from the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe.

EASTERN STATES EXPO "THE BIG E"
SEP. 13–29, 2019 | 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. Volunteers can also provide us with a short video to be played at the booth as well as providing a raffle item for additional exposure.

DISCOVER AMERICA MEDIA DAY
OCT. 4, 2019 | Toronto, Canada
In one day, VDTM will be able to connect with over 30 leading Canadian travel writers, bloggers and radio hosts.

MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM SHOW
OCT. 25–27, 2019 | Montreal, Canada
More than 30,000 travelers from around Quebec will come to the 31st edition of this consumer travel show.

How you can partner with us: Share a booth with us so that you can speak directly with interested travelers or provide a raffle prize in exchange for brochure distribution.

AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING & MARKETPLACE
JAN. 10–14, 2020 | Omaha, NE
Largest annual gathering of North American tour operators, suppliers & exhibitors who offer motorcoach travel opportunities.

VERMONT TOURISM SUMMIT
APR. 15–16, 2020 | Killington, VT
Join VT tourism industry colleagues at the 37th annual Vermont Tourism Summit (VTS), formerly known as the Vermont Travel Industry Conference. Includes networking events, engaging panel discussions and workshops.

U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION'S IPW
MAY 30-JUN 3, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV
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.

We'll be adding more events as we confirm them. For more information on shows and partnership opportunities, please contact Sales & Marketing Specialist Sara DeFilippi or call 802-272-2633.

Sara DeFilippi, Sales & Marketing Specialist
802-272-2633

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501

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