The debut Travel Agent Forum: Owners CONNECT is a virtual experience designed to foster conversations and business opportunities amongst global travel suppliers and business solution providers with a hand-selected audience of leisure travel agency owners with decision-making power. Owners CONNECT will serve as a collaborative platform conducive to building critical business relationships to maximize ROI.
The Virtual Experience will take place from Monday, November 16th through the end of day on Thursday, November 19th.
The event will take place in the Eastern Time Zone.
All delegates will have access to the following:
Agency owners interested in participating must first complete a formal application for review and consideration of participation. Our travel advisor acquisitions team will review each application and will notify the applicant for additional details and/or next steps to determine eligibility. While a number of factors will be taken into consideration, candidates must have a minimum of 3 full-time, independent contractors or employees reporting to them; a minimum of three years experience as an agency owner; the decision-making powers to create business plans with participating supplier partners; along with a verifiable agency bookings/revenue of $3 Million or more.
Applications must be complete, and the applicant must provide requested details about their business for additional consideration. Applicants are not guaranteed participation, however, will be notified in a timely manner.
You may fill out the Owner Application at the following link: Owners CONNECT Application
All delegates must use a laptop or PC to participate. The event software platform does not support smart phones or tablets.
All delegates must have a webcam and microphone on their laptop or PC in order to fulfill their One to One Virtual Meeting requirements.
The event software will be available at the end of October. Event Management will send out links and instructions on the appointment selection process at that time.
Only agency owners who are registered to attend Owners CONNECT are allowed to take part in the One to One Virtual Meetings.
Owners CONNECT will feature a diverse representation of supplier types, both categorically and geographically. Supplier company types include: All-inclusive resort chains and independent properties; hotel representation companies; destinations/tourism boards; wholesalers/packaged vacation providers; transportation and destination management companies; and key business solutions and resources.