Heartland Travel Showcase 2018

Book New Business When You Attend the 2018 Heartland Travel Showcase

Grow your business at Heartland Travel Showcase, the premier annual regional trade show for tour operators, to be held in Feb. 16-18, 2018 in Buffalo, New York. One of the nation’s largest regional marketplaces, Heartland Travel Showcase builds your business by linking you to professional contacts and sellable itineraries available only in the Heartland region.

As you begin to plan for 2018 and beyond, make Heartland Travel Showcase part of your plans for your business. Approximately 99 percent of those who attended in 2017 were satisfied with their appointments and overall experience.

Heartland Travel Showcase invites operators to step inside potential motorcoach experiences, getting a taste for the sights, sounds and flavors that only America’s Heartland can offer. Experience firsthand the friendliness and warmth of America’s Heartland, as Heartland Travel Showcase connects you with familiar faces and makes building new relationships easy, with its relaxed atmosphere and networking opportunities. Suppliers showcase the best of what they offer in decorated booths, making Heartland Travel Showcase a wonderful experience for tour operators.

Heartland Travel Showcase is all about making sure your time and investment produce results. In a few short days, you will:

  • Experience Quality Appointments. Meet with the best of the Midwest when you do business at Heartland Travel Showcase. With a satisfaction rate of 99 percent, tour operators and exhibitors alike had quality appointments in 2017. Many attendees book business directly on the showcase floor because of the high quality of appointments.
  • Discover New Tour Ideas. Heartland Travel Showcase is one of the largest regional group tour marketplaces in the U.S. and showcases group experiences that represent the diversity of the region. Last year alone, Heartland hosted more than 55 brand-new exhibitors.
  • Forge Relationships. Establish, build and enhance relationships. At Heartland Travel Showcase, group travel is a heart-to-heart business. From six-minute appointments to a unique four-minute meet, Heartland Travel Showcase provides you networking opportunities that solidify your relationships with group travel professionals and build your itineraries.

Attending the Heartland Travel Showcase is a great way to grow your business. Relationships through the showcase have generated more than $9 million in group sales over the past three years. In the Heartland region, more than $23 billion are spent directly on group tours. Registering for this yearly event is one powerful stride in expanding your business.

Numerous qualified tour operators from across America have already registered for Heartland Travel Showcase, Feb. 16-18, 2018 in Buffalo, New York. Apply today at heartlandtravelshowcase.com, and receive the special early bird tour operator discount of $99.

Please contact Karen Eylon at keylon@ohiotravel.org with any questions, and apply today to attend the 2018 Heartland Travel Showcase for a discounted rate.

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