March 13-15, 2017 – West Lafayette, IN
Indiana’s only all industry educational and networking conference for hospitality leaders brought to you by the Indiana Tourism Association, the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD), the Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association (InRLA) and Indiana Meeting Professionals International (IMPI).
April 12, 2017 - Indiana State Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau Building
This spring Media Marketplace provides industry partners a one-stop media networking opportunity to pitch their travel destination ideas. The event cost is $500 and covers two attendees, lunch and booth space (eight-foot table with two chairs). Potential media participants include: writers, freelancers, editors, producers, bloggers and journalists. Media participants could be from national, regional and local outlets.
Hoosier Hospitality & Will Koch Awards
August 2017 -- Indiana State Fairgrounds
Annual award ceremony to recognize outstanding contributions to the tourism industry. The Will Koch Award is the highest tourism honor bestowed by the Lt. Governor and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development.
For more information please contact Ali Meyer
January 6-8, 2017 – Indianapolis
Indiana convention dedicated to event management education, networking and leadership. The convention is open to all Festival members and non-member event industry professionals.
January 14-17, 2017 – Cleveland, OH
The ABA Marketplace is the first travel and tourism conference of the year. More than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers and exhibitors gather for networking opportunities, social events and educational seminars.
January 21-22, 2017
Largest series of travels shows in the U.S. Strategically positioned in one of the country’s top getaway markets.
Great Vacations Travel EXPO
February 3-5, 2017 – Columbus, OH
Travel experts assemble to help EXPO attendees plan their next vacation. Become an exhibitor – the AAA Ohio Auto Club makes it easy for you to connect with Ohio’s travel consumers.
February 17-26, 2017 – Indiana State Fairgrounds
Largest outdoor show of its kind. Over 65,000 sq. ft. of outdoor and sporting goods and destinations – boats, RV’s, fishing tackle, hunting gear, paddle sport equipment, educational seminars, outdoor celebrities and attractions.