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Our Next Forum

Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL

  • Suppliers & travel professionals meeting under one roof.
  • Learn about the latest products and services
  • Share ideas and exchange best-practices
  • Exciting meal and networking functions
  • Join hundreds of like-minded peers from across the country
  • Chicago is served by most US carriers, so getting to the Forum is easy!

What to Expect

Dedicated to supporting the needs of today’s travel agent professional, TravelSMG understands the importance education plays in establishing and maintaining a profitable travel agency. Each of our Forums provide travel agents with training from experts both in and outside of the travel industry, covering the most relevant topics and advice to succeed.

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Always ahead of the curve, the TravelSMG portfolio of events each feature distinctive platforms for maximum engagement of the North American travel agent community and our global base of travel suppliers.

TRADESHOW
Our traditional tradeshows house 100’s of domestic & international travel suppliers representing an array of commissionable products/services, destinations, and key business and technology resources for today’s agent.
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Small-group meetings crafted to educate travel agents on segmented products and services while maximizing onsite business connections. Discussions are a group of timed intervals in which a small group suppliers and agents interact.
ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS
Pre-scheduled mutually agreed upon one-to-one meetings with the suppliers directly representing your niches (a Specialty Travel Forums exclusive feature)

Learn and earn with in-depth training presented by select supplier and destination partners. This is the most comprehensive way to learn the ins and outs of top products, services and destinations.

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Get to know your partners and peers. Each Forum offers informal networking opportunities in the form of functions, roundtable discussions and more!

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Las Vegas, Chicago, Mexico and beyond, TravelSMG takes the show on the road, allowing travel agents to experience their clients most requested destinations, properties and attractions.

Our Forums

TravelSMG is the most trusted partner in bringing suppliers and travel agents face-to-face.  Our diverse portfolio and proven track record in producing effective tradeshows and events has attracted the biggest names in leisure travel.  As an independent event organizer we cater to the travel professional community bringing skills up-to-date, supplier interaction and overall tuning into the pulse of the travel industry.

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The Home Based Travel Agent Forum takes place every Spring on the West Coast and every Fall on the East Coast. Watch for when we come an area near you.

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Specialty Travel Forums is a division of TravelSMG dedicated to producing ultra focused niche travel forums.

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The Romance Travel Forum is a highly specialized niche Forum dedicated to the Destination Wedding and Romance travel market.

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The Travel Agent Spotlight is a bi-weekly newsletter jam packed with hot industry news, trending topics and of course updates and information about our upcoming events.  This is a must have for all independent travel professionals.