All About IPW
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW continues to reunite and rebuild the global travel industry, providing an in-person platform to conduct business and renew our relationships around the world. As the leading inbound travel trade show, past IPWs have generated more than $5.5 billion in future travel by connecting U.S. travel exhibitors with travel buyers and media to promote their product and negotiate future business, securing America’s position as a foremost global travel destination and showcasing the best of what the U.S. has to offer.
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What are our attendees saying?
99% of exhibitors say IPW is valuable or very valuable to their organization.
98% of buyers rate the quality of IPW exhibitors as good, very good or excellent.
Journalists say their Media Marketplace appointments result in “successful pitches” and “multiple new contacts.”
See Who Attends IPW
IPW is the travel industry's premier international marketplace. It is a business appointment-based show that brings together:
- U.S. travel organizations from across the country representing all categories of the industry
- International and domestic leisure buyers
- International meeting and incentive buyers
- International and domestic journalists
- International Advisory Committee representatives
- Visit USA representatives
- U.S. Government Commercial Service representatives
- Marketing and technology providers
Frequently Asked Questions
To learn more about IPW and for frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ page.
IPW Host Cities
Chairman's Circle Honors
U.S. Travel celebrated the 10th anniversary of Chairman’s Circle Honors in May 2023, recognizing an esteemed group of global partners for their contributions to the U.S. Travel industry. Join our team in reflecting on the event’s ten remarkable years. Special thanks to our cohost, Brand USA, and longtime sponsors Visit California and Travel Oregon.
IPW Travel Writer Awards
U.S. Travel Association and Brand USA’s IPW Travel Writer Awards honor outstanding work in print journalism for United States travel destination stories.
About U.S. Travel
U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing the $1.2 trillion travel industry, an essential contributor to our nation’s economy and success. The U.S. travel industry encompasses all facets of the traveler’s journey—from airports, airlines and hotels to attractions, convention and visitor bureaus and the destination itself. Travel is a key contributor to America’s vitality.
About Brand USA
As the premier sponsor of IPW, Brand USA looks forward to welcoming travel professionals from around the globe to IPW. As the nation's destination marketing organization, Brand USA inspires people worldwide to experience the United States' diverse destinations and attractions.