All About IPW
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW will continue to reunite and rebuild the global travel industry in 2023, 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’s Chairman’s Circle Honors event awards international tour operators, wholesalers and U.S.-based inbound operators for their contributions to the U.S. travel industry.
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 all components of the travel industry. Travelers in the United States are estimated to spend $1.1 trillion in 2022 (still 10% below 2019 levels). U.S. Travel advocates for policies to accelerate an even recovery across the travel industry and restore economic and job growth for this essential contributor to our nation’s success.
About Brand USA
As the premier sponsor of IPW, Brand USA looks forward to welcoming travel professionals 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.