All About IPW
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the leading international inbound travel trade show, driving $5.5 billion in future travel to the United States. It is a national showcase of America, where U.S. travel exhibitors connect with travel buyers and media from more than 70 countries to promote their product, negotiate future business and build relationships. IPW secures America’s position as a foremost global travel destination by increasing international visitation and showing the world the best of what the U.S. has to offer.
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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
Participation at past IPW tradeshows included more than 1,300 exhibitor booths held by U.S. suppliers of USA travel products and destinations and more than 6,200 attendees, including 1,300 international and domestic travel buyers and 500 journalists representing more than 70 countries.
Las Vegas Welcomes IPW 2021
U.S. Travel Association's IPW 2021 will be held Monday, May 10, through Friday, May 14, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (West Building) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Note: The 2021 event does not follow IPW's traditional day pattern.
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 that generates $2.6 trillion in economic output and supports 15.8 million American jobs. U.S. Travel's mission is to increase travel to and within the United States. For more information about U.S. Travel Association and its mission, please visit our website.
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.