All About IPW

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW will reunite the world in 2021, providing an in-person platform for the global travel industry to rebuild and renew our relationships around the world. As the leading international inbound travel trade show, IPW will be a model for restarting international travel—and trade shows—safely, with the health of all attendees as our top priority. 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

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Las Vegas Welcomes IPW 2021

U.S. Travel Association's IPW 2021 will be held September 18-22, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (West Building) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more about IPW and for frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ page.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.



About Connect Travel

Connect Travel produces eight industry events specifically designed to address industry needs in a unique format that creates an efficient and effective environment to expedite the sales process and grow your business.

Connect Travel is co-locating three of its events with IPW 2021: Connect TOUR, Connect THRIVE Summit, and eTourism Summit.

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