Attend as a Domestic Buyer

IPW—the world's premier Visit USA marketplace—welcomes domestic buyers to attend and meet with thousands of qualified U.S. exhibitors in one location.

Depending on type of business and origin of passengers, eligible domestic buyers will be classified as:

  • Receptive/Inbound Operators
  • Domestic Tour Operator
  • Domestic Wholesaler
  • Online Travel Agents (OTA)
  • Retail Agency/E-Commerce

IPW Domestic Buyer Program

  • Intended for U.S.-based travel package companies whose revenues are driven in large amount by international visitors (51% or more).
  • Buyer delegates should be sourcing travel in a decision-making capacity.
  • Typical buyer categories for inclusion in the IPW Domestic Buyer program include receptive/inbound operators, global OTAs and global e-commerce travel companies.
  • Buyers are subject to pre-approval by the U.S. Travel Association and the IPW Advisory Group, which is comprised of exhibiting destinations and organizations.

NOTE: Receptive Tour Operators are required to also exhibit at IPW 2022.

Key Points

  • Eligible for the same registration fees and appointment schedule.
  • Intended for established businesses (three years or more) whose primary business function is travel.
  • Require packaged travel, including a combination of hotels, attractions, transportation, etc., as the core function of the company's business.
  • Prospective buyer organizations must provide three current U.S. supplier references.
  • First-time domestic buyer organizations must complete the online Domestic Buyer Qualification Questionnaire.

Register by March 18 to lock in the early rate

Register by JANUARY 28 for a chance to WIN ONE OF TWO $500 AND ONE $1,000 PRIZE DRAWINGS.

Registration Information

The first step to participating at IPW is to register online using your organization login codes.

Your one-time registration fee covers up to 42 pre-scheduled appointments with U.S. exhibitors, all meals and related functions which are an official part of IPW, host city destination experiences and local tours, and more.

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Already Registered?

Log into the My IPW portal using your individual login codes to:

  • make registration changes and additions
  • update your profile
  • find delegates
  • pay invoices
  • manage appointments

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Key Dates and Deadlines

February 2 2022  
Housing Bureau Opens - Hosted Delegates

Hosted delegate housing opens for appointment-taking buyers and journalists as well as U.S.…

March 18 2022  
Membership Dues Deadline

U.S. Travel Association 2022 membership dues must be paid by this date to qualify for IPW member…

March 18 2022 11:59 p.m. EDT  
100 Percent Refund Deadline

Last day for international and domestic buyers, and IAC Committee, Visit USA Committee,…

Appointments

Through IPW's pre-scheduled appointments, you will have valuable face-to-face time to build and strengthen relationships with exhibitors. Learn more about IPW's online appointment system to get prepared before appointment scheduling opens.

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Hotel and Travel

Find helpful information about hotel reservations, destination experiences, volunteer opportunities, and ground transportation services offered to attendees.

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