IPW is your one-stop shop for story ideas and the latest news and trends for the U.S. travel product. Complimentary registration is available for a limited number of qualified domestic media.
March 31 Information Session
U.S. Travel, premier sponsor Brand USA and our hosts, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Travel Nevada look forward to welcoming our new and returning domestic media to IPW 2021.
Print and broadcast media interested in attending IPW should submit their name and credentials for review to Cathy Reynolds, along with several examples of recently published articles in accredited news outlets (within the past 12 months). Articles must be about travel within the United States. Proof of a journalist's name on the masthead of an accredited publication is also acceptable. You will be notified of your status via return email.
Only working journalists may attend the show; CEOs, publishers, advertising, media or sales representatives and custom publishers are not eligible to register as journalists but may participate through the Marketing and Technology Pavilion.
Your complimentary domestic journalist registration provides access to all official IPW functions, including the Brand USA Marketplace Hall, Brand USA Media Marketplace, press tours, luncheons, and all evening events.
Online registration requires organization login codes. If you attended as a domestic journalist in the past, and still qualify for this category, we will email you your organization login codes to submit your 2021 registration.
If you need organization login codes, please submit the brief Login Code Request Form. Due to the high volume of requests, we cannot guarantee that login code requests submitted fewer than 5 days in advance of a registration deadline will be processed in time for you to qualify for a particular registration fee discount or to submit your registration form before registration closes.
Notes to all Participants:
- IPW participants MAY NOT organize or sponsor any activities that conflict with the official IPW program or sponsored event during official conference hours. Violation of these terms may render the participant ineligible for future participation in IPW.
- IPW does not offer a guest registration for family members, and no partial registration to attend only the IPW social events.
|Access to the IPW Online Press Room, offering comprehensive press materials, 30 days in advance of IPW and 3 months after|
|Exclusive Press Brunch and Destination Experiences on Sunday, September 19, 2021|
|Brand USA Media Marketplace activities on Monday, September 20, 2021|
|Opportunity to request additional appointments with exhibitors who did not participate in the Brand USA Media Marketplace|
|Group ground transfers between function sites|
|All meals and related functions which are an official part of IPW|
|Year-long organization listing on ipw.com and online access to all registered exhibitors|
|Destination experiences and post-familiarization tours|
Log into the My IPW portal using your individual login codes to:
- update your profile
- find delegates (available late May 2021)
- manage appointments
Key Dates and Deadlines
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Brand USA Media Marketplace Appointments and Schedule
The Brand USA Media Marketplace offers 20 appointment slots each lasting 10 minutes with a five-minute cross time. Media Marketplace appointments can be requested during the initial appointment requesting period. See schedule below.
Brand USA Media Marketplace: Open Networking Time
Brand USA Media Marketplace: Session I
Brand USA Media Marketplace: Session II
Brand USA Media Marketplace Reception and Presentation of IPW Travel Writer Awards
Brand USA Marketplace Hall Appointments
Domestic journalists may submit up to 25 requests for appointments with those exhibitors who have not opted out of journalist appointments.
Business appointments at IPW are pre-scheduled based on international and domestic journalist requests. Appointment requests are submitted via the My IPW portal. Once the online appointment requesting period closes, the appointment schedule will be computer-generated according to the priority matching order. You will receive your appointment schedule list a few weeks before IPW.
Press appointments will be scheduled so as not to conflict with official IPW press activities (i.e., the Brand USA Media Marketplace and the press conferences). On Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, there is the potential for a total of 15 appointments with exhibitors in their booths on the show floor during the official Business Appointment Session. The manual scheduling process offers an opportunity to request additional appointments to fill open slots.
Want to Learn More about Appointment Scheduling?
Visit the Appointments page to learn more about how to schedule your appointments at IPW and view appointment scheduling tutorials to set you up for success at IPW.
Hotel and Travel
Domestic journalists are responsible for making (and paying for) their own hotel reservations, and should do so through the U.S. Supplier/Press Housing Bureau to obtain the best negotiated rates for the conference.
Click through to access the housing bureau link and to learn more about helpful trip planning information including press and destination experiences information and registration links, and ground transportation info and schedules.