IPW Event Location

Below is a preliminary schedule (times subject to change). Details will be added as they are confirmed. Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Henry B. González Convention Center (900 E. Market Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205).

IPW management is dedicated to ensuring attendees a safe and productive environment. The 5-day event will follow protocols and regulations set forth by the CDC, state and local governments and the Henry B. González Convention Center. Guidelines based on the latest protocols will be updated in advance of IPW.

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Saturday,
May 20, 2023

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration / Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Meetings, Brand Activations

Varies

Tourism Cares Volunteer Opportunity

TBD

Start off IPW by pairing business with purpose, volunteering and education. Learn more.

Sunday,
May 21, 2023

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration / Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Destination Experiences Registration Desk

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

IPW Kickoff

9:00-9:50 a.m.

IPW Press Brunch and Tours

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists.

Tours depart directly from the press brunch at Noon and return to the convention center by 5 p.m.

Brand USA Global Trends and Market Intelligence

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Destination Experiences for Buyers

TBD

Destination Experiences Depart from the Henry B. González Convention Center.

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time to check-in.

Opening Event

7:00-9:30 p.m.

Viva San Antonio!

Get into the San Antonio spirit at historic La Villita with an exclusive grand Fiesta that reflects San Antonio's past, present and future.

Viva San Antonio

Monday,
May 22, 2023

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Press Conference

8:00-8:45 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Brand USA Media Marketplace

9:00 a.m.-4:20 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists and exhibitors who purchased the Media Marketplace Package.

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Brand USA Media Marketplace Reception

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Open only to registered journalists and Media Marketplace participants.

Festival Del Rio

Parade starts at 8:00 p.m.

All are invited to Festival Del Rio! A special illuminated parade and live entertainment will take over the River Walk in IPW's honor. Make your plans for pre-parade dining along the River Walk, and arrive early to ensure special parade route seating.

Festival del Rio

Tuesday,
May 23, 2023

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Press Conference

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Press Conference

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Press Conference

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:30-11:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Wednesday,
May 24, 2023

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

8:30-9:50 a.m.

IPW Focus

9:00 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

Education Opportunities (located on show floor).

Learn More about the IPW Focus sessions.

Press Conference

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Business Appointments

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Press Conference

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Press Conference

11:30-11:50 a.m.

Open only to registered journalists

Lunch

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-5:00 p.m.

$10,000 Buyer Prize Drawing

4:20 p.m.

All registered (in-person) international and domestic buyers are eligible; however you must be present during the drawing to win.

Booth Teardown

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Closing Event

6:30-10:00 p.m.

Let's Texas at the Alamo presented by the title sponsor Travel Texas takes over the iconic Alamo for a closing event as big as Texas!

 

Travel Texas

Thursday,
May 25, 2023

Booth Teardown

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.