Why IPW?

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 qualified members of the media.


Media interested in attending IPW should submit their name and credentials for review to the International Advisory Committee (IAC) Chair in their region, 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.

International journalists must be pre-approved by their in-country International Advisory Committee (IAC) Chair.

Please direct your questions to your International Advisory Committee (IAC) Chair or to Cathy Reynolds, Lead Manager, IPW Press Operations.

Contact Cathy Reynolds

Registration Information

Registration is complimentary for international journalists, and is subject to pre-approval by the International Advisory Committee (IAC) Chair and the U.S. Travel Association. Only working journalists may attend the show; publishers, advertising, media or sales representatives are not eligible for the journalist registration category.

Online registration requires organization login codes. If you attended as an international journalist in the past, and still qualify for this category, we will email you your organization login codes to submit your registration.

Learn the difference between organization login codes and individual login codes

If you need organization login codes, please submit the brief Login Code Request Form. If you need 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.

Request Organization Login Codes

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.
What Does My Registration Include?
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 Saturday, May 4, 2024
Brand USA Media Marketplace activities on Sunday, May 5, 2024
Opportunity to request additional appointments with exhibitors who did not participate in the Brand USA Media Marketplace
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

Additions and Changes

Registration changes should be submitted via email to U.S. Travel. All substitutions or name changes must be approved by Cathy Reynolds.

Please note additional registrations must be approved by the International Advisory Committee (IAC) Chair.

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Cancellation Policy

To cancel your IPW international journalist registration, contact U.S. Travel via email.

The U.S. Travel Association cannot be held liable for any financial responsibilities incurred on the part of individual delegates or organizations. Be sure to review the Key Dates and Deadlines for all cancellation policies and deadlines.

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Already Registered?

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

  • update your profile
  • find delegates
  • manage appointments

Key Dates and Deadlines

May 2 2025 11:59 p.m. EDT  
Appointment Requests Due

Appointment requests must be submitted directly to U.S. Travel Association by this date to be…

June 18 2025  
IPW Closes

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IPW is your one-stop shop for story ideas and the latest news and trends for the U.S. travel product—a unique opportunity over three days to meet with hundreds of exhibitors representing destinations, hotels, attractions, and transportation companies. Appointments take place during the dedicated Brand USA Media Marketplace and on the show floor.

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Hotel and Travel

U.S. Travel provides registered international journalists with complimentary lodging for five nights (Friday-Tuesday, May 3-7, 2024, with checkout on Wednesday, May 8; room and tax only) when you successfully participate in all scheduled media activities. The deadline for hosted delegate housing with your delegation is March 6, 2024.

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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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