The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) strives to bring you events that are designed to help you thrive in the always evolving industry of travel. We have an incredible lineup of events and encourage you to participate in these professional development opportunities for travel agency professionals. Best of all, ASTA members receive special discounted prices. Get involved and stay connected at an ASTA event today!
ASTA International Showcase 2019
This three-day educational experience in the southeastern corner of the Aegean is designed for travel advisors looking to add to their destination expert knowledge.
Dates: May 12–16, 2019
Location: Rhodes, Greece | Hotel to be announced soon
ASTA Global Convention 2019
Known as the essential event for travel agency professionals, ASTA Global Convention is the home for over 1,000 travel professionals and 200+ suppliers playing a key role in improving their business and the travel industry.
Dates: August 25–27, 2019
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL l The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, A Curio Collection by Hilton
ASTA Small Business Network Conference 2019
Bringing together high producing expert Independent and Virtual Advisors to network, build on professional development and engage with new suppliers all in a friendly, intimate setting.
Dates: September 29–October 1, 2019
Location: Aurora, CO | Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center
ASTA Familiarization Trips (FAMs)
We create FAM Trips around the world to help bring you unforgettable experiences and useful selling information.
ASTA Presents: The Greek Panorama B2B Roadshow
Travel advisors are invited to meet with hotels, travel agencies and destinations from Greece. The event is complimentary to ASTA travel advisor members, but registration is required.
Dates & Locations:
February 25 l San Diego - February 27 l Los Angeles - February 28 l San Francisco
Registration will open in mid-January!
Other EventsArizona Chapter Event: ASTA Holiday Celebration
December 15, 2018
FAM: Magical Christmas Market Cruise
December 16, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Onboard the AmaSonata
How America Travels: Learn where and why Americans are traveling and capture your share of the demand!
December 18, 2018
Webinar: A Glimpse Into ASTA’s International Showcase 2019
December 19, 2018 - December 19, 2018
Webinar: Make the Most of your ASTA Membership
January 9, 2019
Chapter Event: Greater Portland Chapter Meeting
January 14, 2019
Crystal River Cruises:Uniquely Different
January 15, 2019
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What travel advisors say about ASTA's events
"The ASTA Global Convention was an incredible experience! …I found that the networking opportunities were the best part. I met so many industry veterans who have "been there, done that," and who were SO ENTHUSIASTIC to help a young professional like myself." - Jacob Marek, Owner, IntroverTravels
"This was my first travel industry conference. During the conference, I was able to make important supplier and industry connections…most importantly I was able to walk away with a different perspective on my business model…which will allow me to work smarter and increase profits immediately and long-term. I am inspired to succeed and now enabled with more tools to do so as a woman entrepreneur in the travel industry." - Amanda Dyer, Owner, GoGo Travel LLC
"No other trade shows offer the educational opportunities that ASTA offers as far as real information on running a business. Fraud prevention, regulatory requirements and advocacy can only be found at ASTA conferences." - Helen Prochilo, Promal Vacations
“The sessions got me to rethink what I thought I already knew,” said Karen Kelley, Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. Kelley said that everything at the conference far exceeded her expectations, citing the high-quality educational sessions and panels with industry executives as highlights.
"INCREDIBLE! The education has been just incredible. Coming to Dubai has really been worth the trip" –Patricia Cobbs, Dupont Plaza Travel, Miami, FL
"I can't stress enough the value that each Destination Expo I've attended has provided for my business. As an agent, we all recognize the importance of familiarizing ourselves with a destination. The ADE's go well beyond that goal by offering in-depth destination training which is crucial to my abilities to sell a location. The ADE was no exception and exceeded my expectations." -- Steve Powers, Hidden Treasure Tours
“If you didn’t come to ASTA’s Destination Expo, you could not sell this destination with any degree of credibility.” –Bob Twomey, VIP Travel Service, Rochester, NY
“It’s not every day that you get to hear CEOs talking frankly,” said Kelley about the lively Cruise CEO Panel. - Reported by Travel Market Report