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Texas Travel Summit 2012 - Exhibitors

Trade Show Guide
(updated 9/18/2012)


Exhibitors:

AARP The Magazine - Booth 101

Representing over 34 million members, AARP The Magazine reaches the largest and most powerful demographic segment in America. Distributed bi-monthly to 22 million households, AARP The Magazine is the largest circulating publication in the nation highlighting the unique and active lifestyles of the best boomers and beyond.  Every seven seconds someone turns 50 and AARP The Magazine is their voice.  With health, travel & finance as their focus, this group experiences life in a way that’s distinctive to their generation.  Representing 43% of the population and 88% of the growth over the next 10 years, the 50+ market controls more than 75% of all discretionary income making this one of the most powerful groups to target.  Advertising Sales|Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Brittanie Buchanan, 214-521-6116, brittanie@carolorr.com
Website: www.aarp.org


AJR Media Group - Booth 404

Since 1992, AJR Media Group has provided the travel and tourism industry access to some of the country's top tourism marketing channels. From AAA to TxDOT travel publications, from TourTexas.com to web site development and management, AJR Media Group offers unique options for today's marketing challenges. Advertising Sales|PR/Marketing Firm|Online/Mobile|Graphic /Web Design
Contact: Nelson Gumm, 713-942.7676, nelson@ajrmediagroup.com
Website: www.AJRMediaGroup.com


AJR Media Group/AAA - Booth 406

AAA member magazines reach 1 in 4 driving adults. AAA Texas Journey reaches over 985,000 member households and is the dominant travel publication reaching AAA members, known for their high propensity for travel. Print
Contact: Terri Davis, 713-942.7676, larry@ajrMediaGroup.com
Website: www.AJRMediaGroup.com/AAA


AJR Media Group/TourTexas.com - Booth 405

TourTexas.com is the #1 independent Texas travel website providing leads to destinations, attractions, accommodations, events, restaurants and shopping locations and has been for over 15 years. Online/Mobile
Contact: Connie Blair, 713-942.7676, larry@ajrMediaGroup.com
Website: www.TourTexas.com


AJR Media Group/TxDOT Travel Publications - Booth 403

TxDOT travel publications are the official source of Texas travel information and include the Texas State Travel Guide, Texas Official Travel Map, Texas Events Calendar and Texas Highways and TexasHighways.com. Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Melissa Stafford, 713-942-7676, larry@ajrMediaGroup.com
Website: www.AJRMediaGroup.com/TxDOT


Certified Folder Display Service - Booth 304

Professional Brochure Distribution Service. Advertising Sales|Print|PR/Marketing Firm|Graphic /Web Design
Contact: Joe Trevino, 210-661-3191, joet@certifiedfolder.com
Website: www.certifiedfolder.com


Collinson Media & Events - Booth 602

Collinson Media and Events is one of the nation's fastest-growing media companies specializing in destination marketing. Its major interests include digital programs and solutions, meetings business magazines and trade shows, travel guides for newspapers and leisure magazines, and destination information distribution through broadcast and custom programs — all surrounding tourism, travel, meetings and conventions. Advertising Sales|Print|PR/Marketing Firm|Online/Mobile|Graphic/Web Design|TV|Other
Contact: Derek Rodriguez, 678-987-9939, drodriguez@collinsonmedia.com
Website: www.collinsonmedia.com


Colour Solutions - Booth 504 & 505

Colour Solutions is an integrated exhibition design and services company. We focus on the goals and visions of you and your company, no matter the size! Combining over 75 years of experience, you can rest assured that there is no project we can’t handle. Whether looking for a more portable trade show display like our banner stands, table top displays, and pop-ups, or looking to fill larger spaces on the trade show floor. We're able take care of everything, providing you with a complete solution. Other
Contact: Ray Webb, 210-366-0222, info@saexhibits.com
Website: www.saexhibits.com


connect2texas - Booth 202

Our integrated print and digital network connects your advertising message with 70% of the Texas population. Connect2texas streamlines your advertising planning and buying experience through a single point of contact with multi-market solutions across the entire media portfolio, connecting you to the audiences most likely to engage in Texas travel plans. Advertising Sales
Contact: Darren Larson, 214-573-5000, darren@connect2texas.com
Website: www.connect2texas.com


First Class Tours - Booth 506

Texas First Class Motorcoach Company - Best Drivers - Best Equipment. Other
Contact: Tena Hay, 281-5908800, jeff@firstclasstours.net and tena@firstclasstours.net
Website: Firstclasstours.net


Group Tour Media - Booth 604

Group Tour Media is the group travel industry’s leading media resource. Its expansive print and digital products and services are a natural meeting place for group tour buyers and suppliers in North America and beyond. GTM publishes Group Tour Magazine, Student Group Tour magazine, Spotlight e-magazine and maintains a host of niche travel websites. GTM’s integrated offerings reach travel professionals strategically and effectively via numerous formats, channels and networks. For 25 years, Group Tour Magazine has delivered insightful, timely information to key travel planners and decision-makers who put destinations on the map or make their places on it even larger. Our main print publications reach more than 15,000 active travel professionals planning student and adult group tours. GTM’s digital editions go to an even wider audience of 17,000-plus domestic and international readers. In addition, GTM offers full-service custom publishing solutions tailor-made to deliver each partner’s unique message to the audience that matters most. Group Tour Media has established itself as the No. 1 resource for the successful group tour planner with its thirst for knowledge, commitment to consistency and the flexibility necessary to stay atop ever-evolving industry trends. We’ve been to many places, and we’re headed to many more. We’d be delighted if you would join us for the ride. Print
Contact: David Vandecar, 616-393-2077, davidv@grouptour.com
Website: www.grouptour.com


IN Magazine - Booth 606

IN Magazine offers an extensive, well-rounded array of topics for readers from all demographics. As the prominent lifestyle magazine in the region, IN focuses on specific areas of interest such as Arts & Technolgy, Feature Stories, Live Healthy, Style, Food & Culture, Dwell, and the Outdoors. Out of the many strenghts IN Magazine has to offer,the staff places a strong emphasis on quality design, editorial, and photography. IN Magazine reaches 195,000 readers, 30,000 printed copies distributed in the East Texas Region and mailed to over 500 CVB's, advertising agencies and subscribers in the United States. Print
Contact: Shannon Dorsey, 903-596-6369, sdorsey@inmagtexas.com
Website: INmagtexas.com


Madden Media - Booth 104 & 105

Madden Media offers analytics services to help you choose your audiences and the messages that effectively influence them. Our delivery vehicles promote 950 DMO clients in 46 states, reaching and impacting travelers 431 million times per year. Advertising Sales
Contact: Stephen Alston, 314-226.3736, salston@maddenmedia.com
Website: www.maddenmedia.com


Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce & CVB - Booth 705

We represent the business interests and tourism opportunities in the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ region. PR/Marketing Firm
Contact: Bill Rives, 830-693-2815, bill@marblefalls.org
Website: www.marblefalls.org


Meetings Focus South - Booth 103

Meetings Focus publications target meeting planners who book meetings, conferences, conventions and events throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. It publishes four titles, Meetings Focus East, Meetings Focus MidAmerica, Meetings Focus South and Meetings Focus West, and offers a planner-based website, MeetingsFocus.com, and four regionally focused editions of the Meetings Focus e-newsletter. In addition, the company produces monthly webinars covering various meetings industry-related topics. Our live event program, Meetings Focus Live!, offers a series of creative, successful and business-booking Hosted Buyer efforts. Each event will focus on a different region, based on your booking needs. Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Bill Freeman, 319-861-5175, bill.freeman@meetingsfocus.com
Website: www.MeetingsFocus.com


Midwest Living/Meredith Travel Marketing - Booth 102

Advertising Sales|Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Beth West, 214-521-9500, beth.west@meredith.com
Website: midwestliving.com


Miles - Booth 503

Market destinations. Advertising Sales|Print|Online/Mobile|Graphic /Web Design|Other
Contact: Debi Saldana, 210-7239957, debi.saldana@milespartnership.com
Website: www.milespartnership.com


MNI, Inc. - Media Networks (Division of Time Inc.) - Booth 401

With more than 40 years of target marketing expertise, MNI specializes in print, online and mobile advertising delivering unparalleled coverage in the markets that mean the most to you. Advertising Sales|Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Lindsay Davis, 512-284-8077, lindsay.mittelholzer@mni.com
Website: www.mni.com


Port Royal Ocean Resort & Conference Center - Booth 303

Port Royal Ocean Resort & Conference, the premier Port Aransas Beach Resort, features 210 beachfront condos set on a 25 acre enclave wrapping around four lagoon pools, accented by palm trees, with stepped waterfalls â€" complete with two water-slides. While the pool is not heated the three hot tubs located around the pool area provide great areas of relaxation. Other
Contact: Luci Smithhart, 361-749-3714, lsmithhart@port-royal.com
Website: www.port-royal.com


RoadRUNNER Magazine - booth 706

National travel publication that caters to motorcyclists. Print
Contact: Melanie Merritt, 336-765-7780, melanie@rrmotorcycling.com
Website: www.roadrunner.travel


Slingshot, LLC/Texas Tourism - Booth 305 & 306

Advertising agency for the Office of Governor, Texas Tourism. Advertising Agency
Contact: Danielle Rector, 214-634-4411, Danielle.Rector@DavidandGoliath.com
Website: www.DavidandGoliath.com


Southern Living - Booth 106

Southern Living is the preeminent lifestyle brand serving Southerners and those interested in the Southern life. Since 1966 there is no media brand that has told as many stories about travel in Texas, to as many people, as Southern Living. Advertising Sales
Contact: Ray Reed, 214-523-4005, ray_reed@timeinc.com
Website: southernliving.com


Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine - Booth 704

Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine is the inflight magazine that rides onboard Southwest Airlines. This general-interest magazine appeals to the upscale consumer. Spirit explores a wide array of subjects including pop culture, business, technology, sports, health, food and drink. Unlike any other magazine in the category, Soirit lets its sources-from business leaders to celebrities-speak directly to the reader in their own voice. Print
Contact: Ellynn Adoue, 940-483-9223, ellynn.adoue@paceco.com
Website: www.spiritmag.com


Successful Meetings - Booth 203

The Northstar Meetings Group maintains a portfolio of the leading meeting industry brands -Successful Meetings, Meeting News, Incentive and Meetings and Conventions. Serving the $263 billion meetings market, Northstar’s Meetings Group connects industry suppliers - hotels, resorts and destinations with professional meeting planners, meeting owners and incentive travel buyers. Platforms include magazines, websites, eNewsletters, digital information products and face-to-face events. Advertising Sales
Contact: Karen Rames, 954-321-1097, krames@ntmllc.com
Website: www.northstartravelmedia.com/Media-Brands/The-Meetings-Group/


Texas Co-op Power Magazine - Booth 603

With over 1.2 million in monthly circulation, Texas Co-op Power is far and way the largest circulation magazine in the Lone Star State. The magzine has 60 editorial editions that include local content, contributing to the high readership. Advertising options include the 1.2 million statewide market or five regional geographic markets. The magazine has proudly been printed every month since 1944. Print
Contact: Martin Bevins, 512-486-6249, mbevins@texas-ec.org
Website: www.TexasCoopPower.com


Texas Heritage Trails Program - Booth 605

The Texas Heritage Trails Program is the THC's award-winning heritage tourism initiative. This economic development initiative encourages communities, heritage regions, and the state to partner and promote Texas' historic and cultural resources. These successful local preservation efforts, combined with statewide marketing of heritage regions as tourism destinations, increase visitation to cultural and historic sites and bring more dollars to Texas communities. This in turn supports the THC's mission to protect and preserve the state's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. Other
Contact: Teresa Caldwell, 512-463-7748, teresa.caldwell@thc.state.tx.us
Website: www.thc.state.tx.us


Texas Meetings + Events / Tiger Oak Media - Booth 301

The ONLY publication about Texas for Texas meeting planner professionals. Advertising Sales
Contact: Ryan Miller, 214-7897716, ryan.miller#tigeroak.com
Website: tx.meetingsmags.com


TEXAS MONTHLY - Booth 205 & 206

Since 1973, TEXAS MONTHLY has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. As a leisure guide, TEXAS MONTHLY continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations. TEXAS MONTHLY has a reputation for providing its readers with a magazine of the highest editorial quality. Advertising Sales|Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Sunday O'Neil-Leek, 512-320-6900, soneilleek@texasmonthly.com
Website: www.texasmonthly.com


TEXAS MONTHLY Custom Publishing - Booth 204

TEXAS MONTHLY CUSTOM PUBLISHING (TMCP) has been a division of TEXAS MONTHLY magazine since 1991. For 21 years, we have served clients by publishing magazines and books that help them communicate with their customers, colleagues, and employees. Beginning with our first client, the state tourism office (Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism), TMCP has been focused on the economic success of our state and of Texas companies, including outstanding institutions such as H-E-B Grocery, The University of Texas, the Greater Houston Partnership, and the Dallas Regional Chamber. While we borrow from TEXAS MONTHLY’s 30+ years of experience, we stand apart as a division with our own staff and freelance writers, editors, photographers, fact-checkers, and copy editors. Print
Contact: David Dunham, 512-320-6934, ddunham@texasmonthly.com
Website: www.texasmonthly.com


Texas Parks & Wildlife - Booth 201

Contact: Jim Stone, 512-389-8115, jim.stone@tpwd.state.tx.us
Website: www.tpwd.state.tx.us


Texas Travel Industry Association - Booth 702 

Visit TTIA's booth for updates on upcoming events, registration for the Foundation Trek 5K Run/Walk, for Raffle Tickets & so much more!
Contact: Janice Langlinais, 512-328-8842, janicel@ttia.org
Website: www.ttia.org


The Hotel Guide - Booth 502

The Hotel Guide is a nationally-distributed digital travel magazine, website and social media organization targeting travelers. Online/Mobile
Contact: Edward R. Leos, 210-857-2003, erleos@thehotelguide.com
Website: www.thehotelguide.com


TripAdvisor - Booth 302

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site,* enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 56 million unique monthly visitors,* and over 60 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to TripAdvisor's millions of monthly visitors. *Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, May 2012. Online/Mobile
Contact: Meredith Dillon, 617-6706300, mdillon@tripadvisor.com
Website: www.tripadvisor.com


TxDOT - Don't Mess with Texas - Drive Clean Across Texas - Booth 402

Contact: Brenda Flores-Dollar, 512-486-5900, bfdolla@dot.state.tx.us
Website: www.txdot.gov


USA WEEKEND Magazine - Booth 501

USA WEEKEND Magazine is a Sunday magazine with a circulation of 22.25 million and is distributed in over 800 newspapers nationwide. It's packed with tips and advice that readers use to live better, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Editorial focuses on lifestyle, entertainment, celebrities, food and health. Travel issues and quarterly Travel Getaway sections influence and inspire readers planning trips close to home or across the country. Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Hayley Outslay, 212-715-5319, houtslay@usaweekend.com
Website: www.usaweekend.com


Walking Papers Media - Booth 703

WALKING PAPERS, the new smart map for tech-savvy travelers expands from paper to cloud with QR Coded mobile tagging! Are you Ready to Walk? Advertising Agency|Print|Online/Mobile
Contact: Lindsay Franklin, 512-721-9040, lindsay@walkingpapersmedia.com
Website: www.walkingpapersmedia.com


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