The Texas Travel Summit is the largest annual gathering of travel professional from all sectors across the state. Join your colleagues for three intensive, impactful professional education days where you'll hear from leading innovators in the industry and network with pros from across the state. You'll return from Summit full of implementable ideas for your business.
TTIA is excited to return to Arlington for the Texas Travel Summit. Summit offers our attendees something they can't get anywhere else. Where else can you learn new perspectives from a magician, gain insight to an earned brand study, and hear about the segmented travel market trends? You will also get an update on Texas Tourism's new 2018 plan and learn about the next new shiny marketing thing, virtual and augmented reality. We continue to raise the bar with exceptional educational offerings that will deliver the latest innovations, ideas, strategies and tools you need to successfully manage our transforming industry.
Don't miss the opportunity to hear these world-class presentations!
Markets, He Wrote: Looking for Clues into the Economy's Direction
Anirban Basu, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sage Policy Group, Inc.
The Power of Perspective
Vinh Giang, Businessman and Entrepreneur
Bright New Shiny Marketing –
Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality & What’s Next for Destination Marketing
Ryan Thompson, Partner/VP Growth, The Atkins Group and CEO, Odyssey
Edelman’s Earned Brand Study
Tonia Ries, Executive Director of Intellectual Property, Edelman
Segmenting the Travel Market
Steve Cohen, Vice President of Insights, MMGY Global
Schedule of Events (Subject to change)
Click here for the current schedule of events and details on all presentations and break-out sessions: Summit Schedule
Full Registration Rates
Online registration has closed. On-site registration will be available.
$455/person $405/person special extended!
The Next 100 People That Register for Summit Get a FREE Virtual Reality Headset!
There are no illusions here - this is real! As the excitement for the 32nd Annual Texas Travel Summit builds, we've decided to sweeten the deal. We're keeping the price for members lowered by $50 PLUS we're giving away universal virtual reality headsets to the next 100 people that register (members or not), beginning at 1 p.m. CST September 12. The VR headsets are compatible with any smart phone.
Day Registration Rates
Member: Monday or Wednesday Day Rate - $150/person
Member: Tuesday Day Rate - $299/person
Non-member: Monday or Wednesday Day Rate - $250/person
Non-member: Tuesday Day Rate - $499/person
Vendor Tables: $500/table (For more information on vendor tables, go to Vendor Information)
Note: Conference registration is required to register for a Vendor Table. Vendor Table registration is an additional cost.
Meals Only: Click Here for details (NOTE: Meals Only is for spouses or significant others of registered full conference attendees only.)
Full refund until 5:00pm on August 18, 2017. 50% refund until 5:00pm on September 8, 2017. No refunds after 5:00pm on September 8, 2017. This cancellation policy helps us ensure the most accurate counts possible for the event. For questions regarding the cancellation policy, please contact the TTIA office at 512-328-8842.
Host Hotel: Sheraton Arlington Hotel - Block is Closed
1500 Convention Center Dr
Arlington, TX 76011
TTIA Rate: $169/night (single/double)
Cut-off Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2017 (unless sold out prior to this date)
2401 E Lamar Blvd
Arlington, TX 76006
TTIA Rate: $165/night
Cut-off Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017 (unless sold out prior to this date)
If you need a room, please contact Jennifer Roush at email@example.com.
Opening Night at Summit Will Be Frightfully Fun at Six Flags!
Come in early or stay late and join us for DMO Empowered
Extend your stay for a mini vacay in Arlington!
We Thank Our 2017 Sponsors