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International Tradeshows

The CTO hosts 3 major trade shows annually, and encourages destinations to participate in the annual Go West Summit, which represents international travel to the western 15 states.  

Go West Summit

Will take place February 25-28, 2019 in Boise, Idaho. Go West Summit is the perfect opportunity to meet with international tour operators in 15 minute one-on-one meetings. Please visit the website https://www.gowestsummit.com/information.cfm for more information

ITB Berlin

ITB is one of Europe's premier trade shows that brings global destinations together with European tour operators which takes place in March every year. The CTO hosts a booth with 4-5 Colorado destination partners and organizes 3 days of meetings with German/Swiss/Austrian tour operators and press. For more information about the show, please visit their website at https://www.itb-berlin.de/en/ or contact the International Team at oedit.cto_international@state.co.us.

IPW

IPW takes place annually in May or June of every year, and is the largest U.S.-based travel trade show. The show takes place in various U.S. locations, most notably in Denver in 2018 from May 19-23. The show brings together 1,300 international tour operators, 600 international journalists, and over 3,000 U.S. suppliers to transact billions of dollar of business in a meeting format. The CTO has various opportunities for participation available. Please contact the international team at oedit.cto_international@state.co.us. For more information, visit https://www.ipw.com.

World Travel Market London

WTM takes place each year in November in London, bringing together top UK-based tour operators and media with suppliers from all over the world. Business is transacted over 3 days of meetings between suppliers, media, and tour operators. For more information, visit http://london.wtm.com/ or contact the international team at oedit.cto_international@state.co.us.