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FULL TRAVEL EXCHANGE SCHEDULE

Below you will find the daily schedule for Travel Exchange. Click the plus symbol to expand each day.

**All times are stated in Eastern Standard Time**

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Virtual Best Pitch Presentations

12:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

  • Virtual Sales Mission Sessions 1

2:20  – 3:55 p.m.

  • Virtual Sales Mission Sessions 2
  • Columbus, Ohio Pre-Fam (open to tour operators only)
    Sponsored by Experience Columbus

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • Shuttle service from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to hotels
    Service provided by Great Day Tours

10:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • NTA Board of Directors Meeting

6 – 8 p.m.

  • NTA Past Presidents/Chair & Board of Directors Reception & Dinner
    Sponsored by Sports Leisure Vacations and Sweet Home Alabama 

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • Shuttle service from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to hotels
    Service provided by Great Day Tours

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Sightseeing Tours
    Sponsored by Destination Cleveland

1 – 5 p.m.

  • Food TreX North America
    Presented by World Food Travel Association

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

  • BizNet: The Opening Connection
    Sponsored by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

  • Travel Exchange 101
  • Tour Operator Network Forum
    Sponsored by Mayflower Cruises and Tours

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • Ask the Operator for DMOs

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

  • Sponsor Appreciation Reception (All attendees)

    • FTA Meet-up
      Sponsored by Ed-Ventures
    • International Meet-up
    • Young Professional Meet-up
      Sponsored by Explore Charleston

6:15-7 p.m.

  • First-timer Reception
  • ITMI Reception

7 – 10 p.m.

  • Icebreaker at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame
    Sponsored by Destination Cleveland

10 p.m – 12 a.m.

  • Tourism Rocks

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

  • Buyer Breakfast
    Tour operators and travel agents only
    Sponsored by NYC & Company

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Food TreX North America
    Presented by World Food Travel Association

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

  • Ribbon Cutting & Official Welcome to Travel Exchange

8:45 a.m. – 12:01 p.m.

  • DMO Appointment Sessions 1

9 – 10:15 a.m.

  • Spotlight Session

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

  • Education Sessions

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

  • Luncheon
    Sponsored by Kentucky Dept. of Tourism

1:30 – 5:15 p.m.

  • DMO Appointment Sessions 2

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Resilience of the Faith Market
    Sponsored by Ed-Ventures

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

  • Ask the Operator for Suppliers

4 – 5 p.m.

  • Education Sessions

6:15 – 7 p.m.

  • Anniversary Gala Reception
    Sponsored by Visit Anchorage

7 – 9 p.m.

  • Anniversary Gala
    Sponsored by Visit Anchorage

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • FTA Member Breakfast & Networking
    FTA members or invitation only

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

  • Spotlight Session

10 – 11 a.m.

  • Is Your Travel Product Solo-Friends, and Why Should You Care?
  • Tour Supplier Network Forum
  • DMO Network Forum

11 – 11:45 a.m.

  • Education Sessions

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

  • Luncheon
    Sponsored by Reno Tahoe and Visit Clarksville

1:30 – 5:15 p.m.

  • Supplier Exchange Appointments

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

  • The Five Essential Laws of Hospitality

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

  • Would You Do Business With You?

4 – 5 p.m.

  • Rest and Relaxation Break: Chair Yoga
    Sponsored by Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association

5:15 – 6 p.m.

  •  Fiesta de TREX!
    Sponsored by A Closer Look Tours

Evening

  • Dine Around

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

  • GR Breakfast Bistro

8:45 a.m. – 12:01 p.m.

  • Supplier Exchange Appointments

9 – 10 a.m.

  • Tourism’s New X-Factor & You

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Education Sessions

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

  • Luncheon
    Sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line

1:30 – 5 p.m.

  • Supplier Exchange Appointments

2 – 3 p.m.

  • Education Sessions

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

  • Spotlight Session: All-attendee Power Hour

7 – 10 p.m.

  • Final Night Party
    Sponsored by Destination Cleveland

4 – 11 a.m.

  • Shuttle service to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport from hotels
    Service provided by Great Day Tours
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