Travel Conferences to Look Out for in 2022
September 1st, 2022

We are lucky that the travel business offers a wide range of conferences and events so that we can keep up with the most recent advancements and hear from thought leaders in the field about how to best deal with the ongoing changes that affect us.

These events provide you with the chance to learn, network, and develop regardless of your position, whether you are a small business owner, journalist, member of an internal travel marketing team, blogger, industry professional, or any other person involved in the travel industry.

To help you plan the rest of the year and hopefully get the chance to attend a few of them, we’ve put together a list of the most important travel and tourism conferences remaining in 2022.

2022 events

September

Future Travel Experience Global

Dates: September 6 – 9, 2022 

Location: Las Vegas

In order to explore the future of travel and how the passenger experience may be improved, representatives from airlines, airports, and all other stakeholder groups assemble at Future Travel Experience Global. This international conference brings together some of the industry’s most futuristic thinkers, and this year’s subject is “future-proofing air travel.” 

SKIFT Global Forum

Dates: September 19 – 21, 2022

Location: New York City

The SKIFT Global Forum is the leading international conference on the business of travel, bringing together executives, presenters, and leaders from the sector to network and exchange ideas. With interviews and panels being aired online for participants who can’t make it in person, this year’s conference will concentrate on how travel has altered in the aftermath of the events of the previous two years.

5th Annual Strategic Meetings Summit London

Date: September 26, 2022

Location: London

The 5th Annual Strategic Meetings Summit Europe is a one-day, buyer-focused event created to bring together corporate travel experts who specialize in managing strategic meetings and to offer a forum for information sharing and in-person, face-to-face networking.

2022 events

October

WiT Singapore 2022

Dates: October 3 – 5, 2022

Location: Singapore

The annual WIT conference enables experts in the sector to stay up-to-date with the fast evolving hospitality and technology industries. On the premise of the theme “Hello, New World,” the event is going to be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore in October.

ITB Asia

Dates: October 9 – 21, 2022

Location: Singapore

ITB Asia, the world’s leading B2B travel trade show, features products and services from over 180 nations. The conference will mark its 15th year in October with an exceptional lineup of speakers, events, and exhibiting businesses from the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.

BTN Innovate

Date: October 24, 2022

Location: New York City

Explore innovative solutions to the industry’s biggest challenges by collaborating with peers and learning from the experts at BTN Innovate. Connect with more than hundreds of your business travel peers along with the industry’s leading suppliers.

2022 events

November

GBTA Conference 2022

Dates: November 8 – 10, 2022

Location: Brussels 

This is Europe’s largest conference for business travel and meetings management professionals. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world’s premier business travel and meetings organization. Collectively, GBTA’s 5,000-plus members manage over $340 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA provides its network of 17,000 business and government travel and meetings managers, as well as travel service providers, with networking events, news, education & professional development, research, and advocacy.

Phocuswright

Dates: November 14 – 17, 2022

Location: Phoenix

You have the chance to interact with travel experts and influencers and learn about the most recent developments at the American conference known as Phocuswright. Every year there is a fantastic lineup of speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities, and this year’s four-day schedule promises plenty of insightful information.

IBTM

Dates: November 29 – December 1, 2022

Location: Barcelona

IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry, taking place annually in Barcelona. Joining the IBTM World will be 3,000+ exciting destinations and quality suppliers ready to meet and network with 15,000+ industry professionals, from over 100 countries across the world.

2022 events

December

ILTM Cannes

Dates: December 5 – 8, 2022

Location: Cannes

ILTM Cannes is the flagship International Luxury Travel Market event, where the very best global buyers can network with providers of the most luxurious experiences. Over four days of high-quality pre-scheduled appointments, educational sessions, networking, parties and invaluable exposure, guests can end the year with an incredibly informative conference that is also known for its luxury touches.

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