Trade shows & events

Get out your calendar and start planning to network at tourism tradeshows, conferences and travel-media events in Canada and in the CTC's global markets.

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Canada Corroboree
February 2015
Canada Corroboree is a nine-day Australian road show that travels across five key Australian cities. Held annually, it targets travel agents and media. Canadian attendees can meet more than 800 Australian retail agents, 60 Australian media and 20 Australian wholesalers and share the amazing experiences their destinations have to offer.

Adventure Travel & Backpackers Expo    
February 2015, Melbourne   
Who's here in Melbourne? Consumers who are interested booking their next vacation and travel-trade professionals who are interested in exploring what's new and the latest destinations to offer to clients.

Snow Travel Expo
May 18 + 25 2014, Melbourne and Sydney
These ski shows are Australia's biggest consumer winter sports shows, attracting some 15,000 consumers. Through our western Canadian ski resorts, Canada will again have a strong presence among the brand retailers, operators, tourist boards and resort exhibitors who come to interact directly with consumers.

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World Travel Market Latin America
April 23-25, 2014, São Paulo
The leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, WTM in Brazil runs at the same time as the annual BRAZTOA business meeting.

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Rendez-vous Canada
October, 2014, Vancouver Convention Centre, BC
CTC's premier annual international tourism industry marketplace that matches top tourism "product" buyers and sellers in one-to-one business-to-business (B2B) appointments.

GoMedia Canada Marketplace
Aug. 17-21, 2014, Winnipeg, MB
GoMedia Canada Marketplace is the place for Canadian travel operators to exchange stories and ideas with international media. This event is held annually in Canada with a different hosting destination each year.

Atlantic Canada Showcase
Oct. 5-7, 2014, Charlottetown , PEI
Tourism businesses in the Atlantic Provinces promote their products to tour operators and wholesaler representatives from North America during this forum.

Bienvenue Quebec
Oct. 27-30, 2014, Québec City, QC                                                                                                                     Tourism businesses in the Quebec region promote their products to tour operators and wholesaler representatives from across North America during this forum.

Canada's West Market Place
Nov. 17-20, 2014, Canmore, AB
Alberta and British Columbia tourism businesses to promote their products to tour operators and wholesaler representatives from the Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas markets during this forum.

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Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF)
March 6-8, 2015
GITF is a key trade show for southern China that matches buyers with their target exhibitor groups, and is held in spring each year.

Showcase Canada-Asia
2014, China
This annual marketplace showcases Canada, bringing together Canadian sellers and buyers from China, Japan and South Korea in a business exchange environment with a proven format of pre-scheduled appointments and networking events.

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IFTM - Top Résa
Sept. 23-26, 2014
IFTM - Top Resa is France's business-to-business international tourism exhibition for networking, doing business, innovating and keeping abreast of market developments. Industry partners can exhibit under the CTC presence at the show.

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CMT Stuttgart Consumer Show
Jan. 17-25, 2015, Stuttgart
Held in Stuttgart, the CMT Consumer Show is Europe's largest tourism consumer show. The CTC invites several Canadian partners to take part in the show, which runs annually in January.

ITB Berlin
March 4-8, 2015, Berlin
Under the CTC's leadership, some 50 Canadian sellers attend ITB Berlin, the world's largest tourism trade show. The show provides an excellent opportunity to promote diverse Canadian experiences and destinations.

IMEX, Frankfurt
May 20-22, 2014, Frankfurt
More than 3,500 exhibitors from 150-plus countries attend this show each year. IMEX is an ideal place to market Canada as a primary destination for the meetings, conventions and incentive-travel (Business Events Canada) market.

ReiseMesse.de
CTC is part of ReiseMesse.de , the largest online trade show in Germany. The travel-trade fair entices visitors with a virtual exhibition centre and more.

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Focus Canada-India Marketplace
2015
This tradeshow’s prescheduled business-to-business meetings provide a unique opportunity for networking and relationship building between Canadian travel industry partners and key travel agents from throughout India.

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Canada Spring Seminars
Held annually in Tokyo and Osaka, these trade educational events bring our provincial and territorial partners and destination marketing organizations together, each providing themed seminar presentations with the travel trade.

JATA World Travel Fair    
Sept. 25-28, 2014, Tokyo
CTC-Japan is part of the JATA Tourism Forum & Travel Showcase, the only comprehensive travel show for consumers and trade/media in Odaiba at Tokyo Big Sight. Some 100,000 consumers attend the annual event, held in the fall.

Showcase Canada-Asia
2014, China
This annual marketplace showcases Canada, bringing together Canadian sellers and buyers from China, Japan and South Korea in a business exchange environment with a proven format of pre-scheduled appointments and networking events.

Longstay Fair
Nov. 2014, Tokyo
This annual travel show is dedicated to consumers (mostly senior couples) who are interested in long-stay travel abroad.

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Travel Shop
2014, Mexico City
The Travel Shop is an annual consumer show held at the World Trade Center in Mexico City where hotels, attractions and destination representatives from around over the world sell their products directly to consumers. Canada has a large presence at the show, which regularly attracts more than 15,000 visitors.

Viaja y Vuela
May 2014
Aeromexico hosts this consumer show, where more than 45,000 people go to shop for trips at significant discounts.

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Showcase Canada-Asia
2014, China
This annual marketplace showcases Canada, bringing together Canadian sellers and buyers from China, Japan and South Korea in a business exchange environment with a proven format of pre-scheduled appointments and networking events.

Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA)
May 29-June 1, 2014, Seoul
South Korea's largest consumer travel show has some 100,000 visitors in attendance. More than 3,000 exhibitors from 50 countries participate in the annual fair, which runs for four days in June.

Busan International Travel Fair (BITF)
2014, Busan
Some 50,000 visitors attend this consumer travel show to learn more about overseas destinations.

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Metro Ski & Snowboard Show 
Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2014, London
UK and Europe's biggest consumer winter sports show attracts some 33,500  people. Canada will again have a strong presence among the brand retailers, operators, tourist boards and resort exhibitors who come to interact directly with consumers. 

World Travel Market
Nov. 3-6, 2014, London
WTM is a global business-to-business travel-trade show staged annually in London. CTC-UK helps the Canadian travel-trade industry to effectively meet, network, negotiate and conduct business under one roof.

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Canada Media Marketplace
March 31-April 1, 2014, San Francisco, CA
Canada Media Marketplace brings together Canadian media directors and representatives from a broad cross-section of the Canadian tourism industry with US travel media. The purpose is to exchange the latest Canadian tourism information in a structured, professional setting consisting of scheduled one-on-one appointments and related hospitality events.

Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS)   
April 9-16, 2014
Canadian and US ski operators attend the annual MTS marketplace, usually held in spring. The event is a prime opportunity for networking and developing winter business.

Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) International Conference
June 18-20, 2014, Belgium
This annual conference brings together academics and those out in the field of tourism research from the US, Canada and Europe in an informal setting to promote business networks and pool knowledge. There's a mix of roundtable discussions, seminars and symposiums.

National Tour Association Annual Convention
Jan. 18-22, 2015, New Orleans, LO
The National Tour Association (NTA) Annual Convention provides a travel marketplace for group tour operators to meet with suppliers of travel products. More than 340 tour operators and other travel-trade reps from the United States and Canada and approximately 25 from international countries attended the last convention.