Saturday, March 21, 2020 Santa Clara Convention Center
Join like-minded travel professionals in your area for a valuable networking and educational event experience on day one of the SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show! This is your opportunity to interact with leading global destinations and suppliers through a dynamic itinerary of special interest sessions and show floor activities created to maximize your time at the event.
The FAM TAS Program Includes:
Dedicated sessions led by top destination representatives from Travel Nevada, Switzerland Tourism and Israel Ministry of Tourism in Private meeting room.
Inclusion in the coveted passport program on the show floor featuring a select number of destinations and suppliers. Once you complete your passport booklet you can turn it in for the chance to win a trip giveaway!
Enjoy curated and catered events throughout the day. Sessions include plated breakfast, boxed lunch, and afternoon refreshments.
Meet + Greet with Patricia Schultz, NY Times Bestselling Author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in The USA & Canada Before You Die
Additional access to the Travel & Adventure Show on Sunday, March 24th. (Complimentary Admission for the show on Sunday is included in the VIP FAM-TAS Travel Agent Program Registration).
(Program details are subject to change prior to registration opening, please check back for updates)
Register for the FAM-TAS Program
$39.95 $29.95 Save when you buy online!
Show Floor Only Admission
Complimentary Pass for agents
to access the show floor*
*Must register for the FAM-TAS Program for admission to catered sessions, passport program, etc.
Why Do Nevada Travelers Go Home With More Stories Than Souvenirs! Presented by Teri Laursen, Director of Sales & Industry Partners
Begin your day the FUN way! Join us for tasty eats combined with a highly entertaining, energetic and educational Game Show Experience. This hour of your day will be full of excitement while we highlight and promote our favorite “24-HOUR” cities! You’ll gain the opportunity to meet and greet with some of our most valued Industry Partners representing Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Reno and beyond .
During this interactive gamification, you’ll be reminded how the state of Nevada consistently charms its visitors with a bounty of World Class Resorts, Michelin Star Dining, Incredibly Scenic Landscapes, the Biggest Names in Entertainment and Hard-Hitting, Fast Paced Professional Sports.
Join us in exploring our world of Adventure & Fun and find out why “Nevada’s visitors return home with more stories than souvenirs!
9:30 am – 12:00 noon
Show Floor Open – Halls ABCD
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with Switzerland Tourism
How to Get Your Clients to Fall In Love with Switzerland Presented by Mirko Capodanno, Manager Western US, Switzerland Tourism
Switzerland is popular – with a record increase of travelers from the U.S., it’s time to be ready to sell Switzerland like a pro. Switzerland Tourism will be taking you on a journey along the Grand Tour of Switzerland and will emphasize great reasons why to fall in love with Switzerland. Learn more about Switzerland’s most popular scenic trains, the charming Swiss cities, the breathtaking mountain excursions and many outdoor sports, from hiking and biking to skiing and much more. Switzerland Tourism will provide you with valuable tools to help you to sell Switzerland.
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Show Floor Open – Halls ABCD
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Afternoon Refreshments with Israel Ministry of Tourism
Israel: Land of Creation Presented By Richard Liverance, Western Regional Marketing Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism, Los Angeles
Join us as we explore why Israel is one of the fastest growing destinations on earth, and why it is much more than a destination. We’re here to help you plan your next adventure in Israel.