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Posted: 3/10/22 | March 10th, 2022
In less than two months, our big travel conference, TravelCon, kicks off! TravelCon is a three-day conference that will connect media with industry leaders, influencers, and celebrated writers through keynote speeches, small-group writing and photography workshops, breakout tutorial sessions, networking events, and industry panels.
So, if you’re in the travel industry, this conference is the place to meet with brands, connect with your peers, and learn practical, to-the-point strategies for building your audience, growing your traffic, and making more money.
This year’s conference is April 29–May 1, 2022, in Memphis, Tennessee, hosted by Memphis Tourism.
We have a ton of updates for you since we last wrote a month ago:
We have over 50 confirmed speakers and have finalized our keynotes speakers! Here’s who you can expect at the event:
Author, Real Artists Don’t Starve
Author, Meeting Faith
The Mom Trotter
Alex in Wanderland
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Avenue Two Travel
Fearless and Far
Author, The Way of Wanderlust
Lebawit Lily Girma
The Traveling Child
Dalene and Pete Heck
Road Trip Alberta
Milton Howery III
Anne & Mike Howard
Travel Fashion Girl
This Is Nadya
Curb Free With Cory Lee
Spin The Globe
Impact Travel Alliance
The Travel Bite
Camels & Chocolate
Author, The Not Quite States of America
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi
The Points Guy
Valerie Joy Wilson
Trusted Travel Gal
You can find all their bios and more about them by clicking here.
Our schedule is now live! Just click here to see how the days will break down, what speakers are talking about, and what you’ll learn in each talk. We have three days of very robust programming that is designed to help teach you what you need to know to develop professionally, grow your career, and make more money.
Some of our talks include:
- How to Successfully Run Small Group Tours
- How to Crush it on TikTok
- How to Create Stories that Grip People
- How to Build Online Communities
- How to Expand Your Business with a Team
- Advanced SEO
- Google Analytics
- How to Create Successful IG Partnerships
We still have a talk on reels, how the TikTok algorithm works, creating courses, and physical products to come too!
We’re going to have close to 40 sponsors at this year’s event. You’ll be able to take meetings, network, and make deals with them all. Here’s a list of who is coming so far:
We still have more on the way! Some other sponsors who are confirmed but don’t have their logos up yet include Alabama Tourism, Banff Tourism, Crabtree & Everlyn, Safety Wing, Get Your Guide, Go Rving, Seeker, and TripActions.
As we’ve done in years past, we’re going to have photography and writing workshops. These are half-day, intensive, and hands-on classes that will occur the day before the main event (April 28th). Space is limited to 20 people per class and these workshops are an additional cost of $99 USD.
You can learn more about the writing workshop leaders by clicking here (we’re still lining up our photography workshop leaders). Sign-ups will open up on March 28th.
Some other highlights
There’s a bunch of other cool stuff happening at this year’s TravelCon that includes:
- Over 15 niche meet-ups
- Two awesome parties
- A scavenger hunt around Memphis
- Pre- and post-conference FAM trips around Memphis and the region
- And a few more surprises I don’t want to spoil!
If you’re a travel creator, you need to be at TravelCon! I created it as a way to bring in experts inside and outside of the travel sphere that can help you grow your business, make more money, and improve your skills. It’s a continuing education conference that will transform your career.
So, come attend this event, mingle with your peers, make deals, and create the connections you need for further success.
You can grab your ticket here. They’re limited so get them while you can! We’re 40% sold out!
And, if you have any questions, email me at [email protected].
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