The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) strives to bring you events that are designed to help you thrive in the always evolving industry of travel. We have an incredible lineup of events and encourage you to participate in these professional development opportunities for travel agency professionals. Best of all, ASTA members receive special discounted prices. Get involved and stay connected at an ASTA event today!
|ASTA Miami to Sea Preview
One day special night in Maimi and two-night inaugural cruise on the brand new Symphony of the Seas. Encounter first hand what it's like to be on board "the world’s largest ship" before your clients.
Dates: November 12-15, 2018
Location: Miami, FL & Royal Caribbean's newest ship, the Symphony of the Seas Get more details
|Capitol Summit 2019
Several high-profile events brought together with one cause… YOU!
Dates: June 1-5, 2019
Premium Business Summit | June 1-3, 2019
Legislative Day l June 3-4, 2019
Corporate Advisory Council Meeting l June 5th
Location: Washington, DC l The Mayflower Hotel
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|ASTA Global Convention 2019
The essential event for travel agency professionals.
Dates: August 25-27, 2019
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL l The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, A Curio Collection by Hilton
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|ASTA Small Business Network Conference 2019
Bringing together high producing expert Independent and Virtual Advisors to network, build on professional development, and engage with new suppliers all in a friendly, intimate setting.
Dates: September 29 - October 1, 2019
Location: Aurora, CO I Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center
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|ASTA Familiarization Trips (FAMs)
We create FAM Trips around the world to help bring you unforgettable experiences and useful selling information.
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Other EventsFAM: Nepal – Experience The Roof of the World
November 17, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini, Nepal
Webinar: Mexico Beyond the Headlines
November 26, 2018
Midwest Chapter: Holiday Event
December 3, 2018
Cafe' La Cave, Des Plaines IL
FAM: Crystal Serenity Pacific Coast Panorama Cruise
December 7, 2018 - December 21, 2018
Webinar: Make the Most of your ASTA Membership
December 12, 2018
Greater Seattle Chapter: Holiday Supplier Showcase
December 12, 2018 - December 12, 2018
FAM - Magical Christmas Market Cruise
December 16, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Onboard the AmaSonata
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|ASTA Legislative Day 2018||ASTA Destination Expo 2018||ASTA Global Convention 2018|
"The ASTA Global Convention was an incredible experience! …I found that the networking opportunities were the best part. I met so many industry veterans who have "been there, done that," and who were SO ENTHUSIASTIC to help a young professional like myself." - Jacob Marek, Owner, IntroverTravels
"This was my first travel industry conference. During the conference, I was able to make important supplier and industry connections…most importantly I was able to walk away with a different perspective on my business model…which will allow me to work smarter and increase profits immediately and long-term. I am inspired to succeed and now enabled with more tools to do so as a woman entrepreneur in the travel industry." - Amanda Dyer, Owner, GoGo Travel LLC
"No other trade shows offer the educational opportunities that ASTA offers as far as real information on running a business. Fraud prevention, regulatory requirements and advocacy can only be found at ASTA conferences." - Helen Prochilo, Promal Vacations
“The sessions got me to rethink what I thought I already knew,” said Karen Kelley, Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. Kelley said that everything at the conference far exceeded her expectations, citing the high-quality educational sessions and panels with industry executives as highlights.
"INCREDIBLE! The education has been just incredible. Coming to Dubai has really been worth the trip" –Patricia Cobbs, Dupont Plaza Travel, Miami, FL
"I can't stress enough the value that each Destination Expo I've attended has provided for my business. As an agent, we all recognize the importance of familiarizing ourselves with a destination. The ADE's go well beyond that goal by offering in-depth destination training which is crucial to my abilities to sell a location. The ADE was no exception and exceeded my expectations." -- Steve Powers, Hidden Treasure Tours
“If you didn’t come to ASTA’s Destination Expo, you could not sell this destination with any degree of credibility.” –Bob Twomey, VIP Travel Service, Rochester, NY
“It’s not every day that you get to hear CEOs talking frankly,” said Kelley about the lively Cruise CEO Panel. - Reported by Travel Market Report