Posted: 11/14/2019 | November 14th, 2019
We’re now a little more than 6 months from TravelCon 2020! (Where does the time go?)
Today, I wanted to give you a little update on what we are doing with the event. As I mentioned last time, we’re making a lot of changes to next year’s conference:
- We’re adding in a second lunch!
- We’re doing a scavenger hunt through the city!
- We’re adding in pre- and post-conference tours of the city and region!
- We’re adding longer breaks between sessions.
- We’re adding longer niche meet-ups so you can hang out with people more!
- And we’re making a whole lot more changes that will be talking about soon
There’s a lot of exciting stuff happening. Moreover, we’re flushing out our speaker list a lot more and, while we still have lots more to add, we’ve confirmed some new speakers for you:
Wall Street Journal
The Professional Hobo
Family Travel Association
The Travel Bite
(For a full list of speakers, check out this page!)
Moreover, we’ve worked on our schedule more and I’m happy to announce that some of the talks you’ll find this year will include:
- Ethics in travel writing
- How to succeed as a freelancer
- How to become a travel agent
- How to gain clients as a travel agent
- How to effectively build you network
- How to create A/B tests
- Writing sales pages
- Tax and business issues
- How to protect your IP
- How to hire the right team
- More talks on RV travel
- More talks on LGBTQ travel
- More talks on Instagram, incuding monetization, community, and photography
We’ve got a lot more talks than that but those are some of the new ones we’re adding this year!
Additionally, while I can’t give specifics in this post (the ink isn’t dry yet), we’ve lined up 20 confirmed sponsors so far, including a lot of new DMOs we haven’t had before! I’m really excited about that as we’re continuing to expand and grow the conference! (If you’re interested in sponsoring, check out this page!).
We’re really excited about next year’s event. Over the next few months, we’ll be nailing down our party details, fam trips, and other plans so I’ll be sharing them in the new year.
If you want to attend the conference, tickets to this year’s TravelCon are $349 until 12/31, when prices will go up to $399.
We’re capping our ticket sales at 800 again this year. We’ve currently sold 300 tickets to next year’s event and expect to sell out again so don’t wait to get a ticket.
That’s it for today’s update! I hope to see you at next year’s event! If you have questions, ask in the comments and I’ll answer them.
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