Challenging times call for successful sales strategies so the
TravelAge West Trade Show and Conference, scheduled June 5-8 in Las
Vegas, will be a showcase for creative ideas to increase
“Trek to Success: Finding Your Niche” will feature general
sessions with industry experts, educational seminars, trade show
exhibits and regional fam trips to help agents sell to distinct
New this year is a Consultants’ Corner, where agents can arrange
to meet privately with more than a dozen industry representatives
from such business areas as technology, human resources, marketing
and the law.
Keynote speakers include Roger Dow, senior vice president of
Marriott International, and Robert Stalbaum, owner of Strategies
Seminar topics will include The Next Generation, Cruising
Niches, Sell ing Fun to a Troubled World, Reaching Home-Based
Agents, Building Niche Products, and Selling Skills 101.
TravelAge West is offering an early-bird registration rate of
$115 through March 3, which includes admission to all seminars,
exhibits, meals and fams. Later, registration will be $145.
All early-bird registrants will be entered into a drawing for
free roundtrip air to the show, courtesy of America West
Hotel and air packages are available via America West
Room rates at the Las Vegas Hilton are $85 per night, single or
An advertisement on Page 22 of this issue and the TravelAge West
Web site, www.travelagewest.com, have information on registration
and hotel/travel packages.