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WhatLast fall, TravelAge West launched a first-of-its-kind travel advisor event called Future Leaders in Travel Retreat. The Retreat was recently named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the Brand & Experiences — Launch Event category and a Bronze Stevie in the Brand & Experiences — Interactive Outdoor Event category in the 17th Annual American Business Awards.
Why It MattersThe Retreat is the first industry event created especially for millennial travel advisors and suppliers. Considering how this age group prefers to network and learn, the TravelAge West team came up with a fresh model filled with outdoor networking adventures, destination immersion and collaborative learning sessions.
Fast Facts- The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.
- Future Leaders in Travel Retreat was nominated in the Brand & Experiences - Launch Event and Brand & Experiences – Interactive Outdoor Event categories.
- More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.
- Future Leaders in Travel Retreat will be held once again in Aspen, Colo., Sept 3-5.
What They Are Saying“For too long industry meetings have been run and the content dictated by tradition. Future Leaders in Travel Retreat is a great example of speaking to your audience; providing valuable education and skills; and creating an environment where the ‘next’ leaders can find their mojo,” said a member of this year’s Stevie Award Judge Panel.
The DetailsFuture Leaders in Travel Retreat futureleadersintravel.com