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August 2020 Travel Events Calendar

  • 16 Jul 2020 23 Sep 2020

    Skift Travel’s Path Forward: Loyalty 2020


    As the travel industry begins its long recovery after being brought to a standstill, loyalty is emerging as one of the key factors for consumers eager to travel once again. As the needs of travelers change rapidly, it is now more important than ever to consider an expanded view of loyalty in travel and explore the impact of the loyalty-tech landscape. Though loyalty was measured far more by delivering on customer service demands than incentives. More than just a tool for earning points, loyalty is about keeping customers engaged, re-building trust, streamlining the guest experience, and anticipating travelers needs as they seek to book and travel again.

  • 30 Jul 2020 2 Aug 2020

    Shanghai World Travel Fair 2020

    Shanghai, China

    Held annually in Shanghai, Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF) is an outbound B2B & B2C travel show and one of the largest China international tourism marketplaces. More than 750 exhibitors, 13,000 trade visitors and around 50,000 public visitors gather together during the show to access a big data sharing platform, hold one on one meetings and stay up to date with the latest trends of the tourism industry in China.

  • 1 Aug 2020 4 Aug 2020

    Cvent CONNECT - Las Vegas 2021

    Las Vegas & Virtual, United States

    At Cvent CONNECT, open your eyes to a world of insights. Walk in the shoes of your attendees or deepen your understanding of the tech-savvy event planner. Cvent CONNECT will leave you with a clearer picture of what’s possible with perfect vision.

  • 3 Aug 2020 5 Aug 2020

    IT&CM China 2020


    IT&CM CHINA AND CTW CHINA IS GOING VIRTUAL THIS 2020. This is the 13th installment of the international MICE event that seeks to “Promote China to the World and the World to China”.

  • 3 Aug 2020 5 Aug 2020

    IT&CMA and CTW 2020


    Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) and Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific is The World’s Only Doublebill Event in MICE and Corporate Travel. Both events have been co-locating since 2004, offering its delegates a valuable platform to do business, learn and network.

  • 4 Aug 2020 5 Aug 2020

    RDA Group Travel Expo 2020

    Cologne, Germany

    International trade fair for coach and group tourism

  • 4 Aug 2020 6 Aug 2020

    WIT - Europe 2020 - CANCELLED

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    WIT Europe 2020 will take place from 4-6 August 2020.

  • 6 Aug 2020 7 Aug 2020

    International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality - Tokyo 2020


    The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

  • 7 Aug 2020 9 Aug 2020

    CVX Live 2020 - CANCELLED

    Dallas, Texas, United States

    CVX Live is a social media convention that brings stars together with their fans to help them learn how to become social media influencers. Ask questions and hear how they achieved success in panels, meet & greets, signature tables, video premieres, live performances & more. If having an amazing time, learning about social media, and meeting your favorite stars on YouTube, Instagram,, SnapChat, Facebook, etc. is your goal, then the Viewer, Viewer Plus or Viewer Ultimate Pass is exactly what you need.

  • 11 Aug 2020 13 Aug 2020

    Digital Summit at Home 2020


    Digital Summit At Home is a 3-day, fully interactive online event that delivers all of the awesome learning and networking opportunities from our in-person events to your living room, office or wherever you choose to join.

  • 11 Aug 2020

    ITB Virtual Convention 2020


    There are so many exciting news, so much expert knowledge, so many opinions that just wait to be shouted out to the entire tourism industry. And because ITB Berlin Convention and its 400+ speakers cannot simply be replaced, we have come up with something completely new: ITB Virtual Convention. From 5 to 11 March we had international top notch speakers sharing valuable content LIVE. Easily and freely accessible from anywhere you are in the world at any time you want.

  • 11 Aug 2020 13 Aug 2020

    AAHOA Convention & Trade Show 2020


    The AAHOA Convention & Trade Show offers something for everyone. From the trade show floor that offers one-stop shopping for every hotelier to the educational programs and esteemed guest speakers, this is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. As always, the entire event also will feature authentic Indian cuisine, World-class entertainment, thrilling Bollywood performances, and much more. This is the premier event of the year and one that you can’t afford to miss!

  • 11 Aug 2020 13 Aug 2020

    Social Media Strategies Summit - Chicago 2020 - CANCELLED

    Chicago, United States

    SMSsummit is your reliable source for the latest best practices in social media marketing. Over the course of 3 days, we craft the perfect balance of case studies, deep-dive and how-to sessions — all to equip you with the tools and strategies you need to create a strong-performing, engaging social media presence for your brand.

  • 12 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020

    Expo Clean for Commercial Properties and Hotels 2020

    Shanghai, China

    The Cleaning Industry in China has developed from a very pre-mature industry to a modern and innovative industry. China is now the hub of the worldwide cleaning production equipment, tools and chemicals. Buyers have the unique opportunity to source from a large amount of product in different qualities and price ranges.

  • 12 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020

    HICAP Australia New Zealand 2020 - CANCELLED

    Sydney, Australia

    Under new ownership by Northstar Travel Group and in association with Burba Hotel Network (BHN), HotelsWorld has been rebranded and relaunched as HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ).

  • 12 Aug 2020 13 Aug 2020

    Victorian Tourism Conference 2020

    Melbourne, Australia

    Are you an operator, marketer, business-owner or strategist? Or are you all of the above? The 2018 Victorian Tourism Conference offers a wide program of local, interstate and international speakers all focusing on business growth – as well as a series of activities that demand your engagement.

  • 12 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020

    Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo 2020

    Shanghai, China

    Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo (HDE) is the most important part of Hotel Plus – Total solution for hotels and commercial space. Derived from Expo Build China, and integrated with Hotelex which has more than 20 years history, the show has become the one-stop platform for sourcing hospitality design materials and supplies to the world.

  • 12 Aug 2020 14 Aug 2020

    Hotel Plus 2020

    Shanghai, China

    Hotel Plus—Total Solution For Commercial Properties is a large-scale professional expo specially designed for hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, office buildings, hospitals and other public commercial properties, following its first phrase of Hotelex Shanghai focusing on catering, finefood and tableware, both Hotelex and Hotel Plus are about to attract 200,000 trade buyers with a combined exhibition area of 400,000 square meters as well as 4,000 exhibitors.

  • 13 Aug 2020 15 Aug 2020

    HOTELEX Chengdu 2020

    Chengdu, China

    HOTELEX Chengdu which founded in 2014 by Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co.,Ltd., is the sub-exhibition in southwest region of HDD (HOTELEX Design &Deco Exhibition).

  • 13 Aug 2020 15 Aug 2020

    Cambodia Travel Mart 2020

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

    The Kingdom’s First Premium Travel Trade Show is back. With many positive feedbacks from our participants of last year event, Ministry of Tourism & SlickBooth Events & Public Relations is bringing Cambodia Travel Mart back again for the 2nd time and this year it will be bigger scale and more varieties of Sub-Event Functions.

  • 13 Aug 2020

    Hotel Data Conference 2020

    Nashville, United States

    The Hotel Data Conference is a gathering of industry executives with a specific interest in crunching data to improve the performance of their hotels and/or hotel companies. The conference content is designed to appeal to brand executives, hotel owners, developers, operators, revenue management specialists and pricing analysts.

  • 14 Aug 2020 16 Aug 2020

    DRT Show Beijing 2020 - CANCELLED

    Beijing, China

    DRT Show Beijing is to take place this year in Beijing, 14-16 August 2020.

  • 15 Aug 2020 16 Aug 2020

    Retirement Lifestyle & Travel Expo 2020

    Auckland, New Zealand

    The Retirement Lifestyle & Travel Expo is focused on providing all visitors an opportunity to access the best and latest Products and Services in Travel, Retirement Living, Nutrition, Health Care, Leisure, Clubs, Lifestyle Choices, Investment, Lifestyle Planning and much more…  This is also the only vehicle where once a year the mature traveller can access show-only specials just for them

  • 16 Aug 2020 19 Aug 2020

    SPATEC North America 2020 - CANCELLED

    Miami Beach, United States

    In an exclusive and intimate results-oriented business setting, SPATEC SPRING will bring together America’s most important spa operators of leading medium-to-large hotel resort, destination, athletic, medical and day spas to meet with key leading domestic and international suppliers to participate in a series of one-on-one meetings over two dedicated business days.

  • 16 Aug 2020 19 Aug 2020

    Romance Travel Forum 2020

    Riviera Maya, Mexico

    The Event for Travel Professionals Focusing on Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, and Romantic Getaways

  • 17 Aug 2020

    Arival - Online 2020


    Defying the Odds: Watersports & Activities Sector

  • 18 Aug 2020 21 Aug 2020

    International Travel Roadshow - Australia 2020

    Melbourne, Sydney, Australia

    International Travel Roadshow is a unique & well known travel roadshow which is a connects the world wide sellers (exhibitors) and Buyers (Travel agents / Tour Operators) from the local city. The Roadshow usually happens 1 day in each city to meet the hand picked outbound tour operators. ITR is not like any other travel exhibition just for the below reasons.

  • 18 Aug 2020 19 Aug 2020

    Social Media Strategies Summit - First Responders 2020


    Join Your Peers Online at the Premier Social Media Event for Public Safety Professionals and First Responders.

  • 19 Aug 2020 20 Aug 2020

    Asia Outdoor Trade Show 2020

    Nanjing, China

    Asia Outdoor Trade Show, a project co-organsied by Messe Friedrichshafen and Nanjing Ningfei International Exhibition Co., Ltd.,  has been successfully held as an international professional trade show since 2006, and has become an annual carnival for the outdoor industry.

  • 19 Aug 2020 21 Aug 2020

    Select Traveler Conference 2020

    Wichita, Kansas, United States

    Select Traveler Conference is the nation’s leading organization for Loyalty Program Directors including 3,000 banks and financial institutions nationwide. These institutions have discovered that their efforts in developing senior deposit and travel clubs produce great results and loyal customers. And this is great news for the travel industry. Loyalty Clubs are generating a new sales market and providing great opportunities for travel companies, destinations and suppliers that want new group sales.

  • 20 Aug 2020 23 Aug 2020

    Thai International Travel Fair 2020

    Muang Thong Thani, Thailand

    The Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) to hold the “THAI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 2020” during 20-23 August 2020 at the Challenger Hall 2, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.

  • 21 Aug 2020 24 Aug 2020

    We Are Africa 2020 - CANCELLED

    Cape Town , South Africa

    We Are Africa’s vision is to unlock Africa from these tired old tropes, projecting a more modern and dynamic image outwards and bringing a plethora of new business in. In cooperation with the continent’s best travel brands, we are dedicated to telling the many stories of Africa’s diverse countries and people.

  • 21 Aug 2020 7 Sep 2020

    Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) 2020 - CANCELLED

    Toronto, Canada

    Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) takes place from 21 August - 7 September 2020.

  • 22 Aug 2020 25 Aug 2020

    ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) 2020 - CANCELLED

    Michigan, United States

    ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) is the premier annual learning and knowledge-sharing forum for destination-marketing professionals.

  • 22 Aug 2020 23 Aug 2020

    ACTE Saint-Petersburg Business Travel Forum 2020

    Saint-Petersburg, Russia

    ACTE Saint-Petersburg Business Travel Forum this year will be held on 22-23 August 2020.

  • 23 Aug 2020 26 Aug 2020

    HOTEC OPERATIONS North America 2020

    Miami Beach, United States

    Crafted specifically for professionals in the operations sector of hospitality, HOTEC Operations brings decision-makers from hotels, cruise lines, management companies, purchasing firms, and more face-to-face with suppliers representing innovative products and services. We welcome domestic and international buyers and vendors, offering expansive exposure and a truly global perspective. Learn about becoming a buyer.

  • 24 Aug 2020 26 Aug 2020

    International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management (ICSTM) 2020

    Stockholm, Sweden

    International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management (ICSTM 2020) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden during August 24-26, 2020. It aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results. ICSTM is also The Annual Meeting of JOAMS Editorial Board, so it also serves to bring authors and editors of JOAMS together to communciate face to face and discuss chances for possible cooperation and future development of JOAMS.

  • 25 Aug 2020 26 Aug 2020

    Cvent CONNECT 2020


    At its core, Cvent CONNECT is about bringing people together for incredible live experiences. While we’re not currently able to come together in-person, we still believe in the power of live.

  • 25 Aug 2020

    ACTE Singapore Global Summit 2020 - POSTPONED


    ACTE Singapore Global Summit 2020 this year will be held on 25 August.

  • 25 Aug 2020 28 Aug 2020

    ASTA Global Live 2020


    Known as the “Essential Industry Event for Travel Agency Professionals,” ASTA holds an annual in-person event where the best of the best in the travel agency industry convene for inspiration, education, and entertainment. This event is known to many as the ASTA Global Convention.

  • 26 Aug 2020 27 Aug 2020

    IBTM China 2020 - CANCELLED

    Beijing, China

    Brought to you by the most experienced name in MICE exhibitions, IBTM provides a gateway to the Chinese meetings, events and incentives market with IBTM China.

  • 26 Aug 2020 27 Aug 2020

    IBTM Americas 2020 - CANCELLED

    Mexico City, Mexico

    IBTM Americas is the leading international trade show that connects the meetings and events industry across North America, Latin America, Europe and beyond.

  • 27 Aug 2020 28 Aug 2020

    International Conference on Leisure and Tourism 2020

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    As a scientific research conference organizers, The Global Academic Research Institute proudly organized International Conference on Leisure and tourism (ICLT 2020) under the theme of “Responsible Tourism”Submissions are now open for both oral and poster presentation of all the scholar around worldwide.

  • 27 Aug 2020 28 Aug 2020

    ASTA Small Business Network Live 2020


    Formerly known as the NACTA Annual Conference, we bring you ASTA Small Business Network Conference. Bringing together high producing expert independent and virtual advisors, this event allows you to network with your peers, build on your professional development through education and destination training, and engage with new suppliers all in a friendly, intimate setting.

  • 27 Aug 2020

    Can we still trust the FCO on travel advice? 2020


    Join us for this week’s free-to-attend panel discussion on Thursday (27 August) from 9.30am to hear from our panel of senior figures, who will explore whether the Foreign Office, once held in high regard, is rapidly losing the trust of both the public and travel industry.

  • 28 Aug 2020

    Cruise360 Australasia 2020 - CANCELLED

    Brisbane, Australia

    As the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, Cruise360 brings together travel professionals, cruise line representatives, ports & destinations, industry suppliers and CLIA preferred partners for a truly panoramic view of the cruise industry.

  • 28 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020

    Taipei International Tourism Exposition 2020

    Taipei, Taiwan

    TTE has become the most famous and iconic in the tourism industry. And in 2020, Top Link also invited TATA and Tourism Bureau M.O.T.C, R.O.C , Taiwan to organize this annual event.

  • 30 Aug 2020 1 Sep 2020

    Asia America Trade Show 2020 - CANCELLED

    Miami, United States

    A B2B Wholesale Multi-Product Trade Show that brings in Buyers from 43 countries from The Caribbean, Central & South America and the United States. Sell to these international markets while still being in a major U.S. City, the Hub of the Americas; MIAMI.

  • 31 Aug 2020 2 Sep 2020

    World Meetings Forum - Los Cabos 2020

    Los Cabos, Mexico

    The first version of WMF was organized in accordance with this dream in 2013 in the Maya Riviera and, ever since, our platform has grown and evolved with industry demands, becoming what it is today: a unique and exclusive event for doing business on an international scale.