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Top travel blogger conferences in 2022

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Top travel blogger conferences 2022

Travel blogger conferences are a great chance to meet up with fellow bloggers in person, stay current with our ever-changing industry, learn about new travel services, and develop contacts with travel brands. We’ve created a list of large and small travel blogger conferences taking place around the world in 2022.

Conferences for travel bloggers in the USA

Every year, multiple travel conferences take place in various cities across the United States, allowing thousands of travel bloggers to learn from each other’s adventures and experiences. Below, you’ll find a list of conferences for travel marketers taking place in 2022 and early 2023.

TBEX North America

Date: April 18-22, 2022

Venue: Washington

TBEX homepage screenshot
TBEX homepage screenshot

TBEX unites hundreds of travel industry professionals to help them network and build partnerships. Be sure to visit the conference if you want to learn about the latest travel trends, as well as discover working strategies and tactics from niche experts. This year, TBEX will take place from April 18 to 22 in Tri-Cities, Washington. 

If you decide to attend TBEX North America, don’t hesitate to stop by the Travelpayouts table at the Sponsor Showcase to say hello! You can also book a meeting with Anastasia Che and Serge Pitinov at the Blogger Bridge to discuss a special partnership or get tips for your blog, as well as meet us during the Speed Networking event. We’ll also be giving a presentation on how to earn more money with travel affiliate links. 

If you live nearby, but are skipping TBEX this year, you can still meet up for a chat by sending an email to Serge at [email protected]!

TravelCon

Date: April 29 – May 1, 2022

Venue: Memphis

Travelcon homepage screenshot
TravelCon homepage screenshot

TravelCon is a three-day conference where you can network with travel niche influencers, writers, and experts. During this event, you can attend keynote speeches, workshops for writers and photographers, tutorials, networking sessions, and much more.

TravelCon is different because it brings together experts in four areas: blogging, writing, photography, and videography. Don’t miss the conference if you want to grow your skills in one or more of these areas and learn the best practices in digital travel marketing. It’s a fantastic place to meet other travelers and businesses, as well as connect with businesses you might want to collaborate with.

In 2022, the closest event will take place from April 29 to May 1 in Memphis, TN.

Women In Travel Summit

Date: May 13-15, 2022

Venue: Kansas

WITS Kansas homepage screenshot
WITS homepage screenshot

WITS is a premier event for female travel bloggers, marketers and entrepreneurs to collaborate, grow the travel niche, and build a community. WITS is open to attendees of all backgrounds, nationalities, genders, and ages. 

In the United States, the conference will take place in Kansas in May 2022. This year, the event is expected to host over 400 attendees. 

WITS is held by Wanderful, a leading network for women and gender-diverse bloggers with over 40,000 followers around the world. You can learn more about the upcoming conference and register for the event on witsummit.com.

IPW USA

Date: June 4-8, 2022

Venue: Orlando, Florida

IPW homepage screenshot
IPW homepage screenshot

IPW is a leading travel trade fair that brings together American travel experts and their international colleagues, including brands, representatives of marketing services, content creators, and journalists. The show aims to showcase travel destinations and products in the United States to consumers from over 70 countries around the world. 

U.S. IPW 2022 will take place in the Orange County Convention Hall in Orlando, Florida from June 4 to 8.

Digital Travel Summit US

Date: September 19-20, 2022

Venue: San Diego

Digital Travel Summit homepage screenshot
Digital Travel Summit homepage screenshot

Digital Travel is one of the leading conferences for travel professionals in the United States. You can join the top representatives of travel agencies, airlines, resorts, transportation, and other types of businesses to learn the best practices and latest trends in the niche.

By attending inspiring keynotes from industry experts, you’ll leave with lots of actionable strategies that can help you drive conversions. Check the conference agenda and the attendee list at this link.

Digital Travel Summit US is a two-day conference that will take place on September 19-20, 2022, at Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA.

DigiMarCon 

Venue: 40 cities throughout 18 countries

DigiMarCon homepage screenshot
DigiMarCon homepage screenshot

In 2022-2023, DigiMarCon will expand to 40 cities throughout 18 countries and is America’s biggest exposition for business consulting, internet marketing, and more. The trade show unites entrepreneurs, brand representatives, managers, and experts in the digital marketing niche and allows them to raise brand awareness, exchange experiences and grow the market together.

Check the conference website to find out if the show will be stopping near you.

Pinners Conference

Venue: several cities across the United States

Pinners Conference homepage screenshot
Pinners Conference homepage screenshot

Pinners Conference features over 100 Pinterest-based classes and brings together nearly 300 brands from the worlds of travel, photography, cooking, beauty and fashion, and more.  

This year, the conference will be held in several cities across the United States:

  • April 22-23, 2022 (Boise, ID)
  • August 26-27, 2022 (Pomona, CA)
  • September 30 – October 1, 2022 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • October 8-9, 2022 (Indianapolis, IN)
  • November 4-5, 2022 (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • November 11-12, 2022 (Scottdale, AZ)

You can learn more about ticket prices and the conference agendas at this link.

Travel Media IMM North America

Date: January 25-26, 2023

Venue: New York

IMM North America homepage screenshot
IMM North America homepage screenshot

Another great travel conference to attend is Travel Media IMM North America. The International Media Marketplace (IMM) by Travmedia is the world’s largest networking event for the travel industry, bringing together top journalists, editors, influencers, and broadcasters.

The event is unrivaled in terms of relations and networking opportunities. You can sign up for the Travel Media IMM North America conference in January 2023 in New York at this link.

Conferences for travel bloggers in Europe 

Below is the list of the best conferences for travel bloggers to attend in Europe in 2022 and the beginning of 2023.

BIT Milan

Date: April 10-12, 2022

Venue: Milan, Italy

BIT Milan homepage screenshot
BIT Milan homepage screenshot

The BIT Milan / BIT Milano is Italy’s biggest tourism show since the early 1980s. Over the course of three days, the event brings together travel industry experts, such as travel guides, tour operators, brands, tourism boards, journalists, bloggers, and the general public. 

BIT Milan will take place from April 10 to 12, in Italy. 

TBEX Europe

Date: June 6-9, 2022

Venue: Marbella, Spain

TBEX Europe homepage screenshot
TBEX Europe homepage screenshot

TBEX is an international travel conference that brings together travel brands and content creators to help them form partnerships, expand their audiences, and grow their revenue. At TBEX Europe, content creators will learn how to make better content, network, as well as grow their skills in writing, photography, videography, broadcasting and business. The conference is a fantastic opportunity to meet travel brands and other creators, establish long-lasting connections, and simply have fun!

The nearest event will take place in Marbella, Spain, on June 6-9, 2022. 

Traverse

Date: September 13-18, 2022

Venue: Brno, Czech Republic

Traverse homepage screenshot
Traverse homepage screenshot

Traverse is a travel-focused conference encompassing hundreds of seminars and talks on online-marketing and content production. Hundreds of digital content makers from around the world attend the Traverse conference each year.

This year, Traverse offers midweek experiences in Brno, post-event press trips in South Moravia, evening social events, as well as special workshops and bootcamp sessions during the week prior to the conference.

Traverse 2022 will be held in Brno, Czech Republic from September 13 to 18.

Women In Travel Summit

Date: October 7-9, 2022

Venue: Gdansk, Poland

WITS Gdansk homepage screenshot
WITS Gdansk homepage screenshot

WITS brings together content creators, innovators, and niche leaders from around the world to learn, cooperate, and impact the global travel business. On October 7-9, 2022, WITS’ second annual European event will take place in Gdansk, Poland.

During the event, you can attend tours and trips, mentor meetings, as well as beginner bootcamp and an opening party. 

Digital Travel Summit

Date: November 2-3, 2022

Venue: London, UK

Digital Travel Summit Europe homepage screenshot
Digital Travel Summit Europe homepage screenshot

The Digital Travel Summit is a conference that gathers together representatives of major hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and car rental companies as well as their intermediaries in Europe. There are numerous interactive formats in this event’s third edition that allow attendees to learn how to take their digital, ecommerce, and customer experience strategies to the next level.

Stay on top of new trends and capitalize on emerging opportunities with this right blend of strategic and tactical interactive talks. Unlock your digital potential, provide a seamless client journey, and win the booking. 

On November 2nd and 3rd, 2022, the Digital Travel Summit will take place in the Tower Hotel in London.

World Travel Market

Date: November 7-9, 2022

Venue: London, UK

WTM London homepage screenshot
WTM London homepage screenshot

World Travel Market (WTM) is one of the most anticipated events of the year, as it shapes the travel industry’s future and brings together travel professionals from all over the world for strong networking opportunities, expert insights from the world’s best minds, and so much more. 

At WTM London, you can position your company as a market leader, show off your products to a new generation of customers, and reconnect with important contacts.

This year, the event will be held in ExCeL London, from November 7 to 9. 

FITUR

Date: January 18-22, 2023

Venue: Madrid, Spain

FITUR homepage screenshot
FITUR homepage screenshot

FITUR is an international tourism trade show uniting thousands of travel brands, experts, and content creators for inbound and outbound markets in Latin America. 

During the five days of the conference, you can reach professionals in any tourism sector, build partnerships, learn the latest niche trends, and take advantage of extensive media coverage to raise brand awareness and present your product to the world. Another distinctive feature of FITUR is its focus on technology and sustainability. The conference encompasses topics such as Big Data, AI, smart destinations, startups, etc

The next FITUR conference will take place in Madrid on January 18-22, 2023. 

TravMedia IMM Europe

Date: March 7, 2023

Venue: Berlin, Germany

TravMedia IMM Germany homepage screenshot
TravMedia IMM Germany homepage screenshot

TravMedia International Media Marketplace is the world’s largest networking event, bringing together top journalists, editors, influencers, and broadcasters in the industry. 

Prepare for exhibitor-journalist meetings, professional development seminars, networking lunches, and a cocktail reception in the evening for networking with prominent media and industry peers. A dedicated branded exhibition is available to IMM attendees.

In 2023, the TravMedia IMM will take place in Berlin, Germany on March 7th.

Adventure Travel Show

Date: March 11-12, 2023

Venue: London, UK

Adventure Travel Show homepage screenshot
Adventure Travel Show homepage screenshot

At the Adventure Travel Show, you may learn about solo exploration and small-group adventures, overland and sea excursions, volunteering, walking and trekking expeditions, as well as safaris and eco-adventures. Get inspired and prepared for your next spectacular excursion by learning from travel experts from all over the world.

The Adventure Travel Show includes multiple lectures and workshops for both seasoned travelers and those planning their first voyage. In classes on writing, film, and photography, you’ll learn how to generate money from your travels, enhance your travel photography, and get your travel stories published.

This conference takes place every March, so the closest event will be held on March 11-12, 2023 in London, UK.

Asia and the Middle East

We’ve gathered a list of forthcoming conferences in Asia and the Middle East in 2022. 

Arabian Travel Market

Date: May 9-12, 2022

Venue: Dubai

Arabian Travel Market homepage screenshot
Arabian Travel Market homepage screenshot

Arabian Travel Market is the Middle East’s largest international event in the tourism niche, bringing together travel experts to explore the region’s commercial opportunities.

The representatives of tourism destinations from around the world will gather in Dubai to promote and exhibit their brands alongside the greatest names in accommodation and hospitality, known tourism destinations and attractions, creative travel technology companies, and airlines.

ATM 2022 will be held in Dubai from May 9 to 12, followed by an online event from May 17 to 18. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

Digital Travel Summit APAC

Date: August 23-25, 2022

Venue: Singapore

Digital Travel Summit APAC homepage screenshot
Digital Travel Summit APAC homepage screenshot

The Digital Travel Summit APAC is one of Singapore’s most important travel events, focusing on ecommerce and customer experience techniques. The Digital Travel Summit APAC in the Asia-Pacific region brings together top innovators and leaders from the most successful airlines, OTAs, car rentals, tours, cruise ships, and hotels to discuss the most effective customer expertise techniques used by ecommerce enterprises to promote sales related to travel and tourism.

In 2022, the event will take place at the Equarius Hotel in Sentosa, Singapore from August  23 to 25.

TravMedia IMM Asia

Date: October 17-18, 2022

Venue: Singapore

TravMedia IMM Asia homepage screenshot
TravMedia IMM Asia homepage screenshot

The International Media Marketplace (IMM) by Travmedia is the world’s largest networking event for travel businesses, bringing together top journalists, editors, influencers, and broadcasters. IMM is considered one of the best events in terms of relationship-building and networking opportunities.

This year, the TravMedia IMM Asia event will be held on October 17-18 in Singapore. 

ITB Asia

Date: October 19-21, 2022

Venue: Singapore

ITB Asia homepage screenshot
ITB Asia homepage screenshot

ITB Asia gathers together international tourism companies in Asia and the Middle East for networking and business transactions. The important sectors of the travel industry, such as leisure, MICE, corporate, and travel technology, are covered by ITB Asia. 

ITB Asia will take place in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from the 19th to the 21st of October 2022. ITB Asia is organized by Dei Belgium (Hong Kong) Pte Corporation with support from the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau.

Latin America

Read on to learn more about the conferences that will be held in Latin America in 2022.

World Travel Market Latin America

Date: April 5-7, 2022

Venue: Sao Paulo, Brasil

WTM Latin Ametica homepage screenshot
WTM Latin Ametica homepage screenshot

WTM Latin America is the Latin American B2B travel and tourism event, providing outstanding business prospects, a high return on investment, as well as access to relevant and qualified buyers, influencers, and experts in the travel and tourism sector.

Join approximately 600 exhibitors from 50 nations in Sao Paulo for three days to showcase your products to senior buyers. 

In 2022, the event will occur in Brazil from April 5 to 7.

Best 2022 conferences for travel bloggers

Attending a conference in the travel niche can present amazing opportunities for your business growth. You can network and build partnerships, raise your brand awareness, present your product, learn the latest industry trends and best practices, and more. Try to find a conference that best suits your interests and allows you to meet like-minded people.