Find new adventures and new partners from around the globe at the 2021 ATWS Virtual Marketplace.
Relationships matter, which is why meeting potential partners is essential. With the Summit being held virtually, you will have the opportunity to meet with a more global mix of partners through our Virtual Marketplace!
We invite Outbound Tour Operators, Wholesalers & Specialty Travel Advisors to gain access to exclusive one-on-one meetings with inbound tour operators, accommodations and destinations from around the world.
Price for Tour Operator Buyers to participate at the Marketplace: INCLUDED IN ATWS REGISTRATION
Take part in the 2021 Marketplace:
Register for the Summit. Indicate in your registration that you will be participating as a Buyer.
Sign up as a Buyer for the Marketplace and access:
Advance networking and Supplier Directories via virtual online platform, our exclusive online community for delegates
Easy-to-use appointment request process for Buyers to rank their interest among the suppliers.
Supplier Directory – your guide to navigating Marketplace
Meeting schedules delivered personally via our digital networking tool
Tour Operator Suppliers
Your Opportunity to Meet One-on-One with our global network of Buyers
The Summit’s Marketplace is available as an additional purchase (not included in your registration fee) and reaches a world wide audience to provide a focused setting for international inbound tour operators and accommodations to connect with potential partners, hold business meetings and promote your brand to Buyers from all over the world. This is your opportunity to start business relationships, develop your network and drive new business globally.
Who can have a Marketplace table?
Inbound tour operators or accommodations business members of ATTA, specializing in adventure travel.
What is included?
ATTA is offering some new digital opportunities with this year’s 2021 ATWS Virtual Marketplace. Included with the Marketplace Table purchase of $750 USD:
Pre-scheduled meetings using the Summit’s matchmaking algorithm
ATTA will help you review and find potential partners via pre-scheduled 15 minute appointments at Marketplace. You pick your top meetings from the Tour Operator Buyers and Travel Advisors, and Buyers pick their preferred Supplier meetings, and through a matchmaking algorithm your meetings schedule is created and sent to you. After years of Marketplace events, we have fine-tuned our formula of meetings and helped forge hundreds of new, creative partnerships.
2021 ATWS Marketplace Supplier Directory
This Marketplace Supplier Directory will include a listing of each supplier, destination, and partner participating in the 2021 ATWS Marketplace. ATTA will promote awareness to this Marketplace Supplier Directory to tour operator Buyers and travel advisors in ATTA’s global network.
One email prior to the Summit will include mention about the Marketplace Supplier Directory to increase visibility with our global Buyer audience.
One email after the Summit will also mention the Marketplace Supplier Directory.
Social Media Promotion
One social media post prior to the Summit to increase visibility with our global Buyer audience to the Marketplace Supplier Directory
One social media post after the Summit will also mention the Marketplace Supplier Directory
When and how will this Virtual Marketplace work?
Date: The 2021 ATWS Virtual Marketplace will be on Day 2 of the Summit Time – Frame: We will have three – two hour blocks of time to take advantage of meeting across time zones globally.
5:00 AM – 7:00 AM Pacific Time Zone
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time Zone
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pacific Time Zone **Your schedule on our Marketplace event platform will convert to your time zone (Convert to your time zone now)
Length of Meetings: Each appointment will be 15 minutes
Calendar Tip: You may block off your calendar if one of the particular time zones does not work with your schedule.
NOW: Register for the event and purchase a Marketplace table.
June 2021: You will receive access to our virtual event platform to create your supplier profile
Mid-August 2021: You will receive access to the matchmaking platform to assemble your meeting requests along with our step-by-step guide to navigating the Marketplace.
August/September 2021: We will create a pre-matched schedule of appointments for you with Buyers. You are welcome to add/change additional appointments once your schedule is received.
September 2021: You can participate in 3 Marketplace sessions, each session will be a two hour block of time in three different time zones to accommodate flexibility in scheduling and meeting your optimal Buyers from around the world. You will also have the opportunity to control your schedule and your available meeting times. Don’t want to meet at 2:00 AM, no problem, you can block your schedule anytime after you have access to the platform and even during the event.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association is the largest global network of adventure travel leaders. Our community is made up of ~30,000 individual guides, tour operators, lodges, travel advisors, tourism boards, destination marketing and management organizations, outdoor educators, gear companies and travel media who share a belief and commitment to sustainable tourism. The connections and creativity of this vibrant community come together both virtually and in person to create and deliver the solutions that propel our businesses and our communities toward a responsible and profitable future.