Anita Pagliasso | September 23, 2013 11:45 PM ET
Networking Time for Travel!
Do you think attending a travel conference and trade show means you will be paying for hours of trying to keep your eyes open, sitting trapped in uncomfortable seats, and grabbing what moments you can for a drink or a dash to the toilet? It’s true that conferences can be expensive, if you add in accommodations, food and transportation, and they often have an overwhelming amount of new information for your business.
I believe the feeling of being at an event with hundreds of people who share your vision and are interested in the same things as you is invaluable, and you won’t get it anywhere else. That being said, it is important to select the show that makes the most sense to your specific business goals. If you are home-based, conferences such as the Home-Based Travel Agent Forum, are geared toward specific and relatable issues that you face every day.
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