Sponsored Evening Events

Independent Advisor Happy Hour

Wednesday, May 29, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Gossip Bar, Hilton Anatole

If you sell travel, run a small business, are new to the industry, or an agency employee – meet us at Gossip Bar to pre-game the welcome reception. You'll be welcomed by familiar faces and friends. If it's your inaugural Conference or you're just dipping your toes into the industry waters, fear not – grab a drink, find a comfy spot, and rest assured, a warm and friendly face will seek you out. Don't miss the opportunity to clink glasses, forge valuable connections, and set the stage for an unforgettable conference experience.


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ASTA Jubilee

Wednesday, May 29, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Jade Oval Lawn, Hilton Anatole

All are welcome to join us for this special event to kick off the Travel Advisor Conference. The Jubilee will feature carnival games, snacks and live music performed by the band Haywire.

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ASTA Young Professional Society (YPS) Reception

Thursday, May 30, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Virgin Hotel Dallas
Transportation available in the Hilton Anatole Lobby at 5:15 p.m.

For the young and the young at heart! ASTA Young Professional Society (YPS) members are invited to mix and mingle at this year's reception. Not an ASTA YPS member but interested to join? Come see what we're all about.


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Southwest® Party

Thursday, May 30, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Travel back in time at our special "Built for Business Since '71" event! Join us at Southwest Airlines® Headquarters for a one-of-a-kind party with live music, activities, food, drinks, and more. Transportation is available from the Hilton Anatole main lobby starting at 6:30 p.m. Ridesharing services are not possible for this event.


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Advocacy Dinner

Friday, May 31, 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Invitation only

ASTA's annual Advocacy Dinner is an exclusive, black-tie event highlighting the important role ASTA plays in advocating on behalf of the travel advisor industry. Get ready to roll out the Blue Carpet, sponsored by Viking. Your evening feast, courtesy of Celebrity Cruises, will tantalize your taste buds. Head to the Avis Bar for some spirited fun, and let Royal Caribbean rock your night with fantastic entertainment.

Virgin Voyages Scarlet Night

Friday, May 31, 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Wedgewood Ballroom, Hilton Anatole

Wear a splash of RED

Aren't planning to attend the Advocacy Dinner, or perhaps you are looking for the biggest after-party in Texas? Grab your best red outfit, step off the "land" and into the enchanting world of Scarlet Night — just like onboard a Virgin Voyages ship — where we celebrate the timeless love story of the mysterious Goddess of the Sea and the Sailor who won her affection.


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