About ASTA Global Convention

Theme for ASTA Global Convention 2020:  "Innovate. Influence. Inspire."


The resiliency of travel advisors is rooted in our ability to adapt to changes in our evolving travel landscape. How will you stay ahead of the curve? Get a fresh perspective from travel entrepreneurs who will energize both you and your business plan.

This is where all the biggest power brokers in travel will convene! Get exhilarated by these influencers from all walks of travel as they share big ideas as change-agents in our travel space.

Travel is a transformational force for good. From our diverse lineup of speakers and topics, we'll fan the flames of your wanderlust. You'll walk away encouraged and ready to set big goals for your personal and professional growth.

What to Expect When Attending

#1 Make Connections:
Our attendees have diverse backgrounds from agencies of all types and sizes, including agency owners, managers, operations, ICs, and more! New this year - We're maximizing your valuable time by getting the networking started early with our welcome reception on August 25th taking place on our almost sold-out trade show floor.

#2 Discover New Ideas:
New to the industry or looking for a refresh on a skill? We've got you covered with our multitude of educational offerings from marketing, social media, selling tips, ethics, and destination expertise. And this year, we're offering an extended day to our Convention to further your learning with ASTA Small Business Network Day on August 28th.

#3 Explore a New (or Familiar) City:
Get the "DC" experience by participating in one of our Embassy Receptions for an around-the-world event to get a taste of the culture and hospitality firsthand from many of our international destination partners. More information coming soon!

#4 Support Your National Trade Association: Advocating and representing you, your clients, and the travel industry for over 80 years, ASTA is your national trade association. Let's show the power of our industry by coming together to learn how we can shape the future through networking and learning!

About ASTA Global Convention
Known as the “Essential Industry Event for Travel Agency Professionals”, the annual ASTA Global Convention is where the best of the best in the travel agency industry convene for three days of inspiration, education, and entertainment – guaranteed to leave attendees ready to boost their business.

ASTA Global Convention is home for over 1,000 travel professionals playing a key role in improving their business and the travel industry. Attendees can expect to grow relationships with suppliers from cruise lines, destinations, hotels and more.

Join us August 25-28, 2020 in Washington, DC for ASTA Global Convention 2020! Register Today!

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About ASTA

American Society of Travel AdvisorsRebranded in 2018 as the American Society of Travel Advisors, ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel advisors, the travel industry and the traveling public. Its members represent 80 percent of all travel sold in the United States through the travel agency distribution channel. Together with hundreds of internationally-based members, ASTA’s history of industry advocacy traces back to its founding in 1931 when it launched with the mission to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism.

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