ABA’s Annual Meeting & Marketplace 2017
Cleveland, OH, United States

Every January, ABA welcomes the travel and tourism community to the first conference of the year – the industry’s premier business event – ABA's Annual Meeting & Marketplace. More than 3,500 tour operators, suppliers and exhibitors come together to kick off a new year of business opportunity and growth.  ABA's Annual Meeting & Marketplace is truly a market-place – an active, vibrant forum of buyers and sellers where business gets done. With more than 140,000 pre-scheduled appointments and 800 pre-qualified operators, ABA's Annual Meeting & Marketplace offers a year’s worth of sales meetings in one week.

  • Registration and Travel/Housing

    Information on host hotels, transportation, registration options & fees. 
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  • About

    More than a meeting, Marketplace is a valuable investment that pays for itself many times over, and a can’t-miss annual reunion with colleagues and friends, old and new. 
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  • Schedule

    Schedule of events during Marketplace as well as Marketplace deadlines throughout the year. 
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  • Appointments

    Marketplace offers seven-minute pre-scheduled appointments, where motorcoach and tour operator Buyers obtain information and create business relationships with travel industry Sellers. These one-to-one appointments are the core of Marketplace week. 
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  • Education

    ABA offers more than quality seminars, education bites, webinars and tutorials conducted by top-rated national speakers and industry experts before and at Marketplace. 
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  • Sponsor/Exhibit

    Marketing opportunities at Marketplace 2017. 
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  • FAQs

    List of Frequently Asked Questions on location, registration, dietary, dress code, contact information and more. Also includes special access to first-time STAR delegate tools and resources. 
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  • My Marketplace Passport/App

    Personalized tools to enhance your Marketplace experience: My Marketplace Passport and the ABA Marketplace App. 
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  • Marketplace Media Newsroom

    Accredited Media Registration All accredited media are invited to attend ABA’s Annual Meeting and Marketplace for free. Only accredited media covering the show are extended this registration designation. You must show proof of accreditation. Marketing, Ad Sales or Publishing members 
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