Mountain Travel Symposium is the single largest and longest-running annual gathering of mountain travel professionals in the world.
MTS has transformed into a truly global event. Buyers and suppliers from over thirty five countries now attend each year. Establish new relationships and improve your existing business. Join other leaders of the mountain travel industry to learn from each other and create the MTS community of mountain travel experts.
Swift. Intense. Efficient. Practical. Productive.
The MTS Trade Exchange is designed for buyers and suppliers of mountain travel product to meet and build business relationships. This two-day session is the mountain resort industry's largest planning and contracting event. More than 8,000 pre-scheduled appointments are up for grabs between more than 600 buyers and sellers.
Nothing compares to MTS for global mountain travel industry business-to-business opportunities. Buyers are located around the globe, representing:
- Tour operators
- Online travel agents
- Traditional travel agents (buyers of mountain travel products)
Global suppliers include:
- Major ski resorts
- Destination marketing organizations
- Tourism offices
- Hotels and lodging properties, and property management groups
- Car rental firms, ground transportation providers, and more
During the pre-scheduled meetings suppliers have the opportunity to select from a group of over 150 buyers, including the largest buyers from the U.S. and Canada and over 50 buyers from around the world, including Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan.
Group Exchange buyers consist of more than 145 decision-makers from the top ski clubs and councils in North America as well as other active groups planning group ski trips. Applicants are carefully screened by MTS to ensure they meet the club/council criteria as well as the delegate requirement of being a decision-maker. The MTS Group Exchange represents a perfect opportunity for international suppliers to meet with key group leaders. More than 5000 appointments take place during the Group Exchange.
The MTS Forum features the most relevant thought leadership content for sales and marketing executives in the mountain travel industry. The Forum is packed with all of the insights and information you need to have success in the coming year. With a variety of general sessions, breakouts, keynotes, one-on-one interviews and the highly anticipated return of MTS Talks, the two-day forum gives you tools that will last a lifetime.
Destinations@MTS is a segment of the thought leadership programming during The Forum. Destinations@MTS explores the challenges that global destination and resort marketers experience due to the constantly changing travel landscape and their need to determine where they best fit in their destination's strategy.