Trade Show Partnerships

Connect Sports Marketplace

Connect Sports Marketplace is a highly respected conference and trade show for the sports-event industry. To participate with MDT and other industry partners at the Connect Sports Marketplace Conference and Trade Show, please contact Lindsay Bernard, lbernard@stjomo.com.

Travel South International Showcase

Travel South International Showcase is an opportunity to reach more than 100 qualified International tour operators from more than 15 countries around the globe and more than 160 Southern travel suppliers as we partner with 11 southern states to grow international visitation to the southern U.S.

Travel South Domestic Showcase

Travel South Domestic Showcase is a regional, appointment-style marketplace focused on increasing travel to and within the southern states. Domestic Showcase offers the most targeted opportunity for tour operators/wholesalers and travel service providers to meet face-to-face with travel suppliers.

IPW (formerly International Pow Wow)

 IPW (formerly International Pow Wow) is the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S. More than 1,300 international and domestic buyers from 70+ countries meet with suppliers, resulting in the generation of more than $4.7 billion annually in future travel to the USA.


For additional information on Travel South International Showcase, Travel South Domestic Showcase and IPW, please contact Lori Simms, lori.simms@ded.mo.gov. To receive leads from MDT-attended trade shows, please contact Ashley Sneed, ashley.sneed@ded.mo.gov.