International Tour Management Institute (ITMI)

The Premier Training Institute for Tour & Travel Professionals Since 1976

Making the World a Better Place Through Travel


ITMI Symposium Branson

Job Interviews Networking Education

November 1 - 5 | Chateau on the Lake, Branson


ITMI TOUR DIRECTOR REGISTRATION & PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Registration

2019 Tour Director Registration*
575.00
  • Please note cancellation policy

  • **Marketplace Optional (see below)

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Add Tour Director Marketplace*
100.00

(*Must also purchase tour director registration above*) Tour Directors & Tour Operators meet in person for scheduled group interviews as well as informal Marketplace Mixer. 

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Add Personal Guest
275.00

Opening Day Educational Sessions including Lunch, Welcome Opening Night & Final Night Event and Fam Tours.

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What’s included in Symposium?

Symposium is the place to reunite, network & have fun with your ITMI Community. Develop lasting friendships & partnerships with Tour Operators & Alumni...Join us to laugh, sing, dance & share stories to inspire you once more to make a difference in people's lives through travel.

Job Interviews, Education, Professional Development & Networking

  • Network with Tour Operators & ITMI Tour Directors & Guides

  • Tech & Media Roundtable Workshop

  • Regional Networking Breakouts

  • Professional Expert Speakers

  • Ask the Tour Operator Panel

  • Ask the ITMI Home Team Open Forum

  • Tax Presentation & Open Forum

  • And more...

Marketplace Job Interviews (additional $100)

  • Private Marketplace "Networking Mixer" Meet the Tour Operators over Drinks

  • Resumes Sent Digitally to Tour Operators One Month in Advance of Symposium

  • Resume Featured in Printed Tour Operator "Marketplace Binder" for Year-Round Hiring

  • Minimum 16 Face-to-Face Job Interviews

  • "Marketplace Facilitator" Coaching

Meals & Events

  • Three Networking Luncheons

  • Refreshment Breaks

  • Opening Night Event

  • Themed Finale Gala Formal Oscars Event with Red Carpet, Awards Show, Live Music & Dancing!

Familiarization Tours

  • Fam tours to be announced mid March

Preliminary Schedule

Friday, November 1

  • Continental breakfast for hotel guests

  • Choice of FAM Tours

  • Regional Breakouts

  • Facilitator & Marketplace TD Gathering

  • Private Marketplace Mixer for Tour Operators & TDs attending Marketplace


Saturday, November 2

  • Continental breakfast for hotel guests

  • Morning Educational Sessions

  • Opening Lunch for all Attendees

  • Afternoon Educational Sessions

  • Opening Night Gala Event


Sunday, November 3

  • Continental breakfast for hotel guests

  • Marketplace 1 Site Orientation

  • Marketplace 1

  • Educational Sessions and Workshops

  • Lunch

  • Continuation of Marketplace and Educational Sessions

  • Tour Director Dine Around


Monday, November 4

  • Continental breakfast for hotel guests

  • Marketplace 2 Site Orientation

  • Marketplace 2

  • Educational Sessions and Workshops

  • Lunch

  • Continuation of Marketplace and Educational Sessions

  • Themed Finale Gala Formal Oscars Event with Red Carpet, Awards Show, Live Music & Dancing!


Tuesday, November 5

  • Departures or Branson to Nashville 5–day Master Class (coming soon)


Chateau on the Lake Hotel Rate (Rate includes continental breakfast for hotel guests)

  • $69.50 Share Room, per person, per night plus hotel tax

  • $129.00 Single Room, per night plus hotel tax

  • Includes Resort Fee


Symposium Registration Cancellation Policy:

  • 100% refund if cancelled prior to July 1, 2019, excluding Administration Fee of $150

  • 50% refund if cancelled prior to August 15, 2019

  • No refund if cancelled after August 16, 2019

  • We strongly suggest travel insurance