International Tour Management Institute (ITMI)

The Premier Training Institute for Tour & Travel Professionals Since 1976

Sponsor & Exhibit Opportunities


30th Annual ITMI Symposium    I    January 29 - February 2, 2017    I    Little Rock, Arkansas


Why attend the ITMI Symposium?

Meet & network with 350+ travel and tourism industry professionals

Connect and do business with a select group of product development decision makers from major international and domestic tour operators, meeting & event planners and media

Fun networking opportunities with decision makers responsible for tour planning in a unique venue to showcase your destination or attraction

A full slate of travel industry-focused education

About Symposium

The 30th Annual ITMI Symposium in Little Rock includes three days of educational programs, panel discussions, networking, hands-on workshops and an employment marketplace. Over 45 leading tour operators, such as Globus Family of Brands, Tauck, Adventures by Disney, Holland America Cruises, WordStrides, Destination America and EF Explore America, will be in attendance.


SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Platinum Sponsorship $7,500

Platinum Sponsorship $7,500

PLATINUM level benefits with stage time

  • Marketing / sales presentation during a luncheon (10 minutes)
  • Prime exhibit space with draped table for three days
  • Top listing on printed materials / web / internet materials / logo
  • Exclusive VIP / Tour Operator wine tasting and networking event on Sunday, January 29th
  • Invitation only VIP / Tour Operator Dinner on Tuesday, January 31st
  • Showcase your brand on printed promotional materials, Symposium program and ITMI website
  • Ongoing brand promotion including social media, press releases and articles
  • Attendance at Symposium for five days including educational sessions (two persons)
  • Meals include three luncheons, Gala Welcome Evening and Closing Event for two persons (additional lunches may be purchased)
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in registration packets and/or chair drops
  • Special Educational Briefing with ITMI CEO & Founder, Ted Bravos
  • Listing of Tour Operator Delegates with contact information
  • Press release distributed to targeted domestic & international media via VOCUS, PRWeb
  • Ongoing partnership after the Symposium, to provide relevant industry intelligence and access to appropriate decision makers

Gold Sponsorship $5,000

Gold Sponsorship $5,000

GOLD level benefits with stage time

  • Marketing / sales presentation during a luncheon (5 minutes)
  • Prime exhibit space with draped table for three days
  • Exclusive VIP / Tour Operator wine tasting and networking event on Sunday, January 29th
  • Showcase your brand on printed promotional materials, Symposium program and ITMI website
  • Attendance at Symposium for five days including educational sessions (two persons)
  • Meals include three luncheons, Gala Welcome Evening and Closing Event for two persons (additional lunches may be purchased)
  • Special Educational Briefing with ITMI CEO & Founder, Ted Bravos
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in registration packets and/or chair drops
  • Listing of Tour Operator Delegates with contact information
  • Link ITMI website to sponsor website
  • Press releasedistributed to targeted domestic and international media via VOCUS and PRWeb
  • Ongoing partnership after the Symposium, to provide relevant industry intelligence and access to appropriate decision makers

Silver Sponsorship $2,500

Silver Sponsorship $2,500

SILVER level benefits

  • Prime exhibit space with draped table for three days
  • Exclusive VIP / Tour Operator wine tasting and networking event on Sunday, January 29th
  • Showcase sponsor on printed promotional materials, Symposium program and ITMI website
  • Attendance at Symposium for five days including educational sessions (two persons)
  • Meals include three luncheons, Gala Welcome Evening and Closing Event for two persons (additional lunches may be purchased)
  • Special Educational Briefing with ITMI CEO & Founder, Ted Bravos
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in registration packets and/or chair drops
  • Listing of Tour Operator Delegates with contact information
  • Link ITMI website to sponsor website
  • Ongoing partnership after the Symposium, to provide relevant industry intelligence and access to appropriate decision maker

Bronze Sponsorship $1,500

Bronze Sponsorship $1,500

BRONZE level benefits

  • Prime exhibit space with draped table for three days
  • Listing on printed materials and electronic materials
  • Recognition during the Symposium as a Bronze level sponsor
  • Attendance at Symposium for five days including educational sessions (one person)
  • Meals include three luncheons, Gala Welcome Evening and Closing Event for one person (additional lunches may be purchased)
  • Special Educational Briefing with ITMI CEO & Founder, Ted Bravos
  • Listing of Tour Operator Delegates with contact information
  • Link ITMI website to sponsor website

Sponsor / Exhibitor Early-bird Special $595*

Sponsor / Exhibitor Early-bird Special $595*

Sponsor / Exhibitor benefits

  • Register for the $595 Early-Bird until October 30th*.  After October 30th, the rate will increase to $695
  • Exhibit space with draped table for three days
  • Listing on printed materials and electronic materials
  • Attendance at the opening luncheon on Monday for one person (additional lunches may be purchased)
  • Special Educational Briefing with ITMI CEO & Founder, Ted Bravos
  • Listing of Tour Operator Delegates with contact information
  • Link ITMI website to sponsor website

 A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities

 A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities

A La Carte Options (to be added to any level above)

  • VIP / Tour Operator Exclusive Dinner $10,000 **SOLD**
  • Registration Bags $10,000  **SOLD**
  • Wine & Cheese Reception $5,000  
  • Refreshment Break $2,000+ (six breaks available)
  • Speaker Honorariums $2,000 - $10,000+
  • Neck Wallets $2,500+
  • Luncheon Chair Drop (one page / one brochure) $750
  • Attendee Packet Insert (one page / one brochure) $500
  • Custom Sponsorship Opportunity $250+

Additional Opportunities

  • To become a part of the ITMI Symposium for more details on how ITMI can create a unique way to promote your brand at Symposium please fill out the contact form below or contact Annemarie Osborne, Vice President Sales & Marketing at 949-237-2906 or annemarie.osborne@gmail.com.