International Tour Management Institute (ITMI)

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2018 Tour Operator Registration*
  • *Marketplace included

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What’s included in Symposium?

Symposium is the place to reunite & network with your ITMI Community. Develop lasting friendships & partnerships with fellow Tour Operators & ITMI Tour Directors & Guides

    Job Interviews, Education, Professional Development & Networking

    • Network with Fellow Tour Operators & ITMI Tour Directors & Guides
    • Private Tour Operator Forums 
    • Professional Experts Speakers
    • Ask the Tour Operator Panel
    • Tax & Legal Panel and Open Forum
    • Daily Wellness Activities including Yoga, Zumba and Desert Hikes
    • And more...

    Marketplace Job Interviews (included)

    • Private Marketplace "Networking Mixer" Meet the Tour Directors over Drinks
    • Receive "Digital Marketplace Resumes" with Introduction Video One Month in Advance of Symposium
    • "Printed Marketplace Binder" with Resumes for Year Round Hiring
    • Face-to-Face Job Interviews

    Meals & Events

    • Tour Operator Private Welcome
    • Three Tour Operator Lunches 
    • Refreshment Breaks
    • Exclusive Tour Operator Dinner
    • Opening Night Gala Event
    • Themed Finale Event & Show

    Familiarization Tours

    • Kartchner Caverns & Tombstone
    • Saguaro National Park, San Xavier Mission & Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    • Pima Air Museum
    • Sabino Canyon & DeGrazia's Gallery in the Sun

    Preliminary Schedule *

    Friday, November 2

    • Choice of FAM Tours
    • Kartchner Caverns & Tombstone
    • Saguaro National Park, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum & San Xavier Mission
    • Private Tour Operator Welcome
    • Marketplace Mixer for Tour Operators & TDs attending Marketplace

    Saturday, November 3

    • Key Note Speaker
    • Emergency Preparedness Session
    • Open General Lunch
    • Ask the Tour Operator, Adult Tours
    • Ask the Tour Operator, Student Tours
    • Opening Night Gala Event

    Sunday, November 4

    • Marketplace Site Orientation
    • Marketplace 1
    • Private Tour Operator Lunch featuring Educational Discussion on Taxes, Legal & Insurance
    • Marketplace 1 Continued
    • Tour Operator Private Dinner

    Monday, November 5

    • Marketplace 2
    • Private Tour Operator Lunch
    • Marketplace 2 Continued
    • Themed Finale Western Event

    Tuesday, November 6

    • Departures or Southwest National Parks Master Class (currently waitlisted)

      * Tour Operators are invited to take advantage of any of the Tour Director Educational Sessions as well as Fam Tours of the area, especially those companies that bring multiple representatives.

      El Conquistador Hotel Rate

      • $64.50 Share Standard Room, per person, per night plus hotel tax
      • $129.00 Single Standard Room, per night plus hotel tax
      • $169.00 Single Junior Suite, per night plus hotel tax
      • Includes Resort Fee

      Symposium Registration Cancellation Policy:

      • 100% refund if cancelled prior to July 1, 2018, excluding Administration Fee of $150

      • 50% refund if cancelled prior to August 1, 2018

      • No refund if cancelled after September 1, 2018

      • Symposium reservations will be cancelled if payment is not received by September 1, 2018