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The 4th Annual New York Travel Festival is coming to Brooklyn this month! This unique festival features an assortment of events and activities focusing on current travel trends, unique destinations, technologies, industry strategies, and more. In addition to two full days of speaking events, workshops, discussions and presentations on April 16 and 17, events will also be held on April 14-15, featuring local Brooklyn travel businesses and presentations by Brooklyn’s Borough President. The NY Trav Fest is a place for Industry professionals, startups, media, and savvy travelers to engage, share and learn. Tickets are available now.
Thursday, April 14th - location: Rocco's Tacos
This special outer boroughs event is for industry professionals to learn about and discuss the travel trends in NYC’s communities. The full day will include presentations from representatives from New York’s boroughs such as the Bronx and Brooklyn; conversations with leading travel and media companies about important travel trends; advice on how to attract attention to products; a buffet lunch of Rocco's Tacos during curated meetings with other industry members; workshops on how to use social media, online events, new(er) platforms (e.g. Instagram, Periscope and Snapchat) and other methods of online thought leadership; workshops on coordinating with media; and a chance to connect with like-minded people.
Friday, April 15 - location: Brooklyn Borough Hall
Travel Unity Summit, produced in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, will focus on economic development through tourism and hospitality. Key highlights include a speech from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, networking events, a delicious lunch, and more. Note: Advanced registration is required to attend.
Saturday & Sunday, April 16th & 17th - location: St. Francis College
Saturday and Sunday will be filled with workshops, panels, presentations and discussions on digital marketing best practices, emerging markets, entrepreneurship, best uses of media, creating diversity, sustainability in the tourism industry and more. Don’t miss Meet, Plan, Go!’s workshop on sabbatical and career break travel, as well as workshops on the best use of devices and apps like smartphone-piloted drones and Periscope. There will be catered lunches, entertainment, and networking opportunities on both days.
Tickets are now on sale:
To order tickets, visit http://nytravfest.com/tickets.
Traveler Tickets allow for the following access:
All-Access Passes provide access to the above sessions, plus: