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STAY WYSE Hostel Business Conference
Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 31 January – 1 February 2019

The STAY WYSE Hostel Conference brings together businesses involved in the youth travel accommodation sector for two days of trading, education and socialising. Now in its third year the Conference has rapidly established itself as the place to meet new trading partners; from buyers, to operators, investors and suppliers. The STAY WYSE Conference is an annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation.

  • Over 300 attendees from the youth travel accommodation sector.
  • 80+ buyers
  • Up to 30 face-to-face pre-scheduled business appointments
  • 91% senior management attendees

Arival Berlin 

Berlin, Germany |  4-5 March 2019

Arival is the only event dedicated to advancing the business of creating amazing in-destination experiences. If you are involved in Tours, Activities & Attractions — all of the things travelers do when they get there — then join us and your industry colleagues.

WYSE Travel Confederation members will receive a 20% discount on their registrations.

Work Experience Travel Market – International Au pair Conference (WETM – IAC)

Luxembourg |  16-18 March 2019

The Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC) is the joint event of WYSE Travel Confederation and the International Au Pair Association (IAPA) and provides a unique, cost effective, business-to-business opportunity for senders and receivers serving all aspects of cultural exchange, au pairing, volunteering, internship and work experience. WETM-IAC delivers an exceptionally targeted forum for your organisation to establish and strengthen sector-focused partnerships, gain industry intelligence and tap into emerging global markets.

  • Over 250 attendees from work travel, volunteer and au pair industry
  • Gain insight into latest sector trends with educational sessions
  • Up to 34 face-to-face pre-scheduled business appointments
  • Collaborate on solutions to the sector’s challenges

WYSE Exchange Australia

The WYSE Exchange Australia Conference brings together Australian businesses involved in the youth and student travel sector for three days of trading, education and networking. Organised in partnership with Destination NSW and with the support of BOA NSW, WYSE Exchange Australia includes pre-scheduled workshop appointments between leading international buyers and Australian suppliers of backpacker, youth, adventure and education products and experiences, a full day educational conference, buyer familiarisations and social networking events. The WYSE Exchange Conference is an annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation.

  • Over 100 stakeholders in the Australian inbound youth travel industry
  • 30+ international hosted buyers
  • Expert industry speakers and government representatives
  • Up to 30 face-to-face business appointments


World Youth & Student Travel Conference (WYSTC)

Lisbon, Portugal | 8-11 October 2019 

Lisbon, Portugal | 22-25 September 2020

The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry. Travelling to a different destination each year, WYSTC provides a unique business development opportunity for all senders and receivers operating in the accommodation, work and travel, au pair, volunteer and study abroad industry. Since its inception in 1992 as the annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation, youth and student travel professionals have been gathering annually to trade, network and take part in seminars and workshops.  


  • Over 600 attendees from the global youth and student travel industry
  • 160+ buyers
  • Up to 48 pre-scheduled business appointments
  • 92% senior management

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ITB Berlin

Berlin, Germany | 6-10 March 2019

Once again we are proud to be championing the youth, student and educational travel industry at ITB Berlin, which takes place from 6 – 10 March 2019.

In addition to presenting sessions on the youth hall stage, where we will provide the latest insight on current topics, we will be hosting a number of workshops and a networking reception at our stand in the youth travel hall, look out for more information.

Come along to meet the WYSE Travel Confederation team and a number of WYSE Travel Confederation members who will be co-exhibiting with us in hall 4.1. Even better, why not co-exhibit with us or present a workshop?