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Events

STAY WYSE Hostel Conference
Amsterdam | 25-26 January 2018

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.

  • 320 attendees
  • 91% senior management
  • business appointments

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

Seville | 17-19 March 2018

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.

WYSE Exchange Australia

Sydney | 8-10 May 2018

In partnership with Destination NSW and with the support of BOA NSW, WYSE Travel Confederation will deliver the 2018 WYSE Exchange Australia, 8-10 May, in Sydney. The three-day event 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 Australia event will also sit alongside BOA New South Wales annual BOA Ball.

World Youth & Student Travel Conference

Edinburgh | 18-21 September 2018

The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel 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. 

  • 45 face to face business appointments
  • +120 buyers
  • 600 attendees
  • 91% senior management

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International Fair of Tourism – FITUR

Madrid | 17-21 January

FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. In 2017 FITUR has beaten the participation record with 9,893 exhibiting companies from 165 countries/regions, 135,858 trade participants and 107,213 people from the  general public.

Among the participation figures of note was the increase of  18.8% of international trade visitors compared to the previous staging. Morever the volumen of agendas organised by FITUR within the different B2B has reached 6,800 business appointments.

WYSE Travel Confederation will be attending FITUR.

ITB Berlin

Berlin | 7-10 March 2018

Once again we are proud to be championing the youth, student and educational travel industry at ITB Berlin, which takes place from 7 – 10 March 2018.
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?

NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo

Philadelphia | 27 May -1 June 2018

Join peers and experts at the largest gathering in the field of international education for the 2018 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo, “Diverse Voices, Shared Commitment.” The conference will take place May 27-June 1, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and will feature outstanding educational and professional development opportunities and a world-class expo hall.

WYSE Travel Confederation will attend NAFSA.