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Overview of ASTA Global Convention 2018

Travel industry insiders know that the best way to grow their business is through continued education. Whether you sell travel, write travel guidelines, or want to learn about new government travel policies, the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) 2018 Global Convention offers all of this and more. Being held August. 21-23 at the Washington Hilton in downtown Washington, D.C., attendees (and exhibitors) will be able to network with one another, learn from experts in the field, and explore the District through a variety of off-site events.

Expert Speakers and Breakout Sessions

Education is the key to personal and professional growth. Topics on this year’s ASTA agenda include government policies on travel to Cuba, effective contractor agreements, social media marketing, and more. Expert speakers, including Samantha Brown, will be part of keynote sessions and breakouts on topics such as entrepreneurship. The full agenda can be found here.

Exhibits and More

If you want to find more customers for your travel business, exhibiting at the ASTA Global Convention is the answer. There aren’t many other places you can be in front of over 1,000 industry leaders who book the majority of the travel in the U.S. Or if you want to add to your already defined work, the exhibition halloffers options to learn more about international travel or new insurance options for travelers.

Explore and Do

ASTA Global Convention 2018 offers you, the travel expert, a chance to be a tourist yourself. From sightseeing bus tours to bike tours and faith-based walks, there is something for everyone. The location of the Convention is also one that you can walk to the National Monument, the White House, and other key district destinations.

If you plan to take advantage of all the ASTA Global Convention 2018 has to offer, registerbook your hotel room, and plan ahead to book your ground transportation through GroundLink, providing unparalleled black car service from all of Washington, D.C.’s metropolitan airports.


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