About The Conference
The Advantage Conference
The Advantage Conference is the main occasion in our annual events calendar. Run overseas, it presents the perfect opportunity for all types of travel agencies and the wider trade to come together, network, socialise and learn through the extensive programme of plenary sessions, supplier speed dating and networking activities.
From an educational aspect, the conference aims to challenge existing and inspire new ideas, increase awareness of new initiatives, and discuss key subject matters relevant to the industry we work in. Being overseas, it also gives delegates the chance to explore regions of the world and the amazing resorts that play host to us each year.
The event is suitable to both leisure and business travel-focused businesses, and all level of roles, whether you are a sales consultant, manager or business owner.
The key benefits of attending The Advantage Conference include:
- A business programme tailored to the current and future travel landscape delivered by industry experts and evocative speakers. Previous speakers include Joanna Lumley, Martina Navratilova, Chris Hadfield, Chris Hoy, Jerry Springer and Ant Middleton.
- Dedicated sessions which focus on specific travel sector needs and providing creative solutions.
- A minimum of four hours of formal networking between agents and trade representatives through our speed dating activity.
- A social programme that provides informal networking opportunities, including a welcome and farewell evening.
- The opportunity to learn about and explore the local area through a range of experiential activities.
“The Advantage Conference is a key date in the travel industry calendar. Each year we strive to deliver top quality speakers, engaging and thought-provoking content while hosting our delegates in dynamic and exciting destinations.
Delegate feedback is so important and essential to us in planning the event. Providing inspirational ideas and content that our members will take back and implement in their own businesses is so important to us.”
Julia Lo Bue-Said | Advantage CEO