ABTA The Travel Convention

The UK travel industry's flagship event: where conversations, connections and ideas happen

The Travel Convention is the leading UK travel trade event. Delegates are an eclectic combination of senior professionals from travel retailers, tour operators and cruise lines through to hoteliers, airlines, attractions, travel journalists as well as the specialist and ancillary services supporting the industry.

Sponsorship provides an opportunity to:

  • Showcase your brand to industry leaders.
  • Communicate your key messages to senior travel industry professionals.
  • Promote your company and network with your peers in a unique setting.
  • Align your business with ABTA at our annual flagship event.

The sponsorship options are set out below. See 'Full details' for the detailed list of benefits for each sponsorship. All prices are subject to UK VAT at the rate current at the time of invoicing.

To discuss the promotional opportunities, please contact Giles Harper on 07771 812372 or email giles@dellardavies.com.

Convention partnerships


The solus lead partnership represents the most comprehensive package of branding and involvement in The Travel Convention. Your logo will appear alongside the Convention logo at all times; you will have the opportunity to present on the main stage (if deemed appropriate by ABTA); and receive a number of complimentary registrations.


As one of six headline partners, your logo will appear on all of the Convention materials. You will have the opportunity to contribute towards the business programme (as deemed appropriate by ABTA) and your video promotion will run during the main stage sessions. In addition, you will be provided with a display/meeting area in the House of Events foyer and will receive a number of complimentary registrations.

Convention sponsorships


By sponsoring our keynote speaker, your logo will appear on screen throughout their session.

The sponsorship fee will reflect the prominence of the speaker, which is indicated by the range of fees.


As one of up to four Supporting partners, your combined sponsorship will include sponsorship of the guest speakers with a range of  benefits prior to and during the Convention. 


Your logo will be a prominent feature on the Convention app which delegates will use to view the Convention programme, submit their questions for the speakers, post on the Event Stream and connect with other attendees.


Your logo will appear on the badges and the lanyards provided to delegates attending the event.

Both products will be eco-friendly and recyclable.

Activity/event sponsorships


Sponsor Meet the Media, a drinks reception attended by the invited journalists joining us at this year’s Travel Convention.


Host and welcome guests at a reception for ABTA’s members attending the Convention. Attendees will include ABTA’s Board and senior management team.


The chance to co-host, together with ABTA's Board, an exclusive lunch for selected industry leaders attending this year's Travel Convention. The lunch is limited to 40 guests to ensure exclusivity.


The Convention Bar will take place on each evening of the Convention and is a chance for delegates to networking in an informal setting.

Companies can sponsor one, two or all three nights.



The Travel Convention will be marketed via a series of e-flyers (Convention e-news) which will be distributed regularly to ABTA members, ABTA Partners and a wider database of travel industry professionals.


Opportunities are available to promote your products and services within the printed Convention Programme.


Hosting agents to attend this year’s Convention will provide a unique opportunity to incentivise and/or reward the agents of your choice.

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