Adventure Travel Conference
and Marketplace 2018
18-19 January 2018, London Olympia

What is the ATC?

ATC is the UK’s only travel trade event for the adventure and experiential travel industry. It consists of two days; a B2B Marketplace on the Thursday, plus the Adventure Travel Awards, and a full business conference on the Friday.

ATC 2017 attracted more than 250 delegates, exhibitors, buyers and media over two packed days. More details of ATC 2018 will be appearing soon - so do keep checking back.

Here is a flavour of what to expect in 2018.

 

 ATC 2018

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change..."

Day 1 (Thursday, 18 January 2018) Marketplace and Awards

  • A marketplace of suppliers, offering the best in adventure and experiential products
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Media networking
  • Adventure Travel Awards - recognising the best of the adventure travel industry in the UK
  • Socialise over a drink with your peers, potential partners and media

More Thursday information – click here

Day 2 (Friday, 19 January 2018) Conference & Networking

  • Full conference programme* tackling the issues and opportunities in the adventure travel market
  • Business basics sessions (ideal for small and new businesses)
  • Results of the annual Adventure Travel Survey UK: consumers, tour operators, travel agents and tourist boards
  • Sponsor showcase
  • Networking breaks and breakouts: meet the most influential people in adventure travel
  • Networking drinks reception: socialise with your peers and potential partners

Speakers for 2018 include: Aneil Bedi (M&C Saatchi); Craig Burkinshaw (founder of Audley Travel); Colin Stewart (Air Europa); Lloyd Figgins (Safety Expert); Rosemary Smith (GDPR expert); Clare Jenkinson (ABTA); Myles Farnbank (Wilderness Scotland)

More Friday information coming soon - keep checking back

What previous delegates had to say...

"Brilliant conference which kept me interested all the way!"

"Well organised and great way to round the day off with the drinks and social in the evening...."

"An exceptionally useful day. It was so refreshing to attend something where the content was so relevant and helpful. We are based a long way from London and so the chance to network was much appreciated. Will be back next year for sure."

"The best yet!"

"More time needed simply for networking! Great fun though - thanks a lot."

"Enjoyable day. Good for networking and as a lead into the show."

"Great to hear about about and meet with other adventure companies"

"Great day! Thank You."

Check out more great testimonials here