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Northstar Travel Media, LLC
Global Travel Marketplace Wins Best Buyer-Seller Event at Expo’s 2014 E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards
Secaucus, NJ USA, June 25, 2014 – Expo, the leading multichannel brand serving the trade show and event industry, awarded Travel Weekly’s Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) Best Buyer-Seller Event at the 2014 E.X.C.I.T.E Awards. GTM was also nominated for Best First-Time Event. “This award is a huge accomplishment for our team,” said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Vice President of Events for the Northstar Travel Media travel group. “We have made it our mission to create the best supplier-travel agent event serving the travel industry and we’re honored that Expo recognizes GTM as such. The first year concluded very successfully and we look forward to an unparalleled second year this July.” GTM is an elite appointment-only event that connects the most influential travel agents in North America with global travel suppliers in powerhouse face-to-face meetings and exclusive boardroom sessions. This boutique style event provides a unique and interactive opportunity designed to encourage the best sellers in the business to expand their supplier portfolio and grow their global book of business. GTM’s travel agents represent the highest producers in the travel industry, vetted through a meticulous screening process including references and productivity reports. Another of Northstar Travel Media’s brands, PhoCusWright, was honored at the 2014 E.X.C.I.T.E Awards. The PhoCusWright Conference (2013) received Honorable Mention in the Use of Audiovisual to Enhance an Event category.
Expo is the leading multichannel brand serving the trade show and event industry, providing insight, information and inspiration for event innovators and their teams. Their essential mission is to help show producers in all sectors solve business challenges. Expo award programs provide event and trade show professionals the opportunity to strategize, learn and network while showcasing their best event initiatives.
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