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Make a big statement at The International Travel Goods Show. And save!

The International Travel Goods Show is the biggest showcase for new travel goods on the planet. Nothing attracts more buyers, from more countries, than The Show. And this is your chance to make a big splash, and save big. Book space now for The 2015 Show, and get the Early Bird exhibitor rate — just $10/square foot, for TGA members who book before June 1st. Submit your application today to lock in this special rate and make The 2015 Show your show. For special requests, please contact TGA VP, Trade Show Cathy Hays at 877-842-1938, x-707.

It's your association. Make it your board. Cast your vote today!

It's election time for TGA's Board of Directors, which means it's time for you to make your voice heard in the running of the industry's most important trade association. Ballots with the slate of nominees were emailed to TGA voting members on April 11, and if you have not yet cast your vote you have until May 11, 2014, to do so. Questions about the slate of nominees or the electoral process may be directed to TGA President Michele Marini Pittenger.

New 2014 luggage designed just for you [PETERGREENBERG.COM]

Every year, the Travel Goods Association hosts The International Travel Goods Show, which highlights new innovations in luggage. For 2014, it's better wheels, sturdier handles, and smarter pockets. There is also a focus on attracting the right audience for your product, and there are 2014 luggage innovations that improve the travel experience for all different kinds of travelers.

Travel Goods Association Releases State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2001-2012; Sales Improve in 2012, But At What Price? [FULL STORY]

Travel goods sales jumped in 2012, but at a price, according to a new report released today by the Travel Goods Association (TGA). Travel goods are defined as luggage, backpacks, travel/sports bags, business cases/computer bags, handbags, personal leather goods, and luggage locks. TGA estimates that sales of travel goods in 2012 returned to pre-recession levels, with U.S. consumers spending an estimated $25.5 billion in 2012 on travel goods, a rise of 20.2% from 2011.

TGA's Guide to Carry-On Guidelines [FULL STORY]

When it comes to carry-on regulations, the number one rule is: Check with the airline before every flight.

What To Know Before You Go

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EPA delays formaldehyde rules again

On April 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) again delayed the publication of final federal formaldehyde emission rules, publishing a Federal Register notice re-opening the comment period on the EPA's proposed rules until May 8. Originally approved by Congress in 2011, the EPA was originally supposed to issue final rules at the beginning of 2013, but have delayed the final rules for over a year.

EPA delays formaldehyde rules again [FULL STORY]

Award-winning Psi Bands Launch at Target Stores; Drug-Free Wrist Bands Combat Nausea with Style APR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Travelpro Introduces New Lightweight Marquis™ Luggage Collection APR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

American Tourister Takes iLite™ to the Xtreme APR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Hartmann Unveils Contemporary Collections for Summer 2014: Innovated Designs for the Modern Luxury Traveler APR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Samsonite Black Lable Offer Limited-Edition Cosmolite Featuring Illustration of the New York City Skyline APR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Stylish Clutch by Urban Junket Powers Phones, Tablets and More While On-The-Go MAR 2014/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]


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The International Travel Goods Show
March 11-13, 2014 • Phoenix, Arizona


Travel Goods Showcase

J.L. Childress Co.[READ PROFILE]

J.L. Childress Co. was created over 25 years ago by Jan Childress, who designed a tote bag to carry her breast pump (Express Bag) and a separate, insulated bag with reusable ice pack (DuffleCOOL) to care for the milk until she…


Addax Bags is affiliated with 3S International Service Corporation and has been involved in bag design, production and sales for more than 12 years, with its strongest offerings being multi-functional sports…


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