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Last chance to skip the wait

This is it, your last chance to skip the registration line for The International Travel Goods Show and breeze through badging. Click through now and register to attend, and save time by skipping the on-site registration line and getting badged in the time it takes to scan a bar code. An online minute or two will save you precious minutes on site, so why not do it now?

Opening night festivities at The International Travel Goods Show

Please join us for this year's Opening Night Party, immediately following the first day of The International Travel Goods Show. It's the best networking opportunity in the industry, and the single most important social event on the industry calendar — everyone who's anyone will be there. The party starts immediately after The Show on Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m., with light hors d'oeuvres, an open bar and the best people in the business. And you.

And the Award winners are...

David Bieber is the recipient of this year's TGA Award, the industry's ultimate recognition of outstanding professional achievement. The TGA Award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the travel goods industry, the Travel Goods Association, and the community.

The Travel Goods Association Awards Committee will also present Clark & Mayfield with the 2015 Community Service Award and will reveal the winners of the first-, second- and third-place 2015 Product Innovation Awards.

All Award recipients will be honored at TGA's Awards Ceremony at The International Travel Goods Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Meeting Room S229, just outside the Show entrance.

Call for TGA Board nominations

The Travel Goods Association's Nominating Committee wants to hear from TGA Members interested in joining the Board of Directors. If you would like to be considered for a Board seat, please complete this questionnaire. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

Travel Goods Association Releases State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2002-2013: Selling Less for More [FULL STORY]

Travel goods sales fell by volume in 2013, but consumers were willing to pay more for those fewer products, leading to a rise in sales by value, according to a new report released 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 2013 surpassed pre-recession levels, with U.S. consumers spending an estimated $29.5 billion in 2013 on travel goods, a rise of 17.2% from 2012.

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

Visit for the latest news from theTransportation Security Administration (TSA)

New California Proposition 65 notices [FULL STORY]

Tentative agreement reached for West Coast port labor contract

The International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative agreement for a new labor contract on February 20, after nine months of contract negotiations. TGA urges the parties to ratify the deal quickly, clear the cargo backlogs and return to normal operations as soon as possible.

Andiamo Unveils iQ™ — Luggage Packed with Technology…Your Smart Choice MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

BAQ Leatherbags: New Norwegian Luxury Brand MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

GOSLEEP and Pan Am Announce Partnership to Develop Iconic Travel Masks MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Eagle Creek Hires Angel Castellanos For Luggage Specialty Representation In So CA, AZ, So NV MAR 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

LCI Brands Unveils New Booth FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

TRIFORCE Luggage Rolling Out The Ceron Collection FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Reinventing The Wheel — Introducing The Stealth — Hey's Luggage with Retractable Wheels FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Planet Travelers to Debut Space Case 1 — Tech Connected Suitcase at 2015 Travel Goods Association Show — Booth 6073 FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Travelpro to Debut Dynamic New Luggage Collections at 2015 Travel Goods Association Show FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

The Ultimate Charitable Travel Trade-In — on Wheels Briggs & Riley Rolls Out National Retailer "A Case for Giving" Event FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Blubandoo® Cooling Headwear & Accessories at the CAMEX Show FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Craghoppers Introduces New Men's Outdoor Classic Apparel for Fall '15 FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Gear Innovator, LiteGear™ to Debut Mobile Pro at The International Travel Goods Show FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Meet Andiamo’s Shark, Daymond John FEB 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

World's 1st eGeeTouch® Smart Combination Locks Launch at The 2015 International Travel Goods Show JAN 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Grand Trunk — Goods for the Road JAN 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]

Squeeze Pod Showcases On-The-Go Natural Toiletries in a Leak-Proof Pod at The International Travel Goods Show 2015 JAN 2015/PDF FILE [READ PRESS RELEASE]


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The 2105 International Travel Goods Show

March 10-12, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center


Travel Goods Showcase

American Duffle [READ PROFILE]

American Duffle’s creators searched in vain for a premium-quality, stylish bag that could survive being stuffed into overhead bins, crammed into trunks or under-seat spaces. A bag as easy to pack as it is to carry. Whenr…


Vibrant, a 20-year-old design firm, recently entered the travel accessory market with the launch of ORB Travel, introducing unique, designer-coordinated sets of luggage straps, travel organizers and bag tags to the North American marketplace.…


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