Want a bigger sales splash?
The biggest order-writing event on the calendar, year after year, is The International Travel Goods Show. And the more prominent you are at The Show, the greater your chance for sales success, which is why it pays to reserve your Show space now, while there are still a few prime locations available. This will be a sellout show, so don't delay – lock down a choice spot now, or risk getting locked out entirely. Booking is easy: Contact TGA's VP, Trade Show Cathy Hays, 877-842-1938, x-707, and let us help you come up with a plan that maximizes your selling power and fits within your budget.
Strategies: 9 secrets of trade show success [USA TODAY]
In my company, we spend most of our marketing dollars on exhibiting at conferences and trade shows. Why? Because trade shows give small businesses a big bang for a marketing buck. But you can also waste a lot of time and money attending trade shows and conferences if you're not careful. Here are some secrets of trade show and conference success.
Travel Goods Association Releases State of the U.S. Travel Goods Market 2003-2014: Selling More for More [FULL STORY]
Consumers paid more for more travel goods in 2014, according to a new report released by the Travel Goods Association (TGA). Travel goods include luggage, backpacks, travel/sports bags, business cases/computer bags, handbags, personal leather goods, and luggage locks. TGA estimates that sales of travel goods hit a record in 2014 – estimated at $30.03 billion – with U.S. consumers increasing spending on travel goods by 5.6%.
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.
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TGA urges Senate to approve port tracking legislation
Last week, TGA sent a letter alongside 115 other trade associations urging the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee to support inclusion of the Port Performance Act (S. 1298) as part of the Comprehensive Transportation and Consumer Protection Act of 2015 (S. 1732), the Committee's multi-year transportation bill. The Committee included the Port Performance Act in the overall bill, which the Committee approved on a 13-11 vote.
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