January 26-27, 2022  
Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre, River Pavilion, NY

IMM North America

TravMedia's Leading Media Networking Event

TravMedia's IMM & The Summit


Travmedia's International Media Marketplace (IMM) is the leading global networking event connecting the travel industry with top journalists, editors, influencers and broadcasters.

Celebrating our fifth year, and tenth globally in 2022, IMM is unrivalled for relationship-building and networking opportunities. Exhibitors secure a dedicated event table to meet with North America's premier travel media in 24 prescheduled one-on-one appointments. Pitch a year’s worth of stories, famil trips and features in one day.

The TravMedia Summit brings together the industry's most influential leaders, editors and travel writers to inspire ideas, share insights and discuss the trends and challenges affecting our industry.

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Schedule


Day 1 - The TravMedia Summit

* Schedule to be Confirmed

10:00 AM
Registration/Morning Networking
11:00 AM
The Perfect Pitch
Moderator: Heather Wyatt, CLIA;
Panelists: Paul Brady, Articles Editor, Travel + Leisure;
Elaine Glusac, New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, Freelance Writer;
Mike & Anne Howard, Travel Authors, Photographers & Influencers @HoneyTrek;
Heather Wyatt

Heather Wyatt

Global Communications Executive
CLIA
Paul Brady

Paul Brady

Articles Editor, Travel + Leisure
Elaine Glusac

Elaine Glusac

New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, Freelance Writer
Mike & Anne Howard

Mike & Anne Howard

Travel Authors, Photographers & Influencers @HoneyTrek
12:00 PM
Keynote Speaker - Responsible Tourism
Doug Lansky, Travel Writer + Keynote Speaker + Tourism Development Advisor
Doug Lansky

Doug Lansky

Travel Writer + Keynote Speaker + Tourism Development Advisor
1:00 PM
Lunch
2:00 PM
Diversity, Equity, Accessibility + Inclusion
Moderator: Annita Thomas, On-air personality;
Panelists: Martinique Lewis, Award winning diversity in travel consultant, President of the Black Travel Alliance;
Uwern Jong, Experientialist/Editor in Chief, OutThere Magazine;
Erin E. Brown, Disability Inclusion Consultant
Annita Thomas

Annita Thomas

On-air personality
Martinique Lewis

Martinique Lewis

Award winning diversity in travel consultant, President
Black Travel Alliance
Uwern Jong

Uwern Jong

Experientialist/Editor in Chief
OutThere Magazine
Erin E. Brown

Erin E. Brown

Disability Inclusion Consultant
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
Slam with Travel Editors
Moderator: Heather Wyatt, CLIA;
Panelists: Anne Banas, Editor, BBC Travel;
Arnie Weissmann, Editor in Chief, Travel Weekly;
Starlight Williams, Associate Editor, National Geographic Travel
Heather Wyatt

Heather Wyatt

Global Communications Executive
CLIA
Anne Banas

Anne Banas

Editor
BBC Travel
Arnie Weissmann

Arnie Weissmann

Editor in Chief
Travel Weekly
Starlight Williams

Starlight Williams

Associate Editor
National Geographic Travel
4:30 PM
DMO Panel - COVID Recovery - Reopening to the world; Customer trends shaping the future of travel
Moderator: Amir Eylon, President & CEO, Partner, Longwoods International;
Panelists: Emily Lauer, Vice President, PR and Communications, Destination Cleveland;
Tori Emerson Barnes, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy, U.S. Travel Association;
Tom Kiely, President & CEO, West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board
Amir Eylon

Amir Eylon

President & CEO, Partner
Longwoods International
Emily Lauer

Emily Lauer

Vice President, PR and Communications
Destination Cleveland
Tori Emerson Barnes

Tori Emerson Barnes

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy
U.S. Travel Association
Tom Kiely

Tom Kiely

President & CEO
West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board
5:30 PM 7:30 PM
Cocktail Function
Day 2 - IMM

 

7:00 AM
Exhibitors arrive to set up tables and register
8:00 AM
Media Registration
8:50 AM
Welcome Address
9:00 AM
Appointments to commence (6 sessions)
10:30 AM
Morning Networking Break
11:00 AM
Appointments to resume (6 sessions)
12:30 PM
Networking Lunch
2:00 PM
Appointments to resume (6 sessions)
3:30 PM
Afternoon Networking Break
4:00 PM
Appointments to resume (6 sessions)
5:30 PM
Cocktail Function

Testimonials


Kelly Nagle

Kelly Nagle

Director of Communications
Visit Baltimore

There really isn't anything else like IMM in the travel media landscape, it's the annual event you look forward to each year to connect with your media friends, meet new contacts, and find opportunities for the year ahead.
Gaynor Reid

Gaynor Reid

VP Communications & CSR
Accor SE Asia, Japan & South Korea

I have attended numerous global network events with TravMedia and know of no better way to connect with quality media to pitch story ideas and ensure our hotels are part of their editorial plans.
Rich Grant

Rich Grant

Travel Writer
 

It is the most incredible thing that’s ever happened in travel media, everyone is saying the same thing, I have a year and a half now of story ideas and trips.

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Contacts

Booking & Sponsorship Inquiries
Dominika Dryjski

Dominika Dryjski

Chief Operations Officer

  • +1 212 808 0811
Event & Marketing Inquiries
Lauren Moelk

Lauren Moelk

Vice President | Communications & International Relations

  • +1 212 808 0811
Media Inquiries
Kim Grant

Kim Grant

Media Liaison & Engagement Specialist

  • +1 617 901 9628