Host an Event

Hosting a SYTA event attracts tour operators, suppliers, media and others engaged in the student and youth travel industry.

Past host cities tell us that hosting a SYTA event was the best way for “prospective buyers” to see their destination and they have seen increased business and “ROI” to prove it.

SYTA uses an RFP process that includes a combination of host city, sponsorship and state support to bid on a SYTA and SYF event. The support levels vary by event and destination.

Opportunities to host an event include:

  • SYTA Annual Conference (August)
  • SYTA Summit (January/February)
  • SYTA and SYTA Youth Foundation Board Meetings (two in Spring and two in Fall)
  • Student Travel Forums
  • SYTA Socials
  • SYTA Youth Foundation Running for Youth

Please contact [email protected] to learn more about hosting a SYTA event.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you’re interested in supporting a SYTA or SYTA Youth Foundation event, please contact us to reserve your spot. These opportunities are limited and can be reserved for multiple years, so don’t wait!

Create something different?

The SYTA staff is excited to work with you to craft an event or experience that aligns your organization’s business goals with SYTA and SYF. We look forward to collaborating with you. Contact [email protected] to learn more!

Sponsorship Guide > Coming in the Fall 2017