SYTA LIVE Business Sessions

Registration Rates

Tour Operators: Complimentary
Suppliers: $295

Join or renew by July 1st to receive access to this event. Membership must be current through December 31, 2021.

Additional members from the same company may join/share the virtual appointment book at no additional cost.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Conference cancellations must be received in writing no later than June 25, 2021. All cancellations are subject to a 20% administrative fee. SYTA will not issue refunds for registrations after June 25, 2021 however, substitutions without penalty are welcome through July 16, 2021. SYTA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows. To be considered for a refund, requests must be submitted in writing by email to [email protected].

SYTA Membership

Active/Tour Operators

2021 Dues: $375

Tour operators, receptive tour operators, group travel planners, travel agencies who receive and send students, youth, and school groups domestically and internationally.

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2021 Dues: $525

Suppliers and sellers of products, services, and destinations to student travel industry. May include but are not limited to attractions, hotels, restaurants, transportation, insurance, technology, financial services, destination marketing organizations, convention and visitors bureaus, state and provincial marketing organizations, international tourism boards, and receptive operators.

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2021 Dues: $625

Dual membership applies to companies that meet all the criteria of both an Active and an Associate member. This may be a tour operator that provides customized tours to student groups and also serves as a receptive tour operator for a destination or a transportation company that also provides customized group travel services to its customers.

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Not sure on membership status? Please email [email protected].

Virtual Business Sessions

Buyer and Seller appointment-takers have the opportunity to request appointments through the appointment portal. SYTA requests that Tour Operator members take a minimum of one book of appointments.

Important Dates

Tuesday, May 11  Company Profile Creation/Update & Research
Wednesday, May 19  Appointment Requests Open
Wednesday, July 21  Appointment Requests Close
Tuesday, August 3  Final Appointment Schedules Available Online

Business Session Hours

Tuesday, August 17

10:00 AM – 12:55 PM EST
2:00 PM – 4:55 PM EST

Wednesday, August 18

10:00 AM – 12:55 PM EST
2:00 PM – 4:55 PM EST

Thursday, August 19

10:00 AM – 12:55 PM EST
2:00 PM – 4:55 PM EST

SYTA’s Business Sessions offer 10-minute pre-scheduled appointments, where Buyers and Sellers obtain information and create business relationships. We have built in 5-minute breaks between each appointment. You may have up to 12 pre-scheduled appointments per session or a up to 72 total appointments throughout the three days.