TGA Industry News Briefs provides up-to-date information on regulatory issues affecting travel goods professionals, as well as relevant business news and updates on numerous association activities. The newsletter is sent every Thursday.

We Saved the Best for Last. (But the Early Birds Still Win.)

Manufacturers — don’t be late for this very important date: July 15. When you reserve your booth for The 2023 Travel Goods Show by July 15 you will get the Early-Bird Discount + you will also be given Preferred Placement on the showroom floor. (Talk about being in the right place at the right time!) AND you’ll get a free ad for use in this publication – which is delivered directly into potential buyers’ inboxes — a $200 value. So much to save! (And so much to lose if you don’t act now.) Contact Cathy Trecartin at cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938 x-702.

Attention Buyers: Get notified as soon as Badge Registration opens. Click here to add your email address.

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Smart Kids, Smart Solutions, Smart Reform

Manufacturers of tech-friendly backpacks help kids move to the head of the class. Accessorize your accessories? We’ve got the Buzz. Does hope spring eternal? Unlikely as it seemed just last month, Nate Herman shows that it does indeed in the latest Capital BeatREAD MORE

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No Such Thing as a Free Lunch. But There Is a FREE Ad.

And it’s just as satisfying. More so, because you get to share your message with all your colleagues. Reserve your booth for The 2023 Travel Goods Show now and get a free ad to showcase your news in an upcoming Industry News Briefs — TGA’s must-read publication delivered weekly directly to the inboxes of interested buyers. Don’t delay! This is a limited-time offer for those who reserve by July 15. Contact: Cathy Trecartin at cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938 x-702.

Attention Buyers: Save the Date — April 2–3, 2023 — and sign-up to get notified as soon as Badge Registration opens.

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Did Someone Say ‘FREE’?

Yep. You heard right. When you reserve your booth for The 2023 Travel Goods Show, you not only put yourself in the right place at the right time, you get a FREE ad in TGA’s weekly Industry News Briefs. It’s what all your colleagues are reading each and every week to stay in the loop. Another way to stay in the loop? Reserve your booth. This is a limited-time offer. Contact: Cathy Trecartin at cat@travel-goods.org, 877-842-1938 x-702.

Save the Date — April 2–3, 2023: Buyers, get notified as soon as Badge Registration opens. Click here to add your email address.

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Don’t Stall Out Now!

Time to move forward. The best way to do that? Together. Join your colleagues at The 2023 Travel Goods ShowReserve your booth now and receive a FREE ad in TGA’s weekly Industry News Briefs. Why Industry News Briefs? Because it goes where you want it to — right into the inboxes of your colleagues and that includes interested buyers. Don’t delay: This is a limited-time offer. Contact: Cathy Trecartin at cat@travel-goods.org or 877-842-1938 x-702.

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TGA Moves Forward with 2023 Show Dates

The last three years have been ones of challenges and costs to our industry. But now it’s opportunity’s turn — and our time to take ownership and move forward together. READ MORE

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2023 Is Our Year

By the time The 2023 Travel Goods Show arrives, it will have been nearly three years since our industry last gathered together at The 2020 Show. It was also the last time we connected as an industry — the last time we networked, greeted friends old and new, talked shop and were wowed by the latest products and gear. For our colleagues who weren’t able to travel to New Orleans, it has been even longer. READ MORE

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Invite Your Friends to the Party

If you are a longtime member of TGA, you know that the stronger our membership, the stronger we are as an association. When we are bolstered by new members, it means a stronger network and new services for YOU. Have a colleague whose company should be a part of TGA? Refer them for TGA membership and receive a complimentary digital ad in Travel Goods Magazine — and reap the rewards of a strengthened TGA!

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Stylin’ Your Best Self: The Clothes Make the Person

Travel clothing — and products that transform ordinary clothes into ideal wear for journeys to work and across the globe — boasts some of the most impressive innovation on the market. Visit The HUB to see a men’s blazer with countless pockets, wrinkle-free spray, tank tops with a twist, and more. READ MORE

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Let Everyone in on the News

Have the Next Big Thing in the works or about to launch? Just hire a rock star? Or need to find one? Helped out a worthy cause? We want to help you spread your news to an audience that wants to hear it. Please email your info and press releases to kim@travel-goods.org.

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