The International Association of Tour Directors & Guides

2018 Tour and Talent Exchange

Conference and Recruitment Fair

November 11-15, 2018

South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, Las Vegas, NV

“Excellence in Tour Management and Guiding”

Join us in Las Vegas, NV at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, November 11-15, 2018, as we offer an exclusive opportunity for learning, networking, and recruiting. The top tour guides, tour directors, and tour operators will gather to explore excellence in tour management.

You should be here if…
  • If you work as a professional tour director or tour manager
  • If you work as a professional tour guide
  • If you work for a tour company and are involved with recruiting, hiring, and/or employing professional tour directors and guides
  • If you are professionally involved with the training or educating travel industry professionals
  • If you are professionally involved with the licensing or certification of tour directors and guides
What you gain by attending
  • An exclusive opportunity to interview qualified, skilled, and trained tour directors and guides and see them in action (Tour Operators)
  • An exclusive opportunity to interview with some of the worlds top tour operators and show them your best (Tour Guides and Directors)
  • Build relationships with tour industry leaders and experts
  • Support an event that truly supports you and your industry
  • Network with industry friends and colleagues
  • Take advantage of educational and professional development opportunities
  • Gain and increase your knowledge of key industry issues, news, and trends
  • Explore and learn about the Las Vegas you never knew
  • Learn more about IATDG and how the organization will benefit you

Overview Agenda

Sunday, November 11, 2018 Check-in Welcome Mixer
Monday, November 12, 2018 Cluster Meetings Interviews Meet & Pre-Conference FAM Tours
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Interviews Education Sessions General Session Luncheon Educational Sessions
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Education Sessions Luncheon Education Sessions Interviews Education Sessions Closing Night Party
Thursday, November 15, 2018 Education Sessions Call Back Interviews Education Sessions FAM Tours



South Point Hotel Casino and Spa (Host Hotel)
977 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89183


Las Vegas

One of the premium destinations in the country, Las Vegas continues to build upon its reputation as a vibrant showcase for the extraordinary. This is the city that attracts nearly 43 million visitors a year by offering the grandest hotels, the biggest stars in entertainment, the highest caliber of award-winning chefs and master sommeliers, and, of course, the brightest lights.


Las Vegas/McCarran International Airport (LAS)

  • https://www.mccarran.com/
  • Largest hub for American Airlines
  • 11 minutes to South Point Hotel Casino and Spa (Host Hotel)
  • Approx. $15-19 via Uber or Lyft

Las Vegas FAMs

Work has begun on the Las Vegas FAMs. More to come soon!

Register Today

Cancellation Policy:

  • $100 of your total registration cost is non-refundable.
  • Early registration offer ends June 1, 2018. After June 1, 2018, regular registration cost is $449 for paid members and $499 for non-members (friends of IATDG).
  • Registrants who pay only the $100 deposit must remit balance of payment no later than June 1, 2018, to receive early registration pricing. If balance of payment is received after June 1, 2018, total registration cost will increase to $449 for paid members and $499 for non-members (friends of IATDG).
  • Registration can be canceled (less $100) prior to August 1, 2018. After August 1, 2018, the cost of registration is 100% non-refundable. If you intend to cancel, please submit written confirmation to [email protected] prior to August 1, 2018, in order receive your refund.
  • Registration can be transferred to another person prior to October 1, 2018. If you intend to transfer your registration, please submit written confirmation to [email protected] prior to October 1, 2018. Notification, full payment, and registration account changes must be completed prior to October 1, 2018. IATDG will not assist in the process of identifying, registering, or payment for transferring.
  • Registrants who are offered paid positions during the dates of the conference, by any tour company participating in the conference, may be eligible for a full refund prior to August 1, 2018. Written confirmation from the employer must be provided no later than August 1, 2018.
  • If you are paying for membership with your registration, your total membership fee ($75) is non-refundable.

Association Contact:

[email protected]