Tickets are on sale now for the partner event of ITB Berlin – Exclusive press conference for the media on 6 March 2020 – Berlin Travel Festival Convention with Shop Shift and Travel Massive Forum for travel professionals and trade visitors – New: Berlin Travel Festival Start-up Award
Save the date: media representatives are being invited to register for the press conference at Arena Berlin on Friday, 6 March 2020, where they can find out first-hand about the three-day Berlin Travel Festival and the Berlin Travel Festival Convention, along with Shop Shift and Travel Massive Forum.
From 6 to 8 March 2020 the official partner event of ITB Berlin (4 to 8 March) will take place for the third time in succession. Taking as its slogan ‘Where is Paradise’ the festival targets visitors in search of adventure, with a new perspective on travel and who are looking for inspiration. Tickets are on sale now on the website at www.berlintravelfestival.com/tickets/. Why not take advantage of our Early Bird ticket prices which apply until 31 December 2019.
At the Press Preview on 6 March 2020 Bernd Neff, co-founder and managing director of the Berlin Travel Festival, will present the concept and highlights of this year’s event in which some 200 international exhibitors and 150 speakers are expected to take part and which will also feature numerous master classes and screenings. ”We are looking forward to spending three great festival days together with our visitors. With the Berlin Travel Festival Start-up Award we are also honouring creative new concepts and business models for the first time”, said Bernd Neff. Following the press conference tours will take place of the exhibition and Campus Area.
Berlin Travel Festival Convention: Shop Shift and Travel Massive Forum
Directly after the press conference the Berlin Travel Festival 2020 will open its doors to all visitors. The one-day convention for industry insiders and innovators will begin at the same time. The conference consists of two modules which are organised in cooperation with selected partners. Shop Shift will examine disruptive and transformative retail concepts and ask the question ”How do you actually sell anticipation?” Shop Shift is organised by the agency Dan Pearlman, the experts in holistic brand experiences.
The Travel Massive Forum is organised by the world’s largest community of travel professionals and will devote itself to the future of travel. This is where new ideas and forward-looking solutions from the community will provide a comprehensive overview of the travel industry and where attendees will find ample opportunity to exchange views and learn from each other. Additional programme information is available at www.berlintravelfestival.com/convention.
Debut for the Berlin Travel Festival Start-up Award
This year, in cooperation with Verband Internet Reisevertrieb e.V., the crowdfunding platform Startnext and the business magazine Business Punk, the Berlin Travel Festival Start-up Award will be presented for the first time. Around 30 start-ups exhibiting their innovations at the festival can apply. The winners will be announced on the Nest Stage on Sunday, 8 March 2020 and can look forward to receiving individual media and consultancy services and a free stand at the Berlin Travel Festival 2021. In addition to the Jury Award there will also be a People’s Choice Award. Visitors will be able to vote for the eventual winner during the three days of the event.
For additional information on the Berlin Travel Festival: www.berlintravelfestival.com.
Accreditation of the press for the Berlin Travel Festival
Accreditation for the Press Preview on Friday, 6 March 2020 (from 9.30 a.m.) and the three-day festival can be obtained at www.berlintravelfestival.com/accreditation/ at any time. For full details of the accreditation procedure please consult the accreditation guidelines at www.berlintravelfestival.com/accreditationguidelines/. After the press conference a shuttle service will be available to ITB Berlin.
Arena, Berlin, Eichenstraße 4, 12435 Berlin
Dates and opening times
6 March 2020: 12 midday to 7 p.m.
7 and 8 March 2020: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tickets & prices
Early Bird prices apply until 31 Dec. 2019 (not valid for Sneak Peek tickets). After this date the following prices apply:
Sneak Peek € 5 (available only for 6 March 2020, 12 midday – 7 p.m., includes one accompanying person)
Day ticket € 15 (valid Saturday or Sunday)
Weekend ticket € 25 (valid Saturday and Sunday)
Family ticket € 25 (valid Saturday or Sunday)
Group ticket € 50 (valid Saturday or Sunday, max. 5 persons)
Business Convention ticket € 49
Admission for ITB Berlin trade visitors € 0 (ITB trade visitor pass required)
Admission for the public to ITB Berlin: 2 for 1 (admission is free for children under the age of 16)
The partner event of ITB Berlin also has special ticket offers for visitors to ITB Berlin:
- From 6 to 8 March trade visitors to ITB Berlin will be admitted free of charge to the Berlin Travel Festival, on condition that they register on the ticket shop page at www.berlintravelfestival.com/tickets/ and present confirmation of registration and a valid ITB trade visitor pass on admission.
- Holders of a day ticket to the Berlin Travel Festival and a visitor’s ticket to ITB Berlin may be accompanied by a second person to ITB Berlin free of charge. Only the ticket to the Berlin Travel Festival need be presented for admission to ITB Berlin.
About the Berlin Travel Festival
The Berlin Travel Festival is a globally unique format with a focus on new visions for travel. The three-day event presents what travelling means in today’s world – from how travel arrangements are made to how people capture and share their experiences.
As an event targeting a new generation of travellers the Berlin Travel Festival is committed to innovative, sustainable concepts and a better future together. Ecological and social responsibility is a core element of the festival’s philosophy.
The festival embraces a new awareness in the travel and tourism sector and regards it as its task to promote a dialogue and discussions with experts, brands and travellers.
The Berlin Travel Festival is organised by I LOVE TRAVEL GmbH in partnership with ITB Berlin and will take place from 6 to 8 March 2020 at Arena Berlin.
About ITB Berlin and the ITB Berlin Convention
ITB Berlin 2020 will be taking place from Wednesday, 4 to Sunday, 8 March, and from Wednesday to Friday will be open to trade visitors only. ITB Berlin is the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show. In 2019 a total of 10,000 companies and organisations from 181 countries exhibited their products and services to around 160,000 visitors, including 113.500 trade visitors. Parallel with the show the ITB Berlin Convention, the largest event of its kind, will be held from Wednesday, 4 to Saturday, 8 March 2020. Admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors and exhibitors. For more information please visit www.itb-berlin.com, www.itb-convention.com and the ITB Social Media Newsroom.
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