TBEX North America 2020

Lafayette, Lousianna


October 7-9

CajunDome & Convention Center

YES I'M GOING TO TBEX IN LAFAYETTE!

TBEX Sponsors

Host Sponsors

Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America. Their history dates back to the 18th century, when Canada’s Acadians were expelled and settled in Louisiana. More than two centuries later tourists visit for a rare taste of the genuine Acadian experience. Lafayette has a distinct culinary identity as the epicenter of Cajun cuisine that’s earned them the title Best Food City in the USA. Lafayette’s culinary scene is steeped in tradition and continues to evolve with a new generation of chefs making it an incredible place to eat. No matter what time of year you visit Lafayette they will have something for you to celebrate. It doesn’t take long to get hooked on Lafayette’s Cajun and Zydeco music and there’s never a shortage of dance partners if you want to try your hand at a two-step or waltz. Whether your passion is for their rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave with a smile on your face. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America at LafayetteTravel.com/Explore.


Platinum Sponsors

Go RVing

Go RVing

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website About Go RVing In 1994, a forward-thinking group of RV industry thought leaders conceived the idea of creating an all-industry marketing campaign that united the three branches of the industry necessary for a positive consumer experience – the RV manufacturers, the RV dealers and the campgrounds. Together they formed a coalition with the mission of growing the RV camping industry by educating the American public about the joys of RVing. The coalition named the program Go RVing, which also serves as a consumer call-to-action. More than two decades later, with the support of the RV Industry Association and RV Dealers Association, Go RVing continues to be a leader of introducing Americans to the freedom of RV travel and continues to build a desire and passion of the adventures that await. The Campaign The Go RVing ads debuted in 1997. Starting out on television, radio, print and direct mail, the campaign has evolved as technology has emerged and now reaches audiences on all social media and cutting-edge, digital marketing platforms. The Go RVing website launched and has grown as American media consumption has changed. The addition of the Away video microsite in 2015 allows Go RVing to tell its story through the words and experiences of real RVers. While the channels to disperse the Go RVing messaging have and will continue to evolve, the mission of Go RVing has remained constant – to grow the RV market. Please click to view the latest television spots. In addition to its consumer-focused marketing efforts on behalf of the industry, Go RVing provides manufacturers, dealers, campground operators, state associations, show promoters, and their agencies with access to consumer leads, an Image and video Library, industry best practices, and other marketing tools in the Industry-Only section. How It’s Supported Go RVing is a partnership between the RV Industry Association and the RV Dealers Association and relies on both manufacturer members and dealer partners to provide support to grow the campaign and raise awareness of RVing. A portion of all income generated from the purchase of RV Industry Association seals goes to support the Go RVing campaign. Every RV produced by a member manufacturer must display the association’s seal. This seal represents a member manufacturer’s self-certification of compliance to uniform RV standards across the industry. The Go RVing Coalition, an advisory body with members representing the RV Industry Association, the RV Dealers Association and RV/camping associations, meets annually each June. The coalition is co-chaired by members representing both the RV Industry Association and RV Dealers Association.


Gold Sponsors

Visit Billings

Visit Billings

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website Welcome to Billings, Montana! Born in the shadows of the Rimrocks, fed on the waters of the Yellowstone River, prepare to experience unparalleled views, vivid sunrises and sunsets, and history around every corner. You are heading for a connection with warm, genuine, hardworking people who possess a perspective on life uniquely Montanan and inherently individual. Enjoy historic downtown Billings, busy with shops, galleries, and museums by day, and a nightlife that offers award-winning cuisine along Montana’s only walkable brewery district. This District boasts six breweries, two distilleries, and a cider house. Add the best live music scene in the region and the atmosphere will not disappoint. Discover the old west as you find history and descendants of the west’s greatest heroes around every turn. Walk in the footsteps of Captain William Clark at Pompey’s Pillar, where he carved his name 200 years ago. It’s the only physical evidence of the famed Lewis and Clark Expedition and their journey to discover the west. Just 202 steps to the top of the Pillar to take in 5 mountain ranges and the Yellowstone River. The Yellowstone is the longest free flowing river in the lower 48 states. Stand on hallowed ground as you explore Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument where General George Custer took his Last Stand against Sitting Bull and the Sioux in 1876. Experience the most scenic drive in America as you drive the Beartooth Highway on your route to Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy truly local flavor, the back roads, and the open spaces in Big Sky Country.


Media Sponsors

TravelMedia.ie

TravelMedia.ie

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website TravelMedia.ie is a travel specialist full service PR, marketing, SEO, events, communications, content marketing and representation company, founded in 2006, and managed by Michael Collins. TravelMedia.ie is one of Europe’s leading travel media companies – specialising in PR, events, media buying, strategic advice, industry consultancy, digital communications and social media within the travel industry for both trade and consumer – delivering measurable results for our clients.


Speed Networking

Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America. Their history dates back to the 18th century, when Canada’s Acadians were expelled and settled in Louisiana. More than two centuries later tourists visit for a rare taste of the genuine Acadian experience. Lafayette has a distinct culinary identity as the epicenter of Cajun cuisine that’s earned them the title Best Food City in the USA. Lafayette’s culinary scene is steeped in tradition and continues to evolve with a new generation of chefs making it an incredible place to eat. No matter what time of year you visit Lafayette they will have something for you to celebrate. It doesn’t take long to get hooked on Lafayette’s Cajun and Zydeco music and there’s never a shortage of dance partners if you want to try your hand at a two-step or waltz. Whether your passion is for their rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave with a smile on your face. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America at LafayetteTravel.com/Explore.

TravelMedia.ie

TravelMedia.ie

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website TravelMedia.ie is a travel specialist full service PR, marketing, SEO, events, communications, content marketing and representation company, founded in 2006, and managed by Michael Collins. TravelMedia.ie is one of Europe’s leading travel media companies – specialising in PR, events, media buying, strategic advice, industry consultancy, digital communications and social media within the travel industry for both trade and consumer – delivering measurable results for our clients.

Go RVing

Go RVing

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website About Go RVing In 1994, a forward-thinking group of RV industry thought leaders conceived the idea of creating an all-industry marketing campaign that united the three branches of the industry necessary for a positive consumer experience – the RV manufacturers, the RV dealers and the campgrounds. Together they formed a coalition with the mission of growing the RV camping industry by educating the American public about the joys of RVing. The coalition named the program Go RVing, which also serves as a consumer call-to-action. More than two decades later, with the support of the RV Industry Association and RV Dealers Association, Go RVing continues to be a leader of introducing Americans to the freedom of RV travel and continues to build a desire and passion of the adventures that await. The Campaign The Go RVing ads debuted in 1997. Starting out on television, radio, print and direct mail, the campaign has evolved as technology has emerged and now reaches audiences on all social media and cutting-edge, digital marketing platforms. The Go RVing website launched and has grown as American media consumption has changed. The addition of the Away video microsite in 2015 allows Go RVing to tell its story through the words and experiences of real RVers. While the channels to disperse the Go RVing messaging have and will continue to evolve, the mission of Go RVing has remained constant – to grow the RV market. Please click to view the latest television spots. In addition to its consumer-focused marketing efforts on behalf of the industry, Go RVing provides manufacturers, dealers, campground operators, state associations, show promoters, and their agencies with access to consumer leads, an Image and video Library, industry best practices, and other marketing tools in the Industry-Only section. How It’s Supported Go RVing is a partnership between the RV Industry Association and the RV Dealers Association and relies on both manufacturer members and dealer partners to provide support to grow the campaign and raise awareness of RVing. A portion of all income generated from the purchase of RV Industry Association seals goes to support the Go RVing campaign. Every RV produced by a member manufacturer must display the association’s seal. This seal represents a member manufacturer’s self-certification of compliance to uniform RV standards across the industry. The Go RVing Coalition, an advisory body with members representing the RV Industry Association, the RV Dealers Association and RV/camping associations, meets annually each June. The coalition is co-chaired by members representing both the RV Industry Association and RV Dealers Association.

Visit Billings

Visit Billings

View Sponsor Profile Visit Sponsor Website Welcome to Billings, Montana! Born in the shadows of the Rimrocks, fed on the waters of the Yellowstone River, prepare to experience unparalleled views, vivid sunrises and sunsets, and history around every corner. You are heading for a connection with warm, genuine, hardworking people who possess a perspective on life uniquely Montanan and inherently individual. Enjoy historic downtown Billings, busy with shops, galleries, and museums by day, and a nightlife that offers award-winning cuisine along Montana’s only walkable brewery district. This District boasts six breweries, two distilleries, and a cider house. Add the best live music scene in the region and the atmosphere will not disappoint. Discover the old west as you find history and descendants of the west’s greatest heroes around every turn. Walk in the footsteps of Captain William Clark at Pompey’s Pillar, where he carved his name 200 years ago. It’s the only physical evidence of the famed Lewis and Clark Expedition and their journey to discover the west. Just 202 steps to the top of the Pillar to take in 5 mountain ranges and the Yellowstone River. The Yellowstone is the longest free flowing river in the lower 48 states. Stand on hallowed ground as you explore Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument where General George Custer took his Last Stand against Sitting Bull and the Sioux in 1876. Experience the most scenic drive in America as you drive the Beartooth Highway on your route to Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy truly local flavor, the back roads, and the open spaces in Big Sky Country.


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