Formerly the Conference Theatre, the Inspire Theatre is the setting for various inspiring talks during WTM Latin America

Formerly the Conference Theatre, the Inspire Theatre is the setting for various inspiring talks during WTM Latin America

The auditorium will receive speakers who will address different contemporary topics

WTM Latin America 2018, the world’s leading event for the Latin American travel industry, which will be held 3 – 5 April in Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, is complementing its programme with various conferences to be given by renowned professionals from the Brazilian and international travel market, as well as big names from the technology, personal development, research, economics and other sectors.

With a capacity to accommodate more than 60 people, the Inspire Theatre, formerly known as the Conference Theatre, already has 16 confirmed talks. “Every year we try to bring speakers who are truly inspirational for tourism professionals and who stimulate reflection and debate, meaning that everyone leaves with great ideas,” says Thais Del Ben, marketing manager at WTM Latin America.

There is no need to register for the free talks; you just need to be registered for the event:

This is the provisional programme schedule:

3 April

13:00 – 13:30 – Bleisure – how to earn more from extending business trips

14:30 – 15:00 – Experience more: adding value to the travel experience

15:15 – 15:45 – The secret of triumphal minds

16:00 – 16:30 – Google: tourism in the age of assistance

16:45 – 17:15 – Tourism and local communities in Latin America

17:30 – 18:00 – Omnibees Academy


4 April

13:00 – 13:30 – Demystifying the world of startups

13:45 – 14:15 – Phocuswright

14:30 – 15:00 – Google: tourism in the age of assistance

15:15 – 15:45   Omnibees Academy

16:00 – 16:30 – Facebook

16:45 – 17:15 – Tourism and local economic development: the economic advantages


5 April

13:00 – 13:30 – SEBRAE – Top cases of innovation of the Map of smart tourism – Edition 1.0

13:45 – 14:30 – Facebook

14:45 – 15:15 – Marine tourism in Latin America

15:30 – 16:00 – Social media and marketing: how to engage in order to take off?


Those interested should register on the website:

Open to: Professionals from the travel industry; the press (badges restricted to editors, journalists, photographers, broadcasters and bloggers/influencers); government authorities  and buyers (only buyers who fit the programme criteria can receive a badge from the WTM Buyers’ Club). Link for registering for the event:


WTM Latin America 2018

Venue: Expo Center Norte, Rua José Bernardo Pinto, 333, V. Guilherme – São Paulo

Date/Time: April 3rd to April 5th (April 3rd and 4th, from 12.00 to 8.00 p.m., and April 5th, from 12.00 to 6.00 p.m.)





About World Travel Market

World Travel Market (WTM) portfolio comprises six leading B2B events across four continents, generating more than $7bn of industry deals. The events are:


WTM Latin America, now in its sixth edition, attracts about 9,000 unique senior executives. The event generates about US$374 million of new business. Taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this show attracts a global audience to meet and shape the direction of the travel industry. More than 7,000 unique visitors attend the event to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry news. Next event: 3-5 April 2018 – Sao Paulo.


WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend three-day exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. About 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international media visit ExCeL London every November, generating about £2.8 billion of travel industry contracts. Next event: 5-7 November 2018 – London.


T>F Travel Forward is a new travel technology event co-located with WTM London 2018 and part of the WTM portfolio of events. The inaugural T>F Travel Forward conference, exhibition and buyer programme will take place on 5 – 7 November 2018 at ExCeL London, showcasing next-generation technology for travel and hospitality.


WTM Africa launched in 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. Nearly 5,000 travel industry professionals attend Africa’s leading inbound and outbound travel and tourism market. WTM Africa delivers a proven mix of hosted buyers, media, pre-scheduled appointments, on-site networking, evening functions and invited travel trade visitors. Next event: 18-20 April 2018 – Cape Town.


Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is the leading, international travel and tourism event in the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. ATM 2017 attracted almost 40,000 industry professionals, agreeing deals worth US$2.5 billion over the four days. The 25th edition of ATM will showcase more than 2,500 exhibiting companies across 12 halls at Dubai World Trade Centre, making it the largest ATM in its 25-year history. Next event: 22-25 April 2018 – Dubai.


International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) is the meeting place for the global B2B golf travel community. Taking place annually since 1998, IGTM brings together more than 500 golf tourism suppliers and 400 pre-qualified buyers for four days of unmissable pre-scheduled appointments and exclusive networking opportunities. Showcasing a different golf destination every year, IGTM brings together 1,400 golf tourism professionals from more than 65 countries. Next event: 15-18 October 2018 – Slovenia.


About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events business, enhancing the power of face-to-face through data and digital tools at more than 500 events a year, in more than 43 countries, attracting more than seven million participants. East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.


About Reed Travel Exhibitions

Reed Travel Exhibitions is the world’s leading travel and tourism events organiser with a growing portfolio of more than 22 international travel and tourism trade events in Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Our events are market leaders in their sectors, whether they are global and regional leisure travel trade events, or specialist events for meetings, incentives, conference, events (MICE) industry, business travel, luxury travel, travel technology as well as golf, spa and ski travel. We have more than 35 years’ experience in organising world-leading travel exhibitions.


Press Support – World Travel Market Latin America

MAPA Comunicação Integrada

Lara Sant’anna – Communication Assistant

Estela Marques – International Accounts Manager

Marcia Leite – Communications Director

Maria Priscila Alves Nabozni – CEO



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