The business event for travel creators

Helping you go pro & scale

Go from pro traveler to pro creator...

Turn your passion for travel into something bigger! Become a respected travel authority, inspiring others to have positive travel experiences of their own – and make a living doing it.

At TravelCon, you’ll learn how to GO PRO by:

You’ve built. Now it’s time to scale...

As an established creator, your next move is to improve your workflow and structure to keep up with demand and make a bigger impact.

At TravelCon, you’ll learn how to SCALE by:

What's on the AGENDA?


Sessions aimed at helping you go pro or scale, where you'll learn from the success stories and case studies of your industry peers.

Expo Hall

Featuring Travel Boards, Travel Brands, CVBs, DMOs, creator service providers, and more -- many with specially-curated offers, partnerships, and products to discuss with you.


Find your people in meetups based on your platform or niches. These are scheduled throughout the event so you can participate in as many as you'd like.

Meetings with Industry Reps

Pro Networking is 1:1 meetings that you schedule in advance using our event software

Evening Events

Connect with the community at various evening events, including the Welcome Reception, Dinner Clubs, and more.

FAM Tours

Extra activities before and after the event so you can get to know Portland and the region better. Tour sign-ups are for attendees only and will go live soon.

TravelCon 2024 Schedule

Items on the schedule are subject to change.

Who will be at TravelCon?

more coming soon


These speakers and more will share their insights and success stories, aimed at helping you go pro and scale as a creator.

Previous sponsors


CVBs, DMOs, & Tourism Boards

Japan, Costa Brava, Toronto Banff, Pure Michigan, California, Visit Savannah, Visit Franklin, Visit Memphis

Airlines & Travel Brands

Italia Rail, Turkish Airlines, Singapore Air, Norwegian

Travel Platforms & Services

SafetyWing, Intrepid Travel, Medjet, Trip Advisor, Go RVing, Insured Nomad, Get Your Guide

Creator Tools

ConvertKit, Aweber, Adobe, Mediavine, AdThrive, Bluehost

TravelCon is back, bigger and better! If you’re in the travel industry and want to enhance your skills, network with peers, and connect with top brands and tourism boards, TravelCon is for you.
Matt Kepnes | Nomadic Matt
TravelCon Founder

May 15-17, 2024 • Oregon Convention Center • Portland, OR


Travel influencers, bloggers, YouTubers, podcasters, authors, and creators


Use code SPRING25 for 25% off


CVBs, DMOs, Travel Boards, Travel Brands, Destinations, Tour Companies, Creator Services, Creator Tools, Agencies, PR Companies


Use code SPRING25 for 25% off


TravelCon 2024 will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, OR, on May 15-17, 2024

TravelCon is designed with online travel creators in mind – influencers, bloggers, podcasters, vloggers, course creators, freelancers, and more. The goal is to help you go from hobbyist to pro creator to successful online brand and business owner. If you’re eager to learn from industry peers and leaders, then, yes, this is worth it! TravelCon also provides the unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with industry reps, including CVBs, travel boards, travel brands, creator service providers, and agencies — something you can’t do just anywhere!

Pass are non-refundable. It is only transferrable for a limited time and requires a $50 admin fee in order to do so.

Yes, we will run optional tours on May 14th and 18th. These will be limited sign-ups and available only to attendees. More info soon!

Yes! TravelCon 2024 provides a unique opportunity to be in the room with 500+ travel creators with a wide range of niches, platforms, and audience sizes.

If you’d like more information about sponsoring or exhibiting, email

Yes, in addition to meeting with brands and boards in the Expo Hall, you’ll also have access to our software that allows you to book 1:1 meeting with reps. These will be available throughout the event. 

We’re excited to offer 2 room blocks for TravelCon 2024!

Don’t miss out on staying in the same hotel as others in the TravelCon Community! Some of the best connections come through serendipitous elevator encounters or spotting someone in the hotel lobby.

The Royal Sonesta Portland

Click here for the TravelCon room block

Heathman Hotel

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TravelCon 2024 will be in-person only. Join us in Portland! 

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