Travel Is… Industry Excellence


Help us recognize and celebrate our industry peers who truly exemplify travel industry excellence through their innovation, creativity and leadership within their community.

Product Innovation

February 28, 2019

Maximize exposure for your game-changing idea – get it in front of the Product Innovation Awards judges. A win here guarantees exposure at The Show, and Travel Goods Showcase magazine, the industry’s most widely read publication. Only display items from the New Products Pavilion are eligible, so book that space and enter now, for recognition as:

  • Best New Design – Luggage
  • Best New Design – Business
  • Best New Design – Accessories
  • Best Use of Technology
  • Most Eco-friendly Product

Buzz Award

Voting ends:
Noon March 27, 2019

What’s that one “it” thing everyone is talking about this year? Cast your ballot to vote for the product creating the biggest buzz at The Show! Ballots will be collected in the New Products Pavilion. Voting ends at noon March 27. The winner will be announced at the TGA Awards Ceremony that evening. 

Best Booth

Voting ends:
Noon March 27, 2019

Is there one booth that makes such an impact you simply can’t turn away? If so, cast your vote for this year’s Best Booth Award. In addition to accolades at The Show, the winner also gets a PR boost with a mention in the industry’s premiere magazine, Travel Goods Showcase. Want to cast your vote? Ballots will be made available at the TGA booth, registration, and at the finalists’ booths on the first day of The Show. Be sure to cast your vote in the ballot box at the TGA booth no later than noon on March 27.


Retailers and media choose from the Show Committee’s preselected list of three finalists. Only booths up to 600 sq ft are considered for this award.

Community Service

February 5, 2019

Awarded to someone whose efforts extend well beyond the industry and into the greater community. Nominations are open to peers (or self-nomination) based on the criteria listed on our award nomination form. Award submission deadline: February 5, 2019.



Award winners will be announced at the TGA Awards Ceremony on:


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Las Vegas Convention Center


For more information on awards, contact:

Kim Wong

877.842.1938 x 705