IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers from around the world—to meet in one place to help bring the world to America.
Compelling analysis on the value and economic impact of IPW to the U.S. economy shows that the annual event delivers significant dividends for the United States and the host city. The study, conducted by Rockport Analytics, reveals that business conducted at IPW will generate an estimated $5.5 billion in future international travel to the U.S. over the next three years.
With more than 100,000 business appointments between suppliers and buyers, over the next three years, it is estimated the business conducted will result in:
- $5.5 billion in direct bookings
- More than 11 million international visitors
- 83,000 jobs
- $3.7 billion federal, state and local tax revenues
- $8.1 billion in wages and salaries