Why Attend WYSTC?
Give your organisation the edge on the youth travel industry. Attend the largest event for key stakeholders and organisations that provide youth, student, and educational travel.
FOUR DAYS of networking, trading, seminars, and workshops bring you to the forefront in your market.
CONNECT to the diverse markets that serve the millions of young people who travel to study, work, and gain international experience and skills.
LEARN from the industry’s leading speakers, niche sector meetings, seminars, and valuable workshops.
NETWORK with like minded people during the business-to-business trade fair and conference events.
Click on these WYSTC BENEFITS to find out more:
- World-class expertise – an entire industry under one roof
- Build & maintain relationships
- Gain industry & market insight
- Global forum at your feet
- Discover new partners & markets
- Trusted trading partners with proven products & services
- A community with a powerful reputation
- Boost your presence in the industry
- You’re in control
- Cultural experiences
- WYSTC makes it easy
Read more below or check out the videos to listen to what our delegates have to say.
Network and learn from leaders in student and youth travel, international education, as well as regional, state and national tourism authorities.
Develop, maintain and strengthen your connections with key agents, providers and professional contacts from the global youth, student and educational travel and tourism industry. Take advantage of continuous, targeted networking events throughout the week that enable you to promote your products and organisation – person to person.
A stimulating keynote speaker and leading experts deliver insightful seminars and practical workshops on today’s hottest topics such as the latest trends, techniques, technological developments, innovative products and new services.
Dozens of pre-scheduled face-to-face business appointments allow you to visit professionals from country after country, without leaving the conference venue. And our new Connections Sessions will ensure you meet every delegate at WYSTC.
Due to its global reach, WYSTC connects you with both small organisations and big players in the industry, giving attendees a wide range of businesses to meet. Our WYSE Work Abroad Partnership of the Year Contest is proof that relationships formed at WYSTC directly lead to increased revenues.
Trusted trading partners with proven products & services
Conference attendees are screened for quality to ensure that you are working with reliable partners who are prepared to do business.
WYSTC is the signature event of WYSE Travel Confederation, which represents over 100 years of combined industry insight, integrity and experience. As its yearly event, WYSTC attendees benefit from the Confederation’s vast network of members from over 120 countries and the knowledge that they are from the world’s leading organisations.
Promote your organisation both face-to-face over the 3½ day event and online throughout the year; this is an exceptional opportunity to develop and strengthen your global network.
You can search for registered organisations via multiple criteria and manage your business appointments online, enabling you to develop your trade and business alliances as you see fit and accelerating the speed-to-market of your products and services.
Since WYSTC changes location every year, attendees not only gain insight into the local market; they also have the chance to experience the local culture and customs through pre- and post-conference volunteer projects, tours and familiarisation trips. Furthermore, delegates can mingle and network in a casual, fun environment.
The Marcom eScheduler PRO Business Appointment system makes it easy to profile your company, products and services so you can target prospects and partners long before the conference begins and even after the event has ended. On the Marcoms website, fully registered organisations can:
- Upload company descriptions and weblinks
- Add participant headshots/portraits to their company profile
- Search registered organisations via multiple criteria