North Dakota Travel Industry Conference

Plan to attend North Dakota's premier conference for tourism marketers, travel-sector businesses, attractions, events and groups. The 2019 North Dakota Travel Industry Conference will be held April 15-17 at the Grand Hotel in Minot.

Registration is open

Lodging is available at the conference site, the Grand Hotel. A special conference rate of $79 plus tax / night is available. Book direct at or call 701-852-3161.

Please consider becoming a sponsor of the 2019 conference. Information on sponsorships is available here.

Also mark your calendar for future North Dakota Travel Industry Conferences:

April 6-8, 2020 - Grand Forks

April 12-14, 2021 - Bismarck



Travel and tourism is North Dakota's third largest industry with more than 3,000 businesses and 42,000 jobs supporting the visitor economy. 

The North Dakota Travel Industry Conference supports this industry by bringing continuing education, renown speakers, trainers, best practices and peer-to-peer networking in a three-day conference format. This is the must attend conference for communities looking to develop their tourism infrastructure and marketers and tourism professionals in North Dakota's travel and tourism industry.

The annual Governor's Awards for Travel and Tourism are also presented, recognizing the individuals and organizations going the extra mile. Click here to read past award winners.

There is also access to industry suppliers and vendors who sponsor the conference.

The North Dakota Travel Industry Conference is coordinated by the Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota and the North Dakota Tourism Division.