Our Sales Mission Promise…

Great appointments. Quality Connections. Real opportunities.

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We make it easier for destination marketers and travel suppliers to inspire more visitors and secure more business from travel trade markets.

We meet with buyers on their turf, introducing them to new vendors in our signature, small group, soft-sell, relationship-driven format.

We set up appointments with the highest volume buyers in each market we visit, letting you know where to meet in the morning and making sure we each day is both effective and efficient.


 

Upcoming Sales Missions

Here are just a few of the sales missions we’ve got coming up. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Start generating new business now…. active participation starts at under $700 per program and brochure distribution is available on most programs starting at under $300.

 
 
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Orlando & Miami Sales Mission

FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 1, 2019

Three days of sales calls introducing participants to the highest volume adult, inbound, receptive, student, senior and wholesale travel planners with offices located in Central and South Florida. 

Hurry! Fewer than 4 spots remain.

 
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SOLD OUT - São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

APRIL 10-12, 2019

A three day, intensive program to introduce trusted travel industry suppliers and destination marketers to the 12-15 highest volume outbound and wholesale travel planning companies in Brazil's biggest cities, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. These operators account for an incredible number of visitors from throughout Central & South America, traveling to North America and around the globe.

 
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Northern California

MAY 14 & 15, 2019

An exclusive two-day sales mission connecting program participants to 10-12 of the most prolific travel buyer companies in San Francisco, the Bay area and up through Sacramento. These buyers represent some of North America’s most highly influential group, FIT and wholesale buyers, serving visitors from all over the globe. 

 
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Southern California

MAY 16 & 17, 2019

Immediately following our two-day mission in Northern California, we’ll be headed to meet with travel trade buyers in and around Los Angeles. In addition to being home to some of North America’s biggest domestic travel companies, Southern California is one of North America’s leading points of entry for visitors from Asia, Australia and Europe. During our 2018 program, participants met face-to-face with more than 30 top contacts and paid a visit to the famous See’s Candies factory. 

 
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New York City Mission

JUNE 18 & 19, 2019

Home to some of the world’s most incredible experiences, NYC is also a global hotspot for travel providers, tour operators and receptives, facilitating millions of passengers every year. During this intense two-day program, we’ll connect program participants with dozens of buyer contacts and make personal visits to the 10-12 of the most important travel companies in the city. 

 
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Long Island Mission

JUNE 20, 2019

With our Long Island sales mission, Fire Starter Brands has created one of the greatest soft-sell opportunities for industry partners looking to connect with adult, senior, student and regional travel planners that call Long Island home. This program starts and ends in midtown Manhattan and will include personal visits with as many as six key travel providers. 

 
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Toronto, Ontario Mission

JULY 17 & 18, 2019

Canada remains the top source market for international visitors coming to the US, according to the US Department of Commerce. We’re headed to the Toronto area to introduce Fire Starter Brands partners to key decision makers on this incredible two-day sales mission. 

 
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Chicago Area

July 31 - August 1, 2019

Some of the midwest’s most influential travel planners, group tour operators and high-volume buyers call the Chicago area home. Together, these buyers represent hundreds of thousands of travelers to destinations all over North America and beyond. We’ll be visiting their offices to introduce new product and reaffirm relationships that drive visitors to the places, products and services our group presents. 

 
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Montreal & Quebec City

August 21-23, 2019

We’re headed to beautiful French speaking Canada on this focused sales mission to meet with the contract managers, itinerary planners and product developers responsible for countless group and independent visitors each year. These buyers represent some of North America’s biggest buyers of travel product including hotel nights, attractions tickets, local activities, meals and much more. Appointments are conducted in English.

 
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New England Mission

SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2019

On our three day program, you'll have an opportunity to build meaningful relationships and make your personal pitch to more than 25 contacts at 15-20 of the highest volume travel companies in the region. By bringing your message to the buyer and sharing your products in their comfort zone, you're telling the operator that you are a reliable vendor their business.

 
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UK & Ireland Mission

OCTOBER 16-18, 2019

A three day program to introduce travel industry suppliers and destination marketers to the 15-20 highest volume adult, inbound, student, senior, online and wholesale travel companies in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This program will start in London and end in Dublin.

Participants will have an opportunity to present their products in a fantastic, soft sell environment and leverage Fire Starter Brands' established relationships with decision makers to earn instant credibility. 

 

It is more productive for me to be on a sales mission with Fire Starter Brands than a seven minute appointment at a trade show.
— Christa, National 4-H Youth Conference Center

3 Steps to Better Trade Marketing, Better Connections, and Better Results

1

SCHEDULE A CALL

When you’re not seeing the results and success you want in your business, it’s time to talk to a travel trade marketing expert.

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GET A PLAN

During your call, tell us about your vision. Before you hang up, you’ll have the outline to a plan that will lead you to your goals.

3

WIN MORE VISITORS

Start welcoming more visitors, generating more leads and building stronger relationships with travel trade buyers.