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Where Are The Operators?

Where Are The Operators?

With so many trade associations that represent tour operators, how do you decide which is best for you and, more importantly, how you will allocated your limited marketing dollars to reach operators that are actually planning tours?

We did the math to help you compare the number of operators that actually plan tours in each of the major trade associations and compared that to the number of operators in Fire Starter Brands' proprietary network.  The results were surprising.

Take a look.

Why Membership Matters...

Why Membership Matters...

For quite some time, business consultants have argued that nearly 80% of businesses that fail are not members of their respective trade associations. So what's the big deal?  Why join?

While I can't speak for every member, I can tell you why we've become members of our trade associations. Take a look at our top 5 reasons to join and participate in these associations.

Trade Show Secrets Revealed

Trade Show Secrets Revealed

Recently a tour operator came up to me at a conference and said, “If I hear one more word about new sheets or a special exhibit, I’m going to scream.” This made me think about how painful it would be to sit through more than a hundred of these 7-minute meetings if every one of them sounded the same.