Adventure and Backpacker Industry Conference (ABiC) – October 25th  

A sell-out success in Australia for more than 15 years, ABiC is the only event of its kind specifically aimed at adventure and backpacker operators and retailers that has delivered audiences of more than 250 in Sydney every year.

In 2011 ABiC was successfully introduced the UK Marketplace, receiving high praise from those that attended, securing it’s future in the TNT UK Portfolio.

ABiC will include informative presentations, seminars and workshops designed to provide delegates with practical information that can be applied to most travel businesses. We’ll also make sure you have your say at the end of each presentation, with the opportunity to pose your questions to a special Q & A panel.

Independent Travel Exchange (ITE) – October 25th

2012 see’s the return of the Independent Travel Exchange – now incorporated into the ABiC schedule.

ITE is a business-to-business appointment based networking event at which you will meet senior representatives from the backpacking and adventure travel industry. The event is aimed to provide delegates with a forum for tourism businesses to meet other operators, canvas new business opportunities and develop networking contacts.

Package Price (ABiC & ITE) – £199 + vat, per delegate


Gala Awards Dinner and Golden Backpack Awards presentations – October 25th  

The Golden Backpack Awards has now been launched once again for 2012, with votes coming in thick and fast, for the companies who help make backpacking around the UK, Europe and the World that little bit more special.

Don’t miss this fun-filled evening at which you can sit back and enjoy a scrumptious three-course dinner with wine, all crowned by the presentation of the Awards.
Shaka Zulu, Camden, October 25th.

Cost: £125 + vat per head, or a table of 10 for £1,100 + vat



For further information, please contact Jaqui Ward on 020 3137 5950, or at, to secure your booking.