The Virtual Event is a LIVE event, just like a physical trade show. During the designated date and time, login to the event, where you will be able to interact and engage with thousands of agents and suppliers from all over the world. Activities include:
- Live webinars
- Product Showcases featuring Mark Murphy
- Interviews with top industry executives
- Live chat with suppliers
- Live chat with travAlliance editors and fellow travel agents
- Download supplier brochures, collateral, and supplier contact information
- Watch the latest supplier information videos
In order to get the most out of our live events, the following is required:
High Speed Broadband Internet
User must be on a high speed broadband internet connection, we also recommend you close out other applications (especially CPU and memory intensive applications) during the Vacation Agent Expo.
The Agent@Home Expo is a Adobe Flash based site, therefore users will need the latest Adobe Flash installed. Click here
to install the latest Adobe Flash Player for free.
IE 7 & Above, Safari 3.0 & Above, or FireFox 3.0 & Above
The The Luxury Expo is optimized for Internet Explorer 7 & above. Click here
to make sure you have Internet Explorer installed as your browser.
For Macintosh users we recommend using the default browser Safari. Click here to learn more.
IMPORTANT: AOL users please close out the AOL browser and open Internet Explorer through your Desktop or programs menu. The The Luxury Expo is NOT compatible with the AOL browser.
Make sure you have speakers or earphones plugged in to the computer. Each virtual event serves video content, so in order to listen to the audio of the video you will need speakers/earphones.
Make sure you turn your volume of your computer up and the MUTE checkbox is not checked. You can check this by double clicking on the speaker icon in the task bar or you can access the volume control through the Windows Start Menu -- Control Panel -- Sounds and Audio Devices. (Macintosh users please click on System Settings from your dock then Sound).
Please disable all pop-up blockers for our virtual events, as we serve multiple external links to supplier brochures and information.
Pop-up Blocker is turned on in Internet Explorer by default. To turn it off or to turn it on again if you've already turned it off, follow these steps:
- Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Internet Explorer.
- Click the Tools button, and then click Pop-up Blocker.
- Do one of the following:
- To turn off Pop-up Blocker, click Turn Off Pop-up Blocker.
- To turn on Pop-up Blocker, click Turn On Pop-up Blocker.
For Macintosh users please click on your Finder -- Safari -- Block Pop-up windows. Make sure it is unchecked.
Make sure you turn your Pop-Up Blocker back on after the show.
Please note that Personal or Corporate Firewalls may prevent videos or content from showing up. Please disable your firewall before you login to the event. For corporate firewalls please contact your network administrator/IT department.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) may also prevent videos and content from showing up. Please disconnect your VPN before you login to the event.
Virtual Expo Center
Once logged into the Virtual Event, the Virtual Expo Center will display on your screen. This is your home base to connect you with all of the different opportunities of the virtual event.
The Exhibition Floor houses all of the supplier booths that allow you to interact with top suppliers. Inside the supplier booths, you can interact with sales representatives, watch product videos, and download brochures.
These platforms housed within the show allow you for deeper learning in rich media formats. Whether it's a webinar hosted by one of our editors, or travelling alongside Mark Murphy, these platforms allow you to find an exciting twist to the event
The Networking Lounge allows you to interact with fellow agents and also interact with the expert travel editors who produce Vacation Agent Magazine, Agent@Home Magazine, TravelPulse, and Travel Agent Academy. Find out the latest happenings in the travel industry here
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