MOT's Travel Shows in the United States and Internationally

The Maine Office of Tourism attends consumer-travel shows in key markets to directly interact and market to the traveling public. MOT exhibits are designed to support Maine’s tourism marketing campaign and brand. Show staff and materials provide expert advice on things to do and see in all seasons and throughout all regions of the state.

US Trade Shows

In the United States, MOT attends the Big E, New England’s largest agricultural fair and consumer travel shows in key markets for Maine. 2022 events include:

The Big E

September 16 – October 2, 2022

West Springfield, MA

Chicago Travel Adventure Show

February 19-20, 2022

Donald E. Stephens Conventions Center, Chicago IL

Washington DC Travel Adventure Show

February 26-27, 2022

Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Boston Travel Adventure Show

March 5-6, 2022

Hynes Convention Center, Boston MA


Canadian Travel Shows

Maine Office of Tourism typically attends three travel shows in eastern Canadian cities – Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal – whose audiences are most likely to travel to Maine. In 2022 MOT staff exhibited at :

Montreal Outdoor Adventure Show

March 26-28, 2022

Palais de Congres, Montreal, Quebec

Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show

International Centre, Toronto, Ontario

April 29 – May 1, 2022

Ottawa Travel and Vacation Show

Cancelled in 2022



Hunting & Fishing Shows

MOT attends shows aimed specifically at hunting & fishing audiences in order to meet and talk with fans of those sports. The shows include:

World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition

Cancelled in 2022. Projected 2023 date is March 2-5

Rockland Community College, Suffern NY

European Travel Shows

MOT partners with the New England states as Discover New England to promote Maine overseas and at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW, the leading international inbound travel trade show.


June 4-8, 2022

Orlando, FL

Overseas 2022 shows TBD