"The McAllen Travel, Health & Wellness Expo offers Exhibitors an opportunity to present their travel destination, culture and attractions to the people of the Rio Grande Valley, Winter Texan visitors and International tourists. "

This event has informed and entertained hundreds of thousands of attendees over its 30 years!


This Expo is a Free community event that offers vacation destination packages as well as health and wellness services.

Formerly the “International Travel Show,” this show has informed and entertained hundreds of thousands of attendees over its 30 years.  For the 3rd year in a row, we have included the “Heart of the Valley Health Fair” in a contiguous hall. Creating the Travel, Health & Wellness Expo for 2018.

This two day event is held at the McAllen Convention Center’s main Exhibit Hall.  This year the event takes place on February 13 & 14, 2018 from 8:30am-3:30pm.

On the travel side, the show is limited to related exhibitors. ie; tour operators, hotels, resorts, RV parks, CVB’s car rental companies, attractions, airlines, tourism officers, travel agencies and more.

Exhibitors will be provided with a booth in the exhibit hall with free internet access where they can sell tickets and tours in a comfortable atmosphere conducive to thoughtful consultations. As always we offer the opportunity to rent at reasonable prices. Feel free to contact me for help with your booth selection.


Laura Robles & Jan Ferguson

Travel Show Coordinators
956-682-2871 and 956-687-2787



2018 Exhibitor Packet —->2018THWE.Exhibitor Packet

 Who should exhibit?

Tour operators

Hotels and resorts
Car rental companies
Cruise Lines
RV parks and campgrounds
Tourism officers
Travel agencies

2018 Travel, Health & Wellness Exhibitors

Schlitterbahn South Padre Island

de Shopping en el Valle de Texas

Brownsville CVB

Quinta Mazatlan

McAllen Parks & Rec

Welcome Home RGV

Winter Texan Home Sales

Osprey Cruises

Ron Hoover RV & Marine

Texas State Aquarium

Registrar of Imported Vehicles

State Farm Ruben Solis

Zacatecas, Mexico

Corpus Christi CVB

Breakaway Cruises

San Antonio Bike Tours

McAllen CVB

Musuem of South Texas History

Wyndham Garden San Antonio Riverwalk

International Museum of Art & Science

Winter Texan Times

Visit Pearland

Texas State Parks

Affordable Homes of South Texas

Southern Wave Sailing Charters

McAllen Nature Center

McAllen Transit

RGV Bingo

Gladys Porter Zoo

San Luis Potosi, MX

La Plaza Mall

Nuts & Cows

The Men’s Wearhouse

Aristos Int’l Travel

South Texas Refuges

Mission CVB

Viva Tours

Port Arthur CVB

Brownsville South Padre Island Int’l Airport

Smart iStay

Weslaco Chamber

Edinburg Chamber

Habit for Humanity

United States Border Control

Scout’s Sitting Service

Cambria Hotels

Brackenridge Recreation Complex

La Quinta Inn & Suites

McAllen Creative Incubator




Registration Includes
• 10’ x 10’ pipe and drape
• 6-foot skirted table
• Chairs
• 7” x 44” ID Sign with Company name
as written on Registration Form.

Giveaways and Door Prizes

Exhibitors are encouraged to bring giveaways and donate door prizes. Exhibitors will register attendees at their booths. Prizes will be announced during the show.


McAllen has full jet service via United, American and Delta Airlines. There are several car rental companies in the area. Contact information will be in the exhibitor packets. You may also visit the McAllen Miller International Airport website for more information.

Hotel Accommodations

With over 3,000 hotel rooms in McAllen, you won’t have trouble finding one to fit your taste or budget.  A complete list of Chamber-member hotels offering Travel Show rates will be included in the exhibitor packet.

Exhibitor packets

Once registration is received, a detailed exhibitor packet will be sent to you. It will include the sign-up forms for nametags, and FINAL DETAILS about the show.


Information about shipping instructions, service order forms for carpet, special decorations and services will be included in the exhibitor packet.

Setup and Breakdown

Booths can be set up on Monday, February 12th, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Exhibitors may enter the hall at 7:30 am on Tuesday. In order to maintain the integrity of the show, displays may be dismantled only after 3:30 pm on Wednesday. Exhibitors who begin to dismantle before 3:30 pm will be invoiced at $50 per booth.


The hall will have security both Monday and Tuesday nights. The Convention Center parking lot will be patrolled during setup, show hours and breakdown. Every effort will be made to protect your goods; however, the McAllen Convention CenterMcAllen Chamber of Commerce and the McAllen CVB and their employees and volunteers are not responsible for lost or stolen property.

Lots to See and Do!

McAllen offers plenty of diversions to keep you busy during any “down time” you might have, including dining, shopping, and nightlife.  Please visit http://mcallencvb.com or http://www.exploremcallen.com  for more information.


We are proud to announce the Sponsors for the 2018 Travel, Health & Wellness Expo!




The McAllen Travel & Health & Wellness Expo will take place on February 13 & 14, 2018.

By becoming a Sponsor, you make it possible for the Travel, Health & Wellness Expo to present a broad and deep selection of destinations and attractions to the people of the Rio Grande Valley, Winter Texan Visitors who are prominent at this time of the year and our neighboring community of Internationals. Your Sponsorship also helps promote local culture.

Our goal is to enhance the knowledge of rich culture in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, as well as promote other communities near & far.

Sign up for a Sponsorship today; contact Nancy Millar @ 956-682-2871 or nmillar@visitmcallen.com to discuss your, Sponsorship Package.

McAllen Chamber of Commerce

McAllen Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sponsors, will be featured on the Cover Page of our Program distributed to all Attendees and Exhibitors at the show.

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