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ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining & Cultural Tourism September 18-20, 2019, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Shop America Alliance announced that the annual ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural Tourism will be held September 18-20, 2019, at the Taubman Company Corporate Headquarters in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. This year’s conference theme is “Retail Reimagined.” 

Shop America Alliance will present the 2019 ONE Travel Conference, which is the 9th annual ONE Travel Conference and the 22nd annual Shop America Tourism Conference.  The conference brings together leaders in the retail, tourism and cultural & heritage sectors. 

Expert presenters along with retail and tourism leaders will participate at the conference to share case studies and innovative ideas on how to maximize success in global tourism, with a focus on addressing new opportunities for business development and growth for the travel industry.  Two Receptions provide networking where the ONE Silent Auction will be held to benefit charities. The 2019 Shop America White Paper on International Inbound Tours trends will be presented and shared with all delegates.

“The 2019 conference features two and a half days of executive level idea exchange and tourism business development opportunities, along with key contacts to help participants enhance their success,” states Rosemary McCormick, president of Shop America Alliance and producer of the ONE Travel Conference. “Shopping, dining and cultural and heritage travel are consistently ranked as the top three travel activities in the USA, according to data tracked by the National Travel & Tourism Office, the U.S. Travel Association and Mandala Research. Our goal is to continue to unify these powerful travel industry segments to speak with ONE voice on the importance of promoting these top travel experiences and economic generators.”  

Registration for the ONE Travel Conference is at with the program, sponsorship opportunities and special Doubletree Hotel rates.  The conference delegate fee is $695 per person through June 15, 2019 and $795-$895 thereafter.  

For more information on presentation and sponsorship opportunities, contact the ONE Travel Conference producer:  Rosemary McCormick, Shop America Alliance, 707-224-3795, or visit 

2019 ONE Travel Conference Planning Committee
Anita Boeker, Creative Solutions Marketing
Lesley Boughen, Oxford Properties Group
Brian Chuan, South Coast Plaza
Larry Cohen, Northeast Media
Amy Drouillard, The Taubman Company
Stephen Fine,
Rose Hapanowich, Destiny USA
Cindy Hoke, The Outlet Resource Group
Pat Lee, Pat Lee & Associates
Andrea Nyquist, Shop America Alliance
Pat Wharton, Horizon Group Properties
Peggy Ziglin, Craig Realty Group

Shop America Alliance produces ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural & Heritage Tourism annually.  The Conference brings together leaders in the travel industry to focus on Tourism Business Development, speaking with ONE Voice. For more information, visit or call 707-224-3795.

Shop America Alliance LLC is the travel trade organization representing hundreds of the premier shopping tourism destinations, retailers, shopping centers and outlets in North America. Founded in 1998, Shop America Alliance produces the annual ONE Travel Conference, publishes Shop America Magazine and the annual White Paper on International Tourism and markets dozens of shopping tours and cultural experiences in 40 cities.  For more information, visit or call 707-224-3795.