If you are looking to build awareness for your brand in this market, it doesn’t get bigger than the World Youth and Student Travel Conference – WYSTC 2017 – set to be our biggest and most successful event to date.

Drive traffic to your booth and/or business appointments and maximise the impact of the essential global youth industry event on your business.

We have a sponsorship package for you, no matter how big or small your budget.

Diamond Sponsorship – EUR 60,000

Global Youth Travel Awards

The Global Youth Travel Awards are one of the key highlights of WYSTC. Stakeholders from across every corner of the youth and student travel industry will excitedly gather to find out if they have won a coveted Global Youth Travel Award. Enjoy maximum exposure at our famous event, to include a speech to the delegates, and leave them with your brand fresh in their minds.


Platinum Sponsorship – EUR 35,000

Welcome reception

Set the tone for WYSTC 2017 by theming and sponsoring our bustling opening event. In addition to making sure your brand is visible across the event, you will have the opportunity to address the delegates.



Ensure your brand is one of the first that WYSTC 2017 delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and partners see by sponsoring our registration desk.


Business appointments

Gain comprehensive exposure at the business highlight of the conference by sponsoring our WYSTC 2017 business appointment sessions – with thousands of meetings taking place throughout the three-day event, your brand won’t go unnoticed.


Gold Sponsorship – EUR 20,000


Sponsor our WYSTC 2017 lanyards and be with our delegates every step of the way. Your logo will appear more than 600 times throughout the event – a walking advertisement!


Conference bags

Enjoy direct exposure to your target market with your logo placed strategically on the conference bag that each attendee receives.

Your logo will appear more than 600 times throughout the event – a walking advertisement!



As our official Wi-Fi partner, attendees will see your company name in our trade catalogue and whenever they log in – with Wi-Fi, an essential tool at any conference, your name won’t fail to be noticed.


Keynote session

As the exclusive sponsor of one of our keynote sessions, your organisation can enjoy great publicity at the beginning or end of WYSTC 2017.


Hotel bar

At our conference hotel – The Hyatt Montréal – we will be taking over the bar for four nights from 22:00 until late.

We will ensure your brand is on signage and marketing for the conference bar.


After party

Host our famous After Party. After the Global Youth Travel Awards, delegates will be transported to your venue, or another venue to be agreed, for a memorable party.


Silver Sponsorship – EUR 10,000

Coffee breaks (6 in total)

Sponsor our essential coffee breaks, which take place in the morning and afternoon each day. Delegates are drawn to the coffee without fail, so your brand is seen by everyone.


Closing drinks

Bring WYSTC to a close by hosting the closing drinks. Leave delegates with a lasting impression before they go home.


Bronze Sponsorship – EUR 5000

Trade hall banners

Ensure your brand can’t be missed in the WYSTC 2017 trade hall with a hanging banner.


Thursday Lunch

Fuel the event and enjoy powerful visibility by branding and theming a WYSTC 2017 lunch session.


Marketing drop

Distribute your approved branded item during the event, for example, place a pen and/or notepad on the business appointment tables at WYSTC 2017.



What better way to promote your brand with your logo and website on the volunteer T-shirts throughout the event?


Wednesday Lunch

Fuel the event and enjoy powerful visibility by branding and theming a WYSTC 2017 lunch session.


Friday Lunch

Fuel the event and enjoy powerful visibility by branding and theming a WYSTC 2017 lunch session.



Your brand can be the first point of contact for all WYSTC 2017 delegates if you sponsor the Montréal airport hospitality desks.


Transport sponsor

Contribute to this landmark event by helping all the delegates arrive and depart in style with a transport sponsorship option. Your logo will appear on buses used to transfer delegates during the event.


Blue Sponsorship – EUR 2000

Bag insert

Do you have a memory stick packed full of your promotional information, branded stationery, or other inventive branded giveaways that show-off your brand story? Or a targeted flyer or brochure you would like over 600 delegates to see?

If so, use this opportunity to ensure your brand is in every delegate’s bag at WYSTC 2017.


Pre-conference email

Our pre-WYSTC emails contain essential information about the event for our delegates. With your name and logo on these emails you can be sure of making a big impact.

Reserved seats at the Global Youth Travel Awardsx
Opportunity to address the WYSTC delegates for 2-3 minutes at a designated sponsored eventxx
Spotlight on your business (35 word sales message) in one pre-conference WYSTC emailxx
Free sponsorship of the WYSE Travel Confederation research programme until December 2017xx
Exhibiton Booth6m2 booth4m2 booth
A 2-3 minute promotional video (provided by you to be played during the open trading market)xxx
Free WYSTC conference registrationFour PeopleThree PeopleTwo PeopleOne Person
Advert in the WYSTC digital conference handbookFull PageFull PageHalf PageQuarter Page
Your logo and link in all WYSTC eNewslettersxxxx
One marketing piece included in the WYSTC conference bag, issued to every delegatexxxxx
Your logo included on sponsor signage at the conferencexxxxx
Your logo and link on the WYSTC website – www.wystc.orgxxxxxx
Your logo listed in the WYSTC digital conference handbookxxxxxx
Your logo included in the WYSTC Pocket Programmexxxxxx
Listed as sponsor on Marcom, the business appointment scheduling systemxxxxxx