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Professional Development Conference
November 11-13, 2019

La Fonda Hotel on the Plaza
Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

We are so excited to announce the 2019 IFWTWA Annual Professional Development Conference being held at La Fonda on the PlazaTM in the exciting and culturally rich city of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Colorful pink and blue Mexican El Molero Fajitas food stand in downtown Santa Fe, NM

The IFWTWA Conference Committee has been working furiously to make this the best conference ever! Members will be offered the opportunity to apply for a pre- and post- press trips to several locations including AlbuquerqueSanta Fe and Taos as well as partaking in events during the conference alongside both IFWTWA members and conference attendee guests.  

Our Conference is open to food, wine & travel media, tourism & industry professionals interested in our association. The Conference focuses on professional development, networking and exhibitor/sponsor brand exposure. 

La Fonda on the Plaza exterior view

Attendees will have an opportunity to experience Meow Wolf's House of Eternal Return, or Museum Hill with its Museum of Indian Arts and Culture as well as the Museum of International Folk Art.

A Taste of Santa Fe luncheon will be hosted by local chefs introducing partipants to local wines, beers, spirits and chocolatier, Kakawa Chocolate House.  

All members will have the opportunity to attend a cooking demonstration and dine at the Santa Fe School of Cooking.

Open-face vegetarian tamale with dark red chili sauce & beans

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Man playing accordion in Santa Fe Plaza, New Mexico

The membership of International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is comprised of hundreds of seasoned, vetted media professionals and influencers. IFWTWA is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization. Its members promote food, wine and travel through a variety of platforms including print and digital publications, social media and broadcasting.

To secure a Marketplace Exhibitor spot and/or Sponsorship, contact Linda Milks, IFWTWA Conference Chair.

Come join in this enriching event!

View of a colorful walkway in the plaza in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico

Sponsors and Marketplace Exhibitors

Interested in expanding your brand exposure? Become a sponsor or exhibitor at IFWTWA's 2019 Annual Professional Development Conference in Santa Fe. Connect with media professionals from all over the United States and beyond. Review your options by downloading this PDF file then contact our Conference Chair, Linda Milks to discuss how we can partner to achieve your goals.