ALTO Day Berlin 2018

We look forward to seeing you again in Berlin for a full day of CDP session, lunch and networking. This year's Annual General Meeting will include elections of our Board Members. Planned schedule (please book your flight to arrive on Saturday 3rd November) 10:00-11:30 - AGM (coffee, tea and pastries served from 09:20, handing out

2018-10-22T11:13:01+01:00

ALTO double event London

ALTO members are welcome to join the association's free professional development and networking event in London on 3 September 2018. Each ALTO member organisation can send up to 3 people free of charge. Update! Read our blog post with an event summary as well as links to presentation videos and handouts from the speaker: Transformational

2018-10-01T09:34:57+01:00

ALTO NYC 2018

ALTO 20 Year Anniversary Conference NYC 2018 Our 20 Year Anniversary Conference was packed full of professional development sessions, networking, interactive roundtables, speed dating meetings, and more. Update! Read our blog posts with tips and tricks from each speaker: What To Do When Change Happens To You - blog post based on Nick Tasler's presentation

2018-06-29T16:00:29+01:00

Survival of the Fittest: The evolution of the language travel industry

The warm atmosphere at ALTO’s 5th Annual Conference in Madrid wasn’t just due to the Spanish weather; this event is second to none when it comes to a collaborative spirit, friendly ambiance, and a productive element behind each activity. The beautiful 5-star Westin Palace in the heart of Spain’s capital city played host to over

2017-12-10T15:30:18+00:00

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t

Verne Harnish aka “The Growth Guy” needs little introduction in ALTO’s circles. He joined us in 2011 for our London seminar, which left attendees invigorated with new ideas. (For a “blast from the past” moment of nostalgia, check out the old video clip.) Proving that not all sequels are bad, Verne’s second appearance for

2017-12-10T00:45:56+00:00

The 5 Terrains of Business Growth

Friday morning in Madrid kicked off with a powerful keynote presentation on emerging business models and how to adjust to stay relevant in increasingly competitive times. ALTO was proud to welcome Carlos Escario, who serves as an Adjunct Professor at IESE Business School. Carlos is also involved with a number of additional academic institutions

2017-12-10T00:47:14+00:00

Responding to the Market

ALTO held its annual conference in San Francisco in 2016, with high profile keynote speakers and opportunities for the leaders of the industry to get together and exchange ideas during the roundtable and panel sessions. The 2-day event was also designed to maximise the networking potential of having prominent industry players in the same room

2017-09-28T09:40:20+01:00

Directions and Trends: A look to the future of our industry

Education agencies have a unique opportunity to shape the future of the study travel sector given their proximity to their client base. This was the message delivered by education strategist, Dr Alex Grech, at the 2-day ALTO Conference in New York City in 2015. The annual event brought together over 60 education agents and leaders

2018-02-23T21:25:36+00:00