Travel South

St. Louis Welcomes the Travel South International Showcase

We look forward to having you in St. Louis December 2-5, 2019.

Let this site be your guide to the best restaurants, shopping, entertainment and attractions the gateway city has to offer.

St. Louis is full of unique attractions, exceptional music, arts, and cultural institutions, and enough stores and specialty shops to keep any shopper happy. Experience Forest Park, home to world-class attractions like the Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Science Center and the Missouri History Museum. Take a stroll through the Missouri Botanical Garden, or take a tour of the Anheuser-Busch brewery, Old Courthouse and the Gateway Arch.

Hungry? Try out one of our unique restaurants. From Vietnamese fare to Italian cuisine to BBQ, there are plenty of options to satisfy every craving. When the sun sets, the action heats up with casinos, live music, professional sports, and outstanding nightlife throughout downtown and St. Louis’ unique neighborhoods.

One of the most famous highways anywhere in the world, Route 66 has become an icon of American culture and history. St. Louis is the largest city along Route 66 between Chicago and Los Angeles, and there are sites related to the Mother Road to check out within the region.

St. Louis has always been one of the world’s top indigenous blues music cities, and is now home to the National Blues Museum. In any given week in St. Louis, there are up to 300 chances to treat your ears to some phenomenal musicianship. The blues genre alone account for nearly 50 acts a week performing at clubs throughout the region like BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups.

Head Out for Dinner

While you’re here enjoy dinner in one of our unique Neighborhoods. Many are just a short distance from the Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

5 minute drive – Lafayette Square and Soulard
8 minute drive – Grand Center, Midtown, The Grove and South Grand
10 minute drive – Central West End and The Cortex
12 minute drive – The Hill

St. Louis continues to reinvent itself with exciting projects like Ballpark Village, the Saint Louis Aquarium at Union Station and the re-imagined Gateway Arch National Park. Historic buildings in the Gateway City are undergoing transformations and being re-purposed for 21st century uses. From loft condos and apartments to restaurants, retail and entertainment venues, new life has been breathed into the city.

We can’t wait for you to experience it for yourself!

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Sunday,  December 1, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019
Registration Opens/St Louis City Tours
Opening Night Reception

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Marketplace Appointment Sessions 1 & 2

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Marketplace Appointment Sessions 3 & 4
Closing Night Reception

Thursday, December 5, 3019
Buyer Post-FAMs begin