Matador welcomes writers, photographers, travelers, journalists, and anyone in Toronto for TBEX to Travel Mix and Rock, from 1-6 PM on Friday, May 31st.

TRAVEL MIX AND ROCK is a sweet opportunity to begin mingling with fellow travelers, bloggers, editors, and filmmakers as soon as you get to Toronto for TBEX. Expect a stoked crowd that includes travel industry and publishing insiders, as well as a few surprises. We’ll have drinks and casual conversation from 1 to 6 PM at The Antler Room (under The Loose Moose) at 146 Front Street West, one block east of the Convention Center in Toronto.

This is a FREE EVENT, but you must RSVP at: travelmixandrock.eventbrite.com

The first 200 guests to RSVP get a free drink, and every half hour we’re having some sweet giveaways including:

  • Multi-night stays at Hostelling International locations in Whistler, Banff, Boston, Chicago, NYC, AND Santa Monica
  • A sailing trip around Croatia with airfare provided by G Adventures
  • Trip to Puerto Rico with airfare provided by San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
  • Free tuition to MatadorU programs

Brought to you by:

Hostelling International (HI) is the only global network of Youth Hostel Associations, with more than 4,000 hostels worldwide in over 90 countries. HI hostels are about discovering new places, learning about new cultures, and making lifelong friendships.

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MatadorU is an ecosystem for travel journalism, offering college level programs in writing, photography, and filmmaking; direct feedback on projects from Matador’s award-winning editorial staff; and exclusive market leads and travel journalism opportunities from brands and publishers worldwide.

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The world’s leading adventure travel company, G-Adventures offers award-winning trips which embrace authentic accommodation and local transportation to bring you face-to-face with the world’s most fascinating cultures, customs, and awe-inspiring wildlife.

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A luxury Hotel in San Juan, the Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers comfort and refined amenities at their Puerto Rico resort hotel along Condado Beach.

Marriott is a leading lodging company with more than 3,700 properties in 74 countries and territories worldwide, remaining grounded in a set of core values: put people first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity and serve our world.

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Diamond Public Relations is a full-service, cutting-edge publicity and social media studio specializing in the travel, hospitality, and lifestyle sectors, with a proven track record of award-winning national public relations campaigns.

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Launched in 2006 with the vision for a travel site and community based not on “airline reservations and hotel rooms” but the real cultures, people, and places we encounter, Matador has evolved into the largest independent travel publication on the internet.