TIPTO is celebrating after a successful start to its 17th year saw record numbers with 450 agents attending across nine events.
TIPTO launched two new types of training event in its 17th year including a new TIPTO Supershow and four Face 2 Face Training Days adding to its already renowned portfolio of agent roadshows.
This quarter has seen the highest level of agent attendance since 2012 with an average of 48 agents attending each TIPTO event.
The organisation claims feedback from independent agents during the first quarter has been “phenomenal” with 100% of agents rating the TIPTO roadshows as either excellent or good and 100% of agents finding the information they received from suppliers during the roadshows good or excellent.
80% of agents thought the first Supershow held in Birmingham was excellent or good, with 80% of agents also finding the information received excellent or good. MidCounties Co-Operative Travel commented: “I like both TIPTO formats but Jed and the entertainment were really good!”
99% of agents also rated the new social media training they received at the Face 2 Face with TIPTO Training Day as excellent or good with 87% of agents expecting to do more business with the suppliers in the future as a result of the Face2Face training day.
TIPTO chair Zena Calderbank commented: “We’ve had an exceptional start to our 17th year and we’re are delighted to have hit record attendance figures. It is always our aim to continually evolve the TIPTO programme, keeping it fresh, informative and fun for all agents and suppliers – the great feedback we receive reinforces this and makes us all the more determined to keep up the good work. Here’s to a record breaking second quarter.”