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World Trails Conference – 2- 5 September 2020, Nepal

Save the date: 2 – 5 September 2020 and join us for the 8th World Trails Conference in the mountain and trekking wonderland of Nepal. 

What is the World Trails Conference?

Trail organizations, government agencies, non-profit associations, tourism destinations and everyone involved in some way with the global trails industry, gathers to discuss the development and preservation of trails at this international conference. Through this conference, trail organizations, tourism associations and affiliated outdoor companies, walking associations and trail running events are able to share information and experiences concerning trails, to ensure they continue t be well managed, promoted and sustained. Join us at this unique event championing an industry we all love. 

History of the World Trails Conference

Through the support of Jeju Provincial Government and Korea Tourism Organization, Korea’s Jeju Olle Foundation was able to host the first WTC in October 2010, and 5 further conferences were held in Jeju Island, Korea. In January 2015, there were approximately 200 participants representing 45 organizations from 18 countries at the 5th WTC. In October 2016, Tottori in Japan hosted a successful 6th World Trails Conference. 

In 2012, the World Trails Network (WTN) Committee was officially formed at the 3rd WTC.  As the world’s first international trails organization the World Trails Network is today registered in Switzerland as a non-profit association working across the globe for the betterment of trails and the advancement of the international trails industry.

Past World Trails Conferences

Click on the conference link to see the past conference webpage.

2018 World Trails Conference – Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN

 

2016 World Trail Conference – Tottori, JAPAN

2015 World Trail Conference – Jeju Island, KOREA

2012 World Trail Conference – Jeju Island, KOREA

2011 World Trail Conference – Jeju Island, KOREA

2010 World Trail Conference – Jeju Island, KOREA

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