The Asia Pacific’s largest meetings and incentive events, AIME 2021, is being held June 16-19, 2021 in Porta, Portugala. AIME will help you to discover new destinations, new suppliers, new industry contacts and new, creative ideas for all types of event planning. With over 850 exhibitors from 50 countries, including 150 new exhibitors each year, AIME is the must attend event for those wishing to "aime" for more in their business pursuits. To learn more, click here.
2020 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition:
The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is being held August 8-11, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. Get focused in a vibrant, high-energy environment full of the best and brightest in the association world. You and your peers will be challenged, inspired and hone in on the insights and solutions that will forward your career. Get ready to set your sights on the resources that will lead you to success.
Click here to learn more or to register.
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange:
The Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE) is taking place October 26-29, 2020 at Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas. It is the only MICE event that brings North American buyers to meet one-to-one in private deluxe rooms with Caribbean based suppliers. Learn more.
ExL's Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit
ExL’s Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit is THE established annual gathering for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industry meeting and event executives. Delivering a research-based educational program attracting a balanced audience of both planners and suppliers in an intimate, relaxed setting, ideal for engaging and networking.
The 2019 summit took place November 6-7, 2019 at Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center in Atlanta City, New Jersey. At this unique and engaging summit,
planners left with the knowledge and contacts necessary to advance their meeting operations. Click here for more information.
2020 dates will be announced soon.
Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exposition:
Need help identifying and anticipating future trends in the global exhibitions and events industry? From advocacy to education, IAEE will help you learn how to make a difference and understand why it is important. Join Now and experience the network IAEE membership offers. Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition will be held December 8-10, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky. Visit www.myexpoexpo.com to learn what you will experience at this event that is the marketplace for show organizers and planners. We look forward to greeting you in Las Vegas!
Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE):
The Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE) will take place May 27-30, 2020, at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. ITE will bring together high-volume buyers to meet one-to-one with global suppliers in the privacy of a luxury suite. Learn more.
IBTM Americas is an international trade event connecting the meetings and events industry across the Americas, combining ibtm america and IBTM Latin America, taking place May 27-28, 2020 in Mexico City, Mexico. Click here to learn more.
The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition is taking place December 1-3, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. This important show brings together over 2,500 international suppliers with 6,000 buyers and visitors for 3 days of networking, education and business opportunities.
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IMEX America, America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, will take place at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas from September 15-17, 2020. IMEX America is the heart of the global business events community.
To participate as a Hosted Buyer, here’s what you need to know:
1. Dates are September 15-17, 2020. Mark your calendar!
2. IMEX will cover the cost of air fare to Las Vegas, hotel and airport shuttles
3. Requirement is booking meetings outside the US or book a minimum of 1,000 attendees annually to US destinations. You can register up to two hosted buyers per organization.
4. You can also invite a qualifying friend, colleague or client.
5. ConventionPlanit.com will be exhibiting at IMEX America and we look forward to meeting you there.
In addition to a great IMEX learning experience, enjoying being with new friends and colleagues, our group will be dinner guests of Caesars Palace’s new restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen.
To learn more, click here, or for information about the Hosted Buyer Program, contact email@example.com.
IMEX, being held May 12-14, 2020 at the Messe Frankfurt, Germany, is the essential worldwide exhibition for meetings & incentive travel. IMEX is the only global exhibition to combine an international hosted buyer programme with thousands of buyers from the German outbound market. The 3,500 exhibitors from across the globe include national & regional tourist offices, convention & visitor bureau, hotel groups, conference centres, cruise lines, airlines, destination management companies and more. Be inspired. Make great contacts. Do more business. Don't miss IMEX Frankfurt. To learn more, click here, or for information about the Hosted Buyer Program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange:
The Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (LAMITE) took place June 23-27, 2019, at the Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica. LAMITE is the only event that brings global suppliers to meet with Latin America based buyers one-to-one in private rooms. Learn more.
MPI Sunshine Education Summit:
The latest and greatest vendors? Check. Seasoned planners and decision-makers? Check. High visibility in a smaller format? Check. The MPI Sunshine Education Summit trade show is where connections are made and business is done. The 2020 summit will take place August 31-September 2, 2020 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Learn more.
RCMA World Conference and Exposition:
RCMA's annual meeting, EMERGE 2021, will be held January 2-5, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the longest running, most successful educational event for religious meeting professionals. This unique conference offers innovative tutorials, the largest tradeshow in the world for the religious market, dynamic speakers, and networking time with key leaders in the field. Centering around the theme Aim High, the program focuses on providing cutting edge insights which will help you achieve excellence in management and take your religious events to new heights. For detailed information, click here.
SPINCon 2020 will be held December 13-15, 2020 at the KImpton EPIC Hotel in Miami, Florida. It is the only conference for planners with 10 years of experience or more, and where planners outnumber suppliers two-to-one. It's a very informal conference that has been described as intimate, casual, comfortable, and like a big family. We drop our pretenses and the need to impress, and we settle in to a really amazing three days of soaking up ideas, helping one another, and leaving re-inspired. This year's conference will take that vibe to a whole new level as we seek to address the whole person and give them solutions to achieve work/life balance in whatever way is important to them. For more information, click here.
The Stadium Series by Questex:
The Stadium Series is a one-day long event that will put Northeast US regional meeting planners and incentive buyers together with global suppliers for one-to-one appointments in private suites. Learn more.
Xperience Design Project (XDP):
Experience a two-day event and meeting planning event for association professionals and industry partners to help you rethink what you’ve always done and create solutions that will help your events break free. XDP will take place May 19-20, 2020 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland.
To learn more, click here.