A must-attend event, IMEX America enables meeting and event strategists from across the world to share innovation, business opportunities and knowledge when it takes place October 10 – 12 in Las Vegas.
Professionals who organize meetings, events and conferences can meet with international destinations, major hotel groups, DMCs, technology and incentives all under one roof.
There will be new exhibitors from around the world including Memorable Costa Rica, Boston Convention Marketing Center, COMO Hotels – New York, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Global Incentive Management DMC, Viking Cruises, Live Nation Special Events and Hotel Xcaret Mexico. In the Tech Pavilion, EventsCase and CadmiumCD will also be at the show for the first time.
As well as packing in a huge amount of global business, attendees can also network, discover the latest industry thinking and enhance their skills in a comprehensive free education program, beginning the day before the show on Smart Monday powered by MPI – October 9.
New for Smart Monday is an Event Design Certificate Programme Level 1 of Mastery – a full day workshop in which where the Event Design Collective will introduce the Event Canvas Model, a strategic event management model for customer-centric events.
Also taking place on Smart Monday, the Executive Meeting Forum is dedicated to high-level corporate executives and combines informal closed networking with an outstanding education program. There’s also the opportunity to experience MBA-level education from inspirational academics at leading universities at the popular PCMA Business School.
Planners can discover global experts, themed tours and hands-on activities during the three days of the show at the Inspiration Hub. Expanded for this year, the Inspiration Hub is set to host over 180 sessions covering ten different tracks that will provide outstanding learning opportunities – and valuable clock hours – for the thousands of industry professionals at the show.
The packed schedule reveals sessions to suit highly experienced senior professionals looking for new ideas and to update their knowledge as well as for those relatively new to the industry. From technology and business skills to health & wellbeing and sustainability, the key topics in the industry today will all be illuminated by superb expert speakers through thought-provoking presentations, workshops and campfires It is not only wide ranging but also eye-opening with intriguing session titles such as; ‘Fishbowl: solutions to what’s keeping you up at night,’ ‘Neuroscaping™- applying science to improve event ROI’ and ‘Cyber safety – is your head in the cloud?’