So much more can
be achieved by a team than by an individual. So imagine the business success that
can grow from extensive collaboration between peers and competitors, from professionals
from all walks of life connecting and from the unexpected, inspiring ideas that
are generated spontaneously along the way.
exhibitors from over 150 countries, IMEX in Frankfurt brings together all the
elements that planners need to ignite their imagination – and their business
success. Boston, Airport Authority Hong Kong, China Top View Holiday Travel
& Tours and Kyiv Tourism Association are just some of the exciting new
exhibitors that planners can meet at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place from 21 –
23 May. They’ll also find that The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of
Azerbaijan, Caribbean Tours, Monaco, Indonesia, Singapore, Slovenia and
Leonardo Hotels are among the many exhibitors who have committed to larger
stands this year.
organisations are set for three busy days of business with several thousand
hosted buyers arriving from all over the world including new groups from across
Europe, the US and Asia.
Imagination – the time to ask ‘what if…?’
IMEX’s Talking Point for this year and informs content throughout the show with
education and experiences challenging planners and exhibitors alike to question
the conventional and explore new approaches. This includes a new Discovery Zone
– a entire hall showcasing the latest in technology and experiential, plus a
few surprises along the way.
always, remains one of the core offerings at IMEX, with a packaged programme of
free show floor workshops as well as a dedicated day of learning – EduMonday
taking place on Monday 20 May.
with the keynote at She Means
Business, created in
partnership with tw tagungswirtschaft. After this, attendees can
stay and be part of She Means Business, celebrating the role of women in the
events industry, or mix and match from a programme of 20 general sessions
designed around professional or personal developments.
professionals from all sectors and all levels can explore topics and trends via
a number of dedicated events within EduMonday, all specifically curated for
various audiences. Association professionals from around the world are invited
Day & Evening,
to share best practice and connect with peers. The Agency
Directors Forum is a strategic exchange for small to mid-size meetings and
events agencies. There’s also education and networking exclusively for
corporate/in-house meeting and event executives at Exclusively
Celebrating the power of the industry
industry is powered by people and their meaningful connections, and there are
numerous networking and social events throughout the show to help attendees
catch up with colleagues and make new contacts. These include SITE Nite Europe,
cim-clubbing @IMEX, the early-morning riverside #IMEXrun as well as the
glamorous Gala Dinner celebrating outstanding achievement in the meetings
Carina Bauer, CEO
of the IMEX Group, explains: “The power of the shared experience helps to deliver
brilliant business opportunities as well as a welcome blast of excitement and
surprise. We capture what’s new, what’s inspiring, what’s brewing across our
industry and in the world around us and put it in the melting pot to ensure our
show remains fresh and hot.”
IMEX in Frankfurt takes place 21 -23 May 2019. Registration for the show is free of charge and open to
all who work in the meetings, events and incentive travel industry.