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The Asia Pacific’s largest meetings and incentive events, AIME 2015, will take place February 24-25, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. 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.

ASAE's Annual Meeting & Exposition:
The Annual Meeting & Exposition, being held August 8-11, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan, is all about a vibrant, high-energy environment full of the best and brightest in the association world. You and your peers will be challenged, inspired and recharged! Whether you are new to the association industry or a seasoned executive, whether you work for a professional society, trade association, or not-for-profit organization, this Annual Meeting has something for you! Click here to learn more or to register.

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 1-3, 2015 in Baltimore. Visit 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 Los Angeles!

IBTM, the leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry, will take place June 9-11, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. We bring together the world's entire meetings and events industry for three days of focused business. The newest addition to the Reed Travel Exhibitions' global portfolio, we deliver individually qualified Hosted Buyers and eligible Trade Buyers from the U.S. and around the world. We run events for the meetings industry on 5 continents: nobody knows how to do it better than us. To learn more, click here.

IBTM World:
The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition is taking place November 17-19, 2015 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. To learn how to qualify for the Hosted Buyer Program, offering complimentary flights and accommodations, click here. Enter's group code, CONPLAN, to apply, attend with us and enjoy the advantages of this program!

IMEX America:
IMEX America is America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, taking place at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas on October 13-15, 2015. To learn more, click here, or for information about the Hosted Buyer Program, contact

IMEX Frankfurt:
IMEX, being held May 19-21, 2015 in 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 2015. Over 8,900 visitors. 3,700 international hosted buyers. 4,000 German buyers. 3,500 exhibitors. 157 countries. To learn more, click here, or for information about the Hosted Buyer Program, contact

HSMAI's Affordable Meetings Affordable Meetings® has evolved into MEET – a dynamic new series of conferences and events offering a fresh, invigorating vision for meeting and event professionals of every level. Organized by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), MEET extends Affordable Meeting’s longstanding tradition of industry-leading education and reboots it in a lively, engaging format. MEET Mid America was held at the Fairmont Dallas, February 2-3, 2015; MEET National at the Marriott Wardman Park, September 9-10, 2015. For additional information and a complete program schedule, click here.

Meetings Technology Expo:
The Meetings Technology Expo, the longest-running conference and expo focused on meeting & event technology, took place June 3, 2014 at the Rosemont Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, and was held on October 28, 2014 in Midtown, NYC. The industry’s leading tech minds will gather to educate meeting professionals on cutting-edge technologies that can create efficiencies within events, better engage audiences, and save money and time. MTE NYC will feature 17 CMP and CAE accredited sessions, 28 tech demos, and play host to dozens of 1-on-1 meetings with tech vendors and tech-buyers. Featured speakers include LinkedIn/Presdo's Eric Ly, Active's Kevin Iwamoto and Amex's Debi Scholar among others. To learn more, click here.

MICE Asia Pacific Expo (MAPE):
The MICE Asia Pacific Exhibition 2015 Brings Together For 2 Days Asia’s Leading Meetings, Conference, Exhibition And Events Organisers To Meet And Network With Asia Pacific’s Leading Hotels, Venues And Event Suppliers. Taking place September 10-11, 2015 in Singapore, attendees come from throughout Asia to network and discuss their event needs, schedules, general planning and budgets for the next twelve months. It’s a great way for events organisers to discover new hotels, venues and connect with key suppliers for them to put on great events and make long term contacts throughout Asia. The 2 day conference is a great opportunity to discuss: key event issues, recent venue and restaurant openings, guides on how to run events, event concepts, social media, how to negotiate when choosing venues, deciding on locations for events and general buying tips. To learn more, click here.

MPI's Southeast Educational Conference 2015:
For the past 21 years, the Southeast Educational Conference has attracted top meeting professionals from around the world who are passionate about meetings and events. Taking place August 26-29, 2015 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside and Marina, the conference offers knowledge sessions that are geared for your career or business in mind. Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or offering business services and products, let our seasoned professionals and outstanding education serve as your guide. To learn more, click here.

RCMA World Conference and Exposition:
RCMA's annual meeting, EMERGE 2015, was held January 27-29, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. 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.

Springtime Expo 2015:
Come hit the biggest meetings game in town! SpringtimeTM is the premier one-day meetings expo in Greater Washington, DC, and will be held April 9, 2015 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Here, you’ll connect with more than 700 top exhibitors in our expo hall...from hotels and resorts to airlines and CVBs. And this year is bigger and better than ever - because we listened to your feedback and made key enhancements. To learn more, click here. Links