The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) is the leading trade event for the meetings and event industry in the Asia Pacific region. AIME is when industry decision makers connect, create and do business across the globe. It is the platform and focus for international and local buyers to access the best exhibitors from around the globe. AIME will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 21-23 March 2022 for the biggest celebration of the Business Events industry. Read the full AIME 2021 event update Click here. To learn more Click here.
2021 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition:
Attend the 2021 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition the week of August 16, 2021! Join the best and brightest in the association industry virtually, alongside smaller, regional hub meetings that can safely take place in person around the country. Exchange knowledge, resources, strategies, solutions, and more with industry partners and peers. You’ll leave inspired and equipped with a year’s worth of support in your daily responsibilities as leaders in the association industry. Click here to learn more and register.
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange:
The Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE) is taking place August 22-25, 2021 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.
Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exposition:
Being held December 7-9, 2021 in Philadelphia, Expo! Expo! emphasizes thought leadership and best practices by providing attendees with experts on a wide range of current topics while creating unique learning environments to immerse attendees in experiences. Expo! Expo! partners with technology innovators to provide attendees with the latest tools to create new experiences that they may implement in their own shows. Education sessions are planned to provide the best in thought leadership in key targeted areas including leadership, health and safety, safely reopening events, and technology, all to quickly elevate show organizers to the next level of event management. Visit www.myexpoexpo.com to learn more
Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE):
The Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE) will take place May 10-13, 2021, 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.
Given the evolution of the pandemic that puts the entire community of meetings and events professionals at risk, as well as the changes in the global calendar of events that directly affect the quality of IBTM Americas results; our face-to-face edition has been postponed to August 18 -19, 2021 at Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City. Click here to learn more.
The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition is now taking place November 30 - December 2, 2021 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 November 9-11, 2021 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. 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 November 9-11. 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.
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IMEX, being held April 26-28. 2022 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.
RCMA World Conference and Exposition:
RCMA's annual meeting, EMERGE 2021, took place March 2-4, 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 2021 will be held in December 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. To stay tuned for more information, click here.
Xperience Design Project (XDP):
Given new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Americans cancel or postpone events of 50-plus people for the next eight weeks, ASAE is not holding any in-person meetings through May 20, 2020. This includes XDP. If you were registered or planned to exhibit, you will be refunded. For information about future programs and events, to visit our event calendar click here. or contact our member services team at email@example.com.
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