Save the Date: Upcoming Tradeshows

The Asia Pacific’s largest meetings and incentive events, AIME 2019, is being held February 18-20, 2019 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.

2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition:
The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is being held August 18-21, 2018 in Chicago, IL. 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 August 6-9, 2018 at the beautiful UNICO Riviera Maya. 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
Now in our 14th year, 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. Join us this November 13–14 in New Brunswick, New Jersey at this unique and engaging summit, and leave with the knowledge and contacts necessary to advance your meeting operations. Click here for more information. Click here to register today.

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 11-13, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. 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 New Orleans!

Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE):
The Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (GMITE) will take place April 10-13, 2019, at Vail Resorts in Park City, Utah. 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 america:
IBTM Americas is the new international trade event connecting the meetings and events industry across the Americas, combining ibtm america and IBTM Latin America, taking place on 5-6 September 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. Click here to learn more.

IBTM World:
The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition is taking place November 27-29, 2018 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. Click here to learn more.

IMEX America:
IMEX America is America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, will take place at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas from October 16-18, 2018. To participate as a Hosted Buyer, here’s what you need to know:

1. Dates are October 16-18, 2018. 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. 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

IMEX Frankfurt:
IMEX, being held May 20-23, 2019 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 2019. 14,500 total participants. 3,886 international hosted buyers. 3,500 exhibitors from 160+ countries. To learn more, click here, or for information about the Hosted Buyer Program, contact

Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange:
The Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (LAMITE) took place June 18-22, 2018 in Santo Domingo. LAMITE is the only event that brings global suppliers to meet with Latin America based buyers one-to-one in private rooms. Learn more.

RCMA World Conference and Exposition:
RCMA's annual meeting, EMERGE 2019, will be held January 29-31, 2019 in Greensboro, 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 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018 at the Don Cesar Hotel in St. Petersburg Beach, 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 take place November 13, 2018 at Yankee Stadium and 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 be held April 19-20, 2018, at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. To learn more, click here. Links

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