October 13th – 15 th will mark the fifth time the US and global meetings, events and incentive travel industry gets together to talk shop at IMEX America hosted at the Sands Expo® and The Venetian®| The Palazzo® Las Vegas.
This year’s IMEX America week promises to deliver even more business opportunity, education and networking – whether you’ve been in the business for 2 years or 20+.
Find the world of meetings literally at your feet with 2,900+ exhibitors from over 150+ countries coming including 60 plus new exhibitors from Cincinnati USA, Cuba Travel Services and IfOnly … to Hungary, Telluride, Taiwan and beyond.
50 expanded, existing exhibitor booths will also be there like Cirque du Soleil, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Regent Seven Seas, Thailand and more.
Further, over 2,900+ hosted buyers from 54+ countries are also expected again this year with additional groups joining in from the U.S., China, Germany & Latin America.
Popular co-located and specialized events like Association Evening, MPI Foundation Rendezvous, SITE Nite & the CIC Hall of Leaders always provide a good opportunity to connect. An ‘At A Glance’ schedule of major events at IMEX America 2015 is available here.
Learning at IMEX America starts even before the show opens with Smart Monday Powered by MPI, Association Focus delivered by ASAE & ICCA and PCMA Business School on October 12th. When the show begins on the 13th 150+ education sessions (mostly at the IMEX Inspiration Center) will be available divided into 10 specialty tracks such as Marketing & Communications, Technology & Social Media, Trends & Research, Diversity and Sustainability.
Daily MPI keynotes will start days off on a smart note featuring Lee Papa on mindfulness, Tim David on building human connections, John Tickell talking about Gen Y marketing and management, and Patrick Henry on becoming remember-able by customers.
Finally, as part of this year’s focus on Wellness, be sure to visit the new Meditation Room that will offer sessions designed to rebalance body and mind during busy days in Vegas.
A full education schedule can be found here.
There are many ways to be part of the IMEX experience through social media and technology before, during and after the show.
Try these for starters:
• Download the IMEX App in mid-September for what’s happening at the show, Vegas tips and appointment schedule management.
• Follow @IMEX_Group on Twitter for show details and industry tips & post your pictures and experiences using #IMEX15.
• Friend IMEX Event on Facebook for networking, questions & suggestions