Tag: IMEX

IMEX America launches new CSR project in sync with World Environment Day

| June 3, 2016
IMEX America launches new CSR project in sync with World Environment Day

Just before the United Nations’ World Environment Day 2016 – Sunday June 5, the IMEX Group has revealed a new volunteer CSR initiative that’s set to take place in Las Vegas the day before IMEX America 2016 opens.

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Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

| May 26, 2016
Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands® Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas from 18 to 20 October 2016.

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AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

| April 22, 2016
AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

Geoff Donaghy Receives IMEX Academy Award

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IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings industry around the world

| April 20, 2016
IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings  industry around the world

• 35 per cent of meetings professionals would not use a sharing economy service for business • Uncertain quality and safety were found to be the major reasons why they are not being used • Nearly 45 per cent believe legislation, regulation, objections and taxation will slow or limit the expansion in many countries • […]

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IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

| April 19, 2016
IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

More than 300 association executives from 30 countries gathered at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel to discuss this key issue with experts and their peers.

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IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

| April 13, 2016
IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

The IMEX Group is not only pledging its support for the first Global Meetings Industry Day on Thursday 14 April, its team has contributed to the Day’s anthem.

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International meetings community supports endangered orangutans in ICCA Congress destination

| April 12, 2016
International meetings community supports endangered orangutans in ICCA Congress destination

12 April 2016 ICCA members attending IMEX have the unique chance to make their own personal footprint in saving an endangered species by “adopting a Borneo Orang-Utan” at IMEX Frankfurt from 19th to 21st April 2016.

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Business is Personal at IMEX in Frankfurt

| March 30, 2016
Business is Personal at IMEX in Frankfurt

The comprehensive education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt this year is set to shine the light on personal development, with sessions by renowned experts from across the world.

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IMEX in Frankfurt to reveal insights into the sharing economy

| March 24, 2016
IMEX in Frankfurt to reveal insights into the sharing economy

The sharing economy is one of the hottest topics of 2016, and one that’s not likely to go away.

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Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

| March 22, 2016
Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

Five technology start-ups from across the world have the opportunity to showcase their products to an audience of event professionals at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.

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Senior event planners to visit IMEX in Frankfurt en route to Global Event Summit

| March 18, 2016

Senior corporate and agency event planners from many leading organisations in North America and Europe who are members of the International Special Events Society (ISES) will be visiting IMEX in Frankfurt in April this year.

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Developing mental agility: Exclusively Corporate @IMEX offers dedicated education and networking for meeting & event planners

| March 14, 2016

A special event dedicated to meeting and event planners will put the spotlight on mental agility with a packed day of education, networking and even a Mock Trial.

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IMEX Politicians Forum brings government and leaders together

| March 1, 2016
IMEX Politicians Forum brings government and leaders together

The increasingly valuable contribution that meetings can make towards national and regional economic development, employment and education and how this will progress over the next 15 years will be the central subject of discussions at the 14th annual IMEX Politicians Forum when it takes place at Hotel Villa Kennedy Frankfurt on Tuesday 19 April.

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Tech start-ups to compete for business boost at IMEX in Frankfurt

| February 15, 2016
Tech start-ups to compete for business boost at IMEX in Frankfurt

Applications now open for #IMEXpitch

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Valuable solutions to key question ‘How to Remain Relevant’ to be revealed at IMEX Association Day

| February 10, 2016
Valuable solutions to key question ‘How to Remain Relevant’ to be revealed at IMEX Association Day

Association executives from 40 countries will be discovering and developing solutions to the vital industry question – ‘how to keep your association relevant’ – to potential and existing members at this year’s IMEX Association Day. This unique annual event is taking place on Monday 18 April 2016 at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel.

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Innovative ideas and inspiration, business-boosting connections and networking all find a home at IMEX in Frankfurt

| January 27, 2016
Innovative ideas and inspiration, business-boosting connections and networking  all find a home at IMEX in Frankfurt

An expanded hosted buyer programme, more exhibitors and new educational features will create more opportunities to do business and learn about key trends at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.

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IMEX highlights trends to note in 2016

| December 14, 2015
IMEX highlights trends to note in 2016

What will be the trends and buzzwords in the world of business, in the meetings industry and in our lives in 2016? Here are six ideas and trends identified by the IMEX team that are likely to be more evident and influential next year. 1. Personalisation – is this just the start? CocaCola and Starbucks […]

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IMEX in Frankfurt hosts inaugural PCMA Business School in Europe

| November 18, 2015
IMEX in Frankfurt hosts inaugural PCMA Business School in Europe

Developing the mindset of an ‘outthinker’ will be the focus of the first ever PCMA Business School Session at IMEX in Frankfurt next April.

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VAT-Reimbursement or why American should choose European destinations for their events and meetings

| October 20, 2015
VAT-Reimbursement or why American should choose European destinations for their events and meetings

For the second time, ECM provided a 45-minute educational slot during Smart Monday, ahead of IMEX America, on October 12, 2015, breaking barriers and preconceived ideas on VAT in Europe.

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Business at IMEX America achieves new records

| October 16, 2015
Business at IMEX America achieves new records

As the fifth IMEX America closed, IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom announced that, in every important facet, the show had achieved new records.

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loopd Takes Top Prize in #IMEXpitch Technology Startup Competition at IMEX America

| October 15, 2015
loopd Takes Top Prize in #IMEXpitch Technology Startup Competition at IMEX America

Loopd has been voted as the winner of the #IMEXpitch competition, the second annual showcase of up-and-coming meetings technology companies held at IMEX America in Las Vegas yesterday.

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Future focused – looking ahead to meeting space, sustainability and communication trends

| October 15, 2015
Future focused – looking ahead to meeting space, sustainability and communication trends

The comprehensive education programme at IMEX America opened with a look at what’s on the horizon for meeting planners – an insight into future meeting space, sustainability developments and communication tips was delivered by a host of industry experts.

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Association Focus & Evening – a day of superb education and networking at IMEX America 2015

| October 15, 2015

More than 180 association professionals from over 20 countries learnt how to increase their revenues and how to design better meetings when they took part in Association Focus. This event was a key part of IMEX America’s Smart Monday, powered by MPI, which took place in Las Vegas on October 12, 2015.

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2016 Global Event Summit Launched at IMEX America

| October 13, 2015

CHICAGO, IL / EDINBURGH UK: Tuesday, October 13th 2015: Details of the first ever Global Event Summit were announced today at IMEX America in Las Vegas. The Summit, a partnership between The International Special Events Society (ISES), VisitScotland Business Events and the IMEX Group will take place in April 2016 and see a number of […]

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Strong demand and line-up for IMEX in Frankfurt 2016

| October 8, 2015

New educational initiatives, new exhibitors and high demand from across the industry are already laying down strong foundations for IMEX in Frankfurt 2016, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 19 – 21 April 2016, one month earlier than usual.

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Let’s get creative – interactive sessions and new Play Room at IMEX America

| September 29, 2015

Creativity and engagement are set to top the agenda at IMEX America this year. A new Play Room and dedicated education sessions from both meeting and entertainment professionals are set to provide a fresh look at meeting planning.

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PCMA Business School Returns to IMEX America’s Smart Monday For Second Year

| September 22, 2015
PCMA Business School Returns to IMEX America’s Smart Monday For Second Year

Duke University Professor to conduct Business Improv Workshop

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Students set to shine at IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum

| September 17, 2015

More than 100 conference and event industry students from across the USA, Canada and Mexico are set to gain a foothold in the competitive meetings sector at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum.

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IMEX America’s Smart Monday Showcases Wide Variety of Learning-Packed Sessions

| September 11, 2015
IMEX America’s Smart Monday Showcases Wide Variety of Learning-Packed Sessions

IMEX America’s Smart Monday, powered by MPI, will once again be an outstanding day of top class educational sessions, certificate and certification programs, and superb networking events when it takes place at The Venetian®|The Palazzo® Congress Center on October 12th before the major three day show begins.

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IMEX Politicians Forum unites politicians and industry in how to attract more meetings to a destination

| September 8, 2015
IMEX Politicians Forum unites politicians and industry in how to attract more meetings to a destination

‘How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?’

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Going green – IMEX America builds on success of sustainability initiatives

| August 24, 2015
Going green – IMEX America builds on success of sustainability initiatives

Hosted buyers, visitors and exhibitors alike can all enjoy a greener IMEX America this year thanks to a host of sustainability initiatives focusing on waste reduction and education.

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“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

| August 12, 2015
“Back to School” Time – IMEX America Education Program is Now Online

Attendees Customize From 10 Speciality Learning Tracks; New Play Space On Smart Monday Will Feature Cool “Quirkshops” Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event– starting with Smart Monday powered by […]

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IMEX America 2015 is Ready for Business

| June 3, 2015

New & Expanded Exhibitors, Power Education & Networking in Store

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Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

| May 21, 2015
Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

Frankfurt, Thursday 21 May 2015. A mood of optimism is evident throughout the worldwide meetings industry after three days doing brisk business, networking and learning at IMEX in Frankfurt which closed today.

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Brain benefits and battling giants – busy, lively, interactive education

| May 21, 2015
Brain benefits and battling giants – busy, lively, interactive education

The brain benefits of slow meetings were discussed in a lively session led by renowned industry experts Amy Spatrisano and Janet Sperstad from Madison College at the Inspiration Hub today.

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Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

| May 21, 2015
Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.

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Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions to win business boost in Event Technology Startup Competition

| May 21, 2015
Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions to win business boost in Event Technology Startup Competition

The most innovative technology startups for the events sector were showcased at the Event Technology Startup Competition at IMEX in Frankfurt.

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IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

| May 20, 2015

Hosted buyers joined key London venues for breakfast at IMEX today to see how events can seamlessly come together in the heart of Westminster.

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Politicians learn how to attract more meetings business at IMEX Politicians Forum

| May 20, 2015
Politicians learn how to attract more meetings business at IMEX Politicians Forum

“How Do I Attract More Meetings and Events to My Destination?” was the engaging theme that drew more than 120 participants including ministers, senior government representatives, policy makers and meetings industry leaders representing 34 destinations to the 13th IMEX Politicians Forum on Tuesday 19 May 2015.

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IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

| May 19, 2015
IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, delivers keynote speech at opening ceremony Frankfurt, Tuesday 19 May 2015 The largest ever IMEX in Frankfurt opened earlier today. 55 new stands including exhibitors from every continent and from every meetings market sector are amongst the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries. In addition, 20% of existing […]

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