The international range of exhibitors contracted for IMEX America, taking place November 9 – 11, spans all sectors of the industry and includes destinations such as Greece, Detroit, Newport Beach, Michigan, the Bahamas, Aruba, Kansas, Milwaukee; together with companies including Club Med Groups & Incentives, Live Nation Special Events, Global DMC Network by JTB, Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts and The Hoxton.
As part of the new-look show, the education tracks have been redefined to maintain a firm focus on the new professional and personal development needs required in the current climate. The IMEX Group is now inviting speakers and experts from outside and within the business events sector to participate in the show’s education and development programme.
The new tracks are:
•Creativity in communication—bringing FOMO back to virtual and hybrid events, redefining attendee engagement, reinventing your communication channels, social media and content design
•Diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility – creating inclusive accessible events and workplaces
•Event planner toolkit – event planning essentials including contracting, negotiating, budget management, operations, logistics and event design
•Innovation and tech – exploring creative education formats and ground-breaking event tech
•Professional development and upskilling – understanding leadership, culture, employee happiness, team management, personal branding
•Purposeful recovery – exploring the recovery of our industry and re-discovering human connections
•Sustainability and nature+ – designing events that go beyond low impact to positive impact, innovations in sustainability
•Trends and future foresight – looking to the future of virtual to hybrid and live events, building community
•Well-being and personal growth – prioritising mental health and emotional intelligence, building feel-good moments into events
Speakers from all areas of the business events community and beyond are invited to apply by the 26 May deadline.