Five reasons to attend IMEX America if you’re a corporate event planner

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Discover the benefits of attending IMEX America as a corporate event planner

Do you organize meetings and events for a large company or organization? Every year thousands of event professionals like you convene in Las Vegas for IMEX America - so what do they know that you don't? Discover the top reasons to join us.

1. Join a global community of influential planners

Currently, 25% of IMEX America’s registered buyers are in-house corporate event planners. Many big names have signed up including Deloitte, Google, IBM, LinkedIn and Netflix.

Spending time with others who perform the same role in different corporations is an unmissable opportunity for collaboration. It helps you expand your network and connections. Plugging into this global, niche community of corporate event professionals provides you with a supportive peer group who share your daily challenges and can help you find creative solutions.  

2. Meet global suppliers all under one roof

IMEX America provides the opportunity to do business with thousands of destinations, venues and suppliers from hundreds of countries. All under one roof at Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Whether it's hotel companies, conference and exhibition venues, airlines, event technology providers, merchandise suppliers or something else - you'll find thousands of suppliers. 

There are countless opportunities to connect with the global meetings and events industry suppliers and exhibitors. You can book meetings on the show floor, or meet in more informal surroundings at attend receptions, events or while sweating it out on the IMEXrun.

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3. Discover the latest events trends and business opportunities

Discover the latest event trends, level up your knowledge and upskill on our free professional education program. We offer ground-breaking keynotes, awesome headliners, hands-on workshops and one-on-one time with experts. Discover the latest event trends. 

Many sessions are accredited for continuing education hours toward your professional certification. Smart Monday, powered by Meeting Professionals International (MPI) offers a full day of education the day before the show opens.

4. Enjoy Education and networking exclusively for corporate planners

IMEX America offers a specialist education and networking program designed specifically for corporate event planners. In this space, corporate planners come together - ‘in real life’ - to share experiences and learnings from the past year. During the sessions planners can talk openly about the real issues affecting their work today. This includes managing up and down, mental health and wellness, and effective meeting design.

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, explains; “We’ve expanded our offering for corporate planners, creating an opportunity to share views and solve problems with your peers from corporations across the world.”

5. Immerse yourself in the epicenter of events, Las Vegas

Las Vegas is not only one of the world’s most exciting and iconic travel destinations, but it’s also an epicenter for trade shows, conventions, and events.

It is home to the world-famous Sphere, as well as many other innovative and immersive event spaces that are setting the standard for event design. With so many ways immerse yourself in the world of live events, IMEX America is the perfect occasion to reconnect with the joy of 'experience'. 

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About the author

Charley Murfitt is IMEX's Content Producer. She is a proud advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and the circular economy.

Charley Murfitt

Content Producer

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