What we do -
Our shows

Our shows are where the global meetings and events industry gathers in one place, twice a year.

Thousands of global meetings industry buyers and suppliers have been making meaningful business connections at our shows in Frankfurt since 2003, and in Las Vegas since 2011.

140000 +

meetings per year

26000 +

participants per year

7000 +

hosted buyers per year

300 +

education sessions per year

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Who attends IMEX?

We welcome global decision makers, event professionals, meeting planners and incentive travel buyers from agencies, corporates and associations; hospitality and event management students and academics; and the global meetings industry press.

Exhibitors from national and regional tourist offices and convention bureaus, major hotel companies, conference and exhibition venues, cruise lines, airlines, spa resorts, technology providers, event management specialists and many more.


We offer countless opportunities to connect on the show floor and at events around our host cities. Whether you prefer sweating it out on the IMEXrun, or the glamour of gala dinners and rooftop receptions, this is where you can build powerful relationships while having the time of your life.

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Our free professional education program includes 150+ in-depth seminars, hands-on workshops and specialist forums at each show. Spark your imagination at groundbreaking keynotes, soak up fresh ideas from experts and innovators, keep up with the latest event tech, polish your professional skills.

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Our shows only happen with the support of our strategic partners, MPI and the GCB German Convention Bureau. And through our partnerships with leading industry associations including ASAE, Destinations International, ICCA, PCMA and SITE. And of course, with our world-class venues, Mandalay Bay Las Vegas and Messe Frankfurt.

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Everything we do is with your success in mind. Our unique online meeting system and schedule help you plan your time with ease, allowing you to hit the ground running when you arrive. And our one-of-a-kind hosted buyer program offers free and flexible flights, free accommodation and VIP treatment to qualifying buyers.

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IMEX Frankfurt

Where global meeting planners connect with suppliers from across the globe, building powerful working relationships at the largest event of its kind in Europe.

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IMEX America

Where the global industry converges in a standout Las Vegas setting, for North America’s largest meetings industry trade show.

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Carina Bauer


“Our shows provide carefully designed platforms for our global events community to come together to do business, to build better human connections around the world, to grow and to learn from each other.”