Coming to IMEX America

Learn, network, connect with the global meetings industry over four fabulous days in Vegas. Inspirational exhibitors, fresh ideas from experts and innovators, countless networking opportunities—this is where you need to be.

Who comes to IMEX America?

If you're a meeting and events professional, you'll find all the suppliers you need for your events—from new venues in major cities across the world to the latest event tech providers. 

We welcome meeting and event professionals from a huge range of disciplines and sectors. Whether you're a meeting planner, an association executive, an incentive travel buyer or an in-house event expert, IMEX America is for you. 

Coming to IMEX America as a buyer

Everything we do at IMEX is with your success in mind. From connecting with the right suppliers, to keeping up with fast-changing event tech and legislation—we help you make it happen. We offer:

  • The opportunity to do business with 3,200-plus destinations, venues and suppliers from 130-plus countries under one roof
  • Countless opportunities to connect—whether your prefer the glamour of VIP receptions to sweating it out on the IMEXrun
  • A free professional education program from ground-breaking keynotes, through hands-on workshops, to one-on-one time with experts
  • Our online appointment system and schedule to help you plan your time with ease—and save time at the show.

Ways to attend

If you're coming to IMEX America as a buyer, you can register as a buyer attendee, you just need to register here, or apply to join our hosted buyer program

Not a buyer?

Our doors are also open to other meetings industry professionals including faculty members and students. See what's on for you.


Head to our press center to see how we can help you.

One of the many things IMEX does well is the appointment system—it works out so well for both exhibitors and hosted buyers. It’s flexible and efficient—the exhibitors have prepared information for you so you spend your time well.

Claudia Cavariani, MICE Global Travel Incentive & Event Manager

Dafing Group, Argentina

How do appointments work?

Easy to use and designed with you in mind. Find out how to use our unique online appointment system here

Take control

You’re in charge of your IMEX schedule. You book slots in exhibitor’s schedules—so you don’t have to waste time waiting in line. And both you and the exhibitor can connect and prepare for the meeting ahead of the show using our online messaging and appointment system.

Add learning and networking

You can also add education and events into your online schedule so you know exactly what you’re doing when—right through the show.

Hosted buyer program

Be our guest

Free and flexible flights and accommodations are standard—and you'll experience VIP treatment before, during and after the show. There's no catch—you just need to meet our qualifying criteria of regularly planning or commissioning large-scale events around the world.


What cost? Enjoy free flights, free accommodations and the knowledge that we're taking care of the logistics—so you can concentrate on doing business.

Hosted buyers lounge

A dedicated space to catch your breath, check your emails and grab a coffee. Staffed by our friendly hosted buyer team—there to answer any questions you might have.

Opportunities to connect

Enjoy opportunities to connect with your peers at special events and hosted dinners, building powerful relationships while having the time of your life.


You’re in charge of your schedule at IMEX. We recommend eight appointments a day—and that you leave time for learning, networking and just browsing the show floor.

Coming to IMEX hosted means that I literally don’t have to think about any of the logistics—I can just concentrate on getting the right meetings in the schedule. They take such brilliant care of you—and the buyers lounge is a welcome oasis of calm in the hurly burly of the show.

Claudia Cavariani, MICE Global Travel Incentive & Event Manager

Dafing Group, Argentina

Get in touch

We’re here to help you—so please get in touch.