Attending IMEX

Join us at IMEX

If you're a meeting and events professional, this is where you need to be. 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, students and press 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.

Why attend?

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 global connections.

"It's much easier to work with people if you have already met on a one-to-one basis at IMEX."

Janet Goldman, Managing Member, Cruise and Travel Partners, US

Connect face-to-face

Connect face-to-face

IMEX is your opportunity to do business with 3,300+ destinations, venues and suppliers from 180+ countries all in one place.
Networking, your way

Networking, your way

At IMEX you'll enjoy networking, your way. Whether your prefer the glamour of VIP receptions to sweating it out on the IMEXrun.
Free professional education program

Free professional education program

A free, unparalleled education program offering 150+ sessions, from ground-breaking keynotes, through hands-on workshops, to one-on-one time with experts.
Buyer-led meetings

Buyer-led meetings

Our buyer-led meetings system is driven by you. Easily plan your schedule in advance to get the most out of your time at the show. 
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Who attends IMEX

If you plan or influence meetings and events, you’ll find all the destinations, suppliers and inspiration you need—from major hotel groups and venues to the latest event tech providers.

We welcome meeting and events professionals from a wide range of disciplines, sectors and all levels of seniority including:
  • Meeting planners
  • Event agencies
  • Association executives
  • Incentive travel buyers
  • In-house corporate event experts
  • Hospitality or event management students and academics
  • Meetings industry press
  • Trade association professionals
  • Industry experts and consultants
  • Brand and marketing agencies
  • Hotel and venue booking agencies
Ways to attend

All event and meeting professionals are welcome to attend as buyers—either on our hosted buyer program or as a buyer attendee. If you don't qualify to join our hosted buyer program or you would prefer to attend independently as a buyer attendee, you'll still have access to everything IMEX has to offer including our online meeting system and free professional education program.

Not attending as a buyer?

Our doors are also open to many other meetings industry professionals and related companies, including academics and students. 

Are you attending as press? 

Head to our press center for details on how to attend IMEX as press.

Register now

Hosted buyer program

If you regularly plan or commission international events, apply to join our hosted buyer program. You'll enjoy free and flexible flights, free accommodations and our acclaimed VIP treatment. Uniquely flexible, tailored to each group or individual, defined by mutual commitment and supported by our team of dedicated (and devoted) relationship managers, the IMEX hosted buyer program stands apart. Dare we say it? (Yes, we do.) It's simply the best!

Discover our hosted buyer program.
Any questions? Check our FAQs page or contact us: 

Call: +44 (0) 1273 227311

Carina Bauer
Carina Bauer
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