What's on for corporate planners

What’s on for corporate planners

If you organize meetings and events for your company, IMEX America is where you need to be. We bring together specialist education, key suppliers and event professionals from around the world. And we offer events and education for all levels of corporate event planners—from junior staffers through to senior leaders.

Why come to IMEX as a corporate event planner?

  • Choose education to match your level, from all-level Corporate Focus to high-level Executive Meeting Forum and ELX Forum

  • Meet with global suppliers and destinations in one exhibit hall 

  • Network with other planners and find solutions to your challenges  

  • Gain ideas to make your next event, product launch or meeting more impactful

Executive Meeting Forum: Monday 7 October

"The Executive Meeting Forum at IMEX is an indispensable platform for corporate meeting planners, offering unparalleled value through cutting-edge education, impactful networking opportunities, and invaluable information exchange—a catalyst for elevating event planning excellence." Christine Goodman, Director, Strategic Events, Ansys

"The firepower of experiences and expertise in the room was second to none.  If there's one conference worth going to, it's definitely EMF!" Ayaz Gulamhussein, AVP, Strategic Business Growth, Sun Life Financial

Education and networking exclusively for corporate leaders

If you're responsible for managing internal and external global teams with responsibility for high-level events, this is the activity for you.

Join your peers
 to explore and challenge industry norms, and current ways of doing business. Led by meetings industry veteran and skilled facilitator, Terri Breining, you'll learn from best-in-class corporate meetings and events practices and innovations.

You'll have the opportunity to put forward your preferred topics for discussion—from procurement through stakeholder management to meeting design.

Executive Meeting Forum is designed for meetings leaders working in global corporations (that do not sell meetings related services) with minimal annual revenues of $100 million.

Attendance is by invitation only. For more information email:

Executive Meeting Forum sponsors:

Corporate Focus: Monday 7 October

"Attending Corporate Focus this year proved to be highly advantageous. The content presented and tools provided directly align with my daily tasks, allowing me to immediately apply it to my job. I leveraged insights from both the presenters and my peers to enhance my contribution to my company." Jacqueline Reeves, Global Tradeshow and Event Manager, Hach

Education and networking exclusively for corporate planners

Designing Success—Communication + strategy = results. This is just the tip of the iceberg when designing meaningful events. Add in stakeholder expectations, budget realities and evolving needs of participants and the complexities continue. Today our focused education and follow-on dialogues will focus on the role of events in a multi-pronged business strategy. See program outline for more details.

Attendance is by invitation only. For more information email:

view the program outline

 Our education tracks

We offer 150-plus education sessions over four days at IMEX. Sessions cover a broad range of topics across different learning formats to give you the knowledge and skills you need to plan successful meetings and events.

Topics include: 

  • Trends and research

  • Impact

  • Business practices

  • Experience design

  • Event marketing

  • Technology and innovation

  • Well-being

Coming to IMEX from a corporate organisation?

If you need to convince your manager why you should attend IMEX, our convince your boss toolkit helps build the case:

Convince your boss email

IMEX America expenses

Benefits of attending IMEX America

Letter to compliance department

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Any questions?

Check our FAQs page or contact Donna Fung: for futher details.

Donna Fung
Donna Fung
Knowledge and Events Logistics Manager
Hannah Lee
Hannah Lee
Knowledge and Events Senior Executive
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