WITH SO MUCH HAPPENING AT IMEX
AMERICA, strategic planning is a must for
attendees looking to get the most out of their
time in Las Vegas. These tips provide an overview
of the many ways to maximize the benefits of
participating in this important show.
BEFORE THE SHOW
; Access the Online Schedule and messaging
service to make pre-show appointments and to
send RFPs and messages to exhibitors.
; Arrive early in Las Vegas for Smart Monday
and enjoy free access to a full day of education
; Check out discounts on airfares and at
the Headquarters Hotel—The Venetian®|
The Palazzo®. See details at Travel and
; Review the schedule At a Glance and select the
personal and professional development sessions
you want to attend.
; Search for specific events, education or topics at
IMEX America. Search Events and Education
here and add them to your Online Schedule.
AT THE SHOW
; Start your day with MPI Keynotes, which are
free each morning and feature top speakers and
; Keep in touch with free WiFi, which is
available for Buyer Attendees at designated
hotspots on the show floor and in the Hosted
; Use the IMEX America App to make the most
of your time on the show floor and at after-hours events.
; Pick up your Show Daily every morning—
or check out the online version at
; Boost your knowledge with up to 100
education sessions and campfires at the trade
show, at no cost to you.
; Enjoy access to MPI buyer-supplier receptions
(you don’t need to be an MPI member).
; Network at professional gatherings, booth
events and parties, such as CIC Hall of
Leaders, Site Nite North America, Association
Evening and the MPI Foundation Rendezvous.
; Participate in sustainability and local legacy
programs and help us make a positive impact
for the local community and the planet.
; Take advantage of all your benefits, including
complimentary shuttle service and special savings
on Las Vegas attractions. See Special Offers.
AFTER THE SHOW
; Send IMEX your feedback to help make next
year’s show an even better experience for you.
Contact IMEX America or fill out the post-show survey.
; Follow up with suppliers you met and keep in
touch with the IMEX America community on
social media channels.
; Use the IMEX Exhibitor Directory
throughout the year to check for the industry’s
best global suppliers. The Directory is live for
six months after the show.
; Contact your dedicated IMEX America
support team year-round, whenever you need
support, guidance and assistance. Contact
; Make plans to be in Las Vegas for IMEX
America again next October!
IMEX AMERICA 2016:
A USER’S GUIDE
IMEX America is a high-energy
show that’s focused on providing
valuable connections for attendees. Whether you’re a decision
maker, senior buyer or exhibitor,
the show provides unparalleled
opportunities to meet new people
and ramp up new business relationships and friendships.
Yet again, the number of special
networking events on the show
floor has increased. Many
booths across the floor organize
entertaining and productive
get-togethers that offer a chance
to meet and mingle, while
sampling snacks and libations
with local flavor.
This year as well in the Hosted
Buyer Lounge there will be a new
Networking Hub area for folks to
meet or participate in “getting to
know you” sessions facilitated by
the IMEX team.
Attendees shouldn’t miss out on
these valuable — and enjoyable
— opportunities, as they meet
top-level suppliers buyers and