Hot on the heels of their final preparations for the next IMEX in Frankfurt this May, organizers of IMEX America (Las Vegas, October 13-15) have announced that the third edition of the US trade show for the international meetings, events and incentive … May 13, 2013
In planning and hosting IMEX America 2012, a major goal for show organizers, Regent Exhibitions, was to strike a healthy balance between trade show growth, event quality, and a responsibility to the environment and the local Las Vegas community. With … March 28, 2013
Following the successful test and roll-out of a new, single email inbox for hosted buyers at IMEX America last year, the IMEX Group is introducing the same concept for all hosted buyers at IMEX in Frankfurt May 21-23, 2013.
The new online tool works … March 28, 2013
With 2013 just around the corner, the IMEX Group (organizers of two award-winning annual exhibitions - IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America in Las Vegas) offer their top 10 predictions on trends for the year ahead. 1. Face-to-Face is “phat” – Despite … December 7, 2012
The second edition of IMEX America came to a close earlier today with the announcement that all of the show’s key performance measures were up on last year’s debut show. Speaking at the show’s closing press conference, Chairman Ray Bloom firstly … October 12, 2012
The second edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show in the US for the global meetings, incentive travel, and events industry, opened on October 9 by announcing significant increases across a range of key measures.
The show, which launched last … October 10, 2012
The Inspiration Center on the IMEX America 2012 show floor was host to a strong number of attendees with learning, networking, and idea sharing – along with business goals - in mind on day one of the show.
The Inspiration Center, sponsored by the … October 10, 2012
Results from the latest IMEX America Index of Optimism suggest that North American buyers and suppliers remain firmly optimistic about future business prospects despite having to face up to continued economic challenges. Just over 312 buyers and suppliers … September 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - You are invited to meet the Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America – America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events – in Las Vegas, October 9-11, 2012.
Green Globe Certification is the premier … September 17, 2012
Results from the latest IMEX America Index of Optimism reveal some interesting insights into the US meetings industry’s taste in music, vacation resorts, and portable devices.
Feedback from just over 300 hosted buyers and suppliers from North America … August 31, 2012
Having conducted extensive surveys and one-to-one feedback among both hosted buyers and buyer-attendees following the inaugural IMEX America last fall, the IMEX Group is now set to introduce a range of new services and upgrades to enhance the trade show … June 14, 2012
Meetings and events industry business and optimism is on the rise according to a group of North American buyers and suppliers surveyed in the latest IMEX America Index of Optimism, the IMEX Group announced today.
Conducted in Q1, the Index asked 200 … May 10, 2012
Following the successful launch of global meetings, incentive travel, and events industry trade show, IMEX America, last October in Las Vegas, organizers have announced developments to the format and content of “Smart Monday,” its pre-show, one-day … April 30, 2012
Highlighting what’s top of mind for leading executives in the meetings, events, and incentive travel industry, IMEX America announced today the key insights from the first IMEX America Executive Meeting Forum held in Las Vegas in October 2011.
Sponsored … April 10, 2012
Organizers of worldwide meetings, incentive travel and events trade show, IMEX America, came away from the Exhibition News Awards in London last Thursday proud winners of the Best International Launch Award.
Explaining why IMEX America triumphed over … April 3, 2012
The second annual IMEX America will hit Las Vegas on October 9-11, 2012 and will once again feature winners of the Techno-How Zone technology competition. The contest gives meetings and events technology providers the chance to win positive exposure with … March 21, 2012
Demand for space at IMEX America 2012 continues to grow following a successful launch show in October 2011. Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group, announced today that he expects the trade show to fill both Halls C and D of the Sands Expo in Las Vegas … February 16, 2012
As part of an ongoing commitment to giving back to local communities, and following the October 2011 Las Vegas debut of its new trade show for events, meetings, and incentive travel professionals, IMEX America - along with The Estoril Congress Center … December 20, 2011
The IMEX Group today released predictions for the 2012 meetings, incentive travel, and events market based on the US and global industry buzz from the inaugural IMEX America trade show in October plus post-show survey data.
1. Business is looking up … December 16, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Feedback from over 2,000 hosted buyers, 1,700 attendees, and nearly 2,000 exhibitors who attended the debut of IMEX America this week confirms that the new trade show for the meetings, incentive travel ,and events industry lived up … October 14, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - As part of IMEX America’s commitment to green and CSR programs, the Sustainability Center – “powered by GMIC” (Green Meeting Industry Council) - has been bustling with interest and interaction between US and global show delegates, … October 13, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Global perspectives on equality, strategies for personal and professional success, and challenges faced by women in business were among the key topics of discussion at the IMEX America Women’s Leadership Forum, which took place yesterday … October 13, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - A “buzzing” first day at IMEX America at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, yesterday meant a packed appointment schedule for many of the 1,800-plus exhibitors and great satisfaction at the quality and number of buyers attending.
Exhibitor … October 13, 2011
ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is participating in IMEX America over the next few days at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 11-13, 2011. In partnership with key industry associations, IMEX America's unique model … October 11, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Two hundred association meeting planners from across the US and 20 countries around the world came together today for a power-packed afternoon and evening program of learning and networking as part of the first ever IMEX America … October 11, 2011
ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is proud to announce that Mr. Ray Bloom, IMEX Group Chairman, is the first person to be named to ICTP’s “Industry Visionaries” roll. ICTP has long been a supporter of IMEX America, and equally important, … October 9, 2011
Roger Dow, President and CEO of the US Travel Association, will give the latest picture on the economic outlook for the US meetings industry when he speaks at a "Meetings Mean Business" campaign update as part of IMEX America’s extensive education program … October 5, 2011
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced new innovative tools to be launched at the inaugural IMEX America. The Green Globe App and Green Globe Solution Center will be showcased at IMEX, the new signature event for the incentive … August 29, 2011
Talking about the timing and strategic importance of the launch of IMEX America, IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom said: "The US meetings and events market is the biggest in the world with the CIC's Economic Impact Study estimating its contribution to US … July 4, 2011
IMEX America's strategic partner and premier educational provider, MPI, has great things in store for participants having created dedicated educational programs to run alongside the trade show, as well as providing a series of keynotes to be delivered … July 3, 2011
Among the 1,500 exhibitors at IMEX America will be a large proportion of US destinations and suppliers. Among the largest will be Las Vegas and its partners at over 4,000 square feet. California and Hawaii and its partners will each have areas of over … July 1, 2011
The week of IMEX America will start with "Smart Monday" on October 10 - which will be dedicated solely to professional education - followed by the three-day trade show and 14 major co-located industry events. These include the MPI MeetDifferent Day of … June 30, 2011
Organizers of IMEX America, the new US trade show for the worldwide incentive travel, meetings, and events industry, have revealed more details about the full business, networking, and educational line-up scheduled for the debut show October 11 - 13 at … June 29, 2011
Continuing to add to the business and educational impact that IMEX America will bring attendees, show organizers today announced the addition of a partnership with the Association Forum of Chicagoland. The new exhibition for the worldwide meetings, events, … June 17, 2011
In its latest move to build strong partnerships that further enhance IMEX America's strong business and education value, organizers have announced a partnership agreement with CIC, The Convention Industry Council. IMEX America is the new worldwide exhibition … March 29, 2011
Organizers of IMEX America, America's new worldwide exhibition for the meetings, incentive travel and events industry, announced today February 14, 2011 that as a result of the enormous demand from suppliers across the industry they are now confidently … February 15, 2011
In the next of a series of high-level industry partnerships designed to enhance IMEX America's extensive business and education delivery, organizers have announced a partnership agreement with IAEE, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events. … January 31, 2011
During this year's Site International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, hundreds of delegates heard more details about the co-location of the 2011 Site Conference with IMEX America in Las Vegas - America's new worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, … December 6, 2010
A rich and varied program of professional education, sustainability initiatives, new technology projects, and personal development opportunities will be made available free of charge at the inaugural IMEX America exhibition when it opens on October 11 … October 29, 2010
IMEX America has today announced that specially-priced rooms are now available for booking at their Headquarters Hotels in Las Vegas, the Venetian-Palazzo. Special rates apply for both attendees and exhibitors who plan to be at the new trade show for … October 28, 2010
Positive responses to a meetings industry survey of buyers and suppliers in North America suggest returning levels of confidence and rising business expectations. Over 250 senior travel executives (approximately 90 percent based in US, 10 percent in Canada) … October 27, 2010
With one year still to go until the opening of the inaugural IMEX America in Las Vegas - America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events - IMEX group chairman, Ray Bloom, has announced that forecasts for exhibitor numbers and … October 26, 2010
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has today announced further details of its Industry Partnership with IMEX America. The powerful new partnership will mean that PCMA's 2011 International Summit will be colocated alongside IMEX … September 24, 2010
Organizers of IMEX America, the new model trade show for the meetings, events, and incentive travel industry in the US, have today announced they intend to offer two free "Wild Card" places come the show's launch on October 11 next year.
As a result, … August 2, 2010
The IMEX Group will continue to build on its strong environmental track record and reputation on green issues when it launches IMEX America in October 2011. To help the new US tradeshow achieve its environmental objectives, the organizers have appointed … July 20, 2010
IMEX Group chairman, Ray Bloom, announced his delight at the way plans and partnerships were developing for the group's new show, IMEX America, during a press conference on day two of IMEX in Frankfurt today (Wednesday, May 26). He was joined by Bruce … May 26, 2010
Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has announced that IMEX America is to become its newest Alliance Partner. The new role will further strengthen already strong links between the two global organizations that date back eight years … May 4, 2010
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and IMEX America have entered into a new Industry Partnership agreement that will see the two organizations collaborating on a range of marketing and educational initiatives, including the co-location … April 19, 2010
A brand new trade show for the US meetings industry was announced in Las Vegas today (October 28, 2009) by Ray Bloom, chairman of the IMEX Group. Bloom was joined by Bruce MacMillan, CEO of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), IMEX America's strategic … October 28, 2009