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IMEX America announces business growth and celebrates first US industry award wins

IMEX America announces business growth and celebrates first US industry award wins

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
IMEX Group announces Sustainability and APEX/ASTM Standard Compliance Results from IMEX America 2012

IMEX Group announces Sustainability and APEX/ASTM Standard Compliance Results from IMEX America 2012

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
IMEX announces new hosted buyer benefits to aid time-stretched business execs

IMEX announces new hosted buyer benefits to aid time-stretched business execs

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
IMEX Group issues 2013 predictions for the meetings and events industry

IMEX Group issues 2013 predictions for the meetings and events industry

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
Second edition achieves a number of new firsts – more business success at IMEX America

Second edition achieves a number of new firsts – more business success at IMEX America

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
Second IMEX America off to flying start

Second IMEX America off to flying start

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
IMEX America 2012 Inspiration Center packed with learners on day one

IMEX America 2012 Inspiration Center packed with learners on day one

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
IMEX America Index of Optimism shows industry glass remains half full with 76 percent of respondents feeling optimistic

IMEX America Index of Optimism shows industry glass remains half full with 76 percent of respondents feeling optimistic

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
Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America in Las Vegas

Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America in Las Vegas

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
Louis Armstrong’s “What a wonderful world” voted most uplifting and positive song in latest IMEX America Index of Optimism

Louis Armstrong’s “What a wonderful world” voted most uplifting and positive song in latest IMEX America Index of Optimism

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
IMEX America 2012 – new developments to enhance trade show experience

IMEX America 2012 – new developments to enhance trade show experience

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
IMEX America Index of Optimism captures spirit of progress and explores effect of US presidential election, hot technologies and more

IMEX America Index of Optimism captures spirit of progress and explores effect of US presidential election, hot technologies and more

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
IMEX America expands its Smart Monday pre-show educational day in response to market demand

IMEX America expands its Smart Monday pre-show educational day in response to market demand

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
Inaugural IMEX America Executive Forum highlights top priorities for meeting executives in 2012

Inaugural IMEX America Executive Forum highlights top priorities for meeting executives in 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
IMEX America wins Best International Launch Award

IMEX America wins Best International Launch Award

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
Calling all cool, new meeting technologies for a chance to win a free booth at IMEX America

Calling all cool, new meeting technologies for a chance to win a free booth at IMEX America

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
IMEX America expands to fill two halls at Sands Expo

IMEX America expands to fill two halls at Sands Expo

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
New IMEX America show and The Estoril Congress Center make donation to two Las Vegas nonprofits bringing support and holiday cheer

New IMEX America show and The Estoril Congress Center make donation to two Las Vegas nonprofits bringing support and holiday cheer

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
IMEX America releases 2012 predictions for US and global events market

IMEX America releases 2012 predictions for US and global events market

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
A breath of fresh air – First edition of IMEX America reinvigorates business with successful new collaborative model

A breath of fresh air – First edition of IMEX America reinvigorates business with successful new collaborative model

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
IMEX America Sustainability Center - big draw for green meeting education and sharing best practices

IMEX America Sustainability Center - big draw for green meeting education and sharing best practices

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
New perspectives on the gender gap from IMEX America’s Women’s Leadership Forum

New perspectives on the gender gap from IMEX America’s Women’s Leadership Forum

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
IMEX America first day off to a flying start in the “city of cities”

IMEX America first day off to a flying start in the “city of cities”

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 to capitalize on unprecedented business opportunities at IMEX America

ICTP to capitalize on unprecedented business opportunities at IMEX America

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
IMEX America Association Day kicks off debut show with strong energy and powerful business focus

IMEX America Association Day kicks off debut show with strong energy and powerful business focus

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
IMEX Chairman named as first ICTP Industry Visionary

IMEX Chairman named as first ICTP Industry Visionary

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
USTA’s Roger Dow to give state of the meetings industry address at IMEX America

USTA’s Roger Dow to give state of the meetings industry address at IMEX America

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
Green Globe App and online Solution Center to launch at IMEX America

Green Globe App and online Solution Center to launch at IMEX America

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
US meetings market and Las Vegas are open for business

US meetings market and Las Vegas are open for business

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
MPS's strategic partnership takes shape

MPS's strategic partnership takes shape

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
Stellar exhibitor lineup brings the US and world to IMEX in Vegas

Stellar exhibitor lineup brings the US and world to IMEX in Vegas

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
Strong education and powerful partnerships are a win for IMEX attendees

Strong education and powerful partnerships are a win for IMEX attendees

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
Over 2000 US and International hosted buyers expected at IMEX America

Over 2000 US and International hosted buyers expected at IMEX America

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
Association Forum of Chicagoland partners with IMEX America

Association Forum of Chicagoland partners with IMEX America

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
IMEX America continues forging high level, value-add partnerships

IMEX America continues forging high level, value-add partnerships

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
IMEX America due to exceed original forecasts

IMEX America due to exceed original forecasts

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
Powerful new partnership announced between IAEE and IMEX America

Powerful new partnership announced between IAEE and IMEX America

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
Site and IMEX America planning ahead for October 2011 in Las Vegas

Site and IMEX America planning ahead for October 2011 in Las Vegas

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
IMEX America leads the way with edutainment New Vision program

IMEX America leads the way with edutainment New Vision program

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
Special pricing for IMEX America now available at Venetian-Palazzo

Special pricing for IMEX America now available at Venetian-Palazzo

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
IMEX America optimism index hints that worst of recession may be over

IMEX America optimism index hints that worst of recession may be over

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
Forecasts set to be exceeded at IMEX America

Forecasts set to be exceeded at IMEX America

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
Professional Convention Management Association to colocate 2011 International Summit at IMEX America

Professional Convention Management Association to colocate 2011 International Summit at IMEX America

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
IMEX America launches first Wild Card Americas program

IMEX America launches first Wild Card Americas program

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
MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

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 America - trade show's unique model to set new benchmark in US

IMEX America - trade show's unique model to set new benchmark in US

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
IMEX America announced as new DMAI Alliance Partner

IMEX America announced as new DMAI Alliance Partner

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
PCMA and IMEX America announce new partnership

PCMA and IMEX America announce new partnership

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
IMEX launches new US show - IMEX America

IMEX launches new US show - IMEX America

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



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