See you in Vegas, IMEX is here!

Oct 12 2018

IMEX America 2018, is fast approaching. Sin City is the vibrant host of this year’s event and the IMEX teams have gone all out to bring the tribes together. Attendees, hosted buyers, sponsors, and exhibitors are in for few unforgettable days.


NEWS FLASH!!

Be one of the first to read our press release about this exciting new partnership



Talking about bringing tribes together, at Meetingmax we are dedicated to helping event planners bring their tribes together and are excited to announce our partnership with Aventri (formerly etouches).
We know your focus is on creating exceptional events to successfully support, connect and grow your tribe and knowing that there is a strong partnership between two event software specialists gives you more options for housing and registration.
While Meetingmax and Aventri have worked together in the past, this now formalized collaboration deepens the level of integration and provides more benefits to event planners without them being tied down to a single supplier.
Don’t miss this opportunity to find out more about how this collaboration between two trusted suppliers can benefit you and your business. Semerick Manhas, Business Development Manager, will be at the Aventri booth F1664, along with the Aventri team to give you all the insight you desire.

Semerick will be joined by Meetingmax’s Jeff Duncan (CEO) and Fara Curry (Senior Housing Manager) who are both attending as hosted buyers sponsored by Hilton Worldwide and Accor Hotel Group.

Here are a few items on the agenda that the Meetingmax team recommends:


Monday 15th October 2018
10:00 – 11:00 AM
If you’re a senior planner with more than 8 years experience be sure to catch Susan Roberts from Sharper Innovation as she explores how to adapt to various barriers and become more innovative, agile and inspired.

Tuesday 16th October 2018
All Day Exhibitor Event, F1664 Aventri – Be among the first to test out our Connector putting green! Show us how you #connectbetter as you putt your way through our course. Prizes will be given out for those lucky enough to hit a hole-in-one!

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Key Note Speaker Kelly McDonald has insight on how to work with and lead people unlike you. Employees are under constant pressure to create diverse and inclusive workplaces and still focus on business growth and profitability.

1:00 – 1:30 PM
With all the hype and concerns around the larger hotel chains announcing their commission cuts, this is a session you don’t want to miss. Jonathan Howe delves deeper and also give insight on how to appreciate both sides of the process.

1:30 – 2:15 PM
It’s always a good idea to get other perspectives on the key trends in the event industry. Join Milton Rivera from American Express Meetings and Events to understand more about what will be trending in 2019

4:30 – 6:00 PM
It’s Happy Hour time with Women in Events. Join AWE, The Event Tech Tribe and Women in Event Technology for this happy hour celebration in booth F1464!

Wednesday 16th October 2018
All Day Exhibitor Event, F1664 Aventri – Be among the first to test out our Connector putting green! Show us how you #connectbetter as you putt your way through our course. Prizes will be given out for those lucky enough to hit a hole-in-one!

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Deep Dive session-Understanding contracts: Watch out for those clauses! Even if you think you are a contract expert be sure to brush up on your contract best practices. Small details can often be missed and Jonathan Howe teaches how to keep an eye out for those pesky changes that could cause issues.

1:30 – 3:30 PM
While we are on the topic of hotel contracts be sure to catch some one on one time with Alyssa Perna, an expert in managing budgets, commercial events and negotiating vendor agreements including hotel contracts.

4:00 – 4:30 PM
3 Ways to Uncover the Attendee Journey sold out?? Don’t miss your chance to attend a repeat of this sold out session at our booth by our VP of Digital Innovation, Brian Friedman. Sign up now!

And then…

IT’S PARTY TIME

Join Fara, Jeff, and Semerick along with partners and friends at Drais nightclub for the MPI Foundation Rendezvous. With world class DJ’s and open bar, we hope to see you all there ready to celebrate because a little party never hurt anyone!
See you all soon!