Fall is always a colossal time of the year for event shows, and this year it’s more important than ever. As the industry recovers and emerges from a pandemic, we’re more excited than ever to be exhibiting at IMEX 2021.
Dubbed “the heartbeat of the global business events community”, this year’s IMEX will be hosted in the lucky city of Las Vegas. In this blog, you can learn everything you need to know about IMEX America and what you can expect from the three-day event.
What is IMEX 2021?
Hosted annually, IMEX America is the global conference for incentive travel, meetings, and events. With powerful educational sessions tailored to attendee learning preferences, it’s an ideal opportunity to get the latest industry knowledge. IMEX 2021 will also include ground-breaking keynotes from industry speakers and endless possibilities to connect with like-minded peers.
It really is a must-attend industry event for business professionals!
Where: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas Convention Center
When: 9th – 11th November 2021
In September 2021, President Biden announced that America would finally open its doors to a whole host of vaccinated people from around the world. This list includes the UK, Europe, and China. Updates regarding COVID-19 and travel restrictions can change at any time, so keep your eyes on the IMEX page for more information.
Let’s take a closer look at the lineup for IMEX America 2021!
What Can You Expect to Experience at IMEX America?
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Innovative Show Themes
Every year, the IMEX America convention divides its offerings into a selection of show themes to add variety and excitement to the event. No matter who you are or what business you’re running, these topics and talking points are bound to appeal to everyone.
At IMEX 2021, you can expect to hear more about:
Compelling Speakers and Sessions
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Conventions like IMEX 2021 are the perfect place for business professionals to hear about their industry’s latest and greatest innovations. Embedded into this year’s incredible selection of themes, you can also expect to encounter a vast array of keynote speakers and engaging sessions.
Whether you’re looking for fresh inspiration, bright thought-leadership, or much-needed motivation, this is the place to find it.
Some speaking highlights at this year’s IMEX America include:
- Physician, author, and global social entrepreneur Dr. Shimi Kang
- Daybreaker CEO and Chief Community Architect Radha Agrawal
- Author and socialnomics thought leader Erik Qualman
As well as some bold keynote speakers, IMEX 2021 also has a great selection of interactive sessions on offer. Experience empowerment like never before at She Means Business. Discover fresh ideas at the Association Leadership Forum. Get inspired to take the next step in your events career at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum.
The possibilities really are endless!
Take a closer look at the IMEX Las Vegas schedule here.
Looking for a great place to do some serious networking? IMEX 2021 is the place to do it. As well as a whole host of speakers and sessions, there will also be dedicated and casual opportunities to meet like-minded professionals.
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Whether you’re an avid party-goer or prefer a more active form of networking, the IMEX Las Vegas schedule has something for everyone. You can chat to potential partners during the #IMEXRun or blend with other event geeks at the SITE Nite North America. There’s even an MPI Foundation Rendezvous for a night of iconic Las Vegas fun.
What Can You Expect From Our Aventri Session and Exhibit?
We couldn’t be more excited to be attending this year’s IMEX America. After a year of virtual connections, our entire team can’t wait to meet people in person to share our vision.
Our Live Session
On Thursday 11th November at 2:30 pm, our Global Head of Training, Madeleine Monaghan, will host our Communicating with Cultural Flexibility session. In a conversational style, we’ll explore precisely what it means to be flexible in our approach to relationships with all stakeholders, especially in our meetings. We’ll get to grips with understanding cultural resonance and how to perfect our communication skills with cultural flexibility at the center of our focus.
By attending, you can expect these outcomes:
- Honing your skills for communicating across cultures
- Developing your understanding of cultural resonance
- Building your awareness of your own cultural flexibility
Our Booth Exhibit
As well as the session led by our Global Training Director, you’ll also find us at our Aventri booth where we’ll exhibit our latest products and services.
We would love to see you there! Get in touch with us today to book a one-to-one meeting with our experts and start the conversation.
Can Students Attend IMEX America?
YES – and it’s an incredible opportunity to kickstart your career too.
Suppose you’re entering your final year of a hospitality, event, or tourism management course. In that case, the Future Leaders Forum is a unique and free opportunity for you to gain expert insight into the meetings industry.
You’ll get the chance to learn from and connect with inspirational industry experts and fellow students over the two-day program. During the event, you’ll make valuable industry contacts, benefit from high-quality education and visit one of the biggest meeting markets in the world – the IMEX America show floor!
So, that’s everything you need to know about IMEX 2021. We can’t wait to showcase our all-in-one events platform and the exceptional benefits it has to offer the world of business. Find us at IMEX or visit our website to discover Aventri.