Dec 22 2015

Join MCI As Our Guest for IMEX Frankfurt 2016

IMEX 2016

The world’s leading international meetings marketplace is marking its 14th Anniversary with an earlier date in April for 2016. As always IMEX Frankfurt is going to be another incredible experience. Over the years, IMEX has become the leader in  the ever-changing face of the meetings industry.  Constantly evolving and with a firm finger on the pulse of all the breaking news and trends, this show really puts you at the center of the action and MCI is inviting you to attend as our guest.

Every year record numbers of international meeting planners and association executives attend IMEX, the essential worldwide exhibition for meetings and incentive travel – featuring IMEX Association Day & Evening, a dedicated education and networking day for association executives.

Association Day – April 18, 2016

During this special day of education and seminars, IMEX explores key topics and new developments within association management. Association executives are most welcome at Association Day.  Open to all levels of association executive registered to attend IMEX, Association Day offers a VIP opportunity to invest in yourself and your association. A free afternoon of education at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel, is co-delivered by ICCA, PCMA and ASAE and hosted by Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Followed by a networking reception, Association Evening hosted by Marriott Frankfurt.

In 2015, Association Day attracted over 300 association executives from nearly 40 countries.


Join MCI @ IMEX 2016 – Hosted Buyer Benefits

imex show floor

Year after year, attendees comment that is it the show where business gets done. The atmosphere is almost electric with exhibitors, buyers and visitors alike all “charged up”.  This is where major senior executives from the global meeting services arena meet association leaders to discuss proposals and complete deals.

3,500 exhibitors come to IMEX each year (including tourist boards, convention bureaus, international hotel chains, airlines and destination management companies). They’re poised to do business with the 9,000 visitors (including almost 4,000 hosted buyers) who attend during three energetic and very inspirational days.


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In 2016, MCI would like to extend an invitation to our US-based association colleagues to be our guest at IMEX.

The IMEX association hosted buyer program offers the following exclusive benefits:

  • Attendance at IMEX 2016 and IMEX Association Day and Evening on Monday, April 18th, the day before the exhibition opens in Frankfurt.

  • Economy flights

  • Accommodations in specially selected 4 or 5 star hotels

  • Ground transfers within Frankfurt from the airport to hotel and to the exhibition

  • Hosted Buyer Lounge access, with complimentary WI-fi and other services

  • Dedicated support team before and during the show

  • Access to over 200 educational sessions throughout the 3 days


To qualify for MCI’s Guest IMEX  Hosted Buyer Program you must be responsible for planning, organizing, recommending or making financial decisions for events outside the Unitedimex 2015 show stats 2 States.


Most people will attend from April 18-21 in order to attend Association Day and the exhibition, but for those who would like to attend the exhibition only, that is possible. The exhibition runs from Tuesday, April 19 to Thursday, April 21. Please state your travel preferences during the registration process.

Please follow this link to be a part of  MCI’s Guest IMEX 2016 Hosted Buyer Program.

Attending IMEX 2016 and IMEX Association Day will be the best decision you make this year.

If you have questions, please contact Theresa DeConinck at [email protected].



About the author

Peter Turner

As MCI's Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies. Over the past 30 years I have served three associations (ASAE, MPI and IEEE Computer Society) as a leader of business, product and partnership development.

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