The Events Industry Council (EIC)- the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards- has opened applications for its Hosted Buyer Programme for IMEX America, which will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas 9-11 November 2021. 

As part of their experience, EIC Hosted Buyers will be able to enjoy exclusive content and sessions personally delivered by EIC, networking opportunities and full access to IMEX America. 

In addition, successful applicants will receive: 

  • Complimentary flights (from within the US) 
  • Complimentary accommodation 
  • Complimentary support services before, during and after the event 
  • Access to a range of exclusive sessions which qualify for Certified Meeting Profession (CMP) continuing education clock hours 

Amy Calvert (Chief Executive Officer, EIC) said: “After more than a year away from IMEX we are excited to open our Hosted Buyer programme. We have seen an increased focus on personal development and learning over the past year, so we have created exclusive education sessions for our hosted buyers which will qualify for CMP clock hours. It has been a difficult year for the entire industry, and we are certainly looking forward to attending the show and rekindling with our colleagues and forming new relationships.”  

IMEX America 2021 is expected to attract more than 3,500 exhibitors including destinations, venues and suppliers from 155 countries. In addition, there will be more than 180 education sessions focused on the IMEX America show themes – nature; event tech; wellbeing; live and experiential, and CSR and sustainability. 

To register your interest click here.