I will be attending IMEX as a:
Buyer (Meeting, Conference Event Planner)
Please select the option which best describes your attendance requirements for IMEX
Academic Faculty Select this option if you are attending IMEX to research the Meetings and Events Industry or source information to assist academic learning.
Administrative Faculty Select this option if you plan meetings or conferences and are attending IMEX to look for new suppliers and source information to assist you in planning meetings and conferences for academic institutions.
Other Faculty Type
Would you like to receive more information about the Faculty Engagement Program* during IMEX?
* The IMEX-IAEE Faculty Engagement program brings faculty and industry professionals together for an open discussion on current
industry topics and to share best practices. There is an opportunity to submit papers exploring innovation in the meetings, exhibitions, events and
Please answer the following questions and then click 'Next >'
Please select the Academic Faculty position that best describes your main role:
Select a positionAssistant ProfessorAssociate ProfessorDeanDepartment ChairFull ProfessorLecturerLibrarianPresidentResearcherSenior TeacherTeacherVice PresidentOther
Please select the type of College/University you represent:
Select a College/University TypeCommunity CollegeIvy LeagueLiberal Arts CollegePrivate / Independent UniversityResearch UniversityState UniversityOther
To give you buyer status and access to the appointment system, we need to make sure you are a bona fide planner and organiser.
Please list up to 3 events you have arranged in the past 18 months.
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Your Contact Information
Confirm Email Address
Title (Mr, Mrs, etc.)
MrMrsMissMsDrProfProf Dr or
First Name / Given Birth Name
Surname / Family Name
How long have you worked in the Meetings/Events Industry?
Less than 1 year1 to 2 years3 to 5 years6 to 10 years11 to 20 yearsMore than 20 yearsN/A
Please select your age using one of these ranges:
18 to 2425 to 3435 to 4445 to 5455 to 6465 or overN/A
For your security, please provide the first 2 letters of the town or city of your birth:
Please provide your company details
What is your position?
Chairman / CEO / MDDirector / Senior ManagementOwner / PartnerAccount / Event Manager / Meeting PlannerExecutive / PASecretary
Company or Association Name in full
Company Address 1
Company Address 2
Company State / County
Select a US StateALABAMA
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
Or non-US State
Company ZIP / Postcode
Select a countryAfghanistan
Bosnia & Herzegovina
British West Indies
Central African Republic
Cocos (keeling) Islands
French West Indies
Heard And Mcdonald Islands
Mariana Islands (northern)
Papua New Guinea
Republic Of Guinea
Sao Tome And Principe
St Kitts & Nevis
St Martin - St Maarten
St Vincent & The Grenadin
Timor-leste (formerly East Timor)
Trinidad And Tobago
Turks And Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
Vatican City State (holy See)
Virgin Islands (british)
Virgin Islands (u.s.)
Wallis And Futuna Islands
Company Telephone No.
Cell/Mobile Telephone No.(Please do not use brackets, leading zeros or spaces):
I work for/my company is:
Association / Government Organization:
Corporate Client / Company:
Incentive House/ Agency/ Third Party:
The number of employees working in the organisation in the meeting industry is (approximately)
My responsibilities include:
please check all that apply
Managing internal meeting planning team:
Managing external planning agencies:
Planning major or high level meetings/ events:
Managing consolidation of meetings program:
Procurement for national/ international or annual agreements:
Measuring ROI or business results of meetings:
Event marketing related activities:
Collaboration with travel management on combined opportunities:
Other (please specify):
What type of Association?
Professional (including Trade Association):
PCO Organizing International Association Events:
Association Management Company:
In which region(s) do you hold events in?
Middle East & Africa:
South America & Caribbean:
I would be interested in a day of specialist education as part of the programme
Are you the leader of your corporation's meetings/events program?please select one only
Yes, I oversee the corporation's entire meetings program
Yes, I oversee a division of the meetings program
Yes, I oversee the meetings program in a procurement role
Other (please explain)
Incentive House/agency type
PR / Marketing / Advertising Agency:
Sales Promotion Agency:
Professional Congress/ Convention Organizer:
Events and Conference Management:
Outbound Travel Agent:
DMC / Tour Operator:
Venue Finding / Site Selection Service:
Other (please specify):
What is your business activity?
Electronic / Communications / Computer / IT:
Pharmaceutical / Medical / Chemical:
Food / Beverage / Tobacco:
Engineering / Building / Industrial Goods:
Financial / Insurance / Banking / Legal:
Travel / Tourism:
Media / Publishing:
Sports / Sporting Events:
Type of event
Conference / Meeting:
Staff Training / Seminars / Team Building:
Social / Special / Sports Events:
Exhibitions / Trade Shows:
Your answers to these questions will determine the type and number of exhibitors who will contact you to schedule appointments.
Please only select the US States / Geographical Regions and Product Areas that represent the exhibitors you want to see at IMEX America.
 In which geographical areas are you interested?
Please select the US Regions you are interested in:
Northeast - All
Midwest - All
South - All
West - All
South / Central America:
Eastern Europe / CIS:
 In which product areas are you interested ?
please check any that apply
Please select the types of Air Travel you are interested in:
Air Travel - Airline
Air Travel - Air Charter
Audio Visual Services:
Conference Venue / Center:
Please select the sizes of Conference Venues / Centers you are interested in:
Conference Venue / Center - Capacity up to 200
Conference Venue / Center - Capacity up to 500
Conference Venue / Center - Capacity up to 1000
Conference Venue / Center - Capacity over 1000
Convention & Visitor Bureau
Destination Management Company:
Education / Training Provider:
Event Management Specialist / PCO:
Hotel / Hotel Chain:
Please select the sizes of Hotel / Hotel Chain you are interested in:
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Rooms up to 100
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Rooms up to 250
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Rooms up to 500
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Rooms up to 1000
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Rooms over 1000
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Gaming Resort
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Golf Resort
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Health Resort / Spa Resort
Hotel / Hotel Chain - Ski Resort
Incentives / Teambuilding Organizer:
Incentive Gifts / Products:
Please select the types of Publications you are interested in:
Special Event Venue (non-hotel):
Please select the types of Technology Provider you are interested in:
Technology Provider - Mobile Apps
Technology Provider - Registration
Technology Provider - Social Media
Technology Provider - Software/Online Solutions
Technology Provider - Video
Please select the types of Tourist Office you are interested in:
Tourist Office - City Tourist Office
Tourist Office - Regional Tourist Office
Tourist Office - National Tourist Office
Other ( please specify ):
These are the 3 reasons for me to be at IMEX:
Ideas and inspiration
Find new suppliers/vendors
Meet with my current suppliers/vendors
Other (please specify):
SMART Monday, Powered by MPI, offers a full day of free cutting-edge professional education delivered by a variety of industry organisations for all buyers, visitors and suppliers.
You will be automatically registered for SMART Monday by ticking this box.
The full education listing is available from 15 August on the IMEX America website.
What is your responsibility level for venues or events?
Plan / Organize:
Average attendance at your largest national event
1 - 25
26 - 50
51 - 100
101 - 250
250 - 500
Average attendance at your largest international event
251 - 500
Annual budget for meetings / incentives
up to $100,000
$100,000 - $250,000
$250,000 - $500,000
$500,000 - $1 million
$1 million - $5 million
$5 million - $10 million
$10 million +
Please be aware that access for students to the IMEX America 2018 trade show is available only
on Thursday, October 18. Only students attending the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum may access the hall on
prior days. Student access to the IMEX America trade show is strictly monitored and students should be aware
that IMEX America is a business oriented trade show where buyers and exhibitors have pre-arranged business
appointments. We ask students entering the hall to respect our exhibitors' business needs at all
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I agree to the Liability Waiver, click here to view.
By participating in IMEX America, you grant IMEX America the right to use images, your name/title/company
name and/or biography, taken as photographs, written and/or video material at IMEX America, and reproduce
them in IMEX educational, news or promotional materials, whether in print, electronic or other media,
including the IMEX websites and social media.
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