3 Reasons African Event Planners Must Attend IMEX America

IMEX America is the largest trade show for event planners. Here are 5 reasons you must attend

Gallivant Africa

IMEX America is happening at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas (USA), September 10-12, 2019. Trade shows can be quite boring after the first day or two. You see the same crowd, linger around the same stands and hope the scheduled talks don’t put you to sleep. Events for the regulars need to deliver a great experience, plus carry the responsibility of educating peers how to innovate. IMEX has not let its audience down yet.

Event Innovation Lab

It’s described as an immersive event planning training workshop aimed at high-performance agencies and corporate event teams looking to inject innovation into their events. It brings the latest technology and trends in the event industry at the most challenging event environments.

Online Inspiration Hub

By putting buyers and top notch suppliers in one room, IMEX sparks innovation, inspiration and serendipitous education experiences. This is also reflected online where the newly launched Online Inspiration Hub will give you the freshest news and commentary about the event planning industry.

Jam Packed Agenda

Content is grouped into 10 tracks including business skills, creative learning, personal development, technology, and trends and research. IMEX America features daily keynote and masterclass presentations. These sessions, focused on hot topics within the meetings and events industry, will kick off each day of the event.

Education tracks include:
  • Business Skills
  • Creative Learning
  • Diversity
  • General Education
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Risk Management/Compliance
  • Senior Planner Skills
  • Sustainability
  • Technology/Social Media
  • Trends and Research

Plus, its a great way to learn international standards of excellence to boost the quality of organized events in Africa. This is turn will draw the much needed business tourists!

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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