Welcome to MEET National, held September 9-10, 2015 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington DC, the industry's preeminent hosted conference and showcase connecting meeting planners with premier suppliers! Through pre-scheduled, one-to-one appointments combined with valuable conference content and time for networking with suppliers and your peers, you’ll get the face time you need to build strong relationships and strategic partnerships to move your business forward. Just show up with plenty of business cards and come ready to learn and expand your network.
Exhibitor / Supplier Information:
As a leading, comprehensive annual event for meeting professionals, HSMAI's MEET is the largest of its kind bringing together thousands of planners from every market segment, making these events the year's most cost effective opportunity to develop new leads and land new clients.Decision-makers come from every market imaginable: Corporations, Associations, Non-Profits, Government, Health-Care, Military, Independent Planners and more!
HSMAI’s MEET relies on support from our industry suppliers to continue the momentum as the premiere conference for meeting and event professional.Sponsorships not only spotlight you as an industry supplier, yet it increases your visibility as an industry supporter. Based on your company’s budget, sponsorships are fully customizable...ranging from pre-event marketing to becoming an Industry Partner.
MEET National is the perfect event for suppliers looking to meet highly qualified professionals. Suppliers looking to attend can maximize their time and return on investment during two days of focused meetings while making lasting relationships with key planners. If you’re looking for planners who organize, influence, plan or recommend meeting program purchases, you are welcome to apply for one of the limited supplier positions. The format of MEET National is unique - the best of all worlds.
Traditional trade show - showcasing a wide variety of suppliers to our over 800 attendees.
Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings - for those suppliers and buyers who want to be sure they see exactly who they want to see - in addition to the remaining attendees who may be looking for you…
Keynote and robust conference program open to all - suppliers and planner
Let the MEET events introduce you to the planners you need to meet with - in a professional business environment - conducive to doing real business.
MEET Conference Attendees:
Have hefty buying power. Attendees boast $1.5 billion in collective annual budgets.
Are selective about events. Nearly 60% attend no other industry event - only HSMAI’s MEET!
Focus on the bottom line. Over 90% attend specifically to search out new properties, destinations, products or services.
HSMAI is a global organization of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a leading voice for both hospitality and sales, marketing, and revenue management disciplines, as well as connecting its members with customers. Founded in the United States in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprised of nearly 7,000 members from 35 countries and chapters worldwide. The HSMAI Foundation was established in 1983 to serve as the research and educational arm of HSMAI.