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Event Overview:

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.

About HSMAI:

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.

If the HSMAI's MEET National 2015 - Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/09/2015 - 09/10/2015
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Hospitality
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Hospitality, Tradeshow & Conference Management
Estimated Attendance: 1,400
Audience: Planning Professionals from organizations of every size, representing hotels, resorts, inns, convention and visitors bureaus, technology suppliers, food and equipment providers, and more
Notes: Attendee Statistics:

15% from Associations
20% Independents
20% from Corporations
5% from Non-Profit Organizations
5% from Government
35% from medical, health care, trade show and event management, and other industries, as well as military and education markets
Venue: Marriott Wardman Park
Venue Phone: (202) 328-2000
Venue Type: Indoor - Hotel
Official Conference Hotel:Marriott Wardman Park
Conference Hotel URL:
Event Square Footage:Approximately 200,000 (Past Event)
Show Owner:HSMAI
Show Manager:Questex Media Group, LLC
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' Member $3,725   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Non-Member $4,325   Water: n/a
Prices are subject to change.   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Past Exhibitors:

Active Network, Inc.

Affinia Manhattan

Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau

Alexandria Convention & Visitor Association

Anaheim Marriott

Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County CVB

Arlington Convention & Visitor Services

Association of Meeting Professionals (AMPs)

Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority


Beach House at Hermosa

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels

Best Western International

Boise Convention & Visitors Bureau

Boyd Gaming

Brandywine Conference & Visitors Bureau

Bright White Paper Co/Easyboard

Campus Conference Solutions

City of Hampton - Convention and Visitor Bureau

Colonial Williamsburg Hotels

Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention Industry Council

CruiseOne/The Pollin Group

CVB of Montgomery County, MD

Cvent & CrowdCompass by Cvent

East Coast Entertainment

Elite Meetings International

Emerald Coast Convention Center

Events DC

Georgetown Suites

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center

Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency Washington

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Hilton Worldwide

Historic Hotels of America

Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf

Hotel Mela

Howard County Tourism and Promotion

Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites

Huntsville/Madison County CVB

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

IP Casino Resort Spa

Irving & Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureaus

J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.

Jefferson CVB / New Orleans

Kalahari Resorts

Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants


Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Liaison Capitol Hill

Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau

Loews Hotels

Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

Madison Avenue Signs

Meeting Professionals International

Meetings & Incentive Travel

Meetings Focus

Meetings Michigan

Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

MGM Grand Hotel

Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine

Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Mobile Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Myrtle Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau

New England Society of CVBs

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

NYC & Company

Ocean City Convention Center/Ocean City CVB

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau



Penn State/State College Conference Center & Hotels

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Puerto Rico Convention Bureau

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort

Resort Pavilion

Richmond Region Tourism

San Francisco Travel Association

Schneider Publishing

Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Sheraton La Jolla Hotel


Sioux Falls CVB

Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows

Society of Government Meeting Professionals

Sonesta Collection

Speaking of Adventure

Stowe Mountain Lodge

Terranea Resort

Terry Fator

The Cloister & The Lodge at Sea Island

The Dana on Mission Bay

The Peabody Orlando

The Venetian / The Palazzo / The Sands Expo

Think Green Promos

Town & Country Resort & Convention Center

Travel Portland

Twin City Quarter

UCLA Conference Services

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau

Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau

Virginia Tourism

Visit Baltimore

Visit Denver, The Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visit Indy

Visit Norfolk

Visit Tampa Bay

Visit Tucson

Warwick International Hotels

Washington Redskins Special Events @ FedExField

Wildwoods Convention Center

Wyndham Hotel Group


Sales Contacts:

Victoria Hoehn

Business Development Manager

Send a Message or call 212.895.8268

Chris Correa

Events Services Manager

Send a Message or call 617.219.8374

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