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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:

Let MEET National introduce you to the event pros you want to meet in an environment conducive to doing real business. This is the preeminent MICE industry event, attracting over 1,000 highly qualified government, association, corporate and independent meeting and event planners annually.

One-to-One Appointments, Open Trade Show Floor.
We do everything we can to make sure you meet the right people with tools that can be used to communicate with prospects as well as make appointments! And if you’re too busy, we can even arrange the appointments for you via our special concierge service! Ask your salesperson for more details.

The event schedule is designed so that you can be with your prospects at all functions - including attending conference sessions at no additional charge! Plus, none of the sessions will take place while the show floor is open, enabling uninterrupted face time with all attendees. You’ll receive a minimum of six one-to-one appointments, as well as unlimited opportunities throughout the day.

Make Missed Opportunities a Thing of the Past.
No other industry event offers as many opportunities to connect with your prospective clients in two days - on the tradeshow floor, during one-to-one appointments, at educational sessions, and during our many networking events.We’ll connect you with the planners you’re looking to meet, and you do the rest. We can even assist you with your postevent follow-up if you like.

Qualified, Qualified, Qualified.
Nearly HALF of MEET National attendees have some type of meetings certification! And if they don’t yet - they will. They attend this event for valuable CEUs to further their careers. Our planners tell us that education is their number one goal for this conference!

If you’re looking for planners who organize, influence, plan or recommend meeting program purchases, MEET National is where you need to be!

Why you must exhibit at MEET National:
Over 1,000 qualified meeting and event planners eager to do business.
 wo-day expo to meet planners via busy show floor.
 Pre-arranged one-to-one appointments with planners YOU CHOOSE!
Upgrade to Concierge Service to have us schedule your one-to-one meetings for you!
Conference programmed by MPI, DMAI, SGMP and CIC.
Ability to participate in any/all conference sessions at no additional charge. No sessions will conflict with show floor hours.

NEW in 2016!
New location for optimal show floor and conference layout.
Fresh, intuitive expo floor plan.
More time to network including 1:1 appointments, open show floor, receptions and no sessions running during expo hours.
Concierge service - let us arrange your meetings for you!
Revitalized conference featuring industry innovations and interactive sessions to keep you one step ahead.

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.

Don't wait to register for the HSMAI's MEET National 2016 - Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/07/2016 - 09/08/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/07/2016 - 09/08/2016
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Wed. 12:30pm - 2:30pm; Thur. 10am - 1pm
First Move-In Date: 09/06/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Hospitality
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Hospitality, Marketing, Tradeshow & Conference Management
Estimated Attendance: 1,100
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: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Venue Phone: (202) 249-3000
Venue Type: Indoor - Hotel
Official Conference Hotel:Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Conference Hotel URL:
Event Square Footage:Approximately 200,000 (Past Event)
Show Owner:Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
Show Manager:Questex Media Group, LLC
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details:

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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2016 Exhibitor List:

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


Sponsor Contacts:

Victoria Hoehn, Business Development Manager
E: • Ph: 212.895.8268

Michael Driscoll, VP, Business Development
E: • Ph: 212.895.8411

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