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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.
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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.
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.
|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|
|Other Industries:||Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Hospitality, Marketing, Tradeshow & Conference Management|
|Audience:||Planning Professionals from organizations of every size, representing hotels, resorts, inns, convention and visitors bureaus, technology suppliers, food and equipment providers, and more|
15% from Associations
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:||http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasdt-washington-marriott-wardma...|
|Event Square Footage:||Approximately 200,000 (Past Event)|
|Show Owner:||Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)|
|Show Manager:||Questex Media Group, LLC|
|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:
Active Network, Inc.
Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau
Alexandria Convention & Visitor Association
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
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
Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency Washington
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
Historic Hotels of America
Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf
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
Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
Liaison Capitol Hill
Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Madison Avenue Signs
Meeting Professionals International
Meetings & Incentive Travel
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
Richmond Region Tourism
San Francisco Travel Association
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
Speaking of Adventure
Stowe Mountain Lodge
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
Twin City Quarter
UCLA Conference Services
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau
Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visit Denver, The Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visit Tampa Bay
Warwick International Hotels
Washington Redskins Special Events @ FedExField
Wildwoods Convention Center
Wyndham Hotel Group