Meetings Industry Events Calendar

Although we make every effort to provide accurate information, some dates and locations are subject to change. Please contact the appropriate organization for any last-minute updates.

2016
January 5-7, 2016
Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)
Emerge Annual Conference
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
317-632-1888
www.rcmaweb.org
January 8-10, 2016
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) Annual Conference
ESPA 2016 Annual Conference
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada
609-799-3712
www.espaonline.org
January 9-13, 2016
RPI (Recognition Professionals International) Annual Conference
Mandalay Bay Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
651-290-7490
www.recognition.org
January 10-13, 2016
PCMA Annual Meeting
Convening Leaders
Vancouver Convention Centre
Vancouver, BC
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
January 12-14, 2016
The Special Event 2016
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
800-927-5007
www.thespecialeventshow.com
January 18-22, 2016
SITE Incentive Summit
Grand Hotel Union
Ljubljana, Slovenia
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
January 25-27, 2016
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS)
JW Marriott and Nokia Theatre at LA LIVE
Los Angeles, CA
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
February 7-9, 2016
MPI European Meetings & Events Conference
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
Copenhagen, Denmark
972-702-3051
www.mpiweb.org
February 8, 2016
Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI)
2016 Annual Conference
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
609-269-2461
www.cspionline.org
February 9, 2016
DMAI Destination & Travel Foundation Annual Gala
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, DC
www.destinationmarketing.org
February 9, 2016
DMAI Destinations Showcase
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
202-296-7888
www.destinationsshowcase.com
February 9-11, 2016
ibtm arabia
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Abu Dhabi, UAE
www.ibtmarabia.com
February 10-11, 2016
Convene
Baltic Sea Region Exhibition for Meetings, Events and Incentives
Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO
Vilnius, Lithuania
www.convene.lt
February 10-12, 2016
The 4th Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA
800-767-9499
www.globalmedicalmeetings.com
February 10-12, 2016
AMC Institute Annual Meeting
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa
Anaheim, CA
215-564-3484
www.amcinstitute.org
February 11-13, 2016
ADMEI Annual Conference
Skirvin Hilton
Oklahoma City, OK
937-586-3727
www.admeinternational.org
February 16, 2016
HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala
New York Marriott Marquis

New York, NY

703-506-3297
www.adrianawards.com
February 17, 2016
HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY

703-506-3297
www.hsmai.org
February 17-19, 2016
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart
Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai, Thailand
www.pata.org
February 22, 2015
MPI Chicago Area Chapter
NEXT Chicago 2016
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL
888-721-8908
www.mpicac.org/next
February 22-24, 2016
Meetings Africa
Sandton Convention Centre
Johannesburg
South Africa
+27 11 431 4126
www.meetingsafrica.co.za
February 22-24, 2016
CGMP Congress
The DoubleTree by Hilton Washington, DC-Crystal City
Arlington, VA
703-549-0892
www.sgmp.org
February 23-24, 2016
AIME - Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo  
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne, Australia
www.aime.com.au
February 25, 2016
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar
February 26-28, 2016
National Speakers Association Winter Conference
Austin Hilton
Austin, TX
480-968-2552
www.nsaspeaker.org
March 2-3, 2016
International Confex
Olympia London
Kensington, London
+44 (0)20 8971 8282
www.international-confex.com
March 2-5, 2016
Incentive Travel Exchange in partnership with SITE
Delano Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
www.incentivetravelexchange.com
March 6-9, 2016
Annual Travel South Showcase
Winston-Salem, NC
404-231-1790
www.travelsouthusa.org
March 8-10, 2016
The International Travel Goods Show
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
www.thetravelgoodsshow.org
March 9-10, 2016
ASAE American Associations Day
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
www.thepowerofa.org/hillvisit
March 9-13, 2016
ITB Berlin
Messe Berlin
Berlin, Germany
www.itb-berlin.com
March 13-15, 2016
ASAE Great Ideas Conference
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, CO
888-950-2723
www.greatideasconference.org
March 13-16, 2016
ACCED-I 36th Annual Conference
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
Portland, OR
970-449-4960
www.acced-i.org
March 16-17, 2016
U.S. Travel Association - Destination Capitol Hill
Washington, DC
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org
March 17, 2016
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
March 17-19, 2016
MPI's Experiential Event Series
SXSW 2016
MPI Certificate Program: Festival Production
Austin, TX
972-702-3051
www.mpiweb.org
March 24, 2016
Trade Show Technology Summit (TSTS)
Irving Convention Center
Irving, TX
Registration: www.mpidfw.org
March 29-31, 2016
World Travel Market Latin America
Expo Center Norte
Sao Paulo, Brazil
www.wtmlatinamerica.com
March 31 - April 3, 2016
Incentive Summit Americas
Viceroy Snowmass
Snowmass Village, Colorado
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
April 3–6, 2016
Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) CEO Summit
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
San Diego, CA
877-937-7476
www.siso.org
April 3-9, 2016
Mountain Travel Symposium
Keystone, CO
949-457-1545
www.mtntrvl.com
April 4-6, 2016
ibtm africa
Cape Town International Conference Centre
Cape Town
South Africa
www.ibtmafrica.com

April 4-8, 2016
Africa Travel Week
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa
www.africatravelweek.com
April 4-9, 2016
Meeting & Incentive Forum Europe
Hosted by Dubai Business Events (DBE) – the Official Convention Bureau
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel
Dubai, UAE
www.mi-forums.com
April 6-7, 2016
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit
Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX
www.wttc.org
April 6-8, 2016
CTW China
The Leading Corporate Travel Management Conference for China
Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing
Shanghai, China
www.corporatetravelworld.com
April 10-12, 2016
Associations Congress 2016
Estrel Convention Center
Berlin, Germany
www.associationcongress.com/ie
April 10-12, 2016
ASAE Great Ideas in Association Management, Asia-Pacific
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
Hong Kong
www.greatideasasiapacific.org
April 11-13, 2016
DMAI CEO Summit
San Juan, Puerto Rico
202-296-7888
www.destinationmarketing.org/ceo-summit
April 11-13, 2016
GBTA Mexico
Bancomer EXPO
Mexico City
+52 55 5295 2793
www.gbta.org
April 14, 2016
Meetings Mean Business Global Meetings Industry Day
#GMID16
202-408-8422
www.meetingsmeanbusiness.com/content/global-meetings-industry-day
April 17-19 2016
Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)
Global Corporate Travel Conference
Renaissance Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX
703-683-5322
https://www.acte.org/allevents.htm
April 18, 2016
SITE Nite Europe
Kameha Suites
Frankfurt, Germany
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
April 18-20, 2016
GBTA Canada Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Center
Toronto, ON
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org
April 19-20, 2016
IACC-Americas Connect - Annual Members Conference
Convene Midtown East
New York, NY
314-993-8575
www.iacconline.org
April 21-23, 2016
DigitalNow Association Leadership Conference
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, FL
www.fusionproductions.com
www.digitalnowconference.com
April 21-23, 2016
ISES Global Event Summit
Gleneagles Resort, Glasgow and Edinburgh
Scotland
800-688-ISES
partnerships@ises.com
April 25-28, 2016
The Exhibit & Event Marketers Association (E2MA)
Red Diamond Congress
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, FL
541-317-8768
www.e2ma.org
April 26-28, 2016
Rewards and Recognition Expo
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, FL
www.RewardsandRecognitionExpo.com
April 27, 2016
PCMA Education Foundation Visionary Awards
Washington, DC
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
April 28, 2016
ASAE Springtime Expo and ASAE Foundation Events
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
www.springtimeexpo.com
May 1-7, 2016
U.S. Travel Association - National Travel and Tourism Week
Nationwide
Markette Sheppard
202-218-3608
msheppard@ustravel.org
May 7-9, 2016
INDABA 2016
Durban Exhibition Centre
Durban, South Africa
+27 11 483 2501/21
www.indaba-southafrica.co.za
May 10-11, 2016

ASAE 2015 Finance, HR & Business Operations Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
www.fhrboc.org
May 11-14, 2016
International Tourism Expo
Puerto Rico
etipuertorico.com
May 17, 2016
AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards 
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
May 17-18, 2016
AH&LA Legislative Action Summit
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
May 17-19, 2016
SGMP 34th Annual National Education Conference & Expo
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
San Diego, CA
703-549-0892
www.sgmp.org
May 18-21, 2016
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit
Dusit Thani Guam Resort
Guam, USA
www.pata.org
June 1, 2016
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum
Washington, DC
703-979-4841
www.eceforum.com
June 1-5, 2016
IRF Annual Incentive Invitational
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
Las Vegas, NV
703-651-8189
invitational.theirf.org
June 2-5, 2016
PCMA Education Foundation Partnership Summit
Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
Braselton, Georgia
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
June 11-14, 2016
MPI 2015 World Education Congress
Atlantic City Waterfront Conference Center
Atlantic City, NJ
972-702-3051
www.mpiweb.org
June 13-14, 2016
ASAE Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
www.asaecenter.org/mmcc
June 14-16, 2016
The Meetings Show U.K.
Olympia, London
www.themeetingsshow.com
June 15-17, 2016
ibtm america
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, TN
www.ibtmamerica.com
June 18-22, 2016
U.S. Travel Association - IPW
New Orleans, LA
202-408-8422
www.ipw.com
June 21–24, 2016
Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange
in partnership with SITE
InterContinental Cartagena de Indias
Cartagena, Colombia
www.latintravelexchange.com
June 22-24, 2016
FICP Education Forum
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay, CA
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com
June 26-29, 2016
PCMA 2016 Education Conference
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
St. Louis, MO
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
June 30, 2016
Large Show Roundtable
Orlando, FL
www.lippmanconnects.com/lsr
July 3-6, 2016
AIPC - the International Association of Congress Centres
Annual Conference and 58th General Assembly
Nantes, France
www.aipc.org
July 10-13, 2016
Resort Hotel Association Annual Conference
Pebble Beach Resorts - The Inn at Spanish Bay
Pebble Beach, CA
804-525-2020
www.rhainsure.com
July 13-15, 2016
FSAE Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
Bonita Springs, FL
850-222-7994
www.fsae.org
July 16-20, 2016
GBTA Convention 2016
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org/convention
July 21-24, 2016
HGA Global Forum
Turnberry Isle Miami
Miami, FL
702-798-0000
hosts-global.com
July 23-26, 2016
VenueConnect
IAVM 91st Annual Conference & Trade Show
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN
972-906-7441
www.iavm.org
July 23-26, 2016
Influence 2016
National Speakers Association
JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Phoenix, AZ
480-968-2552
www.nsaspeaker.org
July 28, 2016
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com
July 31-August 3, 2016
DMAI 101st Annual Convention
Minneapolis, MN
202-296-7888
www.destinationmarketing.org/dmai-annual-convention
August 9-11, 2016
Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) Leadership Conference
Cleveland, OH
877-937-7476
www.siso.org
August 11-13, 2016
ILEA Live - International Live Events Association
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, TX
800-688-4737
www.ileahub.com
August 13-16, 2016

ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2016
Salt Lake City, UT
888-950-2723
www.asaeannualmeeting.org
August 16-17, 2016
IncentiveWorks
Canada’s Meetings & Events Show
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
Toronto, ON
www.meetingscanada.com/incentiveworks
August 18-20, 2016
FICP Summer Symposium
InterContinental Toronto Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada 
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com
August 25, 2016
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
August 27-30, 2016
U.S. Travel Association - ESTO
Boca Raton, FL
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org
August 28-31, 2016
AH&LEF Golf Classic
Pinehurst Resort
Pinehurst, NC  
 202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
August 29-September 1, 2016
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange CMITE)
Hilton Barbados Resort
Bridgetown, Barbados
caribbean.incentivetravelexchange.com
August 30-September 1, 2016
La Cita de las Americas
Trump National Doral Miami
Miami, FL
904-533 –9300
www.lacitaamericas.com
September 7-8, 2016
ibtm latin america
Centro Banamex
Mexico City, Mexico
www.ibtmlatinamerica.com
September 7-8, 2016
ibtm china
China National Convention Centre
Beijing, China
www.cibtm.com
September 7-8, 2016
HSMAI MEET National
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
914-421-3270
www.MEETConference.com
September 7-9, 2016
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart
Jakarta, Indonesia
www.pata.org
September 16-18, 2016
2016 CMP Conclave
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
571-527-3116
www.conventionindustry.org
September 20-23, 2016
The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) 2016
Belgrade, Serbia
events@wysetc.org
www.wystc.org
September 22-23, 2016
Business Meetings Travel and Technology Expo
Javits Center
New York, NY
212-956-4720
bmtte.com
September 27-29, 2016
IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific
Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld
Bangkok, Thailand
www.itcma.com
www.corporatetravelworld.com
September 28-30, 2016
FICP Fall Symposium 
Fairmont Banff Springs
Banff, AB, Canada
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com
September 28-October 1, 2016
SITE Classic
La Quinta Resort & Club
La Quinta, California
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
September 29, 2016
Large Show Roundtable
New Orleans, LA
www.lippmanconnects.com/lsr
October 17, 2016
SITE Nite North America
Las Vegas, Nevada
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
October 18-20, 2016
IMEX America
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
Sands Expo & Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
+44 1273 227311
www.imexamerica.com
October 19-21, 2016
ITB Asia
Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
www.itb-asia.com
October 20, 2016
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar
November 5-8, 2016
SITE Global Conference
Westin Playa Bonita
Panama City, Panama
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
November 9-12, 2016
FICP Annual Conference
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com
November 12-16, 2016
55th ICCA Congress
Kuching, Malaysia
+31203981902
www.iccaworld.com
November 17, 2016
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
November 23-25, 2016
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) New Tourism Frontiers Forum
Cox’s Bazar
Bangladesh
www.pata.org
November 29-December 1, 2016
ibtm world
Fira Gran Via
Barcelona, Spain
www.ibtmworld.com
November 30-December 2, 2016
Florida Encounter
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Orlando, FL
www.floridaencounter.com
encounter@visitflorida.org
December 6-8, 2016
Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2016
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
www.myexpoexpo.com
December 12-14, 2016
ASAE Technology Conference and Expo
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
888-950-2723
www.technologyconference.org

 

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