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.

2018
January 5-7, 2018
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) Annual Conference
‘We’re Rockin’ Nashville’ Celebrates ESPA’s 30th Anniversary
ESPA 2018 Annual Conference
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
Nashville, TN
609-799-3712

www.espaonline.org
January 7–10, 2018
Professional Convention Management Association
PCMA Annual Meeting
Convening Leaders
Music City Center
Nashville, TN
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
January 9–11, 2018
European Mountain Travel Summit
Centre De Congres Le Regent
Crans-Montana, Switzerland
www.europemts.com
January 12-14, 2018
SITE + MPI Global Forum
Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria
Rome, Italy
www.siteglobal.com/sitempiglobalforum
January 21-23, 2018
FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners) Winter Symposium
Revere Hotel
Boston, MA
https://www.ficpnet.com/Connect/Events
January 22-24, 2018
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit ALIS Conference
JW Marriott at L.A. Live
Los Angeles, California
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
January 29-30, 2018
GBTA Leadership Summit
Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, OR
gbta.org
January 30–February 1, 2018
The Special Event 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
800-927-5007
www.thespecialeventshow.com
January 30–February 1, 2018
Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)
Emerge Annual Conference
CenturyLink Center
Omaha, NE
317-632-1888
www.rcmaweb.org
January 30-February 1, 2018
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
Caribbean Travel Marketplace
San Juan, Puerto Rico
786-476-8623
www.chtamarketplace.com
February 1, 2018
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
City Club of Washington
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
February 5-7, 2018
ibtm Arabia
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
West Corniche
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
http://www.ibtmarabia.com/
February 7-9, 2018
2018 AMC Institute Annual Meeting
Pan Pacific Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
www.amcinstitute.org
February 8 - 10, 2018
ADMEI Annual Conference
Renaissance Hotel Chicago Downtown
937-586-3727
Chicago, IL, USA
http://www.admeinternational.org/aws/ADME/pt/sp/conference
February 11-12, 2018
CSPI ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004
http://cspionline.org/annual-conference/
February 12, 2018
Destinations International Foundation Spirit of Hospitality Celebration
National Geographic Headquarters
Washington, DC
202-296-7888
www.destinationsinternational.org
February 13, 2018
Destinations International
2018 Destination Showcase
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
202-296-7888
www.destinationsinternational.org
February 14-15, 2018
Convene
Baltic Sea Region Exhibition for Meetings, Events and Incentives
LITEXPO
Laisves ave. 5, Vilnius
Vilnius, Lithuania
www.convene.lt
February 14–17, 2018
Incentive Travel Exchange
Delano Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
www.incentivetravelexchange.com
February 16–18, 2018
National Speakers Association Winter Conference
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
480-968-2552
www.nsaspeaker.org
February 20-21, 2018
AIME - Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo
MCEC - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf Victoria Australia
Melbourne, Australia
www.aime.com.au
March 4-6, 2018
Destinations International CMO Summit
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
www.destinationsinternational.org
March 7–11, 2018
ITB Berlin
Messe Berlin
Berlin, Germany
www.itb-berlin.com
March 11-13, 2018
ASAE Great Ideas Conference
Great Ideas
Broadmoor
1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
gic.asaecenter.org
March 12-14, 2018
Associations World Congress 2018
Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp
Koningin Astridplein 20
2018 Antwerp, Belgium
http://www.associationscongress.com/world
March 13–14, 2018
World Meetings Forum Summit State of Mexico
Toluca Convention Center
Toluca, Mexico
www.wmforum.org
March 15, 2018
Large Show Roundtable
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
www.lippmanconnects.com/lsr
March 18-21, 2018
ACCED-I 38th Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
(970) 449-4960
www.acced-i.org
March 18–21, 2018
Annual Travel South Showcase
Mississippi Coast Convention Center 
Biloxi, MS
404-231-1790
www.travelsouthusa.org
March 19, 2018
GBTA Foundation 21st Annual Gala Dinner
Grand Hyatt New York
New York, NY
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org
March 21-22, 2018
American Associations Day
Washington, DC
Contact Mary Kate Cunningham, ASAE public policy director
202-626-2787
cunningham@asaecenter.org
http://www.thepowerofa.org/hillvisit/
March 21–22, 2018
U.S. Travel Association - Destination Capitol Hill
The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org
March 20–22, 2018
CTW China
The Leading Corporate Travel Management Conference for China
Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing
Shanghai, China
www.corporatetravelworld.com
April 3–5, 2018
World Travel Market Latin America
Expo Center Norte
Sao Paulo, Brazil
www.wtmlatinamerica.com
April 3 - 6, 2018
CDME: Alberta
Alberta, Canada
https://destinationsinternational.org/2018-cdme-alberta
April 4–7, 2018
Meeting & Incentive Forum - The Americas
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Montreal, Canada
www.mi-forums.com
April 5-8, 2018
Incentive Summit Americas
Montage Deer Valley
Park City, UT
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
April 8–14, 2018
Mountain Travel Symposium
Heavenly - South Lake Tahoe
949-457-1545
www.mtntrvl.com
April 16-18, 2018
GBTA Conference 2018 - Toronto
Toronto, Canada
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org
April 16-18, 2018
IACC-Americas Connect 2018
Chubb Hotel & Conference Center
309 Manor Road
Lafayette Hill, PA
(just outside Philadelphia, PA)
http://www.iacconline.org/iacc-americas-connect-2018
April 16-19, 2018
SISO (Society of Independent Show Organizers) CEO SUMMIT 2018
Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
http://www.siso.org/ceo
April 18-20, 2018
Africa Travel Week
Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
Cape Town, South Africa
www.africatravelweek.com
April 23-26, 2018
Destinations International CEO Summit
Fairmont Southampton
Southampton, Bermuda
202-296-7888
www.destinationsinternational.org
April 29-May 1, 2018
Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)
Global Corporate Travel Conference
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
New York, NY
https://www.acte.org/allevents.htm
April 29–May 1, 2018
RPI (Recognition Professionals International) Annual Conference
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Nashville, TN
615-320-1700
www.recognition.org
April 30-May 1, 2018
IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum
Washington, DC
972-458-8119
www.iaee.com/wlf
May 2, 2018
PCMA Education Foundation Visionary Awards
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
May 2-3, 2018
IAEE 2018 MATSO Program (during Collision Conference)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
https://www.iaee.com/events/matso-spring-2018-program/
May 6–12, 2018
U.S. Travel Association - National Travel and Tourism Week Nationwide
Angelica Wroblewski
202-218-3608
awroblewski@ustravel.org
www.ustravel.org
May 7-9, 2018
Rewards and Recognition Expo
Hilton Galveston
Galveston, TX
www.RewardsandRecognitionExpo.com
May 7-9, 2018
digitalNow 2018
Fairmont Austin
101 Red River Street
Austin, TX
https://www.digitalnowconference.com
May 8-10, 2018
INDABA
Durban Exhibition Centre
Durban, South Africa
+27 11 483 2501/21
www.indaba-southafrica.co.za
May 14, 2018
SITE Nite Europe
Frankfurt, Germany
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
May 15-17, 2018
IMEX Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events
Hall 8
Messe Frankfurt, Germany
+44 1273 227311
www.imex-frankfurt.com
May 15-17, 2018
BestCities International Association Hosted buyer group
Messe Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
www.imex-frankfurt.com
www.bestcities.net
May 17–20, 2018
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit
Gangneung, Korea
www.pata.org
March 19, 2018
GBTA Foundation 21st Annual Gala Dinner
Grand Hyatt New York
New York, NY
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org
May 19–23, 2018
U.S. Travel Association - IPW
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
202-408-8422
www.ipw.com
May 22–23, 2018
ASAE Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
https://mmcc.asaecenter.org/index.cfm
May 31, 2017
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum — ECEF
JW Marriott, Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/ecef
June 2-5, 2018
MPI WEC18
(Meeting Professionals International-World Education Congress)
Indiana Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Avenue 
Indianapolis, IN 46225
https://www.mpiweb.org/events/wec-2018/about
June 5–7, 2018
SGMP (Society of Government Meeting Professionals) National Education Conference & Expo
Marriott Norfolk Waterside
Norfolk, VA
703-549-0892
www.sgmp.org
June 10–13, 2018
PCMA 2017 Education Conference - Cleveland
VENUE TBD
Cleveland, OH
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
June 11-13, 2018
FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners) Education Forum
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
Vancouver, B.C.
https://www.ficpnet.com/Connect/Events
June 19-22, 2018
Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange
Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino
and Sheraton Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
www.latintravelexchange.com
June 21, 2018
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
Association Forum
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar
June 21–24, 2018
Hosts Global Forum
Europe Hotel and the Grand Central Hotel
Belfast, Northern Ireland
+1.702.798.0000
hostsglobalforum@hosts-global.com
www.hosts-global.com
June 27–28, 2018
The Meetings Show U.K.
Olympia, London
www.themeetingsshow.com
July 1-4, 2018
AIPC Annual Conference and 60th General Assembly
Novotel London Excel
London, England
www.aipc.org
July 10-13, 2018
Destinations International Annual Conference
Anaheim, CA
www.destinationsinternational.org
July 11-13, 2018
FSAE 2018 Annual Conference
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL
http://www.fsae.org/annualconference
July 14–17, 2018
Influence 2018
National Speakers Association
Hilton Anatole
Dallas, TX
480-968-2552
www.nsaspeaker.org
July 15–17, 2018
Resort Hotel Association Annual Conference
Enchantment Resort
Sedona, AZ
804-525-2020
www.rhainsure.com
July 17–19, 2018
World Meetings Forum
Av. Paseo de las Moras, Fracc. Náutico Turístico, Nuevo
Vidanta, Riviera Nayarit
Mexico
www.wmforum.org
July 19, 2018
Transform USA Conference
VENUE TBD
Washington, DC
www.amrinternational.com/transformusa
July 19, 2018
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Association Forum
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
July 22-25, 2018
93nd annual VenueConnect 2018
Fairmont Royal York (Headquarter Hotel)
100 Front Street W.
Toronto, ON M5J 1E3,
Canada
http://www.iavm.org/venueconnect/venue-connect-home
August 6–9, 2018
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE)
UNICO Riviera Maya
Quintana Roo, Mexico
http://caribbean.incentivetravelexchange.com/
August 11–14, 2018
U.S. Travel Association – ESTO
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Phoenix, AZ
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org
August 11-15, 2018
GBTA Convention 2018
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org
August 14-15, 2018
IncentiveWorks
Canada’s Meetings & Events Show
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON
www.incentiveworksshow.com
August 16-18, 2018
ILEA Live - International Live Events Association
Venue TBD
Denver, CO
800.688.4737
www.ilealive.com
August 16, 2018
FICP Canadian Seminar
Hotel X Toronto
Toronto, Ont.
https://www.ficpnet.com/Connect/Events/Canadian-Seminar
August 18-21, 2018
ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
Chicago, IL
Member Relations Team at mbrdev@asaecenter.org
202.626.2727.
annual.asaecenter.org/index.cfm
August 22- 24, 2018
Sunshine Education Summit
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Sawgrass Marriott
www.mpises.org
August 23, 2018
Large Show Roundtable
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/lsr
August 26-29, 2018
AHLEF Golf Classic
Sea Island
Sea Island, GA
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
August 27, 2018
PCMA Education Foundation’s Foundation Cup
Hinsdale Golf Club
Clarendon Hills, IL
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org
September 4–6, 2018
La Cita de las Americas
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL
904-533 –9300
www.lacitaamericas.com
September 5-6, 2018
ibtm americas
Citibanamex
Conscripto Center 311. Colonia Lomas de Sotelo
Miguel Hidalgo Delegation. CP 11200
Mexico City, Mexico
http://www.ibtmamericas.com/
September 6-9. 2018
SITE Classic
Bluffton, SC
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
September 12-13, 2018
ibtm China
China National Convention Center (CNCC).
No.7 Tianchen East Road, 
Chaoyang District, 
Beijing 100105, 
China
http://www.cibtm.com/
September 12-13, 2018
AHLA 2018 Legislative Action Summit
Capital Hilton
Washington, D.C.
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com
September 12–14. 2018
Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre
Langkawi, Malaysia
www.pata.org
September 18–21, 2018
WYSTC 2018
Edinburgh, UK
https://www.wystc.org/
September 27, 2018
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
City Club of Washington
Washington, DE
www.lippmanconnects.com/esr
October 1–4, 2018
World Meetings Forum Summit Los Cabos, Mexico
wmforum.org
October 14-15, 2018
SITE Young Leaders Conference
Las Vegas, NV
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
October 15, 2018
SITE Nite North America
Las Vegas, NV
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
October 16-18, 2018
IMEX America
Sands Expo & Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
+44 1273 227311
www.imexamerica.com
October 17–19, 2018
ITB Asia
Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
www.itb-asia.com
October 25, 2018
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
City Club of Washington
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar
October 29–30, 2018
ASAE Associations @ Work
Washington, DC
888.950.2723
aaw.asaecenter.org/index.cfm
November 16-18, 2018
2018 CMP Conclave
Birmingham, Alabama
www.eventscouncil.org/index.aspx
November 26, 2018
SITE Incentive Seminar
Barcelona, Spain
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com
November 26–29, 2018
Travel South USA International Showcase
Nashville, TN
404-231-1790
www.travelsouthusa.org
November 27-29, 2018
ibtm World
Gran Via venue
Av. Joan Carles I
08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain
www.ibtmworld.com
November 28-30, 2018
Florida Encounter
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
Bonita Springs, FL
www.floridaencounter.com
November 28–30, 2018
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Destination Marketing Forum
Khon Kaen, Thailand
www.pata.org
December 3-4, 2018
FICP Strategic Leaders Event
Chicago, Il
December 4-5, 2018
ASAE Technology Conference and Expo
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
888-950-2723
www.technologyconference.org
December 11-13, 2018
Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
972-458-8119
www.iaee.com/events/expo-expo-2018
January 9th, 2019
Rockin' Nashville
30th Anniversary Annual Conference
Sheraton Grand Nashville
Nashville, TN
espaonline.org

 

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