Thought leadership on current trends, issues and opportunities for the global meetings industry.
Feasting in Frankfurt: where to eat during your time at IMEX
With the rise of bleisure tourism, many travelers seek local and authentic experiences of a destination. The countdown is on for IMEX, and Frankfurt is the perfect place to experience as a local, especially its food and drink scene. Now, I’m sure you’re very busy with planning your appointments and would appreciate any recommendations for what to do in your spare time. I've prepared a list of favourite places that you can explore while in Frankfurt, with your business partners or even alone. Since my move to nearby Heidelberg, I've had the chance to visit few bars and restaurants in Frankfurt and I’m happy to share them with you!Published 8th May 2018
IMEX hacks for a first-time attendee
Monica Compton, CMP, is a global meeting planner and travel writer who has worked in over 30 countries and five continents. With three years’ worth of IMEX experience, she’s got plenty of tips and tricks to help your first time at the show go smoothly.Published 30th April 2018
Walk into a conference like a future industry leader
Attending a conference or exhibition when you are new to the industry can be quite an overwhelming experience. So, we’re sharing some insights from a previous IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum at the SITE + MPI Global Forum to help you prepare for what may be your first time at IMEX in Frankfurt. The most important thing is to remember that everyone has to start somewhere, so don’t feel embarrassed if you make mistakes. Luckily for you, the meetings industry is one the friendliest out there, so you’ve got nothing to feel nervous about!Published 26th April 2018