2014 HSMAI’S MEET National Conference to be Held in Washington in September
held Sept. 3-4 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington and is expected to attract more than 1,250 attendees.
Education, & Technology) conferences are designed for hospitality sales and marketing professionals to present their properties, destinations and services to the industry's leading planners and decision- makers.
The event brings together meeting planners with suppliers representing hotels, resorts and meetingvenues, convention and visitors bureaus and technology, event services and promotional and marketing products vendors.
Meeting professionals will include corporate, independent, government and association planners as wellas those representing the nonprofit, education, medical, health-care, religious and military segments. Also attending will be travel advisors, trade show managers, event planners and wedding planners.
Marilyn McHugh, Questex Hospitality + Travel vice president, global events, said the highly anticipatedHSMAI's MEET National event will offer "top-of-the-line training, educational and development opportunities for meeting and event-planning professionals.
"This year's enhanced, appointment-based program and dynamic educational programming includingcase-study workshops, peer-to-peer roundtables and executive panels are designed to make planning more affordable and more efficient. Attendees will have numerous opportunities to network and share best practices critical to both their personal and business development." Travel manages the MEET series of events under a strategic agreement with Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).
"We are proud to mark the 25th anniversary of HSMAI's MEET conference, which connects plannerswith top meeting hotels, destinations and suppliers," said Fran Brassuex, HSMAI executive vice president. "The opportunity to meet face-to-face and do business is invaluable."
Trudy Singh, director of sales for NYC & Co, New York City's official tourism marketing organization,praised her experience at the 2013 HSMAI's MEET conference. "I love the number of planners I got to see and had some great interactions," she said. "We had some really quality conversations during the one-on-one appointments. The show definitely generated leads."
Advance registration is complimentary through Sept. 2 for qualified meeting planners and eventprofessionals.
For exhibitor inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Victoria Farrell, Questex TravelGroup regional account representative, at (212) 895-8268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about HSMAI's MEET series of events, visit MEETConference.com.
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Questex is a leading global business information and events company serving corporate and government clients and industries that are driving economic growth and business innovation around the world.
The company drives business investment, innovation and demand-creation in the markets it serves by bringing together investors, buyers, sellers and professionals through its over 120 trade shows, conferences and other business events, informing them through more than 100 business media and information products and supporting clients with a comprehensive platform of marketing solutions. Questex"s industry-focused business units include Life Sciences & Healthcare, Hospitality & Travel, Beauty & Wellness, Technology & Telecom groups.
Questex is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. The company employs over 350 dedicated professional staff members, who are located in offices throughout the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, visit questex.com.