IMEX Group

Carina Bauer honoured with SITE Richard Ross Past Presidents’ Award

Carina Bauer (pictured), CEO of the IMEX Group, is this year’s recipient of SITE’s Richard Ross Past Presidents’ Award, an award created in memory of SITE past president and long-time member Richard Ross, who died in the 11 September terrorist attacks in New York City. The award recognises an individual or organisation who has furthered the vision, ideals and ethics of SITE. The most recent Past P...

IMEX Group extends partnership with Messe Frankfurt until 2025

The IMEX Group and Messe Frankfurt have extended their partnership until 2025. Messe Frankfurt, the host venue for IMEX in Frankfurt, has worked with the IMEX Group since the launch of the first show in 2003. Mark Mulligan, director of operations at the IMEX Group, explains: “We’ve worked with Messe Frankfurt since the very first IMEX in Frankfurt show, moving into the venue’s largest hall in...

IMEX Group suspends Russia from Frankfurt show

IMEX Group has confirmed that Russian state enterprises have been suspended from attending IMEX Frankfurt, which takes place 31 May to 2 June. The Group’s CEO, Carina Bauer and chairman, Ray Bloom, released a statement, 1 March, confirming the suspension is a direct result of the ongoing military aggression. The statement read: “Sadly, today we have taken the decision to suspend Russian state ente...

MPI postpones EMEC 2022

Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the world’s largest industry association for meeting and event professionals, has announced the postponement of its European Meeting and Events Conference (EMEC), planned to take place 27 February-1 March, 2022 in Brighton, UK. MPI and the EMEC Brighton Host Committee said they had been monitoring the global proliferation of the omicron variant, as ...

Caring for the community

PCMA EMEA regional director Jaimé Bennett offers some end of year thoughts to the association’s membership on its work during a testing year and highlights some key dates for the future:   It’s hard to believe we are drawing the curtain on 2021 after what can only be described as a momentous year. As we reflect on an exciting year for our industry, for PCMA and our EMEA community, I cannot qu...

IMEX, MMGY Hills Balfour and MMGY Travel Intelligence Europe to undertake new industry survey

Global integrated marketing company MMGY Hills Balfour and MMGY Travel Intelligence Europe are collaborating with the IMEX Group on a new 2021/22 survey titled ‘A Portrait of European Meetings and Convention Travel: Perspectives from travellers and planning professionals’. the survey is designed to investigate beyond existing parameters, examining not only meeting planner sentiment but also the in...

The best of MGM Resorts at IMEX America

IMEX runs two extraordinary business events (Frankfurt and Las Vegas) that combine business, networking, learning and FUN. We live (and love) to serve and champion the events, meetings and incentive travel industry all over the world.

Proof of vaccination to be required for entry to IMEX America in Vegas in November

The IMEX Group has published, 7 September, its full Covid-safety plans and entry requirements for the 10th edition of its IMEX America show in November at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. The organisers have confirmed participants must provide proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 to gain entry to the show. IMEX will be using the CLEAR Health Pass app for all North American attendees. The CLEAR app o...