IMEX America 2015: New ideas, knowledge and experiences

The fifth edition of IMEX America, taking place in Las Vegas from October 13-15, will offer those attending a plethora of helpful and inspiring new ideas, knowledge and experiences through its in-demand education programme.

This year, all of the IMEX America education sessions will be located at the Inspiration Hub. There, over 100 sessions hosted by leading experts will be presented in a variety of formats such as seminars, Campfires and Meet the Expert to Hot Topic Tables and a Research Pod.

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Buyers and exhibitors will also be granted the opportunity to broaden their knowledge through co-located events, including the daily MPI keynotes and the Smart Monday, Powered by MPI, programme on October 12.

For the second year, Smart Monday will comprise of the PCMA Business School as well as Association Focus with sessions delivered by ASAE and ICCA. Rounding out the education programmes, the Future Leaders Forum, Executive Meetings Forum and the Faculty Exchange sessions will also be taking place again this year at IMEX America.

Educational sessions at the show will be identified around 10 speciality tracks including: Business Skills, Marketing & Communications, Risk Management & Compliance,  Technology & Social Media, Trends & Research, Creative Learning, Health & Wellbeing, Diversity, Sustainability and General Education.

This year, two new session tracks will be added with content specifically tailored towards young professionals and senior professionals.

To simplify the counting of Continuing Education credits, pre-certified CMP/CEU points will be assigned to sessions where applicable and a downloadable CMP tracking sheet is available on the IMEX America website as well as at the show in the Inspiration Hub.

CEO, IMEX Group, Carina Bauer remarked: “Our education programme evolves each year so that it continues to reflect changes in the industry and engages buyers and suppliers, whether they are looking to gain CMP/CEU Points, catching up on technology trends or exploring the latest sustainability solutions. There is something for everyone, whatever their preferred learning style or interest.”

A full education schedule will be posted on the IMEX America website in early August.