As the industry’s largest and most comprehensive annual event, HSMAI's MEET Mid America brings together nearly 1,800 planning professionals from every market segment, making this event the year's most cost effective opportunity to develop new leads and land new clients. Decision-makers by the hundreds come from the following market segments:
|• 500+ from Associations|
|• 250+ Independents|
|• 250+ from Corporations|
|• 250+ from Non-Profit Organizations|
|• 230+ from Government|
|• 250+ from medical, health care, trade show and event management, and other|
industries, as well as military and education markets.
Nearly 3 out of every 5 attendees attend only HSMAI's MEET Mid America – no other industry event – and more than 9 out of 10 come seeking new resources and new providers. Collectively, they command real buying clout – with budgets totaling more than $1.5 billion.
You simply can’t afford to miss this once-a-year gathering of your most sought-after buyers.
Simplify Your Pursuit of Qualified Prospects
Thanks to HSMAI's TEEM Up – HSMAI's MEET Mid America's exciting new planner-provider matchmaking service – you can maximize your ROI as never before. Based on the specifications provided by attendees, HSMAI's TEEM Up matches you with interested prospects and schedules concise, one-on-one appointments. You zero in on the precise audience you came to find – and command their undivided individual attention during the interview. This “reverse tradeshow” format perfectly complements and completes your activity on the traditional exhibit floor.
Convert Prospects to Sales with HSMAI's MEET Concierge Support
As an exhibitor, you can rely on the new HSMAI's MEET Exhibitor Concierge to assist with handling the details that turn leads into clients. Besides working with you to fine-tune your exhibitor profile for HSMAI's MEET Mid America's matchmaking service, the Exhibitor Concierge will help coordinate one-on-one meetings, suggest new ways to boost booth traffic, and provide post-show support – including those all-important follow-ups. You can count on this experienced HSMAI staffer’s personal attention before, during and after the event to help you grow your business. It’s the latest extension of HSMAI’s vigorous commitment to fuel sales, inspire marketing and optimize potential revenue for hotels and their partners.
Prep Your Prospects with Free Pre-Show E-Mails
In a new feature, HSMAI's MEET Mid Americawill help you improve pre-show marketing with a Free, customized e-mail campaign. Through our provider, you may send up to three separate secure e-mail blasts to an unlimited number of your customers, offering them an invitation to visit your booth. And you can take advantage of this invaluable service fully confident that HSMAI's MEET Mid America shares your data with no one.
Forge New Relationships over Food
At the Exhibitor and Attendee Networking Lunches, you can reconnect with current clients and introduce yourself to prospective new ones, all in a relaxed and cordial environment.
View a special presentation on HSMAI's MEET.