16 Apr 2019

7 steps to your successful IMEX visit

It is IMEX Frankfurt season – the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events! It is your chance to meet all the suppliers you need for your events on one show floor. 3,500 exhibitors from 160-plus countries are waiting to meet you.

But how can you benefit the most from your IMEX visit? What are the tips and tricks you need to know before attending the show in May?      

  1. Register as a hosted buyer or visitor buyer! Your registration is completely free of charge.
    Register as a visitor buyer or visitor here.
    GCB Hosted Buyer Group Europe: Apply here!
  2. Take advantage of the special offers from Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn and book your hotel in Frankfurt here
  3. Be prepared and plan your time at the show in advance!

    Use the online appointment system and diary to plan your visit ahead of time. 
    Make appointments with the exhibitors who are a MUST for you. Find all exhibitors through the Exhibtor Search 2019. 
  4. Be open and use the chance to network with your industry colleagues!
    This is the place where the world’s meeting industry converges every year. You have plenty of opportunities to connect on the show floor and at events around the City.

    Association Evening, 20 May, 2019
    SITE Nite Europe, 20 May, 2019
    cim-clubbing @IMEX, 21 May, 2019
    #IMEXrun, 22 May, 2019
    Gala Dinner, 22 May, 2019
  5. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in an afternoon of free education and networking before the show opens! Get inspired to create incredible events.
    Programme of EduMonday
    Programme She Means Business

  6. While you are in Frankfurt, take your chance to explore the city after the show!
    Must Do’s when in Frankfurt.
  7. Stay connected with the exhibitors even when IMEX is over!

    Check out our social media channels for a sustainable reporting of the Show.

    If you have any questions, please don‘t hesitate to contact the team of the GCB at any time.