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Schedule at a glance

Here's what happened at IMEX 2018. We'll publish the 2019 schedule here early 2019.

Monday 14 May

Exclusively Corporate 08:15-17:30

Education and networking exclusively for corporate executives. 

EduMonday 10:00-18:30

Your opportunity to immerse yourself in a full day of immersive, inspiring and free professional development.

Event Design Certificate Programme 10:30-17:30

A full day workshop intro to the Event Canvas Model, a strategic event management model for customer-centric events. German or English options available. 

Association Day 12:30-18:20

Education and networking exclusively for association professionals. 

She Means Business 12:30-19:00

A brand-new event celebrating the role of women in the meetings industry. 

PCMA Business School 13:30-17:30

An MBA-quality professional development programme led by business experts from outside the meetings industry. 

Rising Talent 13:30-17:30

If you're an under-35 meeting professional this productive, informal and fun afternoon of actionable learning is designed with you in mind. 

Agency Directors Forum 15:00-18:00

A strategic exchange exclusively for small to mid-size agencies. 

Interactive Meetings Masterclass 15:45-17:30

A deep dive afternoon into new ways and formats to really engage your participants. 

SITE Nite Europe 19:00-21:00

Raising funds for the SITE Foundation while networking with fellow SITE members and industry colleagues. 

Association Evening 19:00-22:00

Celebrate the start of IMEX 2018. Open to association executives attending Association Day and exhibiting members of AIPC, DI, IAEE, IAPCO, ICCA, PCMA or ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. 

Tuesday 15 May

Association Leadership Breakfast Briefing

High-level closed-door discussion for association leadership. 

Policy Forum 08:30-19:00

Bringing policy makers together with influential industry leaders to advance our industry. 

IMEX exhibition 10:00-17:30

Opening Ceremony 10:30-11:00

Join us and keynote WTTC President & CEO, Gloria Guevara Manzo, as we celebrate the opening of a bumper IMEX 2018.

C2 Sky Lab 10:30-16:00

Get your feet off the ground and elevate your creativity. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 12:30-14:00).

C2 In the Dark Lab 10:30-16:00

Deprived of your sight, ponder your blind spots to better prepare for the future. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 14:00-14:30).

IMEXpitch 16:00-17:00

Come to hear about the very latest in event tech.

cim-clubbing @IMEX 21:00 until late

For late night revelry and high-octane energy join our club night hosted by CIM. 

Wednesday 16 May

IMEXrun 07:00-08:00

Join a 5km run along the river Main before the show starts. Developed by events by tlc.

IMEX exhibition 10:00-17:30

C2 Sky Lab 10:30-16:00

Get your feet off the ground and elevate your creativity. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 12:30-14:00).

C2 In the Dark Lab 10:30-16:00

Deprived of your sight, ponder your blind spots to better prepare for the future. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 12:30-14:00).

IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum 13:30-17:30

The event for talented hospitality, event or tourism management students considering a career in the meetings industry (continues Thursday 17 May). 

Faculty Engagement Programme 16:00-17:00

For academics who teach and design event management (continues Thursday 17 May). 

Gala Dinner and Awards 18:30-24:00

Live music, fabulous food, great networking plus the announcement of the winners of the IMEX and industry awards.

Thursday 17 May

IMEX exhibition 10:00-16:30

C2 Sky Lab 10:30-16:00

Get your feet off the ground and elevate your creativity. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 12:30-14:00).

C2 In the Dark Lab 10:30-16:00

Deprived of your sight, ponder your blind spots to better prepare for the future. 30-minute sessions throughout the day (except 12:30-14:00).