What’s on

Expect expert speakers, brand-new ideas and plentiful inspiration at 180-plus educational and networking events – and an exhilarating exhibition.

Find an event or education session

Whether you want to keep up with fast-changing event trends, explore event tech, polish your professional skills or connect with your peers, our groundbreaking free programme has it covered.

At the show

Education sessions

Education at IMEX

However you prefer to learn, and however much time you have, we have the format for you.


The chance to interact with the speaker and your peers in small group sessions based on informal discussion.

Hot topic tables

Take advantage of valuable peer-to-peer learning with small, moderated discussions with your peers on topics relevant to you.

Expert clinics

Ask more in-depth questions at one-to-one sessions with IMEX speakers on one of the topics offered at the show.

Research pod

Get the lowdown on the latest industry research from industry experts in small group sessions. Your opportunity to keep up to date with fast-changing trends.

Play room

Experience and play with a variety of tools and techniques designed to make meetings more interactive. Powered by Play with a Purpose.


Absorb the vision and expertise of our industry experts at classroom-style learning sessions.

White space

Use our white space for a planned and purposeful pause in your day - or for focused time with a speaker after a seminar.


Immersive, inspiring and free professional education

Monday, 14th May 2018

Celebrating and networking

More events at IMEX

Show themes

Explore our show themes, whether you want to embrace legacy, experience the power of live, support CSR and sustainability, tap into event tech or be well at IMEX.


Embrace the concept of legacy, from political, through environmental to personal 

Event tech

Tap into event tech expertise and follow our technology track. 

Be well at IMEX

Look after yourself during show time with our opportunities to relax, refresh and revive 

Live and experiential

Experience the power of live by diving into a whole new world of experiential activity. 

CSR and sustainability

Help us tread lightly on our world by supporting our CSR and sustainability initiatives


Attending education at IMEX is a great way to accumulate CE (Continuing Education) hours for the CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) designation. Pick up a Show Planner when you arrive or search our programme to view credits allocated. Note that you'll need to keep track of CE hours you accumulate yourself.

ILEA Approved

At IMEX you can also attend education that complements the ILEA (International Live Events Association) curriculum. Search our programme or pick up a Show Planner and look for ILEA Approved to find education designed for you - the creative event professional.