IMEX kicks off in Frankfurt

Event professionals from across the globe will attend IMEX in Frankfurt this week, taking place at Messe Frankfurt from 16-18 May.

Delegates at the new EduMonday event
Delegates at the new EduMonday event

This year's show features a larger technology area, more than 200 education sessions and a series of social events including Site Nite Europe, CIM-Clubbing and the IMEX Gala Dinner.

At the heart of the technology section is the TECHknowledge Area, powered by The Meeting Pool, offering delegates the chance to touch, test and try the latest gadgets such as wearables and virtual reality.

New exhibitors for 2017 include Moldova Tourism, Meet Puerto Rico, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kyoto Convention Bureau, Jeju Province and Choose Chicago. Exhibitors with expanded stands include Tourism New Zealand, Shanghai, Korea, London & Partners, Spain, Rocco Forte Hotels, Guatemala, Panama, Uruguay and NYC.

A full day of preshow education, EduMonday, took place yesterday alongside the return of the PCMA Business School, Association Day and Exclusively Corporate.

More IMEX news:

Opinion: IMEX's Pink Hour 'insensitive' and 'demeaning'

IMEX 2016 sees 14% rise in visitor numbers

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