Wednesday, June 29


1:00pm - 5:00pm          Registration 

                                     Located in the Franklin Lounge

7:00pm - 9:00pm          Welcome Reception

A multi-sensory experience; combining a panoramic overlook of the city, dramatic interiors, chill out sounds, creative plates and artisan cocktails.

Located at Skyfall

Sponsored by The Delano

Thursday, June 30

8:00am - 9:05am          Networking Breakfast & Panel Discussion / Buyer Schedule Pick Up

The Great Reimagination: A NEW Business Case for In-Person Experiences


Rita Malek, Business Development Director, McVeigh Global Meetings and Events

Catherine Jones, Principal, The Edventives Group

Elisabeth Kinch, Director of National Accounts, Fontainebleau Hotels

Kent Elliott, Director of Destination Global Sales, Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce



Jessie States, CMP, CMM, Vice President, MPI Academy 


Located in Islander DEI                                

9:35am - 12:30pm       1:1 Meetings

                                    Located in Suites, floors 7, 8, and 9

12:50pm - 2:00pm       Networking Lunch & Keynote

Québec City Like No Other!

Nicky De Champlain, Director of Sales, JPdL

Regis Fleury, Account Executive, American Corporate and Québec Market, Québec City

Sponsored by Québec

Located in Islander DEI     

2:20pm - 5:20pm         1:1 Meetings

                                   Located in Suites, floors 7, 8, and 9

5:20pm - 6:15pm        Free Time to Enjoy the Resort

6:15pm - 9:45pm        Networking Activity & Dinner

Located at Perception

Perception Las Vegas is the first state of the art 17,000 square foot digital art museum located on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Experience next level digital art installations immersing yourself in the lives and works of the most celebrated artists of all times.

10:00pm                      VIP Entry to Foundation Room  

Sponsored by Mandalay Bay

Located at Foundation Room, Mandalay Bay


Friday, July 1

8:00am - 9:00am          Networking Breakfast & Presentations

Welcome Remarks by James McMichael, CMP, CMD, Specialty Markets Manager, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Hospitality: Incentive Expectations and Reality

Presented by Stephanie Harris, President, The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF)

Located in Islander DEI     

Sponsored by Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

9:20am -12:35pm          1:1 Meetings

                                      Located in Suites, floors 7, 8, and 9

12:55pm - 2:00pm         Networking Lunch

                                      Located in Islander DEI     

2:00pm - 6:00pm          Free Time to Enjoy the Resort / Early Departures

6:00pm - 8:00pm          Closing Reception

Located at S Bar, Mandalay Bay

Close out your time with colleagues by enjoying craft cocktails and delicious bites in a lush lounge ambiance.


Saturday, July 2