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Destination Hawaii

The leading hosted-buyer event for qualified meetings and incentive professionals looking to do business in Hawaii will meet with the state's top hotels, CVBs, DMCs, and venues.

 

NOTICE: Please click here to read our statement regarding COVID-19.


 


ABOUT DESTINATION HAWAII

Destination Hawaii—Northstar's destination-specific hosted-buyer event—brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the islands of Hawaii. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group, all while enjoying the exotic island of Maui. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful MeetingsMeetings & Conventions, and Incentive magazine.

Check out photos from Destination Hawaii 2019:

Destination HI 2019
Destination HI 2019
Destination HI 2019
Destination HI 2019

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationHI

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Learn

Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

Connect

Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from across the Hawaiian Islands during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

Enjoy

Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

Michael Dominguez

Michael Dominguez

President and CEO, Associated Luxury Hotels International

Michael Dominguez, president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International, has been in the hotel industry for more than 30 years, joining ALHI last year after spending seven years with MGM Resorts International. He also has held positions with Hyatt and Starwood, among others. Dominguez is actively involved in leadership roles in the meetings industry and has served in a number of related association roles, such as chairman of Meeting Professionals International's board of directors, co-chair of the Meetings Means Business Coalition and on the American Society of Association Executives' board of directors. Among his accolades are awards such as HispanicBusiness.com’s "50 Most Influential Hispanics in the U.S.," Successful Meetings' Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry 2013 - 2016, MPI’s Industry Leadership Award 2015 and the Las Vegas Hotel Association’s 2016 Industry Leadership Award.

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING AIRFARE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with suppliers from the Islands of Hawaii
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Great meals, receptions, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers
  • Unique experiential activities showcasing Hawaii as a premier meetings and incentive destination

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationHI

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationHI

To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the incentive industry, please contact Cindy Binder at [email protected].


FAM TOURS

Planners: Each island will be sponsoring a 3-night Pre-Fam that will take place Saturday, September 26 through Tuesday, September 29.  When you are completing your registration for Destination Hawaii, please note if a) you are interested in attending a Pre-fam and b) which Pre-fam you would like to attend (Oahu, Maui, Kauai or Island of Hawaii).

 

TESTIMONIALS

"Destination Hawaii was an outstanding event. We were able to meet with the best hoteliers and other key supplies from Hawaii and discuss specific meeting dates and needs."

- Third Party Planner

"Great experience and very educational for my first time in Maui and will be unforgettable."

- Incentive Planner

"Overall an outstanding experience. Having spent 10 days in Hawaii was truly a memorable experience and one I will be sharing with my clients. A big "mahalo" for everything you find to make it such a success."

- Independent Meeting Planner

 

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN HAWAII

Enterprise Package

EVENT ONLY

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • All networking events and activities

 

Individual Package

PLATINUM PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Full-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities
GOLD PACKAGE

GOLD PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Half-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities


For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or: Sharon Freeark at [email protected].

Request Info Destination Hawaii

 

 

EXHIBITORS

Click below to see the 2019 list


Discover Hawaii's Natural Beauty From Our Hotel In Maui


Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina HI 96761
(808) 661-1234

Hotel Website

 

Buyers: We will make your reservations for you.

Suppliers: You will receive information as the event approaches to book your accommodations.

 

Advisory Notice Regarding Outside Solicitations

Please be advised that numerous companies have been emailing and calling our attendees attempting to book them into hotels for Northstar events.

Here are the companies and their representatives that we have been made aware of:

  • CBS International
  • Corporate Booking Services 
  • EHRS 
  • Exhibition Housing Services 
  • Global Housing Corporation 
  • World Wide Travel 

Be advised that these companies and individuals have no relationship with our events. Our attendees are encouraged to disregard any communication received from these companies or any others that are not affiliated with Northstar Meetings Group.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

Director of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Sharon Freeark

Business Development Director

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Christy Froehlich

Meeting Planner - Consultant

[email protected]