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Destination Midwest

The hosted-buyer event for top-level, pre-qualified meetings and incentive professionals looking to book business in the Midwest.

 

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ABOUT DESTINATION MIDWEST

Join your industry peers for the must attend hosted-buyer event—bringing together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, attractions, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the Midwest U.S. Meet buyers who are ready to book business in: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationMidwest

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationMidwest

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 the Midwest U.S. 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.

 

 

August 27, 2020 (note: all times are CST)

8:30 am 4:30 pm
Registration / Help Desk
9:00 am 9:10 am
Welcome/Overview + Sponsor Message
9:10 am 9:45 am
Education: more details

9:45 am – 9:50 am
Housekeeping Announcements
9:50 am 11:05 pm
Appointments (5)
11:05 am – 12:35 pm
Panel Discussion: more details
12:35 pm – 1:05 pm
Lunch
1:05 pm 1:10 pm
Housekeeping Announcements
1:10 pm 2:25 pm
Appointments (5)
2:25 pm 2:40 pm
Break
2:40 pm 3:15 pm
Education: more details
3:15 pm 3:20 pm
Housekeeping Announcements
3:20 pm 4:35 pm
Appointments (5)
4:35 pm – 5:15pm
Happy Hour

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with key suppliers from the Midwestern U.S.
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationMidwest

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationMidwest

To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the meetings and incentive industry, please contact Nicole Goddeyne.

NETWORK WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO DO BUSINESS IN THE MIDWEST

This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands— Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions and Incentive magazine. 

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GOLD PACKAGE

  • Display Table & Pre-scheduled Appointments
  • Half-page ad package in the Midwest Value Season—July/August 2020 issue of M&C and September/October 2020 issue of Successful Meetings, plus matching advertorial
  • All Networking and F&B Activities
  • Buyer Profiles via Event App 
Enterprise Package

PLATINUM PACKAGE

  • Display Table & Pre-scheduled Appointments
  • Full-page ad package in the Midwest Value Season—July/August 2020 issue of M&C and September/October 2020 issue of Successful Meetings, plus matching advertorial
  • All Networking and F&B Activities
  • Buyer Profiles via Event App
Individual Package

BASIC PACKAGE

  • Display Table & Pre-scheduled Appointments
  • All Networking and F&B Activities
  • Buyer Profiles via Event App



ENHANCE YOUR EXPOSURE WITH A SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE

Contact your Northstar Meetings Group business development representative:

ANGIE KIMMEL
NE, SD, ND, MN, IA, MO, WI, AR, IL, IN, MI, OK, KS
636-273-5816
[email protected]

ALISON BEST
OH
510-610-2944
[email protected]

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Nicole Goddeyne

Buyer Recruitment

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Angie Kimmel

Senior Director of Global Event Sales

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact (Ohio):

Alison Best

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Andrea Hennings

Meeting Planner - Consultant

[email protected]