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Destination North America

Produced in conjunction with Northstar's renowned SMU International

The leading New York based international meetings show now offers a new track for buyers from the UK and Europe to meet with, and experience, the best North America has to offer.


ABOUT Destination North America

 

Northstar will host an elite group of buyers from the UK and Europe in New York City, to meet exclusively with a select group of North American meeting, event, and incentive travel providers. The hosted buyers -- and the suppliers who qualify to meet with them --will experience the education, networking and innovative New York city activities that make SMU International a must-attend event for global meetings industry professionals. Exclusive one-to-one meetings with qualifying buyers planning North American meetings and/or incentive business will be the centerpiece of this special opportunity.

 

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 international suppliers 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 and planned activities.

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Thursday, February 27

All Day
Arrivals
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration

Sponsored by: NYC&CO

6:00pm
Transportation to Welcome Reception
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Sponsored by: VisitBritain

Friday, February 28

7:30am – 8:15am
Breakfast

Sponsored by:  Meet Hong Kong

8:15am – 9:30am
Opening Remarks & Educational Session
9:45am – 12:00pm
One-on-One Appointments
12:00pm – 1:15pm
Lunch
1:30pm – 4:30pm
One-on-One Appointments
3:15pm – 4:30pm
New York City Activity
6:00pm
Transportation to Evening Event
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Reception

Saturday, February 29

7:30am – 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am – 9:45am
Educational Session
10:00am – 12:15pm
One-on-One Appointments (8 with break at 11am)
12:15pm – 1:30pm
Closing Lunch
1:30pm
Departures

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 meetings with key international suppliers
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Opening reception, great meals, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers

To learn more, please contact Cindy Binder at [email protected]

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Enterprise Package

EVENT ONLY

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

 

Individual Package

PLATINUM PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-scheduled appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Pre and post web/email marketing/lead gen
  • Full-page print ad

 

Group Icon

GOLD PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-scheduled appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Pre and post web/email marketing/lead gen
  • Half-page print ad

 

Premium Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available.

For premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or: Angie Kimmel at [email protected].

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There is no city quite like New York City, and no hotel quite like New York Marriott Marquis. Set in the heart of Times Square on West 46th Street and Broadway, the iconic Manhattan hotel lets you experience all the magic of NYC from the moment you arrive. Feel the energy all around you, both within the hotel and as soon as you step outside. Inside the towering hotel, you'll find some of New York City's largest hotel rooms and suites and multiple restaurants, including the only revolving restaurant in the city and a popular outdoor lounge. Event planners have more than 120,000 square feet of versatile meeting and event space to work with and an expert staff ready to help you design an anything-but-ordinary event. And the knowledgeable staff is always ready to help hotel guests navigate this expansive and ever-changing city.

Marriott Marquis New York City
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

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:

Cindy Binder

Director of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Angie Kimmel

Senior Director of Global Event Sales,636-273-5816

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Britt Schwendinger

Meeting Planner/Consultant

[email protected]