Destination Southeast

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


ABOUT DESTINATION SOUTHEAST

Destination Southeast — Northstar's destination-specific hosted-buyer event — brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, attractions, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from the Southeastern states including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group's leading brands-Successful MeetingsMeetings & Conventions, and Incentive magazine. 

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationSE and on LinkedIn: #DestinationSE

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 Southeast U.S. during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments.

Enjoy

Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be hosted by Northstar Meetings Group.

The Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village
5951 Silver King Blvd
Cape Coral, Fla. 33914


Buyers: We will make your reservations for you

Suppliers: Exhibitors will be sent a housing link via email approximately 2 months prior to the event.

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.

 

INFORMATION

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP.

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with key suppliers from the Southeastern U.S.
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Networking opportunities with other elite buyers and suppliers


Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationSE
Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationSE

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

To be announced

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.

 


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director: 

Alison Best
(GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)

Shalise DeMott
(AR, AL, FL, LA, MS) 


2022 EXHIBITORS

  • American Airlines
  • Atlanta Airport District
  • Awesome Alpharetta
  • Boundless Network
  • Chattanooga
  • Daytona Beach Area CVB
  • Delta
  • Destin-Fort Walton Beach
  • Discover Puerto Rico
  • Don Cesar
  • Essential Bodywear
  • Experience Columbia SC
  • Experience Kissimmee
  • Explore Asheville
  • Explore Gwinnett/Gas South District
  • Florida Keys and Key West
  • Fort Smith CVB
  • Gatlinburg CVB
  • Greater Birmingham
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB
  • Groups 360
  • Guy Harvey Resort
  • Hard Rock Daytona Beach
  • Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
  • Hilton Head Island - Blufton Chamber
  • Huntsville Madison CVB
  • Jekyll Club
  • JW Marriott Marco Island
  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort
  • Lee County (Fort Myers/Sanibel)
  • Little Rock
  • Louisville Tourism
  • Madison Ave
  • Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort
  • Maui Jim
  • Memphis Peabody
  • Memphis Tourism
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Naples, Marco Island, and the Everglades
  • Ocean Center
  • Ocean Properties
  • One Spartanburg
  • Pinellas - St. Pete
  • Pro Audio Visual Inc.
  • Rentyl Resorts
  • Reunion Resort & Golf Club
  • RP Funding Center
  • Sandestin Golf and Beach Hotel
  • Seiko
  • Sheraton Sand Key
  • Southeast Tourism Society
  • St. Augustine Ponte Vedra & The Beaches
  • The Grand Hotel Gold Resort
  • The Island Resort
  • The Shores Resort & Spa
  • Universal Orlando
  • Virginia Beach CVB
  • Visit Central Florida
  • Visit Charlotte (Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority)
  • Visit Franklin
  • Visit Greenville SC
  • Visit Jacksonville
  • Visit Myrtle Beach
  • Visit Orlando
  • Visit Raleigh
  • Visit Sandy Springs
  • Visit Savannah
  • Visit South Walton
  • Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
  • Visit Tallahassee
  • Visit Tampa Bay
  • Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa
  • Winston Salem

 

 

Day One

All Day
Planner & Supplier Hotel Check-In
2:00pm– 5:30pm
Registration
3:00pm – 5:45pm
Supplier tabletop set-up (Optional)
2:00pm – 5:30pm
Exhibitor Set-Up (optional)
5:30pm 6:30pm
Planners: Site Inspection of Host Hotel
6:30pm 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Day Two

7:30am – 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am – 9:15am
Opening Remarks & General Session
9:30am – 12:15pm
One-on-One Meetings
12:45pm
Gather for Lunch Departure
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Lunch & Site Tour
3:00pm 4:00pm
One-on-One Meetings
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Free Time/Activities
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Dinner

Day Three

7:30am – 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am – 9:15am
Educational Session
9:30m12:00pm
One-on One Meetings
12:15pm
Departure for Lunch
12:45pm2:00pm
Lunch
After 2pm
Departures

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

Manager of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Alison Best

(GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)

[email protected]

 

Shalise Demott

(AL, AR, FL, LA, MS)

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Tammy Wightman

[email protected]