Destination Texas

The premier hosted-buyer event for Texas suppliers to connect with meeting professionals sourcing programs in Texas.

Meet with the top hotels, CVBs, DMCs, and venues from across the Lonestar State in prescheduled one-on-one appointments and network with your industry peers.

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ABOUT DESTINATION TEXAS

Destination Texas — Northstar's destination-specific hosted-buyer event — brings together the most highly-qualified meeting buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from Texas. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group.

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationTX

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationTX

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 around the world 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 allowance, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

 

December 5, 2022

3:00pm 6:00pm
Registration
6:00pm – 6:30pm
Site Inspection (planners only)
6:30pm 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

 

December 6, 2022

7:30am 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am – 9:00am
Education: (TBD)
9:15am – 12:00pm
One-on-One Appointments
12:15pm – 2:00pm
Lunch
2:15pm – 6:00pm
Free Time
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Dinner

 

December 7, 2022

7:30am – 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am 9:00am
Education (TBD)
9:15am – 12:00pm
One-on-One Appointments
12:15pm – 1:45pm
Farewell Lunch
2:00pm
Departures

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

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with suppliers from Texas
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speaker
  • Networking opportunities with other elite buyers and suppliers

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationTX

Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationTX

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

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN TEXAS

Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or James Antaky.

Request Info Destination Texas

 

PAST EXHIBITORS

  • Discover Denton Texas
  • Discover San Angelo
  • Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center
  • Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Fredericksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Grapevine CVB
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Innovatx Events
  • Laredo Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria
  • Sheraton McKinney
  • South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • The Woodlands Resort | The Westin at The Woodlands | Embassy Suites Woodlands
  • Visit Bastrop
  • Visit College Station
  • Visit Conroe
  • Visit Corpus Christi
  • Visit El Paso
  • Visit Forth Worth
  • Visit Garland
  • Visit Houston
  • Visit Lubbock
  • Visit McKinney / McKinney CVB
  • Visit Plano
  • Visit The Woodlands

 

Kimpton Harper Hotel
714 Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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:

  • ExpoSite
  • 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:

James Antaky

Business Development Director

[email protected]

 

Amanda Blanar Kelly

Sales & Client Services Manager

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Andrea Hennings

Event Director (Live & Digital) - Consultant

[email protected]