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Global Incentive Summit

The global hosted buyer event for the incentive travel industry brings together the most highly-qualified incentive travel buyers with top hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from around the world.

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ABOUT GLOBAL INCENTIVE SUMMIT

Global Incentive Summit—Northstar's global hosted buyer event for the incentive travel industry—brings together the most highly-qualified incentive travel buyers with top incentive destinations, hotels/resorts, cruise lines, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from around the world. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group of incentive specialists, all while enjoying stunning Banff, Canada. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful MeetingsMeetings & Conventions, and Incentive.

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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.

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Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from around the world during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

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

 

Sunday, October 25, 2020

All Day
Arrivals
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11:00pm – 3:00pm
Walking City Tour
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration and Activity Confirmations
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VIP Gifting Lounge sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Welcome Reception
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sponsored by The Rimrock Resort Hotel

Monday, October 26, 2020

7:30am 9:00am
Breakfast, Education & Maui Jim Sunglass Fittings
9:30am 12:15pm
One-on-One Appointments
10:45am – 11:00am
Break
12:45pm
Departure for Lunch
1:00pm 2:30pm
Lunch
2:30pm – 5:30pm
Activities
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7:15pm
Depart for dinner
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    7:30pm – 10:00pm
    Reception & Dinner
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    Tuesday, October 27, 2020

    7:30am – 9:00am
    Breakfast & Education
    9:30am 12:15pm
    One-on-One Appointments
    10:45am – 11:00am
    Break
    12:45pm
    Depart for lunch
    1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Lunch
    2:30pm – 5:30pm
    Activities
    6:30pm
    Depart for dinner
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    6:45pm – 10:00pm
    Reception & Dinner
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    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 global incentive suppliers including travel and brand name merchandise
    • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speaker
    • Great meals, receptions and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers and supplier
    • Unique experiential activities showcasing Banff, Canada as a premier meetings and incentive destination

    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]

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    REACH THE MOST HIGHLY-QUALIFIED NORTH AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN BUYERS FROM INCENTIVE HOUSES, MEETING MANAGEMENT COMPANIES, CORPORATE DIRECT PLANNERS AND INDEPENDENT PLANNERS WHO ARE PLANNING INCENTIVE TRAVEL PROGRAMS GLOBALLY.

    Individual Package

    EXHIBIT & SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES LIMITED AVAILABILITY (FEE FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPLIERS)

    • Display table for one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments with heavily vetted incentive buyers from North America and Europe
    • All networking activities, off-site functions and meals
    • All supplier expenses covered (excluding airfare & accommodations) 

     

    Enterprise Package

    PARTICIPATE IN

    • Exciting networking opportunities with your industry peers
    • Pre-scheduled meetings with highly-qualified incentive travel buyers
    • Unique experiential activities showcasing stunning Banff, Canada

    Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

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

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    2020 EXHIBITORS

    Click below to see 2019's exhibitors 

    Banff and Lake Louise have a rich heritage as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain destinations. With easy access to pristine wilderness, endless outdoor adventures, and all the amenities you need, in Banff National Park you feel truly immersed in nature.

    Life is a limited time offer. Here is a gift to you: the living. A place to pursue the moments that give meaning. To gather and connect with nature, and each other.

    We are all travelers. We have explored, compared and returned to this place again and again. And once you’ve seen this place for yourself, you too will be overcome by the lasting inspiration. This is one of earth’s greatest accomplishments, and we can’t wait to share it with you and everyone you bring to it. This is Banff & Lake Louise. This Place Is Alive. Are You?

    With inspirational views in every direction, Banff & Lake Louise creates the perfect backdrop for any meeting or gathering. There is a full range of meeting spaces, from simple meeting rooms to mountaintop venues and 15,000 square foot conference spaces. An impressive collection of off-site venues can transform to fit every theme imaginable, whatever your taste or budget.

    Banff & Lake Louise Tourism are the local experts and can help you execute all aspects of your meeting or gathering. Learn more about planning your meeting and how we can help. 

    The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in Canada's renowned Banff National Park, in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Nestled in a pristine mountain setting above the Banff Townsite, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers comfort and luxury combined with the most breathtaking mountain and alpine valley views to be found.

    The Rimrock Resort Hotel
    300 Mountain Ave
    Banff, AB T1L 1J2, Canada

    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.

     

    EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

    Event Director:

    Heather Griffin

    Event Director

    [email protected]

    Buyers Contact:

    Cindy Binder

    Director of Buyer Development

    [email protected]

    Suppliers Contact:

    Angie Kimmel

    Senior Director of Global Event Sales

    [email protected]