IPEC

The leading conference produced exclusively for independent planners not associated with third-party organizations.

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ABOUT IPEC

IPEC provides a conference program for independent planners that provides the perfect mix of education, networking and meetings, with options to participate for hosted and non-hosted buyers alike. Buyers with new business-to-book will meet with myriad suppliers eager to host their future events, while participating in sessions and guided discussions focused on current topics of importance.

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Learn

Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to independent planners.

Connect

Connect

Connect during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

Enjoy

Enjoy

Network during the exclusive activities.

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare, accommodations, meals and planned activities. Hosted buyers must submit an application and those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled meetings with key suppliers from across the United States
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Opening reception, great meals, and numerous networking opportunities with other independent planners

 To learn more, please contact Dana Kallman.

The Peabody Memphis
149 Union Ave
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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.

SUPPLIER INFO

Individual Package

Event Only Package

  • Display table & appointments
  • All event activities
  • Buyer profiles via event app
Individual Package

Gold Package

  • Half-page ad
  • Display table & appointments
  • All event activities
  • Buyer profiles via event app
Platinum Package

Platinum Package

  • Full-page ad
  • Display table & appointments
  • All event activities
  • Buyer profiles via event app

Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or: Shalise DeMott at 561-251-9846 or [email protected]

2022 Exhibitors

  • Amelia Island
  • Boise Centre
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Chattanooga Tourism Co.
  • Club Med
  • Daytona Beach
  • Destination El Paso
  • Discover Denton
  • Experience Columbus
  • Experience Kissimmee
  • Experience Rochester MN
  • Explore Branson
  • Explore Charleston
  • Fredericksburg CVB
  • Grand Sierra
  • Guy Harvey Resort St. Augustine
  • Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Hilton Embassy Suites
  • Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Louisville
  • Memphis Travel
  • Monterey County CVB
  • Ocean Center
  • Ocean Properties
  • Omni Louisville Hotel
  • Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Board
  • South Point Hotel Casino & Spa
  • St. Augustine/Ponte Vedra
  • The Broadmoor
  • Visit Albuquerque
  • Visit Central Florida
  • Visit Corpus Christi
  • Visit Dunwoody
  • Visit Fairfax
  • Visit Lubbock
  • Visit Oxnard
  • Visit Park City
  • Visit South Walton
  • Visit St. Pete Clearwater
  • Visit Virginia Beach
  • Volan Technology

To be announced

January 24

11:00am 5:30pm
Registration
11:00am 1:00pm
Supplier tabletop set-up (Optional)
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Education
5:00pm 6:00pm
Supplier tabletop set-up (Optional)
6:00pm
Planners: Property Tour
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Welcome Reception

January 25

8:00am – 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am – 9:45am
Education
10:00am – 1:00pm
One-on-One Appointments (11 appointments)
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Lunch and Table Top Discussions
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Free Time or Activity
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Evening Reception

January 26

8:00am – 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am – 9:45 am
Education
10:00am – 1:00pm
One-on-One Appointments (11 appointments)
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Lunch: Planner Presentations/Case Studies
2:30pm
Departures

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Shalise DeMott

561-251-9846

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Beth Dean

513-817-8737

[email protected]