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. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful MeetingsMeetings & Conventions, and Incentive. Follow along on Instagram: #IncentiveSummit and on LinkedIn: #IncentiveSummit.

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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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Enjoy

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

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 — Welcome to Italy

3:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration Lounge & Maui Jim Fittings for Buyers
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Welcome to Italy Reception at Villa Igiea

Thursday, November 10, 2022 – Explore the Countryside of Sicily

6:30am – 7:00am
Wellness Exercise (optional)
6:00am – 8:00am
Breakfast at Leisure
8:00am
Departure for the Country Side of Sicily
9:45am10:30am
Welcome to Verdura
10:30am 1:15pm
One-on-One Appointments (10 sessions w/break at 11:45am)
1:15pm1:45pm
Site of Guest rooms at Verdura and transfer to Lunch
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Lunch & Roundtable Discussions
3:20pm – 5:20pm
Organized Activity Challenges
5:30pm 5:45pm
Departure for Dinner
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Dinner
9:30pm
Transfer back to Villa Igiea

Friday, November 11, 2022 – Enjoy Palermo

7:008:30am
Breakfast at Leisure
8:30am – 10:00am
Morning Activation & Education
10:15am – 1:00pm
One-on-One Appointments (10 sessions w/break at 11:30am)
1:15pm
Transfer to Lunch
1:30pm – 2:45pm
Lunch & Site Tour of Grand Hotel et Des Palmes
3:00pm 5:00pm
Organized Activities (advanced registration required)
6:30pm
Transfer to Dinner
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Farewell Gala Dinner

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All Day
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 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 Palermo 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]

Follow along on Instagram: #IncentiveSummit

Follow along on LinkedIn: #IncentiveSummit

 

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 Palermo

Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

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

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2021 EXHIBITORS

  • Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau
  • Air Canada
  • AMR Collection
  • Amstar DMC
  • Andermatt Swiss Alps
  • Atlantis Paradise Island
  • Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
  • British Virgin Island Tourist Board
  • Business Events Australia
  • Casa de Campo Resort & Villas
  • Cashel Travel UK
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Destination Canada
  • DreamCatcher
  • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
  • Fairmont Carton House
  • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All Inclusive
  • Fox Harb'r Resort
  • Hello Scotland
  • Iberostar Hotels and Resorts
  • Irish Horizons
  • Israel Ministry of Tourism
  • London Convention Bureau
  • Maui Jim and ZEAL Optics
  • Meet in Ireland
  • MeetEngland
  • Melia Hotels International
  • Metropolis DMC France
  • Monaco Government Tourist Office
  • Monte Carlo SBM
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • ProColombia
  • Pursuit Collection
  • Rare Indigo DMC
  • Rocco Forte Hotels
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau
  • South Africa National Convention Bureau
  • Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau
  • Taiwan Tourism Bureau
  • The Bürgenstock Selection
  • The Rimrock Resort Hotel
  • Tourism Canmore Kananaskis
  • Tourism Whistler
  • Visit Santa Barbara

 

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Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel
Palermo, Italy

 

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:

Event Director:

Angela Cox

Event Director

[email protected]

Buyers Contact:

Cindy Binder

Director of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

Shalise DeMott

Vice President, Sales

[email protected]