While I do recommend heading to IMM wherever you can next, I did have some general observations to share from the experience that I hope is helpful for you if you intend to apply to attend at the next event. If you haven’t already, read here why you should attend, else read on ahead for some more feedback from my first time here...
For the first time, NYC and Company (the organizers that host these media marketplaces in other cities) decided to host a New York City edition. I was already a member on their Travmedia.com site and that is where I learned of the event. You must apply to be accepted to attend, which I did and received confirmation about a month prior to the event dates. It is a full day speed-networking event where you, as a media professional, get 15-minute appointments with different destinations and venues, their tourism boards, representatives, PR firms, etc. to learn more about each other and how you can work together. I thought it was a great idea and jumped on the chance to apply. Here are my observations from the event…
Here's another option for your Valentine's Day plans - Wrightsville Beach, N.C., a hidden coastal gem and a suitable romantic getaway to consider, whether you love poetry, movies, scenery, outdoors or food!
Making plans for a little Valentine's Day getaway? A month ahead is a good time to begin with ideas for a memorable celebration with your love...Consider these U.S. destinations for your travel plans with your sweetheart - Maui, Idaho and, well, of course, California!
Ah Vegas! Always a celebration here so no doubt they have festivities galore up their sleeves for Chinese New Year. I was there twice last year, once in Spring and once for Thanksgiving so I am sure this would be a great time and reason to visit. Just look at everything in store, how can you not plan for a weekend trip over?