IMEX America 2014: 4 Events You Won't Want to Miss #IMEX14

IMEX America PartiesAfter a full year of anticipation, IMEX America will soon be opening its doors for another year. From happy hours to after parties, IMEX America is always buzzing with events both on and off the trade show floor.

Today is Smart Monday powered by MPI. If you are already onsite or on your way to Las Vegas, here are some events you definitely won't want to miss.

Clean the World Hygiene Kits Build

In an initiative that kicked off with a Sustainability Safari at IMEX America 2 years ago, event industry professionals will again have an opportunity to give back to the community by building hygiene kits from recycled products collected and cleaned by Clean the World. Right on the tradeshow floor at Booth 3612, all attendees and exhibitors will be able to participate in this initiative that will continue throughout the show. Completed kits will be donated to The Shade Tree, a shelter in Las Vegas for homeless and abused women and children.

Eurozone Block Party

Every year, the tradeshow floor comes alive when the Eurozone exhibitors throw a big bash right on the tradeshow floor. There is music, dancing and other entertainment  and, of course, wine and tasty treats. So stick around, grab your passport, and get it stamped by exhibitors to have a chance at some fabulous prizes and have fun. The party begins at 4:00 and continues until 5:30 on Wednesday, October 15th.

Fresh Reception and Dinner

Keep Memory Alive Event Center, Las VegasFresh Dinners are a place to mix mingle and meet event industry professionals who are in the know. Attendees will meet event planners, meeting designers, and facilitators. Cvent Event blog wrote about last year's IMEX Fresh Dinner at Madame Tussauds and this year's event will be just as special.

Fresh Dinners always include experiential and innovative appetizers and cuisine. This year's event will take place at Keep Memory Alive Event Center, designed by architect Frank Gehry, on Tuesday, October 21 from 6 - 9 PM. It's not too late to register. Coaches depart from the Venetian every 10 minutes between 5:30 and 6:00.

Here is a sneak peek at the innovative design of the Keep Memory Alive Event Center, the perfect space to reflect on event and meeting design and architecture.

DMC Network Ovation Talent ShowDMC Network and Ovation Talent Search

Event industry professionals have been invited to submit their audition tapes for weeks. Starting at 9:30 PM on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, they'll have a chance to sing and "strut their stuff" at after party like no other. The action will take place at the The Bank Nightclub at Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas .

Event admittance will be by credentials that can must be obtained at the DMC Network & Ovation IMEX Booth 2227.


To prepare for IMEX America read 12 Tips for Getting the Most Out of IMEX America and Countdown to IMEX America: Are You Ready?

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