HSMAI Announces 2013 'MEET' Series of Events

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has released the 2013 dates of its "MEET" series of events for meeting planners.

The MEET series — which stands for Meetings, Events, Education, Technology — debuted in September 2011. Key components include MEET University, which includes interactive hands-on education workshops; a reverse trade show buyer appointment expo known as TEEM Up, where exhibitors visit and meet with planners, instead of the other way around; a MEET Exhibitor Concierge, who assists exhibitors before, during and after the show with appointment setting, sales and marketing; a MEET Attendee Concierge, who helps attendees pre-schedule appointments with exhibitors; and a virtual extension of the two-day conference called MEET On, the purpose of which is delivering MEET education and networking to meeting planners year-round.

The 2013 HSMAI's MEET event dates are as follows:

HSMAI's MEET Mid-America
April 23-24, 2013
Navy Pier
Chicago, Ill.

May 29-30, 2013
Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim, Calif.

HSMAI's MEET National
Sept. 4-5, 2013
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit www.hsmaimeet.com.

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