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IMEX 2010: 25-27 May, Messe Frankfurt, Germany
The essential worldwide exhibition for meetings & incentive travel

Three vital days where you’ll meet more top people in the global industry than anywhere else. Where new contacts, new ideas and new strategies will provide the tools and business you need to thrive in today’s business climate. IMEX, in partnership with the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC), is committed to educating the industry on the best environmental and CSR (corporate social responsibility) practices available.

Over 8,900 visitors. 3,700 international hosted buyers. 4,300 German buyers.
3,500 exhibitors. 157 countries.


Platinum Level    
Lanyard Sponsor    


Since 1984, the tradeshow and meeting industry has turned to Kleertech® for their ability to manufacture a complete line of high quality badges and accessories. Their innovative thinking is evident in the new BIO-D® badges, lanyards and clips that biodegrade. See all the Kleertech® products that are great for tradeshows and the environment at www.kleertech.com.


Meetings Media  

Meetings Media

Meetings Media has been producing top level content for meeting professionals for more than 20 years.  These products target planners who book meetings, conferences, and events throughout North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. In addition to 4 print/digital publications, Meetings West, Meetings South, Meetings MidAmerica and Meetings East, Meetings Media also offers a planner based Web site, MeetingsFocus.com, free monthly educational Webinars offering CEU credits for attendees, four regionally focused editions of MeetingsFocus e-newsletters, a monthly “Hot Topic” national e-newsletter, custom Live Events bringing planners and suppliers together, and a regular series of video tips by meeting planners called ‘Meetings in a Minute.’  

Gold Level    
Reception Sponsor    
Visit Denver  


Urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure in the Mile High City.  Three hundred days of sunshine, thriving art and cultural scenes, and the Rockies as a backdrop combine for the world’s most spectacular playground.   Denver offers stunning architecture, award-winning dining and unparalleled views, all within walking distance and accessible via the free hybrid shuttle buses running along Denver’s 16th Street Mall.  Upscale shopping awaits at Cherry Creek, while Denver’s seven professional sports teams showcase this city’s active spirit. Experience what the locals know. VISITDENVER.com.

Silver Level    
Water Station Sponsor    
Travel Portland  

Travel Portland

Travel Portland works to maintain the vibrancy of the region by promoting the Portland metropolitan area as a preferred destination for meetings, conventions and leisure travel. A private non-profit destination marketing organization with more than 1,000 partner businesses, Travel Portland operates a busy visitor information center, supports a climate of year-round hospitality, and helps our city, state and region reap the rewards of a thriving visitor industry.

Water Bottle Sponsor    


Since 2007 CynerGreen has led the industry in providing the safest reusable water bottles and hydration solutions to the meetings and hospitality industry.  Our signature Bottle Free™ programs have led to the elimination of over 83 million plastic water bottles from being recycled or tossed into landfills in just three short years.  CynerGreen’s non-profit, CG Kidz, founded at the age of 11 by Riley Hoffer, has donated over 3000 reusable water bottles to kids in need of environmental programming since 2008.  To learn more about how to reduce your footprint by eliminating plastic bottles, while delivering creative hydration solutions to your guests and attendees, visit us at www.cynergreen.com.

Greenfield Services  

Greenfield Services

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Bronze Level    
Photography Sponsor    
Travel Alberta    
Navy Pier  

Navy Pier

McCormick Place and Navy Pier are  premiere convention and special event venues located minutes from downtown Chicago.  We attract close to 11 million visitors each year between both facilities. McCormick Place is comprised of four buildings: the newest West Building is LEED certified!  McCormick Place has over 2 million square feet of convention and meeting space.  Navy Pier is a spectacular venue for all types of events. Over 170,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space, a historic grand ballroom, and rooftop terrace, Navy Pier is the ideal spot for corporate and special events.  Choose Chicago for your next meeting!

Aspen Chamber  

Aspen Chamber Resort Association

Our historic town with mining roots has evolved into a sophisticated, yet charming mountain enclave that attracts not only sports and cultural enthusiasts, but also the top businesses in the world for conferences, annual meetings and retreats.  You'll also be happy to know Aspen is a leader in environmental awareness. Seventy-five percent of the town's electricity comes from renewable sources. We boast numerous Green Seal-certified hotels and our award-winning chefs are known for innovations with fresh, local foods. That means your group's impact on our town will be minimal, and the remainder will be addressed and offset. Aspen is like no other place on earth, and we would all like it to stay that way.

Active Events  


Built on the event industry’s two leading technology platforms, ActiveEvents is the world’s first true top-to-bottom event technology product set. That means ActiveEvents is scalable for any event, from your smallest meeting to your largest conference. With both on-demand and custom capabilities, ActiveEvents allows you to deliver any event, anywhere, any time.

Marquis Los Cabos  

Marquis Los Cabos

A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Marquis Los Cabos is a spectacular luxury resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. Overlooking the crystal blue waters of the Sea of Cortes, our magnificent Los Cabos resort is an exotic retreat that rejuvenates your soul and captivates your spirit. For three generations, our family has created an ambiance defined by warm Mexican hospitality, where every guest celebrates life, leisure and luxury. Escape to the beauty, tranquility and serenity of Marquis Los Cabos, a 5 Star hotel and retreat for all your senses.

Eco Promotional Products  

Eco Promotional Products

Eco Promotional Products, Inc. is a full-line, eco friendly only, certified woman owned promotional products company. Our merchandise categories include environmentally responsible Apparel, Awards, Tradeshow, USB Flash Drives, Totes, Golf Accessories, Drinkware, Conservation, Pens, and so much more! All products are made from either recycled, organic, biodegradable, rapidly renewable resources, made in the USA or any combination. Goals include reducing landfill use, respecting our non-rapidly renewable resources, providing exceptional service at affordable prices and being an active advocate for human rights issues. Our vetted products are useful and not gimmickry.  For more information, visit www.ecopromotionalproductsonline.com or call 877.ECO. WINS (877.326.9467)

Madison Avenue  

Madison Avenue Signs
Looking for cost-effective ways to “green” your meetings?  Start with our unique, reusable SMARTsigns, your GREENEST sign solution.  Or for one-time use signs, try our new, recyclable EcoSMARTsigns, as an earth-friendly alternative to non-recyclable foam board signs.  Join more than 2,500 meeting planners nationwide to save time, save money, and help save the environment.

Bolder Path  

Bolder Path

BolderPath is innovation in waste management and sustainable product creation.

BolderPath™ uses a comprehensive system that captures significant material and natural resource metrics for every design and production run. Our products don’t just educate; they inspire people to be authentic and unique, to learn about themselves and to change the relationship they have with products they use every day.

Our Services include:
- Reclaiming valuable textiles from upcycled marketing signage and other solid waste streams
- Sustainable product design, benefit/impact analysis and life cycle assessments
- Domestic manufacturing with an extremely low footprint

Verdant Events  


Verdant Event provides an all-in-one online platform for conference websites, including registration, scheduling, social networking with Twitter and Facebook integration, paperless document uploads for speakers and conference greening services.   From the creators of SpaceShare which has been providing ride- room- and taxi-sharing for conferences since 2003, Verdant Event integrates these green travel tools with broader conference community-building services.  Introducing our services at the Sustainable Meetings Conference, we integrate greening with conference tools every event planner will want.  We can provide these tools one at a time, or build your entire website while orchestrating your event's social networking and online greening.

Doubletree Hotel Portland

The newly renovated Doubletree Portland is Green Seal Certified and a pioneer in sustainable hospitality. The hotel is located in the heart of the Portland metro area and offers warm, attentive and sustainable service from check-in to check-out. Guests can walk to area attractions, restaurants, Convention Center or ride MAX, Portland’s light rail system which stops directly in front of the hotel and runs from the Portland International Airport through downtown and beyond.


DNC Parks and Resorts

Can you imagine how conservationist John Muir felt when he famously came to the edge of a cliff and looked down upon the lush Yosemite Valley for the fist time? Well, you can put yourself in his shoes when you visit the “grandest of all special temples of Nature,” as named by Muir himself. Long before green was fashionable, Delaware North set about the task of establishing an environmental management system to help protect the parks in its care. That was the beginning of GreenPath®, the first environmental management system of a U.S. hospitality company to be registered by ISO14001.


Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is Colorado’s first true sustainable meetings destination. The resort has been awarded Silver LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making the resort the first hotel in Colorado to achieve LEED status of any level and only the 9th Silver LEED certified resort in the United States. The Westin Riverfront has 4,000 square feet of meeting space with floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning Beaver Creek Mountain views, plus a 2,000 square foot outdoor banquet terrace. Recycling stations are located throughout the resort and meeting guests can enjoy organic, locally sourced cuisine from Restaurant Avondale.

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Green Lodging    
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Focus on Travel News    
Business Travel Destinations    
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