IMEX Frankfurt 2024

Frankfurt, Germany

22:00 - 22:00

About IMEX Frankfurt

Your key to the global business events community

IMEX Frankfurt is where the global meetings, events and incentive travel industry comes together annually for the largest trade show of its kind in Europe.

Where 3,800-plus global meeting planners connect with 2,900 suppliers from across the world, building powerful working relationships—to create better events, meetings and experiences.

This is where you can walk through the world in a day, immerse yourself in the latest industry developments and ideas, and find yourself at the heart of the global business events community.

Our show

Exhibitors include national and regional convention bureaus, hotel groups, venues, cruise lines, airlines, spa resorts, tech providers and event management specialists. Attendees include meeting planners, event agency heads, association executives, incentive travel buyers and in-house event experts.

Meeting professionals can attend independently or apply to join our unique hosted buyer program with free and flexible flights, free accommodations and VIP treatment.

Developed to support our aim to provide the best business platform for the global business events community, our online meeting system and schedule help everyone plan their time ahead of time—with 57,700 meetings held at IMEX 2023 alone.

Our educational program

Our free professional education program includes 150-plus in-depth seminars, practical workshops and specialist forums. Expect expert speakers, new ideas, plentiful inspiration, insight and innovation. Explore our Impact Talking Point, dive into event tech and marketing, trends and research, people and planet, best business practice and the latest in experience design.

We offer countless opportunities to connect on the show floor and at activities around the city, as the global business events community converges on Frankfurt. From the IMEXrun to the Gala Dinner to SITE Nite to Association Social, we have the networking activity for you. 

Why attend?

IMEX is your platform for professional and personal success. Where you can connect with the right suppliers, keep up with fast-changing event trends and legislation, experience the world under one roof, see everyone you need to see (and everyone you didn't know you needed to see). And where you can make those all-important face-to-face connections for stronger, more meaningful business relationships.

"It's much easier to work with people if you have already met on a one-to-one basis at IMEX." Janet Goldman, Managing Member, Cruise and Travel Partners, US.

Who attends IMEX

If you plan or influence meetings and events, you’ll find all the suppliers and inspiration you need—from major hotel groups and venues to the latest event tech providers.

We welcome meeting and events professionals from a wide range of disciplines, sectors and all levels of seniority including:

  • meeting planners
  • event agencies
  • association executives
  • incentive travel buyers
  • in-house corporate event experts
  • hospitality or event management students and academics
  • meetings industry press
  • trade association professionals
  • industry experts and consultants
  • brand and marketing agencies
  • hotel and venue booking agencies


Registration is free and offers access to our three-day trade show, professional education program plus networking events and activities.

Attendee registration

Register to attend IMEX as a buyer, buyer attendee, hosted buyer, member of the press, student or academic faculty.

New to IMEX?

If you're new to IMEX, you'll need to create an IMEX account before you can register.

Creating an account is quick and easy, and takes less than five minutes.

Once you've created your account, you can use it for all IMEX Frankfurt and IMEX America shows.

After verifying your account, you can sign in to your IMEX account and register for the event.