Source a year’s worth of meetings in just a single day! You’ll meet face-to-face at up to 15 sourcing appointments with your pre-selected hotels and destination matches, and share your exact meeting requirements. Plus, between appointments, you’ll have a chance to meet with other hotels and network with your fellow planners, earn CEUs and get a first-class peek at today’s hottest event inspiration including decor, F&B, entertainment features and so much more!
Earn CEUs and uncover tips, trends and strategic tactics from industry power players and inspiring keynote speakers! Our masterclass speaking sessions are chock full of concrete takeaways designed to advance meeting planners’ careers and inspire your next brilliant experience. Planner favorites include industry trends, workplace negotiations, strategies for organization and so many more!
When you attend a Smart Meeting event, you’re guaranteed to build connections with senior meeting professionals and premier hotels and destinations. Mix, mingle and talk shop (or don’t!) at themed after-parties and powerful breakout sessions. It’s the easy, fun way that meeting planners love to boost your career circle and add important names to your little black book.
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Satisfy your sense of discovery at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. Located in downtown DC’s Penn Quarter, the hotel is just steps from the National Portrait Gallery and Capital One Arena, and blocks from the National Mall. This centrally located gem is a beautiful juxtaposition between old and new that sits just blocks from some of the most distinguished sights in our nation's capital. Boasting an elegance-meets-whimsy style, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco creates a truly magnetic meeting experience.
Unapologetically confident, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. provides the warm, personalized attention to create truly memorable meetings. With 5,500+ square feet of event space, expansive rooms bathed in natural light (including a stunning ballroom) and farm-to-table catering at Dirty Habit with executive chef Kyoo Eom, this boutique hotel knows how to make each and every event a roaring success.
Get inspired with your complimentary swag bag filled with today’s hottest incentive gift ideas and awesome giveaways. Past goodies have included planner favorites like yummy eats and treats, sparkling beverages, beauty products and trendy water bottles—complete with liquid-proof bluetooth speakers!
Relax and recharge at a chic wrap party. You’ll nosh on tasty eats, sip on fizzing cocktails and network with your fellow attendees. These classic post-event parties are favorites for planners and suppliers, alike. Tie a bow on your day of power sourcing and education with the perfect end to a fabulous day. You'll also have the chance to tour multiple Kimptons in D.C.!
2018’s event features included an after-party fit for royalty, exclusive access to the Capital Wheel, signature spirits and bubbling cocktails, all sky high in a scenic venue!
We have so many exciting features and attractions in store for you in 2019! See you in D.C.!
|8 – 8:30 am||Registration & Welcome Breakfast|
|8:45 – 10:00 am||Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address|
|10:15 – 11:30 am||One-on-One Business Appointments|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||Morning Refreshment Break|
|12 – 1:30 pm||One-on-One Business Appointments Continue|
|1:30 – 3:00 pm||Lunch and Educational Keynote|
|3:00 – 3:30 pm||Tour of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.|
|3:30 – 5 pm||Networking Meet-Up|