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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World-renowned Fairmont San Francisco presents an awe-inspiring picture of the City by the Bay. Central to the Financial District, Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf, the Fairmont is located at the only spot in San Francisco where each of the city's cable car lines meet. And consequently, it’s your newest intersection of sourcing, education and networking.
The grandeur of this fully-restored hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience for meeting planners.The Fairmont hotel offers 55,000 square feet of spectacular function space, two fabulous restaurants and lounges, and panoramic city and bay views from high atop Nob Hill. The hotel classic boasts an unmatched blend of elegance and superb service for an unforgettable meeting experience from beginning to end.
Fairmont San Francisco Awards & Accolades Include:
Join the likes of Hollywood celebrities, famous rock stars, history’s elite and world leaders as you take a lap around the oh-so lavish Fairmont Penthouse!
Delight in a complete gourmet breakfast and lunch, munch on your favorite complimentary snacks and sip designer cocktails and beverages.
Take home your swag bag filled with the hottest giveaways including health and wellness products, beauty giveaways and more!
Techies unite! Meet us at the tech bar for a chance to view, sample and play with the latest and greatest in technology!
Choose from tons of your sweet, chewy and ooey-gooey faves at a custom candy bar compliments for Sugarwish!
Receive exclusive access to the Fairmont’s Penthouse and Tonga Room at a fabulous lunch and pre-party!
Tempt the palette with local artisan cheeses compliments of Cowgirl Creamery!
Taste all your creamy, crunchy, ooey-gooey chocolate faves at this delectable chocolate tasting experience!
Sip and swirl your way through this revolutionary DIY wine blending experience. Plus, take home your own complimentary bottle!
Ready for some celebrity-worthy dining? Pull up a chair for this gourmet dinner-prep experience and take home your own dinner kit for two!
Listen in with a temptingly-telling psychic reading!
|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm||Networking Reception|
|8 am – 8:30 am||Registration & Welcome Breakfast|
|8:45 am – 10:00 am||Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address|
|10:15 am – 11:30 am||One-on-One Business Appointments|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||Refreshment Break|
|12:00 pm– 1:30 pm||One-on-One Business Appointments|
|1:30 pm – 2:30 pm||Networking Lunch|
|2:30 pm – 3:00 pm||Tour of Fairmont San Francisco|
|3:00 pm– 5:00 pm||A Taste of San Francisco After Party|