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.
Learn more about the power of body language and non-verbal cues to improve your relationships in business and in life from Blanca Cobb, keynote speaker, media personality and trainer in How Not to Suck on TV.
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Experience the quintessential Manhattan hotel: a taste of old-school New York continually serving guests since the Jazz Age of the 1920s. Bursting with elegant architecture, and perfectly situated steps from Grand Central and minutes from Times Square, the Roosevelt Hotel New York is your home for an unforgettable meeting in midtown Manhattan.
With an ideal location in midtown Manhattan, and decades of experience in hosting luxurious conferences, meetings and galas, there’s no better place in New York City to organize your dream event than at the Roosevelt Hotel. With 30,000+ square feet available for meetings, conferences, banquets, receptions and more. The Roosevelt’s state-of-the art meeting rooms are outfitted with direct phone lines, advanced audiovisual support, video conferencing capabilities, and wireless internet.
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. More details coming soon!
2018’s event features included a pop-up candy shop, signature spirits and bubbling cocktails!
|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm||Networking Reception|
|7:30 – 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 – 2:30 pm||Lunch|
|2:30 – 3:00 pm||Tour of the Roosevelt Hotel|