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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Surrounded by revitalized downtown streets and nestled among the City of Angels’ shopping, dining and entertainment hub, Sheraton Grand Los Angeles welcomes meeting planners with a luxury experience from beginning to end. A stone’s throw from the Staples Center, Dodger Stadium and the Fashion District, this exquisite property is truly in the middle of it all.
Boasting 35,000 square feet of sophisticated indoor and outdoor space, superb catering and dedicated event specialists, Sheraton Grand Los Angeles is the ultimate meeting locale. A meetings oasis in the hustle and bustle of downtown Los Angeles, the Sheraton offers 9 event rooms and 16 phenomenal maximum breakout rooms. These versatile spaces inspire creativity while offering meeting planners the modern amenities and technical connections they need for a job well done.
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 fabulous fashion-filled after party complete with name-brand retailers, signature spirits and bubbling cocktails, flower crowns, a professional sketch portrait, lipstick reading and a beauty and brow consult from a professional brow tech!
|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 Sheraton Grand Los Angeles|
|3:30 – 5 pm||Networking Meet-Up|