PLANNERS AND SUPPLIERS:
GET BUSINESS DONE AT WEC 2017

MPI’s Hosted Buyer Program at WEC 2017 is back and better than ever. Featuring a wide variety of opportunities, it’s designed to help you solidify business for 2018 and beyond.

PLANNERS


At MPI’s Hosted Buyer Program, not only do you meet on-on-one with suppliers who want to make your events amazing, you get all of the education and networking that WEC is known for.

All you need to do is apply. If accepted, you‘ll participate in the program at varying levels to be determined later. Level determination includes: time in role, purchasing authority, number of events per year and the need for supplier services.

Apply to participate at WEC 2017 >



ELISA SWAN
Director of International Sales
MAELCA Meetings and Incentives

“As a first time attendee at WEC16 and part of the Hosted Buyer program, I must say it was worth every minute. It is truly a valuable investment to expand your network and expertise through meaningful connections and insightful sessions.”


BRIAN MELTON
Vice President of Global Accounts
ConferenceDirect

“WEC 2016 allows me to be visible in the industry in order to maintain relationships with hotel partners, existing clients, and to continue meeting new contacts/potential clients.”

100%

OF PARTICIPATING PLANNERS

said that MPI’s Hosted Buyer Program connected them with suppliers whose products or services matched their business.


100%

OF PARTICIPATING PLANNERS

said MPI’s Hosted Buyer Program was effective in generating new business opportunities.


97%

OF PARTICIPATING PLANNERS

were satisfied with the quality of their face-to-face appointments.

YOU'RE IN GOOD COMPANY.

Here's a glimpse at some of the planner companies represented at WEC 2017.

SUPPLIERS


PACKAGES TO MEET BUSINESS GOALS AND BUDGETS

With six levels to choose from, our program packages give you the exposure you need to get the business you want. Meet specifically with vetted qualified planners—face-to-face—or take advantage of the networking room and meet all planner attendees throughout the event.

COME FOR THE BUSINESS. STAY FOR THE EDUCATION.

WEC has dedicated sessions just for suppliers so you can use your complimentary WEC registration to boost your learning.

Prices range from $3,000 to $30,000 offering opportunities for all budget sizes. Register your participation here.

Participate as a Supplier at WEC 2017 >

100%

OF PARTICIPATING PLANNERS

said the program was effective in generating new business and that they’ll give business to suppliers they met at WEC.


7 out of 10

PARTICIPATING PLANNERS

have 10+ years in the industry; these are the planners you need to meet.


YOU'RE IN GOOD COMPANY.

Here's a glimpse at some of the supplier companies represented at WEC 2017.

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