IMEX America announces ‘Smart Monday’ Americas

IMEX America has announced it will be bringing Smart Monday, a day dedicated to professional development, to its upcoming show on 15 October in Las Vegas.

From 8:30am onwards, the day will be full of education opportunities for everyone, no matter how many years of industry experience they have. It will feature 20 education sessions covering topics from leadership to stress in the workplace.

There is a power-packed start to the day from the first MPI Keynote of the week which is sponsored by Visit Anaheim. Julius Solaris, Editor of EventMB ( will reveal how events that are planned with a long-term legacy in mind can change lives, businesses and whole communities.

He will share findings from a major new industry research report, commissioned by IMEX, researched and produced by EventMB and developed in association with ProColombia.

Smart Monday education sessions cover many of the important topics that event professionals face day-to-day. Augmented reality, contract litigation, crisis communications and women in leadership are all in the program along with leadership, sales coaching, managing stress and event design.

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group commented: “MPI, our strategic partners and premier education provider, have once more brought together another outstanding program full of ideas and opportunities for event professionals to grow stronger and smarter together with IMEX and MPI.

“Smart Monday is once again going to be bigger and better, more impactful and more inspiring than ever.

It’s an important expression of IMEX’s mission to unite and advance the industry, doing everything we can to educate, innovate and help our clients make powerful connections with the right people – and, more importantly, we don’t charge a single penny! It really is a high-value start to a big business week for the industry.”

View the full details of the Smart Monday program, October 15.