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HSMAI’s Third Annual Affordable Meetings Mid-America is scheduled for

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present the third annual Affordable Meetings Mid-America show…

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present the third annual Affordable Meetings Mid-America show April 2-3, 2003 at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.



The two-day event provides meeting planners with a dynamic program of free educational seminars on all topics related to planning and holding meetings and events.



We are very pleased with the success and growth of Affordable Meetings Mid-America since we launched this mid-west version of our show two years ago, said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI. The success of our show and the excellent reputation it has for attracting qualified meeting planners from various market segments in diverse geographical markets has made us the leader in industry trade shows, he added.



Over 1,000 attendees, representing meeting and event planners from a variety of organizations, with a majority representing corporate, association and independent sectors and the balance from government, non-profit, education, religious, medical/health care organizations, travel agents, trade show management and military, are expected to participate in the 2003 Affordable Meetings(r) Mid-America show.



Affordable Meetings Mid-America offers exhibitors and meeting planners the following opportunities:


  • Comprehensive booth package for exhibitors

  • FREE networking reception for exhibitors and planners

  • 3:1 planner to exhibitor ratio

  • 28 educational seminars and 6 hours of unopposed exhibit time

  • FREE attendance for meeting planners


HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings shows also offer attendees the opportunity to network and negotiate with a variety of suppliers including hotels and resorts, university conference centers, unique meeting sites, convention and visitors bureaus, transportation companies, software and audiovisual businesses, and other meeting and convention suppliers.

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