IMEX 2023

Advertising Marketing Paper and printing industry Media production Tourism
May 23, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
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The dates for the most important international meeting of the business event community - IMEX are scheduled for 23rd – 25th May 2023 when the entire meeting industry will assemble at the halls of Messe Frankfurt. Dubbed as the heartbeat of the global business events, the trade fair will fuel impetus through the German and international event markets during the three exhibition days.

At least 2 500 hotels, event agencies, convention centres, conference planners, event companies, airlines, and cruise organisers from 150 countries will arrive in Frankfurt during the trade show dates to exhibit their never-seen-before offers. Visiting professionals will benefit from meeting with more than 5 100 global decision-makers with significant buying power also from the German outbound market. Besides the fascinating showcase IMEX Frankfurt 2023 will present a plethora of valuable networking and education opportunities to all participants. Join the Hosted Buyers Programme to connect with the most prominent event planners in the industry. Corporate executives are treated with exclusive access to the Exclusively Corporate networking and learning event supported with case study-led education, peer-to-peer discussions and invaluable know-how sharing.

To reflect the global narrative of inclusivity and gender equality, IMEX 2023 introduces She Means Business - a series of talks on women’s topics. Other educational events include Agency for Directors - an invite-only forum for senior management of small to mid-size agencies, and the Association Focus - a lecture stream for association representatives.

Book your hotel for your IMEX Frankfurt 2023 business trip with ExpoBeds to enjoy a hustle-free trade show experience. With our vast network of contracted properties near Messe Frankfurt, you can choose from various room types and locations fitting every budget. Contact us today for your free made-to-order IMEX 2023 hotel offer.


Each year the diverse incentive and meetings travel show, IMEX Frankfurt engages the global meetings industry over 4 memorable days of networking, education and fresh ideas. Messe Frankfurt welcomes 3500 exhibitors whose stands demonstrate services and innovations from over 170 countries.

Who can you meet there

IMEX trade fair hosts veteran representatives and executives from all corners of the meetings industry. The show gathers tourist offices, convention bureaus, major hotel chains and spa centers, exhibition venue managers, cruise lines, airlines, tech providers and other event management specialists.

Past editions

What makes it special

Each year the IMEX messe offers an event packed convention experience focusing on education and sector-specific knowledge sharing networking events through the Inspiration hub and Association social. The latest fair editions offer a variety of learning formats, from camptfire peer-to-peer talks to formal seminars with industry experts. Most education events at IMEX are approved by International Live Events Association (ILEA) and Continuing Education (CE) Certified Meeting Professional programme.

What is new for IMEX 2023

Each year, IMEX Frankfurt organises engaging discussions at the Talking Point on the show themes of the current edition. In 2023, the topics are chosen to pique the interest of everyone. Nature talking point will unveil the relationship between people and nature, while the Event Tech will help event organisers to harness the power of the latest event tech.

Quick info

Organiser:Regent Exhibitions Ltd.
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:IMEX 2024
Sectors: Advertising | Marketing | Paper and printing industry | Media production | Tourism
Visitors:Tickets for IMEX
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 5100+ global decision makers
  • 8828 IMEX attendees in total
  • 3886 hosted buyers from 88 countries
  • 4942 trade visitors from 98 countries
  • 206 media representatives from 27 countries
  • 68,500 appointments made prior the show

Next editions

IMEX 2024

May 13, 2024 - May 16, 2024
Messe Frankfurt

IMEX 2025

Dates are not known yet
Messe Frankfurt
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Messe Frankfurt

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany
Coordinates: 50.11291 , 8.64935
ExpoBeds is not affiliated with the organiser of this event

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