BestCities at IMEX Frankfurt 2017

Are you attending IMEX Frankfurt this year? Find out where you can meet the BestCities partners at the show. We look forward to catching up with you in Frankfurt!

Overview of BestCities activities at IMEX Frankfurt

Monday 15 May

Association Day: 16:30 – 17:15

BestCities’ Managing Director, Paul Vallee will be moderating a session at the IMEX Association Day:

 Creating and communicating legacy impacts of your association and your meetings 

  • Meetings that leave a legacy build a world-class reputation for your association
  • Calculating, researching and shouting about the positive societal impact of your meeting
  • Inclusivity as a strategy – patients; minorities; delegates from developing regions; young future leaders; experts from other fields
  • Announcing a new financial grant programme to recognise excellence in this area

Tuesday 16 May

BestCities Media Breakfast: 08:30 – 09:30

BestCities will be hosting a media breakfast at the Maritim Hotel launching our overarching theme for the year, Building Global Connections Across Borders, we are kicking off 2017’s event with exciting news on a new legacy-focused partnership with ICCA and revealing big ambitions for the forthcoming BestCities Global Forum, taking place in Tokyo this December.

With Madrid Convention Bureau set to officially be recognised as BestCities twelfth member at the event, a range of expert speakers, including BestCities representatives and an association Customer Advisor Board member, are guaranteed to bring this year’s theme to life.

If you are a member of the press and wish to attend please contact Ali Liddy,

Hosted Buyer Lunch: 12.30

Hosted on the Business Events Dubai stand the lunch is an opportunity for our hosted buyer group to network with the BestCities partners. If you would like to join the lunch please contact Jane Cunningham, to see if we still have places left.

BestCities Client Dinner: 18:00 onwards

BestCities will be hosting a dinner at Restaurant Margarete in Frankfurt. If you would like to join the dinner please contact Jane Cunningham, to see if we still have places left.

BestCities Partner Stands

Drop by our partner stands at the show:

Berlin: F100                             Dubai: E500                        Melbourne: B320
Bogota: B160                           Edinburgh: F350                Singapore: C350
Cape Town: C500                   Houston: C180                    Tokyo: B400
Copenhagen: F270                 Madrid: D320                      Vancouver: B280

BestCities Team Members in Frankfurt

Paul Vallee
Managing Director



Jane Cunningham
Director, International Associations