Discover North America at new dedicated event for UK and European buyers

Northstar Meetings Group, parent company of The Meetings Show, is launching a new event to showcase North America to UK and European buyers.

Destination North America will be co-located with the renowned SMU International that takes place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on 27-29 February 2020.

During the three days, qualified elite UK and European buyers will have the opportunity to network with premier North American business meeting, event, and incentive travel suppliers, during productive one-on-one appointments.

Hosted buyers will also enjoy inspiring speakers including a keynote presented by global trend-watcher, Harvard University lecturer and investor author Dr Vikram Mansharamani on ‘Navigating Uncertainty’ with his scenario-based approach, and an insightful session with Dan Berger, founder of event venue software platform Social Tables.

Meanwhile, the welcome reception will include entertainment from internationally renowned corporate mentalist and mind reader Christopher Grace.

David Blansfield, executive vice president and group publisher of Northstar Meetings Group, said: “We’re delighted to be launching Destination North America specifically for UK and European buyers. Offering a fantastic mix of networking with other elite buyers alongside innovative New York City activities, it will be a must-attend event for global meetings industry professionals.”

Buyers can apply for one of the limited hosted places, which include airfare, accommodation, meals and planned activities, here.

Northstar Meetings Group has also just announced a Japan edition of its flagship M&C Asia Connections (MCAC), to be held in Kyoto from June 29 to 30, 2020.

Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, business and sports meetings, incentives, hospitality, and travel technology.

Based in Secaucus, NJ, the company has offices in New York, NY; Stowe, VT; Denver, CO; Edwards, CO; Burlington, VT; Los Angeles, CA; Costa Mesa, CA; Lombard, IL; and global offices in Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, London and East Grinstead. Northstar Travel Group is owned by funds managed by EagleTree Capital.