AIME 2019 new Event Managers – Talk2 Media & Events are churning the event program and format to deliver a higher and positive return on investment. A host of international exhibitors are returning to the show this edition. And with the AIME Meeting Preferences Opening earlier than usual, the pre-scheduled appointments will deliver more business connects to buyers and exhibitors
Namrata | MICE INDIAA | 1st December 2018
AIME 2019 Refreshed Vision
With a refreshed vision for 2019 edition in place, AIME is undergoing a rigorous overhaul in the event program and the format. The 2019 edition is set to deliver a higher and positive return on investment to exhibitors, buyers, suppliers and stakeholders in the ecosystem.
AIME 2019 Meetings Software
At the heart of the 2019 edition lies the launch (19 November 2018) of a new buyer preferences Meetings Software, in partnership with Centium Software. The software matches the preferences of buyers with the services and capabilities of exhibitors through the EventsAir® portal.
The range of criteria questions spans across – preferred destinations, capacity, product strengths, buyer types and budgets; all of which will then be used to match the most relevant and mutually beneficial meetings with AIME exhibitors. The algorithm shall deliver 32 carefully matched, guaranteed pre-scheduled appointments (PSAs) between buyers and exhibitors.
The Buyers and Exhibitors can be assured of 60% full diaries with pre-scheduled meetings and for balance 40% one is free to talk to pre-registered trade buyers and fix meetings with AIME attendees. AIME’s partnership with Centium Software is one of many new elements that are part of its refreshed event strategy, promising more measurable return on investment for exhibitors and buyers alike.
“Previously, delegates had expressed that there often wasn’t enough time to walk to your next scheduled meeting, contributing to missed opportunities. This new meetings software ensures that they will be rescheduled automatically, creating a more seamless event experience”, shared Matt Pearce, CEO, Talk2Media and Events.
AIME 2019 Return of International Exhibitors
AIME 2019 shall witness the return of a host of International Exhibitors to showcase their capabilities and connect with Asia Pacific largest pool of quality buyers. Leading the pack is TCEB – Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, which participated last in 2017. The Dubai Business Events, which last came over in 2015, has once again endorsed its commitment to the show.
Endorsing AIME’s pre-eminence in the MICE market, TCEB Australia Representative, Nicole Tingey from Clockwise Consulting commented, “Australia and the broader APAC region has strong ties with the Kingdom of Thailand, and AIME presents the perfect opportunity to promote Thailand as a key destination for Business Events due to its excellent reputation for service, aviation links, high quality hotels, convention centres and appealing choice of experiences for incentive groups.”
Other international exhibitors attending the 2019 event include Hawaii Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Tourism Republic of Indonesia, the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau, set to reveal a new rewards campaign, and the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LATCB), who will be showcasing their new Banc of California Stadium and highly anticipated renovation of the LA Convention Centre.
AIME 2019 shall bring together under one roof, for three extraordinary days, quality buyers from 32 different countries, with 48% having never attended AIME before and 65% originating from outside of Australia.