June 07, 2006

More than 7,600 visitors, including 3,400 hosted buyers from 57 countries, attended IMEX, the Frankfurt, Germany-based meeting and incentive show held from May 30-June 1. The four-year-old show also attracted 3,300 exhibitors, including first-timers such as the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, Israel Ministry of Tourism and the Taipei International Convention Center. In other news, IMEX chairman Ray Bloom announced show dates for the next five years: April 17-19, 2007; April 22-24, 2008; May 26-28, 2009; May 25-27, 2010, and May 24-26, 2011.