2012 dates announced for leading Caribbean appointment-based event5 Jan, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Marketing Manager
NEW YORK, NY - January 5, 2012. Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE), part of Questex Hospitality + Travel, announced today that dates for the third annual Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE) have been set for September 13-16 at Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall in Jamaica.
“We have experienced great success in the Caribbean MICE market with Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange,” remarked Jennifer Fernandez, show and event director, Questex Travel Group. “CMITE has become an important calendar event that delivers significant meeting and incentive business to the islands of the Caribbean. Because CMITE's unique appointment-based format maximizes time and resources, buyers and suppliers turn to us each year to build strong, long-standing contacts for future business.”
CMITE is the premier all-inclusive, appointment-based Caribbean event that focuses on bringing top-producing, qualified North American MICE buyers together with hand-selected suppliers representing the entire Caribbean. Suppliers include: hotels and resorts, spas, destinations, tour operators, destination management companies, and cruise lines.
Applications will be accepted from North American buyers beginning in the spring. Those looking to apply should contact Bernadette Mari at 212.895.8264 or BMari@questex.com to be added to the notification list. Supplier applications are currently being accepted and positions are expected to sell out. Suppliers should contact Danielle Cirami-Gillis at 212.895.8278 or DCirami@questex.com. Coverage can be found on Facebook and YouTube or on the event website.
About Caribbean Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchange (Caribbean.IncentiveTravelExchange.com)
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange, owned and managed by Questex Hospitality + Travel is an invitation-only, appointment-based event focused on the Caribbean meeting and incentive market. The formula brings together North American buyers with pre-qualified Caribbean suppliers and consists of pre-arranged one-to-one meetings.
About Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GlobalTravelExchanges.com)
Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE), owned and managed by the Questex Hospitality + Travel, is comprised of invitation-only, appointment-based events catering exclusively to the MICE market. The successful formula consists of pre-arranged, one-to-one meetings connecting buyers and suppliers producing the most exclusive events in the world. GMITE includes the flagship Incentive Travel Exchange (ITE), in partnership with Site, created for North American incentive buyers placing business globally. It also includes sister events: Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE) for North American meeting & incentive buyers placing business in the Caribbean and Europe Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (EMITE) for European MICE buyers placing business globally.
About Questex Hospitality + Travel (QuestexHospitalityandTravel.com)
Questex Hospitality + Travel drives demand for travel and hospitality organizations as the largest multimedia organization in the world dedicated to these related industries. It includes a dynamic collection of strategic investment and deal-making forums as well as tactical services such as powerful lead generation tools, interactive online business solutions, world-class events and industry-leading publications to help hospitality and travel organizations drive revenue, productivity and value creation. In addition, the group serves global travel marketers through TravelAgentCentral.com, LuxuryTravelAdvisor.com, TravelAgentUniversity Online; an award-winning series of events serving the luxury travel and MICE markets such as Luxury Travel Expo, Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges and CONFEC; and the leading luxury travel booking site, FiveStarAlliance.com; industry news delivery services in print and mobile worldwide via Travel Agent and Luxury Travel Advisor magazines.