Know before you go

Your essential pre-show checklist

Already downloaded the app? If you're a buyer or exhibitor you can test our free badge scanning now!

Arrival, entry and accessibility

  • 1. Hosted buyers only: Sign in to check your accommodations. View airport transfers and show shuttles here.
  • 2. Print your badge (full size color) using the link in your badge email. No badge email? Check your junk and clutter, and then let us know. To change your badge, sign in and select Edit Your Badge to receive a new badge email.
  • 3. Note the exhibition hall opening times. Exhibitors should be on their booth by 9am. Buyers and attendees should plan to enter the hall from 9:30am. Meetings start 10am sharp. (Hosted Buyer Lounge opens at 8am.
  • 4. Read our accessibility information

  • 5. Read and support the IMEX code of conduct

Making the most of your time

  • 6. Sign in to search our Exhibitor Directory and book your meetings before you arrive.
  • 7. Sign in to review your show schedule. We recommend syncing your schedule to your Outlook or Gmail calendar by selecting Sync to Calendar, and downloading it as a pdf to print out or have on your phone by selecting Export Data.
  • 8. Buyers - sign in, contact exhibitors you've booked meeings with to discuss requirements in advance for super-efficient meetings at the show. New this year, you can also message other buyers pre-show.
  • 9. Buyers - follow our meeting etiquette. Double check your schedule for clashes before you arrive. And don't ghost - if you've overbooked or are running late, send the exhibitor a message.
  • 10. Exhibitors - sign in and review your buyer meetings. Contact the buyers ahead of time to discuss their requirements.

Learning, giving back, and staying in the know on the go

11. Search our education and event program for learning, networking, tours and more, and sign in to add your favorites to your schedule.

We're partnering with Snapsight to bring key education takeaways to your phone, instantly. If you're attending sessions at the Inspiration Hub (Forest, Ocean or Canyon rooms) or at the Research Pod or People & Planet Village, scan the QR code for a real-time summary.

12. Take the Experience Profile™ quiz for show connections and recommendations based on your personal profile type.

13. Take our People and Planet Pledge.

14. Bookmark our IMEX News Hub to stay in the know throughout the show.

15. Download the IMEX App, sponsored by Visit Monaco, to have essential information to hand, including:

  • A full floorplan
  • Lead scanning (available to exhibitors and buyers)
  • Education and activities listings
  • Exhibitor Directory
  • Attendee list (available to exhibitors and buyers)
  • Show information 
  • Food and beverage information
  • Your profile and messages
  • Your schedule 
  • Rate your meetings (buyers and exhibitors only)
16. Test our free lead scanning in the IMEX app
Before the show, we recommend exhibitors test our free lead scanning:
  •  Sign in to the IMEX app
  • Click on Scan a Badge
  • Hold your camera over the test badge QR code 
  • From your company profile, scroll down to view your list of leads. You’ll find the test badge you just scanned there

Not working correctly? Check you're using the most recent version of the IMEX app.
Before you go

17. Watch our quick help guide videos for Hosted buyers and Exhibitors. (You can find more guides under Contact and Help in the main menu above) to make the most of the show.

18. Read our FAQs.

19. And finally, pack your reusable water bottle to fill at tap water stations throughout the show, helping us to phase out single-use plastic.

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Any questions? Check our FAQs page or contact us: 

Call: +44 (0) 1273 227311
Maria Gaillez
Maria Gaillez
Relationship Manager
David Kries
David Kries
Relationship Manager
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