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Connect Marketplace
27-29 August, 2024
Baird CenterMilwaukee, WI

How to Attend

Supplier

Gain access to a targeted audience of buyers with significant purchasing power.

If you're looking to secure contracts from buyers that control spend in the conference, tradeshow, meetings, and sports industry, you qualify as a Connect supplier.

As a Connect supplier, you'll participate in scheduled one-on-one marketplace appointments and have the opportunity to showcase your offerings to a captive buyer. You'll also benefit from all of Connect Marketplace's unique offerings.

Your supplier badge includes:

✅ 2-Day access to our dynamic marketplace

✅ Entrance to Connect Marketplace networking events

✅ 10+ hours of educational content

✅ Up to 25 guaranteed marketplace appointments with qualified hosted buyers

Hosted Buyer

Meet one-on-one with suppliers capable of meeting your unique needs. 

If you're a meeting and event professional looking to source and select vendors for your upcoming event, you could qualify as a Connect Hosted Buyer. 

As a Connect Hosted Buyer, you'll participate in scheduled one-on-one marketplace appointments with highly-vetted suppliers from across the nation. We'll cover the cost of your travel and hotel accommodations so you can enjoy access to Connect Marketplace's unique offerings.

Your Hosted Buyer badge includes:

✅ 2-Day access to our dynamic marketplace

✅ Entrance to Connect Marketplace networking events

✅ 10+ hours of educational content

✅ Up to 45 marketplace appointments with qualified Connect Suppliers

Non-Hosted Buyer

Take your events to the next level.

Want to attend Connect Marketplace without committing to one-on-one appointments? 

Whether you're wanting to expand your network, mingle with the industry's top performers, learn from industry thought leaders, or source vendors for your next event, you'll find what you're craving at Connect Marketplace. Our Buyer badge gives you all the benefits of Connect Marketplace, without the commitment of one-on-one appointments.

Your Buyer badge includes:

✅ 2-Day access to our dynamic marketplace

✅ Entrance to Connect Marketplace networking events

✅ 10+ hours of educational content

Group Registration

Elevate and energize your team at Connect Marketplace.

Our exclusive group registration rates for groups of six or more allow you to bring your team and elevate your professional development, collaborating in an ideal environment for colleagues to foster both creative and professional growth. By taking advantage of our group registration rates, you'll be investing in your team's growth, development, and future.

Your team will gain access to:

✅ 2-Day access to our dynamic marketplace

✅ Entrance to Connect Marketplace networking events

✅ 10+ hours of educational content 


Suppliers and sponsors interested in group rates should contact their Connect Marketplace sales representative.