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

Get down to business.

Connect Marketplace is the perfect place to expand your network, accelerate your career, and cultivate relationships that fuel success.

Why Attend

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Fuel growth with AI-driven meetings

Gain exclusive face time with handpicked buyers and suppliers primed to elevate your growth during Connect's Marketplace Appointments. Our cutting-edge AI-matchmaking seamlessly connects buyers with the ideal suppliers, revolutionizing the way business is conducted.

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Learn from industry thought leaders

Learn from the industry’s most influential thought leaders during top-notch keynote presentations, panel discussions, Q+A sessions, and dynamic group events. You’ll walk away with the ideas, insight and inspiration you need to create impactful experiences.

Earn up to 9 CMP credits at Connect Marketplace.

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Expand your network

Whether you’re on the trade show floor, enjoying our signature opening reception, or attending an invite-only breakout, you’ll have ample opportunities to connect and collaborate with event professionals from around the world. Our innovative networking sessions will help you make connections that last.

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Discover innovative solutions

This isn’t your average trade show. Our signature marketplace puts the event industry at your fingertips and is overflowing with one-of-a-kind solutions that are guaranteed to take your events to the next level.

Numbers that matter...




hosted buyers




one-on-one appointments projected


first time buyers


hours of educational content

Beth Matran

Team Travel Source

Nowhere else are we able to spend time with our current clients, prospective clients, hotel and city partners all in one place.