Transatlantic 2018 - M&I Forums

Transatlantic Cancún 2018

Cancún, Mexico

When 9-12 Dec 2018

When Where

European buyers meet North American suppliers

Don't miss the opportunity to discover some of Cancun's most iconic hotels, unique meetings spaces and exciting incentive options with North America's finest suppliers. In just 72 hours you'll be able to conduct months' worth of meetings and grow your portfolio of suppliers from major and emerging international markets.










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Famed for its glorious sandy beaches, stunning beauty, and eventful nightlife, Cancún continues to establish itself as a world leading meeting and incentive destination. With over 170 hotels (of which the majority are 5 star and above), 34,000 rooms, and direct flights from many major cities in Canada and the USA, there's never been a better time to uncover the potential of Mexico's tropical paradise.

The Forum will be hosted at Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, a perfect blend of seaside serenity and buzzing activity. Located on a secluded stretch of white sandy beach, it's home to 602 all ocean view suites, three swim-up bars and more than 80,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.

Hosted buyer package

Fully hosted package

Fully hosted package

Travel expenses and accommodation are organised and covered by us, leaving you to focus solely on your business.

An efficient one-stop shop

An efficient one-stop shop

You choose who you want to meet by setting an agenda tailormade to your business needs. This ensures your time is fully optimised.

Stay ahead of the game

Stay ahead of the game

Our Forums are the best way of keeping up-to-date with the latest destination trends and developments. They are suitable for executives at all levels.

See the destination in action

See the destination in action

Through site inspections and social events in our partner properties, you will get the chance to discover some of the world's most relevant MICE venues, hotels and leisure options of the moment.

Network with your peers

Network with your peers

From teambuilding activities to social events, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with exhibitors and your peers beyond the meetings floor.

Highly enjoyable format

Highly enjoyable format

Whether you're a seasoned MICE veteran or an account executive in your first agency position, our Forums are highly sociable, accessible and enjoyable. Isn't that why you chose this business?

Event details

Over three days, you'll have 40 one-to-one meetings with buyers you choose in advance. You'll build lasting relationships through cocktail receptions, dinners and networking activities. This is one event you can't afford to miss.

Event Itinerary

Sunday 9th December 2018
19:00 - 23:00
Opening night
Monday 10th December 2018
08:00 - 08:30
Registration & Briefing
08:30 - 10:20
Prescheduled meetings
10:20 - 10:40
Tea / coffee break
10:40 - 12:00
Prescheduled meetings
12:00 - 13:00
13:45 - 18:15
Networking activities
Dinner Transfer
20:00 - 23:00
Networking dinner
Tuesday 11th December 2018
08:15 - 08:30
08:30 - 10:30
Prescheduled meetings
10:30 - 10:50
Tea / coffee break
10:50 - 12:50
Prescheduled meetings
13:00 - 14:00
Afternoon at leisure / educational programme / site visits
Dinner transfer
19:30 - 23:00
Closing Dinner
Wednesday 12th December 2018
08:30 - 08:45
08:45 - 10:40
Prescheduled meetings
10:40 - 11:00
Tea / coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00
Prescheduled meetings
13:00 - 14:00

"I'm so impressed by the quality of the suppliers, buyers and the destination. The mixture of business information, international networking and destination discovery was perfect and I really got to know what this destination can offer to my clients."

Petra Klier peerevents – Germany Read more

I would like to attend. What do I do next?

To attend Meeting & Incentive Forums as a MICE buyer you need to:

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Do I qualify?

To qualify for attendance at the Transatlantic Forum you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a meeting planner from an event agency, association, public sector or corporate organisation
  • Organise a minimum of 5 international events per annum in Europe (outside your own country), plus regular events in the USA or Canada
  • Be responsible for and/or the main influencer for booking venues for your events
  • Work with an international events budget in excess of €1 million
  • Organise meetings, conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions or corporate hospitality programmes for a minimum of 30 guests per group

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