Source a year’s worth of meetings in just a single day! You’ll meet face-to-face at up to 15 sourcing appointments with your pre-selected hotels and destination matches, and share your exact meeting requirements. Plus, between appointments, you’ll have a chance to meet with other hotels and network with your fellow planners, earn CEUs and get a first-class peek at today’s hottest event inspiration including decor, F&B, entertainment features and so much more!
Earn CEUs and uncover tips, trends and strategic tactics from industry power players and inspiring keynote speakers! Our masterclass speaking sessions are chock full of concrete takeaways designed to advance meeting planners’ careers and inspire your next brilliant experience. Planner favorites include industry trends, workplace negotiations, strategies for organization and so many more!
When you attend a Smart Meeting event, you’re guaranteed to build connections with senior meeting professionals and premier hotels and destinations. Mix, mingle and talk shop (or don’t!) at themed after-parties and powerful breakout sessions. It’s the easy, fun way that meeting planners love to boost your career circle and add important names to your little black book.
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Omni Frisco Hotel captures the energy and future of this vibrant North Texas city, making it a location you’ll never forget. Featuring 300 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, this luxury 16-story hotel serves as the cornerstone of The Star, anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and 12,000-seat stadium, Ford Center. From grand and junior ballrooms to intimate spaces, Omni Frisco Hotel’s 24,000+ sq. ft. of meeting space provides endless opportunities for events.
Located in the heart of The Star, a 91-acre entertainment district, Omni Frisco offers exciting dining, nightlife, and shopping just steps away from the hotel. Centrally located, D/FW International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport are each about 25 minutes away. Visit Omni Frisco, and discover how a change in scenery can change you.
Get inspired with your complimentary swag bag filled with today’s hottest incentive gift ideas and awesome giveaways. Past goodies have included planner favorites like yummy eats and treats, sparkling beverages, beauty products and trendy water bottles—complete with liquid-proof bluetooth speakers!
Relax and recharge at a chic wrap party. You’ll nosh on tasty eats, sip on fizzing cocktails and network with your fellow attendees. These classic post-event parties are favorites for planners and suppliers, alike. Tie a bow on your day of power sourcing and education with the perfect end to a fabulous day. More details coming soon!
2018’s event features included a customized candy box, penthouse after-party, happy hour photo booth experience and psychic readings!
|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm||Networking Reception|
|7:30 – 8:30 am||Registration & Welcome Breakfast|
|8:45 – 10:00 am||Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address|
|10:15 – 11:30 am||One-on-One Business Appointments|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||Morning Refreshment Break|
|12 – 1:30 pm||One-on-One Business Appointments Continue|
|1:30 – 2:30 pm||Lunch|
|2:30 – 3:00 pm||Tour of Omni Frisco Hotel|
|3:00 – 5 pm||Networking Meet-Up|