WMF Summit State of Mexico

MARCH 13-14, 2018

WMF Vidanta - Riviera Nayarit

JULY 17 - 19, 2018

WMF Summit Los Cabos

OCTOBER 2 - 4, 2018


Since 2013, this forum has positionated as an Event that gather the leaders of the MICE industry

Brings the opportunity to gather the leaders of the MICE industry in one place with the objective of sharing information and trends. At the same time the event presents a unique educational program and open the best business opportunities with our Table Tops and Hosted Buyer Program that includes a complete and dynamic networking activity.

Who has attended WMF?
During 5 years of the event, some of the most important leaders and presidents of the industry have honored us with his presence, some of the personalities are:
  • Joachim de Posada (RIP) / LAPSA
  • Jonathan “Skip Cox / IAEE
  • José Antonio Vicente / AFE
  • Michel Luehrs / GMIC
  • Carol Wallace / AIPC
  • Johnnie White, CMP / PCMA
  • David Sand / SITE
  • Gonzalo Pérez Conatanzó / IAPCO
  • Arnaldo Nardone / ICCA
  • Miguel Harraca / Latinamerica CVBs
  • Paul Miller / SITE
  • Andrés López / UFI
  • Martha Sheridan / DMAI
  • Kevin Kerby
  • Lesley Everett / Global Speakers Federation
  • Fiona Pelham / MPI –
  • Raymond. J Kopcinski / PCMA –
  • David G. Peckinpaugh / Maritz –
  • Michel Dominguez , CHSE / CIC –
  • Roger Dow / US Travel Association –
  • David DuBois / IAEE
  • Julkia W Smith / IAEE
  • Nabil Doss / Global Speakers Federation
  • Nina Freysen
  • Pretorius / ICCA
  • Alisson Batres / COCAL
  • Jodi Collen, CSEP/ ILEA
  • Martin Sirk / ICCA
  • Sherrif KAramat / PCMA
  • Daniel McKinon / IAEE
  • Ingrid Nagy , CSEP / ILEA
  • Claire Smith, CMP / PCMA
  • David Audrain / SISO


Strength the CIC and work together to collect more hard data of the region
Action concluded on the approval from all CIC board members and today the MMB LATAM is a real campaign with the same purpose for the Global MICE industry
April 14th 2016 all the MICE world celebrate the firsts Global Meetings Industry Day
Work with associations to publish a global standard document that can help MICE industry how to react in case of act of terrorism or natural disasters
WMF has already received the confirmation document to be part of the Iceberg for 2 years until 2019 with the representation of Mexico and Latinamerica.


We know that closing a business involves a unique process, that is why World Meetings Forum is concerned on providing uniques and conducive settings for Hosted Buyers that are looking to do great business and keep abreast of trends, innovative proposals for the realization of events while finding the necessary tools for their professionalization.


• Academic Program (Key note speakers and workshops)

• Social activities and networking opportunities

• Coffee break business lounge (Table Tops)


• Schedule of appointments, (13 min) each with the most exclusive offer of Table Tops with the best options and solutions regarding venues, events production, destinations, agencies, transportation and additional services, among others .

• Pre-tours or post-tours to know the offer of select destinations to carry out your upcoming events. (Subject to availability and aproval of the corresponding organizer).


Close great businesses, connect with the best professionals in the MICE industry and professionalize for success through our unique academic program

Some of the Hosted Buyers that have come to WMF:

The perfect complement to take advantage of an education program is business appointments with destinations, hotels, airlines and suppliers to close the best deals for your company or clients.

During WMF 2018 we will ensure that you get the best platform and mood for business, be part of this program just follow this steps:

  Share with us your information to qualify as a buyer

  In a maximum time of one week you will receive an answer from us

If you Qualify:

Complete the hosted buyer application and be part our program Hosted Buyers!!


Take a place as a Table Top and get in touch with qualified Hosted Buyers coming from Latinamerica, USA, Canada and Europe.
To add Value we have select a high level educational program including leaders from Global Associations, Key Note Speakers and Workshops.

WMF includes special spaces for networking, social events and cocktails that will strength relationships between buyers and suppliers.

Our Commitment:
Some of the Table Tops that have come to WMF:



The IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum is a year-round programme which is jointly run by IMEX Group, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and MCI Group.
Final year students studying meetings and conventions, tourism or hospitality at a university or college are invited to attend a Forum. Forums typically take place as part of a larger meetings industry conference or trade show in 12 or more locations around the world every year.
World Meetings Forum is proudly one of the 12 locations around the world, and this year the commitment has been reinforced for another 5 years until 2022.

Sarah Skavron, IMEX Group




World Meetings Forum Summit Los Cabos 2018
World meetings Forum Vidanta-Riviera Nayarit 2018
5 years of World Meetings Forum
Ray Bloom Chairman IMEX Group - WMF Alliance

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