Meetings Today LIVE! South

Orlando, Florida

Why You Should Attend

Orlando is an enchanting city that offers access to enticing local amenities, a culinary journey through diverse cuisines, an immersion in the vibrant arts scene, and the opportunity to uncover the natural wonders of the city. Join Meetings Today LIVE! South—a fully-hosted buyer event for qualified planners at the Evermore.

Orlando, consistently acclaimed as one of the greatest meeting destinations, stands as a city that delivers an extraordinary array of amenities. Boasting world-class event spaces, an extensive portfolio of over 480 hotels, dining establishments recognized by the prestigious Michelin guide, and a superlative entertainment landscape, Orlando offers an unparalleled and incomparable experience.

Enjoy networking and offsite activities, round-trip coach airfare, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, food and beverage are covered! You’ll also receive CEU credit for attending our education session!

Pre-qualified planners will participate in a minimum of 20 one-on-one appointments to create new business opportunities.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Jessica-Leigh Arends at

Jessica-Leigh.Arends@meetingstoday.com or 319-382-2009.

Networking Opportunities
Meet Suppliers One-on-One
Round-Trip Coach Airfare
Hotel Accommodations
Fabulous Food & Beverage
Off-Site Tours & Activities
CEU Credit Hours
Evermore Golf Course

The venue

Orlando, Florida | Evermore

A special thank you to our host hotel and sponsor.



Jessie States

Jessie States, CMP, CMM
Vice President, MPI Academy
Meeting Professionals International

Jessie States, CMP, CMM, is the Vice President of the MPI Academy for Meeting Professionals International, where she leads and advances MPI’s professional development strategy, developing and managing MPI’s portfolio of educational products, including live and digital events, educational experiences, professional certificate programs and educational partnerships. Jessie has received the Pacesetter Award from the Events Industry Council, an honor that recognizes emerging leaders and industry supporters. She has also earned spots on the lists of 25 Most Influential People in Meetings and Events (Successful Meetings magazine) and Trendsetters (Meetings Today magazine).


Marilyn Sherman, CSP, CPAE
Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker
UpFront Presentations

What do I do? 
I inspire people to live and lead from the front-row with inspiring keynote presentations at annual conventions, regional conferences, and sales meetings. Consider me an usher helping people to their front-row!

What is my message?
People have more success at work and in life by following 4 simple strategies that have a big impact on results. I call it Front-Row Success and it's based on how your results are influenced by where you sit and whom you sit with. In order to claim your Front-Row SEAT, you need to See the results you desire, Energize your focus on that which you can control, have an Attitude shift be positively enthusiastic, and have the Tenacity to overcome any obstacles that may come your way. 

How do I do it?
Through moving stories and inspirational examples, I arm groups with strategies and actionable information that inspires attendees to contribute more to the overall success of their organizations.


Supplier information

Complimentary meals, education, and social events
A minimum of 20 one-on-one appointments with pre-qualified planners with an RFP or sourcing.
Interested suppliers should contact Kirk Lewis at Kirk.Lewis@meetingstoday.com or 732.245.9816.

Thanks to our sponsors