OCTOBER 28-31, 2018

Hilton Marco Island

Marco Island, Florida

Why You Should Attend


Join Meetings Today LIVE! South in stunning Marco Island, Florida! You'll connect with suppliers you want to meet. The event is fully-hosted for qualified planners which covers hotel, coach airfare, ground transportation, incredible meals, fun activities, networking and much more!


Engage with suppliers through 1-on-1 appointments.


Explore the area as you tour top meetings and event sites.


Learn top tips through EIC accredited educational sessions.


Share best practices with your peers and gain insight from planners just like you.

The Hotel

Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort

Meetings Today LIVE! South is heading to Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa – a full-service destination Resort, located on 10.5 oceanfront acres of the world-class, white sand beaches of Marco Island overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy a Resort with more than 30 years of pride and history on the island, encompassing the most luxurious accommodations and amenities.


A full schedule has been put together for you to make worthwhile business connections, learn and participate in fun activities, enjoy fabulous meals and visit the best venues and sites in the area!

As the date gets closer we will make available the actual agenda, as of now we are providing you with a sample agenda below:


KiKi L’Italien

KiKi L’Italien is the CEO and founder of Amplified Growth, a digital marketing consultancy specializing in social media, SEO, and influencer marketing. She also hosts the hugely popular Association Chat live-streamed podcast, a weekly association-centric news and education outlet which has run since 2009.


“What a delightful event! Thank you so much for all of your hard work in putting this together. I’ve already received some terrific feedback from the planners and am confident that the new relationships kindled this week will be beneficial for all involved. You have a terrific team and I hope we have the opportunity to work together again in the future.” — Jeffrey Howell, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Lodge at Flying Horse
“Thanks for a great meeting. Everything was great, not only did I have fun, but I met some good contacts from hotels to put future business, always a plus. Thanks again for all you do to make it successful.” — Rick Rosen, President, Tristar Incentive Group
“I needed to tell you that the Meetings Today Live 2016 event is, by far, one of the best event planner trade shows I've ever attended. You should be very proud of yourself and the team. Everything was just perfect.” — Carol Marotta, Executive Assistant / Event Planner, Nielsen
“I wanted to tell you again how 'over the top' the Colorado Springs event was...I am so impressed with Colorado Springs as destination, The Broadmoor is deserving of all the accolades and the other hotels and facilities we saw were all impressive. Thanks for all the work you did setting up such a great agenda. Oh, I forgot to mention the food...I have told so many people about the diverse menus...Duck, Elk and Bison! It shows you can offer different options to a group.” — Jean Jett, Director of National Accounts, EMCVenues LLC

Supplier Information

  • At least 20 one-on-one appointments with qualified planners who are sourcing or have RFP.
  • All networking/social events and meals from Sunday – Wednesday.
  • Education session offering credit towards CMP, CMM.
  • Buyer/planner profiles.
  • Discounted room rate.

If you are interested in being a supplier at our Meetings Today LIVE! South, please send an email to the contact(s) below:

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More Information

Please contact Victoria DeSilvio by email or phone:

Email Victoria | 800.553.8878