Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica Opens in St. Louis

May 20, 2018

Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica hit a lofty high note on its opening night Sunday, May 20, 2018, with a welcome reception perched 20 floors above downtown St. Louis in the historic Crystal Ballroom of the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel.

The three-day event, held May 20-23, 2018, pairs meeting planners with meetings industry suppliers for one-on-one appointments, site inspections of local meeting facilities and attractions, a keynote educational presentation, “Design Thinking for Better Engagement,” by Amplified Growth CEO KiKi L’Italien, and networking events at the city’s top venues.

Highlights during Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica in St. Louis will include the following:

  • A tour of Busch Stadium, home of the MLB St. Louis Cardinals, along with lunch at Cardinals Nation and a baseball game later that night.
  • A tour of the Budweiser Brewery.
  • Happy hour at 360 Rooftop at Hilton Ballpark.
  • Dinner at Curio Union Station.
  • A tour of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.
  • A Gateway Arch Experience.
  • A closing night reception at Flamingo Bowl.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, will include a combined educational effort that anyone can access on behalf of KiKi L’Italien and Meetings Today, who will co-host a broadcast of L’Italien’s popular Association Chat at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, aided by some of the planners in attendance at Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica, who will drop in to provide their take on the most pressing issues facing the meetings industry and their jobs.

Visit the following page for more details and check back Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to stream the broadcast.

In the meantime check out some additional images from Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 below. And don't miss our Meetings Today LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 event gallery, which will be updated throughout.

MT LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 Opening Reception

MT LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 Opening Reception

MT LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 Opening Reception

MT LIVE! MidAmerica 2018 Opening Reception

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Tyler Davidson has covered the travel trade for nearly 30 years. In his current role with Meetings Today, Tyler leads the editorial team on its mission to provide the best meetings content in the industry.