IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum programme

The global programme for talented students considering a career in the meetings industry

Join the Future Leaders Forum

If you’re entering your final year of a hospitality, event or tourism management course, attending a Future Leaders Forum is a unique and free opportunity for you to gain expert insight into the meetings industry, learning from and connecting with inspirational industry experts and fellow students.

You’ll make valuable industry contacts and benefit from high-quality education plus insight into careers in the event industry.

Why get involved?

global forums
students for each programme
of attendees more likely to enter the industry

See what's involved

Clapping students at Future Leaders Forum IMEX

Future Leaders Forum at IMEX Frankfurt

Attend the free Future Leaders Forum at Messe in Frankfurt for two days of industry insights, learning and connecting with experts and peers. Since its launch in 2003, many students who have attended the Forum, go on to enjoy successful and enjoyable careers around the world.

See Frankfurt programme

Future Leaders Forum at IMEX America

Speaker onstage at IMEX America Future Leaders Forum

Future Leaders Forum at IMEX America

A unique and free opportunity open to final year students of hospitality, event or tourism management courses. Make valuable industry contacts, benefit from high-quality education and visit one of the biggest meetings markets in the world - the IMEX America show floor at Mandalay Bay.

See America programme

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Meet your future leaders contact

Hannah Lee

Conference Producer
Hannah Lee

Hannah Lee

Conference Producer

Joining IMEX from her role as events manager for Brighton’s Malmaison Hotel, Hannah brings her event expertise to running the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forums global programme, helping to nurture the next generation of event professionals; and to managing our Inspiration Hub speakers.
Part of the MPI UK & Ireland Chapter Marcomms committee and board, curating their monthly newsletter and managing their social media, she also finds time to foster dogs for a local animal charity, bake, play badminton, and spend time on the beach with friends and family.