THE Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has released the dates and destinations for events in 2015, which span the continents of Asia, Europe, and North America.
First up, SITE’s international board of directors will convene with local industry professionals at the SITE Executive Summit. The summit will run from February 9-13 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai.
Running from September 27-30, SITE Classic gathers customers, colleagues, and industry leaders to support SITE Foundation. The Baha Mar, Bahamian Riviera resort in Nassau, the Bahamas, will host the event.
SITE Global Conference 2015 provides a platform for learning about new industry trends, facing business challenges, and networking. This year’s edition will be held from October 23-26 at the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.
SITE Nites Europe and America take place the day before the opening of IMEX Frankfurt and IMEX America respectively. Hosted buyers and exhibitors at the two shows will spend the evening networking on May 18 in Frankfurt and October 12 in Las Vegas.
Proceeds from both events support SITE Foundations’ research and education initiatives.
Rhonda Brewer, SITE president 2015 and vice-president, group business manager–sales for Maritz Travel Company, said: “In 2014, SITE grew its membership with over 45 per cent of the members located in 83 countries outside of the US. With events in India and Dubai, we look to grow these important markets to help us achieve our strategic goal of 4,000 members by the end of 2016.”