What happens at IMM in NYC?

 

What happens at IMM in NYC?

Thank you to IMM (International Media Marketplace) NYC 2019. This was my first time at your conference and I loved it. Please see my video below to experience the one day event.

VIDEO: International Media Marketplace 2019

“The International Media Marketplace [IMM] Program has played host to over 2,500 international media and 1,425 exhibiting companies, since 2013.
To date the event has facilitated over 50,000 one-on-one appointments between international media and travel and tourism brands across 15 IMM events.”

Photos from Facebook:

I started my morning by finding friends from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Did you know the entire state of Indiana has unique places to visit. I have not been yet and I cannot wait to go!

I saw so many of my favorite travel writing friends and PR teams. It was like a travel college reunion!

Who did I meet with?
Jekyll Island Club Resort – Rachel Morrison
Marriott International – Caribbean & Latin America – Tavia Robb
Visit California – Angie Pappas
Choose Chicago | DQMPR – Stephanie D’Adamo
Visit Phoenix – Douglas MacKenzie
Visit Tucson Dan Gibson
Fairmont Whistler – Lynn Gervais Henderson
Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau – Tim Zahner
LDPR for Sydney/Destination New South Wales – Laura Davidson
Fairmont Waterfront – Kristyna Vogel
Visit Santa Rosa – Chris Vomvolakis
Visit Philadelphia Cara Schneider
Visit South Africa
Visit KC (Kansas City, MO) – Toni Alexander
CityPASS – Deborah Wakefield
Wyndham Destinations – Juliette Gebken-Mayi
Parks Canada – Guy Thériault
G Adventures – Kim McCabe
Silversea Cruises – Brad Ball
Destination Quebec, Canada | DQMPR – Yves Gentil
Tourism Vancouver: Saschie Maclean
Rocky Mountaineer: Jina and Nicole
Carnival Cruise Lines: Vance Gulliksen
Princess Cruises – Gabriella McNamara
Fairmont Banff Springs- Angela Moore
Churchill Wild — Vanessa Desorcy

Thank you to Nick Wayland and the entire IMM team for an incredible day of networking.

Lisa Jina Nicole Rocky Mountaineer at IMM NYC 2019

From IMM:

IMM is now established as the industry’s leading event for the media to meet travel and tourism brands.

Exhibitors each enjoy a dedicated branded table where they can meet top travel journalists, editors and broadcasters to discuss their news, events and developments.

As a single-day networking and relationship-building opportunity for journalists and travel & tourism brands, IMM is unrivaled.”

THREE GREAT REASONS TO ATTEND IMM…

IMM is the go-to-event for travel journalists to meet brands from across the global travel and tourism sectors.

IMM’s Meetings Manager allows journalists and exhibitors to make the most of their day

IMM takes place in the heart of New York

See my day at the New York Times Travel Show 2019:

and Look for my articles on IMM 2020 and NYTTS 2020 as well!

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. Niver is represented by Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary, Inc. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.6 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty times.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2022 Finalist: Book Criticism 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers” Social Media Presence YouTube Channel: We Said Go Travel (1.6 million views) Short form video:TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels, YouTube Shorts Twitter: lisaniver (90,000 followers) Instagram: lisaniver (24,000 followers) Pinterest: We Said Go Travel (20,000 followers and over 70,000 monthly views) Facebook: lisa.niver (5,000 followers); We Said Go Travel (3,000 followers) LinkedIn: lisaellenniver (9000 contacts)

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