After making a splash back in May, the October edition of PlanetIMEX
will sport a new look, enabling participants to live an underwater
To be held 12–16 October, the online event is designed to resemble
underwater life with a giant clam shell 'stage' and sea creatures
including a turtle swimming around—interactive features that encourage
visitors to explore topics such as sustainability.
PlanetIMEX will begin with an aquatic education, networking and
business session inspired by IMEX’s 2020 Talking Point: “Nature—What we
can do for nature, and what nature can do for us”. Participants can
expect an interactive experience featuring brightly coloured, 3D coral
reef bursting with fish, seashells, seaweed and submerged Roman columns.
All education and other experiences including a new social and
entertainment concept—Monday Funday on 12 October—are provided free of
“Like many other event organisers who moved rapidly to producing an
online experience once Covid hit, we learned a lot first time around!"
says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group.
"We’ve incorporated all of those learnings into this October edition
of PlanetIMEX and, because we like to challenge ourselves, we’ve raised
the bar on the visual experience, our learning and education programme
and also the variety and creativity of the social and community-building
experiences we’re offering. If people thought our first edition was
impactful, I can’t wait for them to experience this version of
Show registration is available now at planetimex.com.