Saint Charles Convention Center
One Convention Center Plaza, St Charles, MO 63303
April 16-17, 2018


Join us for TWO funky days filled with fabulous fare, networking, and industry-specific educational sessions. Explore the daily schedule, speaker topics, and more below. 

IMPORTANT FOR ALL ATTENDEES: Dress to Disco! Rock your best 70’s business professional getup at the MM&E Expo for a chance to win prizes just for looking super fly!

What to Expect: What is an Expo and who should attend? Click HERE to learn more! 

Registration Forms:

Register before February 16, 2018 to be listed as an exhibitor in the Spring 2018 issue of Missouri Meetings & Events Magazine! 
Click here for the Exhibitor Booth Application 8 X 10 Booth w/ Pipe and Drape
Click here for the Table Top Application Table Only

To view a current list of exhibitors click HERE.


Want to sponsor the 2018 expo?  Click here for the Sponsorship Opportunities 

To view a current list of sponsors click HERE.

Have questions about sponsoring the 2018 Expo? Call our office at (314)- 781-8880 and ask for Naja or email us at

Planners can attend both days of the Expo for
ONLY $75 when they register during the month of February. Use the coupon code “75475 “  at checkout or write it directly on your application when you submit to MM&E to receive this limited time offer!

Click here for planner registration

Are you an enrolled college student? Read below for our Young Professionals Meet and Greet!

Limited Access Options
Click here for the Supplier Registration Form

MEET Business Exchange– April 16, 2018 6:00 pm- 6:30 pm
Planners: Click here for the MEET Business Exchange STL Form

Planners! Now you have the chance to CHOOSE the suppliers you want to meet with! This opportunity allows time to talk one-on-one with suppliers at the MEET Business Exchange on April 16, 2018. This event is FREE to planners who are registered for the 2018 MM&E Regional Expo-Groovy Galas and Funky Functions.

Young Professionals Meet and Greet – April 16, 2018 6:30 pm- 9:30 pm at Kokomo Joe’s in Saint Peters, MO

 Students! Click here for the Young Professionals Meet and Greet Registration

The Young Professionals Meet and Greet is a time to network and spark conversations surrounding the tourism and hospitality industry while enjoying appetizers and cocktails. This event will be held in conjunction with the opening reception at Kokomo Joe’s in Saint Peters on April 16, 2018 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm.  There will be food, beverages, music, escape rooms, arcade games, and networking! This is an occasion for young professionals to boost career opportunities by building relationships with like-minded individuals while gaining knowledge of the top businesses in the region.
Vastly expand your network circle by distributing your business cards at the Young Professionals Meet and Greet.  This event is for young professionals age 35 and under.  We invite you to extend your networking opportunity through the following Tuesday for a day filled with educational sessions and the chance to interact with the region’s top planners and suppliers at the Missouri Meetings and Events EXPO.  For more information, call 314-781-8880 or email

PS: Enrolled college students receive special registration rates for the entire Expo!


Speakers and Topics

EMCEE and Facilitator  – Sherry Farmer (Sherry Farmer Creative)

The 4 Steps to a Successful Social Media Campaign Amber Hanke (Red Canoe Media)

Crisis Management [Panel] Click here for panelist information

Value Driven Business: Authentic Leadership – Jeff Koziatek (Core Authenticity)

Power to the People: Power Over to Power Within Terri Williams (The Mayor)

Human Trafficking: How to Recognize and Respond [Panel]   presented by the St. Louis Area Hotel Association. Click here for panelist information 

Your Future in Culinary Events  -Chef Martin & Chef Casey (St. Louis Community College Culinary Arts Program)  

Click here for more information about the local organizations fighting human trafficking who will be joining us at the expo


Click here to view the schedule.

Hotel Room Reservations

The Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis – St. Charles Hotel is the official accommodation sponsor for the MM&E 2018 Regional Expo – Saint Charles! Special room rate of only $109 per night (plus tax). Limited Spaces Available!  Click here to book your room with our special rate!   Or call today  1-800-560-7782 and tell them you are apart of the Missouri Meetings & Events group!

Driving Directions

Click here for Written Driving Directions
Click here for Google Maps Directions

Grand Prize

Exhibitors: Click here for the Attendee Door Prize Form

Would you like to be a sponsor of the 2018 MM&E Expo? Click HERE to check out some groovy sponsorship opportunities!

Thank you to our sponsors for the 2018 Regional Expo – Saint Charles!