Florida Encounter

February 2 - 4, 2023 | Palm Beach County Convention Center | West Palm Beach, FL

You don't want to miss this year's Florida Encounter - taking place in iconic West Palm Beach, Florida on February 2 - 4, 2023! The event is Florida's premier trade show for hosted planners to become familiar with Florida’s premier meeting and event destinations, hotels and services.

Based on the success of last year, Florida Encounter (serving the meetings industry) and Florida Huddle (serving the international travel trade industry) will be held concurrently.


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Who attends?

Qualified meeting professionals with proven business for Florida are encouraged to register. All meeting professionals are fully hosted, including (air) travel, deluxe accommodations, networking events and a full appointment book.

Typical Florida Suppliers that attend are CVBs, Hotels, Resorts, DMCs, Parks and Event Venues

Representatives from the meetings industry media such as magazines, websites and podcasts are encouraged to attend and are hosted as well.

Networking with participants

The Appointment Requesting Period opens on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 12 pm EST. During that period, you can request your one-on-one appointments. You will not be able to see the requests made by others. This period will close on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST. Afterwards, all requests will be matched by our algorithm! Mutual requests first, then requests made by you and finally requests made by the Florida Suppliers.

Once you receive your schedule, you are able to add, reschedule or cancel any of your appointments via your Encounter Dashboard. You can also send and receive private messages, block timeslots and update your public profile. We offer all the tools you need to expand your business network during the event.