The ConnectZone is the hub of the show floor where all the action happens- Learn about hot trends, talk about technology, ask about our app, relax or get a makeover! Take a look at what our ConnectZone has featured in the past. Check back later for the ConnectZone’s Spotlight Schedule and participants for ibtm america 2016.

Spotlight Stage Schedule

Wednesday, June 10th

  • 10:50 – 11:00 Standing Yoga – Dr. Kim
  • 11:00 – 11:10 Two Ingredients For Winning Proposals – Debbie Mayo-Smith
  • 11:00 – 11:15 Poken Sponsor Presentation – Event Tech
  • 11:15 – 11:25 Trends in Sitting – Start with Standing! – Matthew Broderick
  • 11:25 – 11:35 Green, Local & Sustainable F&B Trends – Savor McCormick Place
  • 11:50 – 12:00 Trends in Tea for Wellness and Energy
  • 12:00 – 12:15 Apps For Work Life Balance – Dahlia El Gazzar
  • 3:25 – 3:35 Fitness & Stretch Break – Dr. Kim
  • 3:35 – 3:45 Sound and Silence Solutions for Your Events – Silent Events Company

Thursday, June 11th

  • 10:15 – 10:25 Hotel & Travel Workout Tips – Dr. Kim
  • 10:25 – 10:30 Essential Oils For Your Health And Environment -- Matthew Broderick
  • 10:30 – 10:45 Certain Sponsor Presentation – Event Tech
  • 11:25 – 11:45 Fashion Show & Style – Bloomingdales
  • 11:45 – 11:55 Health & Fitness Latest Gadgets And Tech – Dahlia El Gazzar
  • 11:55 – 12:05 Take Care of Your Feet for Whole Body Health -- Eric Huffman, Reflexologist
  • 12:05 – 12:25 Managing F&B for Good w/ Live Chef Demo – Jiwon McCartney
  • 12:25 – Close Fine Tuned Fitness -- Dr. Kim

The Connect Zone will be open during the following times:

  • Wednesday: 10:50am-12:15pm
  • Wednesday: 3:25pm – 3:55pm
  • Thursday: 10:15am – 10:45am
  • Thursday: 11:25am – 12:25am

Dress for Success

Dress for Success

ibtm america will host a drive to benefit Dress for Success, an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and life.


Chuck Fazio’s Headshot Lounge

The HeadShotLOUNGE™ is an executive photo portrait-taking experience where ibtm america attendees can sit for a professional makeup session and then get expertly photographed by the best portrait photographers in the country!

Style Corner

Stella and Dot

Summer always presents an opportunity for something new-and we’re not just talking about style! Stella & Dot believe in moving forward, in celebrating the journey of becoming your best self! See the top trends for Summer and get plenty of sneak peeks of future product releases. You don't want to miss this showing in the ConnectZone!

Business Exercise and Wellness

Business Exercise Wellness - X Bytes

Dr. Kim is committed to changing the way people think about exercise – by making it easy to fit fitness into busy days – one byte at a time. Her innovative byte-size approach to fitness integrates micro-breaks throughout the day to combat fatigue, boost energy and increase alertness. Dr. Kim’s philosophy is that “a little is better than nothing” rather than an “all or nothing” approach to lifestyle change.

TECHbar & TECHbytes

The Meeting Pool

TECHbar from The Meeting Pool, the event industry’s technology decision engine, is poised to provide ibtm america with interactive educational options that enliven the day and bring technology to the floor as an important, engaging component of ibtm america.

ConnectZone Furniture provided by:AFR Furniture Rental

Spotlight Stage – Certain

Spotlight Stage

The Certain event management platform assembles everything you need to create and manage events that attract and engage attendees while achieving your marketing objectives. They will be sponsoring the spot light stage where different speakers/topics of interest will present throughout the day during ibtm america.

The spotlight stage is sponsored by:Certain

Chicago Henna Artists

Chicago Henna Artists

Sit down and get your very own personal semi-permanent henna design. Enjoy the intricate details of henna art by Renuka Sharma.

Tech Round Table

Tech Round Table

The Tech Round Table will give opportunity to select Hosted Buyers to participate in a discussion led by Certain. These sessions are ½ hour in duration and will discuss trending tech related topics.

The Tech Round Table is hosted by:

Nail Bar


Manicube brings a pop of color to your next event or corporate gathering with 15-minute mobile manicures. Manicube’s licensed nail technicians use premium polishes and single-use tools, ensuring an awesome & clean experience for clients. Our fleet of nail techs will show up at almost any location in New York City, Boston, Chicago or San Francisco. All you need to provide is a table and two chairs and we’ll bring everything else. Employee appreciation, press events, product launches, in-store promotions, networking events and client entertaining are just a few ways we like to get outside of the ‘cube.

Meditation Lounge

Meditation Lounge

At the Meditation Lounge, Silent Events will bring you the chance to plug into a moment of pure relaxation. Simply put, meditation is a tool for personal transformation. The word itself means medicine for the mind and is used to describe both the spiritual practice and state of being one within yourself.


Allure Event & Meeting Productions

ALLURE Event & Meeting Productions, Inc. is a logistics management agency that created CULINARY Fight Club. Their Live Cooking competition series #TasteBudChallenge spawned a new + inspiring charity called Fight2Feed in February 2014, A Charitable Organization that aims to Knock Out hunger in our neighborhoods, one block at a time.

Fight 2 Feed / Culinary Fight Club

Fight 2 Feed / Culinary Fight Club

Silent Events

Silent Events

Silent Events produces a variety of events where sound is transmitted to wireless headphones, including: conferences, bilingual events, seminars, dance parties, etc. As the creator of this industry, we take pride in our comprehensive hands-on approach and strive to provide our clients nationwide with the highest quality silent event possible.

Mini Foot Reflexology Sessions

Mini Foot Reflexology Sessions

It’s more than a foot massage! DH Reflexology is used to support your body's natural healing abilities for numerous health concerns like stress relief, sports injuries, back pains, infertility, migraines, sinusitis, and pain relief. Reflexology Relaxes the Body, Mind, and Sole

Third Coast Reflexology

Third Coast Reflexology

With her 10+ years’ experience, Nancy Cole tailors her treatment regimens to meet the specific needs of the individual.  She fine-tunes her approach by listening carefully to “the stories the feet can tell,” providing profound stress relief and fostering optimum health and wellbeing.   


Posture Assessments

The body has an amazing ability to heal itself, and with posture analysis and therapeutic exercises, you can be well on your way to living a pain free and active lifestyle. Try a posture assessment with MFB Wellness of your stance, gait, seated positions and movement to see if your issues can be improved and your body restored to maximum performance.

Video fitness breaks, Live fitness break, brief talk, tip sheets

Video fitness breaks, Live fitness break, brief talk, tip sheets

Exercise Bytes creates and licenses X bytesTM - video fitness and wellness breaks to keep participants engaged and energized at conferences. Fitness micro-breaks are easy-to-follow, sweat-free, and tailored for business attire and exercising at participants’ seats. Videos can be corporate branded and are part of our turnkey conference wellness program.

Setting up, and managing headphones in Exercise area.

Sound Off

Sound Off helps event organizers thrill guests with an experience that only their attendees can hear. We’re perfect for guided group events, social events, corporate events, multimedia presentations, or anywhere an event organizer wants to create a unique and intimate experience without amplified sound. Sound Off: Zero Decibels. Unforgettable Events!



Versus is a brain sensing headset and app that trains you to stay calm and focused under stress. From 3x Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings to NBA record holder Kyle Korver, Versus is relied on by the world’s premier athletes to perform at their mental best. In fact, the training is based on SenseLabs’ research into how the brains of the highest performing people process information, focus, mentally shift gears, reset after an error, and recover from stress. For more information visit


Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy's, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 34 Bloomingdale’s stores and 13 Bloomingdale’s, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, California, and Texas. In addition, Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in Dubai. Be sure to follow @bloomingdales on social media, become a Loyallist, and for more information, or to shop any time, visit

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