Hilton enticed IMEX attendees with some exotic fruit-enfused water—and a water bottle to keep it in. Flavors included melon, vanilla bean, and red shiso; orange, carrot, ginger, and mint; and walnut, cynar liqueur, and lemon verbena.
When you can't hand out actual burgers, these gummies are the next best thing. (And make a lot less mess.)
Happy Birthday Victoria
IMEX America attendees could take a bite out of a cookie celebrating the 200th birthday of Queen Victoria, courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces, which promotes the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, and other classic British venues that can be used for special events.
The Alaska destination booth gave away Copper River smoked salmon to take home, along with adorable (nonedible) fox toys.
Some Hearty Herbs
It's nearly time for hearty fall soups and the Cape Cod booth had both an authentic New England chowder recipe and a packet of herbs to add to the pot.
Yo Ho Ho
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority offered attendees a taste of the island with rum and chocolate.
Brand Your Boxes
The chocolate may not last long, but the butterfly-box packaging given away by Monarch Beach Resorts was a memorable branding idea.
Coffee with Culture, Please
Indonesia proudly showed off its coffee and traditional dress. Did you know coffee is nicknamed after Java, Indonesia? Delicious and educational!
Fresh from the Fairmont
Accor Hotels brought Chef Oscar Gonzalez from the Fairmont San Francisco to prepare fresh bites and energy drinks for attendees.
Wisconsin is known for its high-quality cheeses and its booth fare on the show floor didn't disappoint.
Ooo, La La
Tangerine cocktails attracted IMEX attendees to the Newport, Calif., booth.
Water dispensers on the IMEX show floor were a welcome sight in dry Las Vegas, and a nice alternative to plastic water bottles. They also provided a great sponsorship opportunity, this one for Maritz Global Events.