(Pictured above: Brad Dean, chief executive officer of Discover Puerto Rico, says Connect 2021 will elevate the territory’s status as a destination.)
Connect 2021 will be held in Puerto Rico, bringing together more than 3,500 planners, suppliers and other industry leaders for three days of networking, face-to-face meetings, education and lively receptions.
“We’re thrilled to host Connect 2021 and have the opportunity to open Puerto Rico’s doors to the industry’s best meetings and events experts,” says Brad Dean, CEO at Discover Puerto Rico. “Welcoming the Connect community will be a testament to Puerto Rico being a strong force in the space—it will further elevate our status as the most technologically-advanced destination in the Caribbean that offers the ease of traveling to a U.S. territory, combined with unparalleled culture and diverse natural offerings.”
Attendees traveling to Puerto Rico for Connect 2021 will be pleased to discover a rich historic and cultural heritage, warm, tropical weather and locals who are known for their genuine hospitality toward visitors. Because the island is a U.S. territory, attendees can enjoy passport- and customs-free travel.
The island boasts an already admirable resume with 150 hotels, 1,855 restaurants and bars, 13 golf courses, 15 casinos and more than 120 attractions and activities. El Distrito—the Times Square-inspired entertainment complex that promises to revolutionize the way people have fun in Puerto Rico—is another sign of its bright future.
“We are confident Puerto Rico will deliver an unparalleled experience, as we anticipate another year of providing Connect attendees the exposure and face-to-face opportunities that are crucial in this industry,” says Chris Collinson, president of Connect.
Connect 2021 will include the hallmark one-on-one appointments, valuable networking opportunities and fun receptions, all of which allow attendees to form more meaningful business connections during their time at the event. High-level education helps attendees stay on top of relevant industry trends and celebrity keynotes inspire and motivate attendees before they return to the office.
Connect is a leader in the meetings, events, travel and tourism industry. Specializing in destination marketing, the company produces digital programs, online and mobile solutions, meetings business and travel magazines, trade shows and consumer events, travel guides for newspapers and leisure magazines and destination information, which is distributed through broadcast and custom programs. For more info, visit connectmeetings.com.