December/January 2017
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Cover Story Innovation, Learning and Policy Will Shape the 2017 Meetings Industry By

As we start 2017, there are several trends that organizations and the teams involved in designing and implementing meetings will need to consider in order to meet the changing needs of their members and attendees.

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Features
And Do the Right Thing Ethically By

The do’s and don’ts of familiarization trips, which can turn out to be a crucial piece of the site selection process.

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Destinations
Planners Find Matches Made in Heaven for Events Up and Down the Coast By

What’s new and noteworthy, from New York City to Virginia Beach.

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From Seattle to Boise, Meeting Options Are as Impressive as the Great Outdoors By

Green facilities, farm-to-table cuisine, walkability and access to public transportation are just a few reasons planners love this region.

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Perspective

The exhibits industry is on the brink of yet another evolution.

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December/January 2017
issue
Cover Story Innovation, Learning and Policy Will Shape the 2017 Meetings Industry By

As we start 2017, there are several trends that organizations and the teams involved in designing and implementing meetings will need to consider in order to meet the changing needs of their members and attendees.

Full Story
Features
And Do the Right Thing Ethically By

The do’s and don’ts of familiarization trips, which can turn out to be a crucial piece of the site selection process.

Full Story
Destinations
Planners Find Matches Made in Heaven for Events Up and Down the Coast By

What’s new and noteworthy, from New York City to Virginia Beach.

Full Story
From Seattle to Boise, Meeting Options Are as Impressive as the Great Outdoors By

Green facilities, farm-to-table cuisine, walkability and access to public transportation are just a few reasons planners love this region.

Full Story
Perspective

The exhibits industry is on the brink of yet another evolution.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Technology Conference & Expo The ASAE Technology Conference & Expo, held in National Harbor, Maryland, featured Erik Qualman who shared five ways association professionals can reach their digital leadership goals.
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    ASAE Technology Conference & Expo YourMembership, a cloud-based software provider, sponsored “ ’Tis the Season for Giving” for attendees at the Expo and contributed to the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Technology Conference & Expo Attendees are all smiles at the ASAE event.
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    ICCA Congress 2016 The 55th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress 2016, “Gathering of the ICCA Global Tribes,” was held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching — one of the few second-tier destinations in Asia to host this congress.
  • Snapshots
    ICCA Congress 2016 During the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress 2016, an ongoing CSR project aims to save the endangered orangutan.
  • Snapshots
    ICCA Congress 2016 The 55th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress 2016, “Gathering of the ICCA Global Tribes,” was held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.
  • Snapshots
    BestCities Global Forum At the BestCities Global Forum in Dubai, Chair Jonas Wilstrup, convention director, Wonderful Copenhagen, hands the BestCities Global Forum baton to 2017 host Tokyo, which was accepted by Kana Nomoto, manager international association meetings, TCVB.
industry
events

December 6-8, 2016
Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2016
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
www.myexpoexpo.com

December 12-14, 2016
ASAE Technology Conference and Expo
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
888-950-2723
www.technologyconference.org

January 6-8, 2017
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)
Annual Conference
Sheraton Austin Hotel
Austin, TX
www.espaonline.org

January 8–11, 2017
PCMA Annual Meeting
Convening Leaders
Austin Convention Center
Austin, TX
877-827-7262

www.pcma.org

January 10-12, 2017
The Special Event 2017
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA
800-927-5007
www.thespecialeventshow.com

January 19-21, 2017
ADMEI Annual Conference
Hotel Arts
Barcelona, Spain
937-586-3727
www.admeinternational.org

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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