January 2021
issue
Cover Story Experts Foresee a Strong Rebound From the COVID-19 Pandemic By

We asked three industry leaders for their thoughts on the impact of the pandemic and how the industry can begin the recovery in 2021…

Full Story
Features
The Pandemic Has Brought About 
Many Changes in the Way Planners
 Will Handle F&B... By

The Pandemic Has Brought About 
Many Changes in the Way Planners
Will Handle F&B…

Full Story
Planners Are Increasingly Hosting Events Outdoors During the COVID-19 Pandemic By

As the industry continues to evolve, more and more association planners realize that the “show must go on”

Full Story
Destinations
New Orleans Remains the State’s Top Spot, But Baton Rouge and Shreveport-Bossier Have Their Own Appeal By

Meeting planners love Louisiana for its perfect mix of work and play…

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The ‘Sunshine State’ Has Been Welcoming Visitors For Years By

Sun, sea and sand only begin to tell the story of today’s Sunshine State…

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Wide-Open Spaces & Outdoor Activities Beckon Attendees Seeking To Meet Safely By

Arizona is open for business and ready to welcome in-person groups…

Full Story
Meeting Planners Have High Praise For The State’s Diverse Destinations By

Colorado is one of the fastest-growing states in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau…

Full Story
Perspective
Common Questions, Benefits and Pitfalls Associated With Hybrid Events By

There are many benefits to hosting a hybrid event. In this article, we answer the most common questions we receive and share some key insights on how to make sure everyone gets as much out of your hybrid conference as they would from an on-site event…

Full Story
10 Ways Convention Centers And Event Venues Can Adjust To COVID-19 By

10 ways that meeting and event venues are currently innovating around challenges, creating clever ways to draw audiences back…

Full Story
January 2021
issue
Cover Story Experts Foresee a Strong Rebound From the COVID-19 Pandemic By

We asked three industry leaders for their thoughts on the impact of the pandemic and how the industry can begin the recovery in 2021…

Full Story
Features
The Pandemic Has Brought About 
Many Changes in the Way Planners
 Will Handle F&B... By

The Pandemic Has Brought About 
Many Changes in the Way Planners
Will Handle F&B…

Full Story
Planners Are Increasingly Hosting Events Outdoors During the COVID-19 Pandemic By

As the industry continues to evolve, more and more association planners realize that the “show must go on”

Full Story
Destinations
New Orleans Remains the State’s Top Spot, But Baton Rouge and Shreveport-Bossier Have Their Own Appeal By

Meeting planners love Louisiana for its perfect mix of work and play…

Full Story
The ‘Sunshine State’ Has Been Welcoming Visitors For Years By

Sun, sea and sand only begin to tell the story of today’s Sunshine State…

Full Story
Wide-Open Spaces & Outdoor Activities Beckon Attendees Seeking To Meet Safely By

Arizona is open for business and ready to welcome in-person groups…

Full Story
Meeting Planners Have High Praise For The State’s Diverse Destinations By

Colorado is one of the fastest-growing states in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau…

Full Story
Perspective
Common Questions, Benefits and Pitfalls Associated With Hybrid Events By

There are many benefits to hosting a hybrid event. In this article, we answer the most common questions we receive and share some key insights on how to make sure everyone gets as much out of your hybrid conference as they would from an on-site event…

Full Story
10 Ways Convention Centers And Event Venues Can Adjust To COVID-19 By

10 ways that meeting and event venues are currently innovating around challenges, creating clever ways to draw audiences back…

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    Despite COVID-19, it was business as usual at WEC Grapevine, Texas - November 2020


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    Attendees fill the grand concourse during the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (credit: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau)

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    Crowds jam CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall on Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 (credit: Mark Damon/Las Vegas News Bureau)

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  • Snapshots
    During Historic G20 Tourism Meeting, WTTC & Global Travel & Tourism CEOs Present Plan To Save 100 Million Jobs

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    November 2020 - New Orleans Convention Center Showcases Re-Opening Measures

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    ConferenceDirect’s Annual Partner Meeting took place from October 26th to 28th at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas

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    As face-to-face meetings slowly ramp up again, attendees are relying on hotels, convention centers and other facilities to expertly handle cleaning protocols to ensure attendee health and safety

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industry
events

January 7–10
Professional Convention Management Association
Nashville, TN

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January 10-12
ESPA 2020 Annual Conference
Denver, CO

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January 11-15
PCMA Convening Leaders Conference
Houston, TX

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January 12-14
MPI Global Forum
Rome, Italy

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January 21-23
FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners)
Boston, MA

CANCELLED

January 24-27
NACE Evolve Leadership Conference
Los Angeles, California

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January 29-30
GBTA Leadership Summit
Portland, OR

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January 30-February 1
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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February 1
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Washington, DC

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February 5-7
IBTM Arabia
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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February 5-8
SITE Global Conference
Dublin, Ireland

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February 7-9
AMC Institute Annual Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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February 8 – 10
ADMEI Annual Conference
Chicago, IL, USA

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February 11-12
CSPI ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Washington, DC 20004

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February 12
Destinations Int’l – Spirit of Hospitality Celebration
Washington, DC

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February 13
Destinations International
Washington, DC

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February 12-13
Convene LITEXPO
Vilnius, Lithuania

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February 14–17
Incentive Travel Exchange
Las Vegas, NV

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June 2-5
IRF Education International
Marco Island, FL

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June 14-17
MPI WEC Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

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July 17-21
GBTA Convention 2021
Orlando, FL

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July 23-25
FICP Education Forum
Amelia Island, FL

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August 1-4
Cvent CONNECT
Las Vegas, NV

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September 18-22
US Travel IPW
Las Vegas, NV

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September 29 – Oct 1
FICP Fall Symposium
Couer D’Alene, ID

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October 4-6
Cvent CONNECT
London, UK

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November 14-17
FICP Annual Conference
Phoenix, AZ

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December 7-9
IAEE Expo! Expo!
Philadelphia, PA

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For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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