May 2018
issue
Cover Story Meaningful Social Media Marketing — Join the Conversation By

Social media is a great tool for staying in touch with members, providing educational resources and building relationships with stakeholders.

Full Story
Features
Building Success Into the Association & Management Company Relationship By

One of the most important decisions an association must make is who will manage the organization and what will that management look like?

Full Story
Planners Share Their Steps to Leaving a Smaller Carbon Footprint By

“Green” has become a buzzword in the meetings industry.

Full Story
Innovations That Drive Up Value for Today’s Attendees and Exhibitors By

In the world of association trade shows, it’s all about getting people to engage with an organization’s products, services and brand.

Full Story
Destinations
Elevate the Experience in These Fabulous Florida Destinations By

Some planners who see their annual events rapidly growing are finding it’s worth stepping it up a bit.

Full Story
A Sampling of Fun Cities With Serious Drawing Power By

One surefire solution to sagging attendance is to choose a popular vacation destination that will appeal to the whole family.

Full Story
Perspective
Making Meeting Hospitality More Hospitable By

Education and networking meetings are the lifeblood of any association.

Full Story

Whether you are meeting in the EU or have EU citizens on your attendance roster at a U.S.-based meeting, the same precautions must be taken to protect personal information or penalties may result.

Full Story
May 2018
issue
Cover Story Meaningful Social Media Marketing — Join the Conversation By

Social media is a great tool for staying in touch with members, providing educational resources and building relationships with stakeholders.

Full Story
Features
Building Success Into the Association & Management Company Relationship By

One of the most important decisions an association must make is who will manage the organization and what will that management look like?

Full Story
Planners Share Their Steps to Leaving a Smaller Carbon Footprint By

“Green” has become a buzzword in the meetings industry.

Full Story
Innovations That Drive Up Value for Today’s Attendees and Exhibitors By

In the world of association trade shows, it’s all about getting people to engage with an organization’s products, services and brand.

Full Story
Destinations
Elevate the Experience in These Fabulous Florida Destinations By

Some planners who see their annual events rapidly growing are finding it’s worth stepping it up a bit.

Full Story
A Sampling of Fun Cities With Serious Drawing Power By

One surefire solution to sagging attendance is to choose a popular vacation destination that will appeal to the whole family.

Full Story
Perspective
Making Meeting Hospitality More Hospitable By

Education and networking meetings are the lifeblood of any association.

Full Story

Whether you are meeting in the EU or have EU citizens on your attendance roster at a U.S.-based meeting, the same precautions must be taken to protect personal information or penalties may result.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
    Shown here: Don Neal, founder & CEO, 360 Live Media. Credit: Zoeica Images

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  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
    Shown here: Karl Kapp, EdD, director, Institute for Interactive Technologies Bloomberg University. Credit: Zoeica Images
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
    Shown here: David Peckinpaugh, president, Maritz Global Events. Credit: Zoeica Images
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
    Shown here: Heather Knight, PhD, Social Roboticist. Credit: Zoeica Images
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Xperience Design Project 2018 ASAE hosted its Xperience Design Project (XDP), April 19-20, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event drew 1,512 association professionals and industry partners.
  • Snapshots
    PCMA Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards The PCMA Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018.
    Shown here: Ron Kopcinski, CMP, owner Peak Global Consulting — Meeting Professional Honoree. Credit: Eddie Arrossi
  • Snapshots
    PCMA Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards The PCMA Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018.
    Shown here: Wanda Johnson, CMP, CAE, Endocrine Society CPO — Meeting Professional of the Year. Credit: Eddie Arrossi
  • Snapshots
    PCMA Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards The PCMA Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018.
    Shown here: Phelps Hope, CMP, Event Designer of the Year. Credit: Eddie Arrossi
  • Snapshots
    PCMA Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards The PCMA Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018.
    Shown here: Godwin Charles Ogbeide, PhD, MBA, associate professor of Strategy and Hospitality, IUPUI — Educator Honoree with PCMA board chair, Claire Smith. Credit: Eddie Arrossi
  • Snapshots
    PCMA Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards The PCMA Education Foundation announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018.
    Shown here: Carrie Freeman Parsons, vice chair, Freeman — Supplier Honoree. Credit: Eddie Arrossi
  • Snapshots
    Pacific Asian Travel Association Summit 2018 The PATA Annual Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism. PAS 2018 is kindly hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization and Gangwon Province.
  • Snapshots
    Pacific Asian Travel Association Summit 2018 The PATA Annual Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism. PAS 2018 is kindly hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization and Gangwon Province.
  • Snapshots
    Pacific Asian Travel Association Summit 2018 The PATA Annual Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism. PAS 2018 is kindly hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization and Gangwon Province.
  • Snapshots
    Pacific Asian Travel Association Summit 2018 The PATA Annual Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism. PAS 2018 is kindly hosted by the Korea Tourism Organization and Gangwon Province.
industry
events

June 21, 2018
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
Association Forum
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar

June 21–24, 2018
Hosts Global Forum
Europe Hotel and the Grand Central Hotel
Belfast, Northern Ireland
+1.702.798.0000
hostsglobalforum@hosts-global.com
www.hosts-global.com

June 27–28, 2018
The Meetings Show U.K.
Olympia, London
www.themeetingsshow.com

July 1-4, 2018
AIPC Annual Conference and 60th General Assembly
Novotel London Excel
London, England
www.aipc.org

July 10-13, 2018
Destinations International Annual Conference
Hilton Anaheim
Hotel rooms at the Hilton are SOLD OUT
777 W Convention Way
Anaheim, CA
www.destinationsinternational.org

July 11-13, 2018
FSAE 2018 Annual Conference
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL
www.fsae.org

July 14–17, 2018
Influence 2018
National Speakers Association
Hilton Anatole
Dallas, TX
480-968-2552
www.nsaspeaker.org

July 17–19, 2018
World Meetings Forum
Av. Paseo de las Moras, Fracc. Náutico Turístico Nuevo
Vidanta, Riviera Nayarit
Mexico
www.wmforum.org

July 18, 2018
Transform USA Conference
Newseum
Washington, DC
www.transformusa.com

July 19, 2018
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Association Forum
Chicago, IL
www.lippmanconnects.com

July 22-25, 2018
93nd annual VenueConnect 2018
Fairmont Royal York (Headquarter Hotel)
100 Front Street W.
Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
Canada
www.iavm.org/venueconnect

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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