February/March 2015
issue
Cover Story Make the Experience a Win-Win for Everybody By

Volunteers gain new opportunities while associations gain loyalty and intellectual capital.

Full Story
Features
Planning Challenges Grow as the Economy Improves By

A seller’s market and high demand are limiting availability for large meetings.

Full Story
Fresh Ideas to Generate ROI for Exhibitors and Sponsors By

Act more like a business to keep exhibitors coming back.

Full Story
A Game Plan to Go From Green to Greener By

Organizations that are committed to sustainability are generating impressive results.

Full Story
Perspective
A Look at the Existing Challenges for Meetings By

With the surprise thaw in diplomatic relations in December 2014, meetings insiders are scoping out the potential for bringing events to Cuba.

Full Story
The Best Way for Attendees to 'Power Up' By

Increased device dependency results in a greater need for battery charging on the fly.

Full Story
5 Ways to Boost Audience Enthusiasm and Awareness By

There are several ways to help raise awareness for conferences, none of which requires massive expenditures or effort, yet all of which can drastically boost public enthusiasm and interest.

Full Story
February/March 2015
issue
Cover Story Make the Experience a Win-Win for Everybody By

Volunteers gain new opportunities while associations gain loyalty and intellectual capital.

Full Story
Features
Planning Challenges Grow as the Economy Improves By

A seller’s market and high demand are limiting availability for large meetings.

Full Story
Fresh Ideas to Generate ROI for Exhibitors and Sponsors By

Act more like a business to keep exhibitors coming back.

Full Story
A Game Plan to Go From Green to Greener By

Organizations that are committed to sustainability are generating impressive results.

Full Story
Perspective
A Look at the Existing Challenges for Meetings By

With the surprise thaw in diplomatic relations in December 2014, meetings insiders are scoping out the potential for bringing events to Cuba.

Full Story
The Best Way for Attendees to 'Power Up' By

Increased device dependency results in a greater need for battery charging on the fly.

Full Story
5 Ways to Boost Audience Enthusiasm and Awareness By

There are several ways to help raise awareness for conferences, none of which requires massive expenditures or effort, yet all of which can drastically boost public enthusiasm and interest.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    International Congress and Convention Association Martin Sirk (c), CEO of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), joins colleagues in Malaysia in the city of Kuching at the Sarawak Cultural Village during a “Drumming in Ceremony” in preparation for the ICCA 2016 Conference. The ICCA 2015 Annual Congress will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in October.
    www.iccaworld.com
    FOR MORE SNAPSHOTS, CLICK ON THE PHOTO ARROWS
  • Snapshots
    ADME International Conference New Association of Destination Management Executives International President Bent Hadler, DMCP, CIS, of Hadler DMC Scandinavia with ADMEI Director Amberlee Huggins, DMCP, of Capitol Services Inc. at the ADME International Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico February 12–14.
    www.admeinternational.org
  • Snapshots
    RCMA Emerge 2015 Annual Conference Attendees at the Religious Conference Management Association’s Emerge 2015 Annual Conference held at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
    www.rcmaweb.org
  • Snapshots
    RCMA Emerge 2015 Annual Conference Attendees at the Religious Conference Management Association’s Emerge 2015 Annual Conference held at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
    www.rcmaweb.org
  • Snapshots
    Tampa Fam Tampa Convention Center hosted local and national meeting planners for a two-day fam of Tampa, which included the Annual Gasparilla Pirate Fest Invasion and a VIP event that showcased Tampa Convention Center's amenities and cuisine.
    www.tampaconventioncenter.com
industry
events

April 9-10, 2015
ASAE Springtime Expo and ASAE Foundation Events
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
www.springtimeexpo.com

April 14-17, 2015
IACC-Americas Annual Conference and Study Tour
Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL
314-993-8575
www.iacconline.org

April 28-30, 2015
SGMP 33rd Annual National Education Conference & Expo
Hilton MInneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
703-549-0892
www.sgmp.org

April 30, 2015 – May 3, 2015
PCMA Education Foundation Partnership Summit
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
Palm Desert, CA
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org

May 2–10, 2015
U.S. Travel National Travel and Tourism Week
Nationwide
Contact Sarah Erdman
202-408-2182
serdman@ustravel.org
www.ustravel.org

May 5-6, 2015
HSMAI MEET West
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Garden Grove, CA
914-421-3270
www.MEETConference.com

May 6-7, 2015
International & European Associations Congress
SwissTech Convention Centre
Lausanne, Switzerland
www.associationcongress.com/ie

May 19-21, 2015
IMEX ’15 Worldwide Exhibition for
Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events
Hall 8
Messe Frankfurt, Germany
+44 1273 227311
www.imex-frankfurt.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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