April/May 2017
issue
Cover Story The Name of the Game Is to Get Them in the Door With the Right Value Proposition By

The pressure is on planners to show why theirs is THE meeting to attend over others.

Full Story
Features
From TED Talks to Interactivity, Today’s Approach Is Innovative and Impactful By

Over the last few years, what defines a successful presentation has changed.

Full Story
The Nation’s Venue Scene Is Varied, Versatile, Ever-Changing and Expanding By

Where planners have found a great match for their association’s meetings and conventions.

Full Story
Get a ‘Relative’ Boost in Attendance and the Bottom Line By

Here’s how five cities and associations make balancing business and family easy.

Full Story
Leading by Example in Sustainability and Community Service By

Green and socially responsible meetings show that the association cares — a key to attracting millennial members.

Full Story
Trends and Tactics to Boost Traffic and Build New Business By

New tech tools and floor strategies to create a more personalized and interactive experience.

Full Story
Destinations
The Lone Star State Caters to Big Stetson-Size Groups and Warmly Welcomes Smaller Gatherings By

From Austin to Irving, a wholesome hospitality envelopes attendees like surround-sound.

Full Story
What's New in Las Vegas and Reno-Tahoe By

Las Vegas continues to be one of the hottest meeting destinations around, and the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region is an outstanding alternative.

Full Story
Perspective
Bringing Meetings Into the 21st Century By

The technology is flashy and getting flashier, and the result is meetings that better meet attendees’ needs.

Full Story
April/May 2017
issue
Cover Story The Name of the Game Is to Get Them in the Door With the Right Value Proposition By

The pressure is on planners to show why theirs is THE meeting to attend over others.

Full Story
Features
From TED Talks to Interactivity, Today’s Approach Is Innovative and Impactful By

Over the last few years, what defines a successful presentation has changed.

Full Story
The Nation’s Venue Scene Is Varied, Versatile, Ever-Changing and Expanding By

Where planners have found a great match for their association’s meetings and conventions.

Full Story
Get a ‘Relative’ Boost in Attendance and the Bottom Line By

Here’s how five cities and associations make balancing business and family easy.

Full Story
Leading by Example in Sustainability and Community Service By

Green and socially responsible meetings show that the association cares — a key to attracting millennial members.

Full Story
Trends and Tactics to Boost Traffic and Build New Business By

New tech tools and floor strategies to create a more personalized and interactive experience.

Full Story
Destinations
The Lone Star State Caters to Big Stetson-Size Groups and Warmly Welcomes Smaller Gatherings By

From Austin to Irving, a wholesome hospitality envelopes attendees like surround-sound.

Full Story
What's New in Las Vegas and Reno-Tahoe By

Las Vegas continues to be one of the hottest meeting destinations around, and the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region is an outstanding alternative.

Full Story
Perspective
Bringing Meetings Into the 21st Century By

The technology is flashy and getting flashier, and the result is meetings that better meet attendees’ needs.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    National Travel and Tourism Week Hundreds of hospitality and tourism industry members participated in the New Orleans’ travel and tourism parade in the French Quarter as part of U.S. Travel Association’s 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week.
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  • Snapshots
    National Travel and Tourism Week Hundreds of hospitality and tourism industry members participated in the New Orleans’ travel and tourism parade in the French Quarter as part of U.S. Travel Association’s 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week.
  • Snapshots
    National Travel and Tourism Week Hundreds of hospitality and tourism industry members participated in the New Orleans’ travel and tourism parade in the French Quarter as part of U.S. Travel Association’s 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week.
  • Snapshots
    National Travel and Tourism Week Hundreds of hospitality and tourism industry members participated in the New Orleans’ travel and tourism parade in the French Quarter as part of U.S. Travel Association’s 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week.
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    ASAE 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference Winners of the Gold Circle Awards at ASAE’s 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai

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    ASAE 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (L to r) Paula Gonzalez (Produce Marketing Association), Lee Wagner and Theresa Hill (American Society of Anesthesiologists).
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    ASAE 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference KiKi L’Italien (Amplified Growth) and Suzanne Carrawan (HighRoad Solution).
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai

  • Snapshots
    Meet Puerto Rico Travel Forum Meet Puerto Rico hosted a Travel Forum in early May. Pictured is CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai

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    Meet Puerto Rico Travel Forum ASAE President/CEO John Graham.
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    Meet Puerto Rico Travel Forum Meet Puerto Rico CEO Milton Segarra.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai

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    Meet Puerto Rico Travel Forum DMAI President Don Welsh (r) and Monterey County CVB President Tammy Blount. The forum was moderated by National Public Radio host Jack Speer (second from l).
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai

  • Snapshots
    ASAE Great Ideas Conference ASAE’s  2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, attracted 601 association professionals and industry partners who took part in more than 40 education sessions, 150 Brain Dates and three Executive Leadership Workshops. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Florida. ASAE’s next Great Ideas Conference will be March 11–13, 2018 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Great Ideas Conference ASAE’s  2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, attracted 601 association professionals and industry partners.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Great Ideas Conference ASAE’s  2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, attracted 601 association professionals and industry partners.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai
  • Snapshots
    ASAE Great Ideas Conference ASAE’s  2017 Great Ideas Conference, March 5–7, attracted 601 association professionals and industry partners.
    Credit: ASAE/Sabrina Kidwai
industry
events

May 1–2, 2017
IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum
MGM National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD
972-458-8119
www.iaee.com/wlf

May 2-3, 2017
ASAE Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
888-950-2723
703-683-5322
www.asaecenter.org/mmcc

May 2-4, 2017
Associations Congress 2017
Austria Center Vienna
Vienna, Austria
www.associationcongress.com/ie

May 3, 2017
PCMA Education Foundation Visionary Awards
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org

May 9–11, 2017
DigitalNow Association Leadership Conference
Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Orlando, FL
www.fusionproductions.com
www.digitalnowconference.com

May 16–18, 2017
IMEX Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events
Hall 8
Messe Frankfurt, Germany
+44 1273 227311
www.imex-frankfurt.com

May 23–24, 2017
Xperience Design Project

Powered by ASAE
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
www.xdpbyasae.org

May 31, 2017
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum – ECEF
JW Marriott, Washington, DC
Washington, DC
703-979-4841
www.lippmanconnects.com/ecef

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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