July 2019
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The motivations for meeting internationally are many. Association executives may wish to bring the annual convention to a region where the membership is strong, use the meeting to incubate a membership in a certain region, or perhaps partner with a related organization based outside the United States in staging the event.

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Features

Planners and organizers of conventions and trade shows depend on technology for their meetings, from registration and data security to keynote presentations, attendee engagement, exhibitor ROI and more

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The rise of the global economy and the growth of litigious actions within the meetings and events industry have had sweeping implications for proper contract development and negotiation.

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For meetings and events, the newly redesigned Brava nightclub will feature two floors with a luxurious chandeliered library and cutting-edge sound and projection systems

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Destinations

The HBGCC’s meeting space configuration, varying breakout room sizes and reception spaces all fit the NCBF’s goal of meeting several needs under one convention center roof. “Our group has several receptions and it’s nice to be able to host those in one facility rather than having to host them back at a hotel,” Torres says.

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Attendees Will Love This Destination’s Mix of Venues and Activities By

DECA, which helps high school and college students prepare for careers in business and entrepreneurship, typically hosts around 19,000 students, parents, teachers, advisers and other stakeholders at its annual International Career Development Conference

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Perspective

As association meeting planners know, annual meetings are incredibly important to the strength, stability and vibrancy of an organization.

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Recurring Meetings Steal a Ton of Time. Here’s How Leaders Can Decide Whether and How to Kill a Meeting. By

By nature, most jobs require a significant amount of coordination and collaboration, both within the function and with other parts of the business.

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July 2019
issue

The motivations for meeting internationally are many. Association executives may wish to bring the annual convention to a region where the membership is strong, use the meeting to incubate a membership in a certain region, or perhaps partner with a related organization based outside the United States in staging the event.

Full Story
Features

Planners and organizers of conventions and trade shows depend on technology for their meetings, from registration and data security to keynote presentations, attendee engagement, exhibitor ROI and more

Full Story

The rise of the global economy and the growth of litigious actions within the meetings and events industry have had sweeping implications for proper contract development and negotiation.

Full Story

For meetings and events, the newly redesigned Brava nightclub will feature two floors with a luxurious chandeliered library and cutting-edge sound and projection systems

Full Story
Destinations

The HBGCC’s meeting space configuration, varying breakout room sizes and reception spaces all fit the NCBF’s goal of meeting several needs under one convention center roof. “Our group has several receptions and it’s nice to be able to host those in one facility rather than having to host them back at a hotel,” Torres says.

Full Story
Attendees Will Love This Destination’s Mix of Venues and Activities By

DECA, which helps high school and college students prepare for careers in business and entrepreneurship, typically hosts around 19,000 students, parents, teachers, advisers and other stakeholders at its annual International Career Development Conference

Full Story
Perspective

As association meeting planners know, annual meetings are incredibly important to the strength, stability and vibrancy of an organization.

Full Story
Recurring Meetings Steal a Ton of Time. Here’s How Leaders Can Decide Whether and How to Kill a Meeting. By

By nature, most jobs require a significant amount of coordination and collaboration, both within the function and with other parts of the business.

Full Story
industry
events

February 3-6, 2019
Independent Planner Education Conference (IPEC)
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
San Antonio, TX
www.ipec.northstarmeetingsgroup.com

February 6-8, 2019
AMC Institute Annual Meeting
JW Marriott
Austin, TX
www.amcinstitute.org

February 7-9, 2019 
ADMEI Annual Conference
Four Seasons Houston
Houston, TX
www.admeinternational.org

February 9-12, 2019
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC)

World Forum The Hague
The Hague, The Netherlands
www.mpiweb.org

February 12, 2019
CSPI Annual Conference
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC
www.cspionline.org/annual-conference

February 13, 2019
Destination International Destination Showcase

Washington, DC
www.destinationsinternational.org/showcase

February 13–14, 2019
North American Journey’s (NAJ) RTO Summit West
The Ritz-Carlton
Marina del Rey, CA
www.rtosummit.com

February 15-17, 2019
National Speakers Association (NSA) Winter Conference
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, FL
www.nsaspeaker.org

February 24-27, 2019
Annual Travel South USA Showcase
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Myrtle Beach, SC
www.industry.travelsouthusa.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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