June/July 2017
issue
Cover Story Ensuring the Safety of Meeting Attendees Is Tops on Planners’ Agendas Today By

Like it or not, the world has changed. The Events Industry Council ranked safety and security No. 1 in its top five trends shaping the events industry.

Full Story
Features
Tune in to the Latest so Attendees Won’t Tune Out By

“There’s practically no part of the event space that we aren’t considering how to digitize.”

Full Story
Planners Find Winners From Maryland to Nevada By

Meeting planners offer their thoughts about what makes these resorts good destinations for different types of meetings.

Full Story
A Sampling of What’s New & Renovated From Coast to Coast By

The kind of hotel development that really grabs an association meeting planner’s attention is the new “headquarters” hotel. Fortunately, there are several such projects in the works.

Full Story
Destinations
Planners Offer an Inside Look at Their California Confabs By

When it comes to meetings, few U.S. states can boast the diverse allure of California.

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The World’s Theme Park Capital Boasts World-Class Meetings Infrastructure, Value, Access and, of Course, Fun! By

Cvent has ranked Orlando as the No. 1 meeting destination for four out of the last five years.

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Perspective

The “instant” nature of social media makes it an essential tool to document the value of an event to members by virtually bringing them to it.

Full Story
June/July 2017
issue
Cover Story Ensuring the Safety of Meeting Attendees Is Tops on Planners’ Agendas Today By

Like it or not, the world has changed. The Events Industry Council ranked safety and security No. 1 in its top five trends shaping the events industry.

Full Story
Features
Tune in to the Latest so Attendees Won’t Tune Out By

“There’s practically no part of the event space that we aren’t considering how to digitize.”

Full Story
Planners Find Winners From Maryland to Nevada By

Meeting planners offer their thoughts about what makes these resorts good destinations for different types of meetings.

Full Story
A Sampling of What’s New & Renovated From Coast to Coast By

The kind of hotel development that really grabs an association meeting planner’s attention is the new “headquarters” hotel. Fortunately, there are several such projects in the works.

Full Story
Destinations
Planners Offer an Inside Look at Their California Confabs By

When it comes to meetings, few U.S. states can boast the diverse allure of California.

Full Story
The World’s Theme Park Capital Boasts World-Class Meetings Infrastructure, Value, Access and, of Course, Fun! By

Cvent has ranked Orlando as the No. 1 meeting destination for four out of the last five years.

Full Story
Perspective

The “instant” nature of social media makes it an essential tool to document the value of an event to members by virtually bringing them to it.

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

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    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.
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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
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    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

August 10–12, 2017
ILEA Live – International Live Events Association
Hyatt Regency Calgary
Calgary, Alberta
800.688.4737
www.ileahub.com

August 12-17, 2017

ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2017
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario
888-950-2723
www.asaeannualmeeting.org

August 26–29, 2017
U.S. Travel Association – ESTO
Minneapolis, MN
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org

September 6–7, 2017
MEET National
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
914-421-3270
MEETConference.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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