June / July 2020
issue
Cover Story Cruise Lines Planning To Sail Full Steam Ahead By

While the global health crisis has “docked” the cruise industry for the last several months, the return to the high seas isn’t too far off…

Full Story
Features
Experts Offer Advice About Event Cybersafety By

In an age where technology controls many facets of a business, attention to cybersecurity when face-to-face meetings resume will be paramount…

Full Story
Island Retreats Offer Idyllic Hideaways and More for Planners and Attendees By

As retreats go, nothing beats having your convention or event on an island replete with sandy beaches, turquoise water and fun in the sun…

Full Story
Innovation & Inspiration Under a Tight Spending Plan By

“In light of reduced marketing budgets, it’s imperative to make every dollar you spend have a direct impact on the pipeline you are driving with those dollars…”

Full Story
Embracing the Nuances of Health Care Meetings By

The COVID-19 pandemic has created myriad challenges for the meetings and events within the medical community…

Full Story
Industry Executives Weigh in on the Future After COVID-19 By

Is the meetings business as we have known it changed forever?

Full Story
Destinations
Casino Property Executives Are Planning to Reopen Soon, Just in Time for the Summer Season By

As Atlantic City looks to reopen, it’s time to learn more about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the area…

Full Story
Perspective

  Author of “Building a Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America”, Quint Studer is the founder of Pensacola, Florida’s Studer Community Institute, a nonprofit focused on improving the community’s quality of life. His latest book, “The Busy Leader’s Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive”, reached No. 5 on The Wall […]

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Hari Abburi is an internationally recognized executive and consultant to Fortune 500 firms, small to mid-size enterprises and start-ups. He is a leading expert on businesses and how their leaders can become more strategic, and he is a frequent presenter at conferences in the U.S., Europe, Asia and India. His firm, The Preparation Company, helps […]

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Michael Cheng, Ph.D. The dean at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University, Cheng is transforming hospitality, starting with the learner experience. He was previously a tenured associate professor and director of the Food and Beverage Program. He has subject-matter expertise in competency-based learning, hospitality management, Culinology, food product development, […]

Full Story

  Howard Tiersky is the CEO of FROM: The Digital Transformation Agency, and author, along with Heidi Wisbach, of “Impactful Online Meetings: How to Run Polished Virtual Working Sessions That Are Engaging and Effective”. He is a successful entrepreneur who has been named by IDG as one of the “10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow […]

Full Story
June / July 2020
issue
Cover Story Cruise Lines Planning To Sail Full Steam Ahead By

While the global health crisis has “docked” the cruise industry for the last several months, the return to the high seas isn’t too far off…

Full Story
Features
Experts Offer Advice About Event Cybersafety By

In an age where technology controls many facets of a business, attention to cybersecurity when face-to-face meetings resume will be paramount…

Full Story
Island Retreats Offer Idyllic Hideaways and More for Planners and Attendees By

As retreats go, nothing beats having your convention or event on an island replete with sandy beaches, turquoise water and fun in the sun…

Full Story
Innovation & Inspiration Under a Tight Spending Plan By

“In light of reduced marketing budgets, it’s imperative to make every dollar you spend have a direct impact on the pipeline you are driving with those dollars…”

Full Story
Embracing the Nuances of Health Care Meetings By

The COVID-19 pandemic has created myriad challenges for the meetings and events within the medical community…

Full Story
Industry Executives Weigh in on the Future After COVID-19 By

Is the meetings business as we have known it changed forever?

Full Story
Destinations
Casino Property Executives Are Planning to Reopen Soon, Just in Time for the Summer Season By

As Atlantic City looks to reopen, it’s time to learn more about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the area…

Full Story
Perspective

  Author of “Building a Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America”, Quint Studer is the founder of Pensacola, Florida’s Studer Community Institute, a nonprofit focused on improving the community’s quality of life. His latest book, “The Busy Leader’s Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive”, reached No. 5 on The Wall […]

Full Story

Hari Abburi is an internationally recognized executive and consultant to Fortune 500 firms, small to mid-size enterprises and start-ups. He is a leading expert on businesses and how their leaders can become more strategic, and he is a frequent presenter at conferences in the U.S., Europe, Asia and India. His firm, The Preparation Company, helps […]

Full Story

Michael Cheng, Ph.D. The dean at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University, Cheng is transforming hospitality, starting with the learner experience. He was previously a tenured associate professor and director of the Food and Beverage Program. He has subject-matter expertise in competency-based learning, hospitality management, Culinology, food product development, […]

Full Story

  Howard Tiersky is the CEO of FROM: The Digital Transformation Agency, and author, along with Heidi Wisbach, of “Impactful Online Meetings: How to Run Polished Virtual Working Sessions That Are Engaging and Effective”. He is a successful entrepreneur who has been named by IDG as one of the “10 Digital Transformation Influencers to Follow […]

Full Story
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    Coastal Communications Corp. President & CEO Harvey Grotsky (left) at the 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders Conference For Event Professionals, held in San Francisco, CA (January 5th - 8th)


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    Attendees fill the grand concourse during the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center

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    A sampling of COVID-compliant masks introduced at the reopening of Caesars Palace, June 2020


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industry
events

June 15-18
Cvent CONNECT
Caesars Forum
Las Vegas, NV

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June 24-26
FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners) Education Forum
Pasadena, CA

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June 27–28
The Meetings Show U.K.
Olympia, London

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June 28 – July 1
PCMA Educon
Montreal, Quebec CANADA

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July 13-15
Destinations International Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

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July 15-17
FSAE Annual Conference
Orlando, FL

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July 21-24
IAVM Venue Connect
Long Beach, CA

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July 25-29
GBTA Convention
Denver, CO

RESCHEDULED

July 30
Lippman Connects
Chicago, IL

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August 1-4
Influence NSA
Washington, DC

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August 5-6
FICP Canadian Seminar
Toronto, Ontario – Canada

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August 18-19
IncentiveWorks
Toronto, ON

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August 20
Large Show Roundtable
Atlanta, GA

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August 26-27
IBTM America
Mexico City, Mexico

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August 31 – Sep 2
WMF Beyond Meetings
Los Cabos, Mexico
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September 9-11
La Cita de las Americas
Marco Island, FL

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September 13-14
SITE Young Leaders Conference
LAs Vegas, NV

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September 15-17
IMEX America
Las Vegas, NV

CANCELLED

September 22-25
WYSTC Lisbon, Portugal

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September 24
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Washington, DC

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October 13-15
World Meetings Forum Summit
Costa Rica

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October 16-19
SITE Nite North America
Seattle, WA

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October 21-23
ITB Asia
Singapore

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October 26-29
HSMAI ROC Americas & North American Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition
San Antonio, TX

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October 26-29
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange
Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

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November 3-6
MPI World Education Congress 2020
Grapevine, TX

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Nov 7-11
GBTA Convention
Denver, CO

CANCELLED

Nov 15-18
FICP Annual Conference
Washington, DC

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December 1-3
IBTM World
Barcelona, Spain

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December 1-4
IRF Education International
Dominican Republic

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December 8-10
IAEE Expo! Expo!
Louisville, KY

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December 10-13
ISE Incentive Summer Europe
Davos, Switzerland

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