January 2015
issue
Cover Story Planners Take Attendees Off the Beaten Path in Orlando's Big Three By

From a Walk on the Wild Side to Potter and Penguins, It’s All About the Experience.

Full Story
Features
The Fastest Way to an Attendee's Heart By

Sophisticated tastes drive the trend to provide cutting-edge culinary experiences at meeting hotels.

Full Story
Don't Get Blindsided by Extra Charges That Inflate Meeting Costs By

Savvy planners are finding that finely tuned contract processes and working their network help to keep budgets in line.

Full Story
A Blizzard of Dramatic Change Is Driven by Mobile Technology Combined With Social Media By

The explosion of technology continues to dramatically transform the meeting industry.

Full Story
Destinations
Sin City's Never-ending Novelty Lures Meeting-goers Year After Year By

Las Vegas is once again owning up to its sin city reputation, but with a new polish that makes it an ideal meeting destination.

Full Story
A Tropical Oasis for Meetings and Incentives By

Why the Caribbean has been wildly popular with planners for more than a half-century.

Full Story
Perspective

The incentive travel industry is growing and is predicted to continue to grow at a steady pace through 2016.

Full Story
January 2015
issue
Cover Story Planners Take Attendees Off the Beaten Path in Orlando's Big Three By

From a Walk on the Wild Side to Potter and Penguins, It’s All About the Experience.

Full Story
Features
The Fastest Way to an Attendee's Heart By

Sophisticated tastes drive the trend to provide cutting-edge culinary experiences at meeting hotels.

Full Story
Don't Get Blindsided by Extra Charges That Inflate Meeting Costs By

Savvy planners are finding that finely tuned contract processes and working their network help to keep budgets in line.

Full Story
A Blizzard of Dramatic Change Is Driven by Mobile Technology Combined With Social Media By

The explosion of technology continues to dramatically transform the meeting industry.

Full Story
Destinations
Sin City's Never-ending Novelty Lures Meeting-goers Year After Year By

Las Vegas is once again owning up to its sin city reputation, but with a new polish that makes it an ideal meeting destination.

Full Story
A Tropical Oasis for Meetings and Incentives By

Why the Caribbean has been wildly popular with planners for more than a half-century.

Full Story
Perspective

The incentive travel industry is growing and is predicted to continue to grow at a steady pace through 2016.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    SITE Global Conference "Orchestra of Emotions" was the theme for the SITE Global Conference 2014, held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, November 14–17.
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  • Snapshots
    SITE Global Conference Netherland's based Drums and Barrels open the conference with a colorful teambuilding exercise full of dynamism and movement using Boomwhackers to make infectious Latin and African rhythms.
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  • Snapshots
    SITE Global Conference SITE Board Member Pamela Shepherd, CEO, Distinctive Destinations and Madelyn Marusa, DCMP, V.P. industry sales and global relations, Allied PRA, rock out to the music of Mr. Holland (your personal Holland Host) and his band.
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  • Snapshots
    SITE Global Conference SITE Global Conference attendees enjoyed the networking events.
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  • Snapshots
    SITE Global Conference The SITE India chapter and SITE international board of directors were on hand to announce that the SITE Global Conference 2015 is set for October 23–26 at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, Delhi, India. The conference will bring together hundreds of industry professionals from around the globe to experience India as an exciting canvas to create unparalleled incentive travel experiences.
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industry
events

January 6-8, 2015
The Special Event 2015
Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
800-927-5007
www.thespecialeventshow.com

January 9-11, 2015
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)
Annual Conference
Sheraton Chicago Towers & Hotel
Chicago, IL
609-799-3712
www.espaonline.org

January 10-14, 2015
2015 RPI (Recognition Professionals International)
Annual Conference
Mandalay Bay Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
651-290-7490
RPI@recognition.org
www.recognition.org

January 11–14, 2015
PCMA Annual Meeting
Convening Leaders
McCormick Place West
Chicago, IL
877-827-7262
www.pcma.org

January 19-21, 2015
ADME International DMC CEO Forum
Hotel Boscolo
Rome, Italy
937-586-3727
www.admeinternational.org

February 1–3, 2015
MPI European Meetings & Events Conference
ICE Krakow Congress Centre
Krakow, Poland
972-702-3051
www.mpiweb.org

February 2-3, 2015
HSMAI MEET Mid-America
The Fairmont Dallas
Dallas, TX
914-421-3270
www.MEETConference.com

February 9-13, 2015
SITE Executive Summit
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Dubai, UAE
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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