August 2019
issue

Walk into any corporate meeting or incentive event and you’re bound to see a diverse group of individuals

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Features
SO MUCH TO DO, SO MANY PEOPLE TO SEE! By

IMEX America, the largest meetings industry trade show in the U.S., will be bigger than ever September 10-12 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian® | The Palazzo® in Las Vegas.

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You already have a job as a meeting/event planner. It’s even possible to move up in your company over the coming months and years if you work hard.

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Asking planners what their biggest challenges are is like asking a firefighter what’s the most difficult part of responding to and extinguishing a multiple-alarm office building fire.

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Before the economic crash of 2008, team-building events were often passed over in favor of conferences or fun-filled parties, according to Sharon E. Sullivan, president of Sullivan Custom Planning Inc., a full-service destination management company that serves New England and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Destinations

Atlantic City just keeps getting better. It’s long been a preferred destination for East Coast corporate events and meetings and with new additions and/or upgrades to a slew of hotels, the convention center and the city itself, Atlantic City continues to meet and exceed the needs of planners and groups. When it comes to entertainment and dining options in particular, Atlantic City shines.

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Perspective

A meeting or event begins long before attendees pick up their name badge and ends long after hotel check out.

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If you flew commercially prior to 9/11, you can recall how different the experience used to be

Full Story
August 2019
issue

Walk into any corporate meeting or incentive event and you’re bound to see a diverse group of individuals

Full Story
Features
SO MUCH TO DO, SO MANY PEOPLE TO SEE! By

IMEX America, the largest meetings industry trade show in the U.S., will be bigger than ever September 10-12 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian® | The Palazzo® in Las Vegas.

Full Story

You already have a job as a meeting/event planner. It’s even possible to move up in your company over the coming months and years if you work hard.

Full Story

Asking planners what their biggest challenges are is like asking a firefighter what’s the most difficult part of responding to and extinguishing a multiple-alarm office building fire.

Full Story

Before the economic crash of 2008, team-building events were often passed over in favor of conferences or fun-filled parties, according to Sharon E. Sullivan, president of Sullivan Custom Planning Inc., a full-service destination management company that serves New England and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

Full Story
Destinations

Atlantic City just keeps getting better. It’s long been a preferred destination for East Coast corporate events and meetings and with new additions and/or upgrades to a slew of hotels, the convention center and the city itself, Atlantic City continues to meet and exceed the needs of planners and groups. When it comes to entertainment and dining options in particular, Atlantic City shines.

Full Story
Perspective

A meeting or event begins long before attendees pick up their name badge and ends long after hotel check out.

Full Story

If you flew commercially prior to 9/11, you can recall how different the experience used to be

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    Cynthia Kunz, global sales director, meetings & incentives, Velas Resorts and Corporate & Incentive Travel Publisher/Editor Harvey Grotsky.
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    Distinguished guests gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open Hotel Bennett in Charleston, South Carolina, February 1. Credit: Virgil Bunao
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    Left to right: Caesars Entertainment CMO Chris Holdren, Raiders owner Mark Davis, Caesars Entertainment President and CEO Mark Frissora and Raiders President Marc Badain celebrated an historic partnership between Caesars Entertainment Corporation and the Las Vegas Raiders January 28. Credit: Patrick Gray/Kabik Photo Group
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    Attending GBTA’s 16th annual Leadership Summit in Nashville January 28-29 were (top, left to right): David Richardson, Cathy Stroud, Sherrill McLean, Stacey Day, Michael Henthorn, Rob Fugett and (bottom, left to right): Gloria Gonzalez, Cindy Lewis, Evie Hodges, Kelley Clark. Credit: GBTA
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    SITE Crystal Awards were handed out during the SITE Global Conference 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, January 12. Honorees included PRA (left to right): SITE President Philip Eidsvold, CIS, CITP; Sarah Reichert, business development manager, One10; Madelyn Marusa, PRA’s vice president, industry relations; SITE Foundation President-Elect Carina Bauer. Credit: Kramer Photography
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    SITE Crystal Awards were handed out during the SITE Global Conference 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, January 12. Honorees included Eco Destination Management Services (left to right): SITE President Philip Eidsvold, CIS, CITP; ECO DMS Managing Director and COO Maoreen Every, CIS, CITP, DMCP; ECO DMS President and CEO Wichita Villacres, CIS; SITE Foundation President-Elect Carina Bauer. Credit: Kramer Photography
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 4-6, 2019
Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit
Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
Philadelphia, PA
www.worldcongress.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 7-9, 2019
Health & Wellness Forum

The Hotel at Midtown Athletic Club
Chicago, IL
www.meetinghealthy.com

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 13-14, 2019
Convene
Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre
LITEXPO
Vilius, Lithuania
www.convene.lt

February 13-15, 2019
PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
www.pata.org

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

February 18-20, 2019
Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME)
Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre
Melbourne, Australia
www.aime.com.au

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

February 25-27, 2019
Meetings Africa
Sandton Convention Centre
Johannesburg, South Africa
www.meetingsafrica.co.za

February 26-27, 2019
International Confex
Olympia London
Kensington, London, UK
www.international-confex.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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