October / November 2020
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Cover Story CVBs & DMOs Look Forward To A New Reality After The Shutdown By

Since the pandemic shutdown hit in early spring, there were nearly no corporate and incentive travel meetings, and corporate and incentive travel continues to be suppressed…

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Features
Chefs And Planners Now Take A Different Approach To Food & Beverage Service By

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every aspect of the hospitality industry, including how people regard food and beverage service…

Full Story
Just Like Face-to-Face Meetings, Online Events Use Tools To Keep Attendees Engaged By

There’s nothing quite like a pandemic to turn the meetings industry upside down…

Full Story
Planners Must Be Able To Adapt To Last-Minute Changes Such As Weather, Political Strife — Or A Pandemic By

Traditional last-minute changes are maddening for even veteran planners…

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How to Transform an Uninspiring Room Into a Captivating Space By

Captivate: To hold the attention of someone by being extremely interesting, exciting, pleasant or attractive…

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Perspective
Expert Cites Keys To A COVID-19 Comeback By

After a “relatively” calm 70 years, the United States economy has suffered three devastating developments inside the last two decades alone…

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At some point in history, when the first caveman took on a business partner for their fledgling wheel manufacturing business, it became necessary for them to complete a business plan…

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Many are starting to ask themselves if in-person events and trade shows that went virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will remain virtual in the near future…

Full Story
October / November 2020
issue
Cover Story CVBs & DMOs Look Forward To A New Reality After The Shutdown By

Since the pandemic shutdown hit in early spring, there were nearly no corporate and incentive travel meetings, and corporate and incentive travel continues to be suppressed…

Full Story
Features
Chefs And Planners Now Take A Different Approach To Food & Beverage Service By

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every aspect of the hospitality industry, including how people regard food and beverage service…

Full Story
Just Like Face-to-Face Meetings, Online Events Use Tools To Keep Attendees Engaged By

There’s nothing quite like a pandemic to turn the meetings industry upside down…

Full Story
Planners Must Be Able To Adapt To Last-Minute Changes Such As Weather, Political Strife — Or A Pandemic By

Traditional last-minute changes are maddening for even veteran planners…

Full Story
How to Transform an Uninspiring Room Into a Captivating Space By

Captivate: To hold the attention of someone by being extremely interesting, exciting, pleasant or attractive…

Full Story
Perspective
Expert Cites Keys To A COVID-19 Comeback By

After a “relatively” calm 70 years, the United States economy has suffered three devastating developments inside the last two decades alone…

Full Story

At some point in history, when the first caveman took on a business partner for their fledgling wheel manufacturing business, it became necessary for them to complete a business plan…

Full Story

Many are starting to ask themselves if in-person events and trade shows that went virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will remain virtual in the near future…

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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    ConferenceDirect’s Annual Partner Meeting took place from October 26th to 28th at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas


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industry
events

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

RESCHEDULED

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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2021 INDUSTRY EVENTS

January 7–10
Professional Convention Management Association
Nashville, TN

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January 10-12
ESPA 2020 Annual Conference
Denver, CO

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January 10-13
PCMA Convening Leaders Conference
Houston, TX

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January 12-14
MPI Global Forum
Rome, Italy

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January 21-23
FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Planners)
Boston, MA

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January 24-27
NACE Evolve Leadership Conference
Los Angeles, California

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January 29-30
GBTA Leadership Summit
Portland, OR

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January 30-February 1
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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February 1
Exhibit Sales Roundtable
Washington, DC

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February 5-7
IBTM Arabia
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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February 5-8
SITE Global Conference
Dublin, Ireland

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February 7-9
AMC Institute Annual Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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