July/August 2014
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Cover Story Creative Strategies to Keep Meeting & Incentive Travel Programs On Track Even When Budgets Are Grounded By

This year planners are turning to meeting destinations above all else as the new place to create savings in their budgets.

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Features

Planners team up with destination experts for their invaluable insider information.

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Destinations
What's New in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah By

Sometimes, a healthy dose of Southwest sunshine can go a long way toward setting the stage for a successful event.

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Perspective
How CVBs can help planners navigate the waters By

Small meetings play a vital role in the success of a destination, and understanding their value will greatly increase a meeting planner’s negotiating clout.

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Leadership and teambuilding activities are being infused into corporate meetings to spread a dynamic message and generate attendee engagement.

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July/August 2014
issue
Cover Story Creative Strategies to Keep Meeting & Incentive Travel Programs On Track Even When Budgets Are Grounded By

This year planners are turning to meeting destinations above all else as the new place to create savings in their budgets.

Full Story
Features

Planners team up with destination experts for their invaluable insider information.

Full Story
Destinations
What's New in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah By

Sometimes, a healthy dose of Southwest sunshine can go a long way toward setting the stage for a successful event.

Full Story
Perspective
How CVBs can help planners navigate the waters By

Small meetings play a vital role in the success of a destination, and understanding their value will greatly increase a meeting planner’s negotiating clout.

Full Story

Leadership and teambuilding activities are being infused into corporate meetings to spread a dynamic message and generate attendee engagement.

Full Story
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    ISES Live, Seattle 2014 Produced by the International Special Events Society, ISES Live is an international conference created to deliver an experience of stimulating ideas and knowledge sharing with other creative professionals from around the world. ISES Live in Seattle featured an opening reception in Seattle Art Museum Sculpture Park and an opening President's Reception at the Space Needle's Skyline level.
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    ISES Live, Seattle 2014 The International Special Events Society's ISES Live international conference took place August 18-20 at The Westin Hotel in Seattle.
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    ISES Live, Seattle 2014 A topiary photo op for attendees of the International Special Events Society's conference in Seattle.
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    ISES Live, Seattle 2014 Attendees of ISES Live enjoyed networking and social events, receptions, education sessions and the grand finale, the 2014 ISES Esprit Awards Celebration Gala with its Pacific Northwest theme.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum Think it up. Live it up. Jazz it up. was the theme of the 2014 Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum held June 18–20 in New Orleans at the historic Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum Attendees experienced three days of lively networking opportunities, education sessions and activities that benefited local charities.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum Jana Stern of ING, the 2014 FICP chair, announced significant membership growth: 92 new planner members in 2014 (through May). Total membership stands at 698 planners from 218 financial and insurance companies.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum Engaged in an authenic New Orleans experience, attendees ride a float in a Mardi Gras parade.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum A record-breaking number of attendees — more than 200 participants of whom 74 were planners — enjoyed the event.
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    2014 FICP Education Forum Hospitality Partner Advisory Council members and planners at the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.
industry
events

September 14-17, 2014
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange in partnership with SITE
The Cove Atlantis
Paradise Island, Bahamas
caribbean.incentivetravelexchange.com

October 13, 2014
Site Nite North America
Las Vegas, NV
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

October 14-16, 2014
IMEX America
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
Sands Expo & Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
+44 1273 227311
www.imexamerica.com

October 19-21, 2014
Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)
Fall Global Corporate Travel Conference
Bella Skye Comwell Hotel
Copenhagen, Denmark
703-683-5322
www.acte.org

October 29-31, 2014
ITB Asia
Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
www.itb-asia.com

November 3-6, 2014
World Travel Market London
ExCel London
London, U.K.
www.wtmlondon.com

November 14-17, 2014
Site Global Conference
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

November 16–19, 2014
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)
Annual Conference
Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa
Waikoloa, Hawaii
www.ficpnet.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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