August 2017
issue
Cover Story Success Depends on How Well Planners Adapt Negotiating Tactics to the Current Market By

In any given year, the dynamics of contract negotiation are driven by the proverbial pendulum that swings back and forth between a seller’s market and a buyer’s market.

Full Story
Features
Betting on Meetings With More Business-Focused Spaces and Services By

Several recent investments by properties in the gaming hubs of Las Vegas, Atlantic City and southeastern Connecticut show a laser focus on meetings.

Full Story
Finding a Great Fit Is No Small Task By

As with meetings of any size, choosing the right location for small meetings may be the most important consideration.

Full Story
From Culture and Customs to Contracts and Compliance, There’s a World of Concerns to Consider By

In a world without boundaries, financial and insurance companies must contend with a complex set of issues to make an international meeting or event go smoothly.

Full Story
Destinations
Florida’s Diverse Destinations Deliver a Different Experience Every Time By

Another key selling point of the Sunshine State is its extraordinary diversity in terms of local destinations, plus the fact that Florida is so easy to access.

Full Story
Perspective

In a recent panel discussion about the ever-changing global landscape of unpredictable disruptors, two general categories emerged that apply to event organizers and the hospitality community as a whole.

Full Story

The sales meeting of the future won’t take place in a stale conference room, where attendees passively watch lengthy speeches. And that’s a change for the better.

Full Story
August 2017
issue
Cover Story Success Depends on How Well Planners Adapt Negotiating Tactics to the Current Market By

In any given year, the dynamics of contract negotiation are driven by the proverbial pendulum that swings back and forth between a seller’s market and a buyer’s market.

Full Story
Features
Betting on Meetings With More Business-Focused Spaces and Services By

Several recent investments by properties in the gaming hubs of Las Vegas, Atlantic City and southeastern Connecticut show a laser focus on meetings.

Full Story
Finding a Great Fit Is No Small Task By

As with meetings of any size, choosing the right location for small meetings may be the most important consideration.

Full Story
From Culture and Customs to Contracts and Compliance, There’s a World of Concerns to Consider By

In a world without boundaries, financial and insurance companies must contend with a complex set of issues to make an international meeting or event go smoothly.

Full Story
Destinations
Florida’s Diverse Destinations Deliver a Different Experience Every Time By

Another key selling point of the Sunshine State is its extraordinary diversity in terms of local destinations, plus the fact that Florida is so easy to access.

Full Story
Perspective

In a recent panel discussion about the ever-changing global landscape of unpredictable disruptors, two general categories emerged that apply to event organizers and the hospitality community as a whole.

Full Story

The sales meeting of the future won’t take place in a stale conference room, where attendees passively watch lengthy speeches. And that’s a change for the better.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    ALHI Insurance & Financial Leadership Exchange Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) held the 2017 ALHI Insurance & Financial Leadership Exchange (IFLE) July 26-28, 2017. The conference, hosted at Loews Atlanta Hotel, brought together 20 senior-level meeting professionals and incentive specialists from the insurance and financial industries with 20 hotel executives. The event was co-hosted by Delta Air Lines and Loews Atlanta Hotel.
    FOR MORE SNAPSHOTS, CLICK ON THE PHOTO ARROWS
  • Snapshots
    Next Level Performance Hope Week Next Level Performance gives back to the community during HOPE Week. Robin Elliot and Gail Martin of Next Level Performance are pictured with items they collected for the therapists at The Children’s Specialized Hospital (CHS) of New Brunswick, New Jersey, who serve children with traumatic brain injury, severe autism and a variety of other illnesses.
  • Snapshots
    IRF 24th Annual Education Invitational The Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 24th Annual Education Invitational took place in June at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Maui, Hawaii where a record-setting attendance of 600 sponsors, buyers, trustees, hosts, media and guests took part in IRF’s adventurous Hawaiian activities as well as education, networking and CSR programs. This year’s “Go the Distance” theme was evident in Hawaii’s support of underwriting amazing evening events and IRF’s robust education program. The next Invitational will take place May 29–June 1, 2018 at The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun in Mexico.
    Credit: Digital Blue Photo
  • Snapshots
    IRF 24th Annual Education Invitational The Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 24th Annual Education Invitational took place in June at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Maui, Hawaii where a record-setting attendance of 600 sponsors, buyers, trustees, hosts, media and guests took part in IRF’s adventurous Hawaiian activities as well as education, networking and CSR programs.
    Credit: Digital Blue Photo
  • Snapshots
    IRF 24th Annual Education Invitational The Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 24th Annual Education Invitational took place in June at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Maui, Hawaii where a record-setting attendance of 600 sponsors, buyers, trustees, hosts, media and guests took part in IRF’s adventurous Hawaiian activities as well as education, networking and CSR programs.
    Credit: Digital Blue Photo
  • Snapshots
    IRF 24th Annual Education Invitational The Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 24th Annual Education Invitational took place in June at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Maui, Hawaii where a record-setting attendance of 600 sponsors, buyers, trustees, hosts, media and guests took part in IRF’s adventurous Hawaiian activities as well as education, networking and CSR programs.
    Credit: Digital Blue Photo
industry
events

August 13–16, 2017
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (CMITE)
Hyatt Zilara | Hyatt Ziva
Montego Bay, Jamaica
http://caribbean.incentivetravelexchange.com/

August 22–23, 2017
IncentiveWorks
Canada’s Meetings & Events Show
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
Toronto, ON
www.meetingscanada.com/incentiveworks

August 24-25, 2017
FICP Summer Symposium
Sheraton Toronto Centre
Toronto, Ontario
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com/summer-symposium

September 6–7, 2017
ibtm latin america
Centro Banamex
Mexico City, Mexico
www.ibtmlatinamerica.com

September 13-15, 2017
FICP Fall Symposium 
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com/fall-symposium

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

Back To Top