March/April 2017
issue
Cover Story Making the Most of Meetings in the Big Easy By

Rich culture and history, exceptional entertainment, extraordinary dining and unique event venues combine for matchless meetings.

Full Story
Features
'If it feels even a little uncomfortable, you already have your answer' By

Meeting planners are often beholden to a code of conduct that defines ethical behavior within their companies.

Full Story
Evolving to Meet Expanding Needs and Expectations By

Conference centers are meetings-focused venues with multiple tools to make meetings more affordable, educational, entertaining and memorable.

Full Story
Destinations
'Whatever they want, whenever they want it' By

Las Vegas set a new all-time record of 42.9 million visitors in 2016 and welcomed a record number of more than 6.3 million business travelers.

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A Made-for-Meetings Paradise By

Like real estate, meeting success is linked to location, location, location.

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Perspective
How to Shine and Make Connections at Social Business Events By

Always be mindful of maintaining your reputation and the reputation of your company.

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10 Tips You Can Use to Get Through a Crisis By

It isn’t about what happens to you, it’s what you do next that counts

Full Story
March/April 2017
issue
Cover Story Making the Most of Meetings in the Big Easy By

Rich culture and history, exceptional entertainment, extraordinary dining and unique event venues combine for matchless meetings.

Full Story
Features
'If it feels even a little uncomfortable, you already have your answer' By

Meeting planners are often beholden to a code of conduct that defines ethical behavior within their companies.

Full Story
Evolving to Meet Expanding Needs and Expectations By

Conference centers are meetings-focused venues with multiple tools to make meetings more affordable, educational, entertaining and memorable.

Full Story
Destinations
'Whatever they want, whenever they want it' By

Las Vegas set a new all-time record of 42.9 million visitors in 2016 and welcomed a record number of more than 6.3 million business travelers.

Full Story
A Made-for-Meetings Paradise By

Like real estate, meeting success is linked to location, location, location.

Full Story
Perspective
How to Shine and Make Connections at Social Business Events By

Always be mindful of maintaining your reputation and the reputation of your company.

Full Story
10 Tips You Can Use to Get Through a Crisis By

It isn’t about what happens to you, it’s what you do next that counts

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    IACC Americas Connect At the IACC America’s Connect in Southern California at the UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, awards were presented in several categories. The Global Distinguished Service Award was presented by IACC President Alex Cabanas to TJ Fimmano (c), general manager at Dolce Hotels and Resorts, in recognition of his many years of leadership and extraordinary service to IACC. Karen Fimmano is at TJ’s side.
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    IACC Americas Connect The IACC Pyramid Award, established in 2000 to recognize members who show a true and long-lasting commitment to IACC education, was presented to Cindy Novotny, managing partner at Master Connection Associates, by IACC V.P. Sean Anderson.
  • Snapshots
    Global Meetings Industry Day in AC At the Atlantic City Convention Center April 6, Meet AC and Caesars Entertainment hosted a special event to commemorate the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day. They joined forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business and meetings industry organizations worldwide to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities.
  • Snapshots
    Global Meetings Industry Day in AC At the Atlantic City Convention Center April 6, Meet AC and Caesars Entertainment hosted a special event to commemorate the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day. They joined forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business and meetings industry organizations worldwide to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities.
  • Snapshots
    Global Meetings Industry Day in AC At the Atlantic City Convention Center April 6, Meet AC and Caesars Entertainment hosted a special event to commemorate the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day. They joined forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business and meetings industry organizations worldwide to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities.
  • Snapshots
    Global Meetings Industry Day in AC At the Atlantic City Convention Center April 6, Meet AC and Caesars Entertainment hosted a special event to commemorate the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day. They joined forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business and meetings industry organizations worldwide to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities.
  • Snapshots
    Global Meetings Industry Day in AC At the Atlantic City Convention Center April 6, Meet AC and Caesars Entertainment hosted a special event to commemorate the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day. They joined forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business and meetings industry organizations worldwide to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities.
industry
events

May 7-10, 2017
Meeting & Incentive Forum – The Americas
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach
Cancun, Mexico
www.mi-forums.com

May 7–13, 2017
U.S. Travel Association – National Travel and Tourism Week
Nationwide
Angelica Wroblewski
awroblewski@ustravel.org
202-218-3608
www.ustravel.org

May 15, 2017
SITE Nite Europe
Frankfurt, Germany
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

May 16–18, 2017
IMEX Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events
Hall 8
Messe Frankfurt, Germany
+44 1273 227311
www.imex-frankfurt.com

May 16–18, 2017
INDABA 2017
Durban Exhibition Centre
Durban, South Africa
+27 11 483 2501/21
www.indaba-southafrica.co.za

May 17, 2017
AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com

May 18–21, 2017
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit
Jetwing Blue Hotel
Negombo, Sri Lanka
www.pata.org

May 23–25, 2017
GBTA Canada Conference 2017
Toronto, ON
703-684-0836
www.gbta.org

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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