July/August 2016
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Cover Story The Perfect Mix of Business and Pleasure By

Luxurious gaming resorts present a variety of venues for insurance and financial groups who like the spectacular services and amenities combined with the hustle and bustle of casino resorts.

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Features
Planners Add More R&R to the Agenda for Higher ROI By

The right hotel with all the ” extras” makes even the business side of a small meeting more memorable.

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Destinations

Site selection’s easy with the state’s myriad of unique, world-class destinations boasting beautiful beaches, spectacular golf and thrilling attractions.

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Perspective

Work-life balance isn’t dead! People have just started calling it different things.

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July/August 2016
issue
Cover Story The Perfect Mix of Business and Pleasure By

Luxurious gaming resorts present a variety of venues for insurance and financial groups who like the spectacular services and amenities combined with the hustle and bustle of casino resorts.

Full Story
Features
Planners Add More R&R to the Agenda for Higher ROI By

The right hotel with all the ” extras” makes even the business side of a small meeting more memorable.

Full Story
Destinations

Site selection’s easy with the state’s myriad of unique, world-class destinations boasting beautiful beaches, spectacular golf and thrilling attractions.

Full Story
Perspective

Work-life balance isn’t dead! People have just started calling it different things.

Full Story
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    FICP Education Forum Board members of the Financial & Insurance Conference Planners gather at the 2016 FICP Education Forum — held in late June at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay in Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography

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    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
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    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
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    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
  • Snapshots
    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
  • Snapshots
    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
  • Snapshots
    FICP Education Forum FICP planner members and hospitality partners enjoyed three days of education, networking and wellness events at the FICP Education Forum at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
    Credit: Craig Sherrod Photography
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    SITE Nite Europe At SITE Nite Europe 2016 in Frankfurt, 400 attendees including 200 hosted buyers gathered for a night of networking at the award-winning Kameha Suite.
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    SITE Nite Europe A celebration took place to honor SITE Italy’s 25th Anniversary during SITE Nite Europe 2016 in Frankfurt, complete with cutting of the cake by chapter members.
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    Global Event Summit The first-ever Global Event Summit, a partnership among VisitScotland, the International Live Events Association (formerly the International Special Events Society) and the IMEX Group, began at Scotland’s world-famous Gleneagles Hotel & Resort with three days of high-level debate followed by visits to Scotland’s historic capital, Edinburgh, where highlights included a private event at Edinburgh Castle as well as dinner on­ board the Royal Yacht Britannia.
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    Global Event Summit The first-ever Global Event Summit, a partnership among VisitScotland, the International Live Events Association (formerly the International Special Events Society) and the IMEX Group, began at Scotland’s world-famous Gleneagles Hotel & Resort with three days of high-level debate followed by visits to Scotland’s historic capital, Edinburgh, where highlights included a private event at Edinburgh Castle as well as dinner on­ board the Royal Yacht Britannia.
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    IACC-Americas Connect IACC Americas reinvented its annual meeting with new learning formats and a theme of “Sharing Ideas That Matter.” Renamed IACC-Americas Connect, the event was held in New York City, April 19–20. IACC President Alex Cabañas (l), CEO of Benchmark Hospitality International, poses with the six chefs who competed for the Global Copper Skillet.
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    IACC-Americas Connect IACC President Alex Cabañas and his father Burt Cabañas, chairman of Benchmark Hospitality International flank Wende Blumberg, general manager-task force at Wyndham Hotel Group, Orlando, and Roberta Butler, senior vice president, marketing, FM Global, at the IACC event.
industry
events

August 11-13, 2016
ILEA Live – International Live Events Association
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, TX
800-688-4737
www.ileahub.com

August 16-17, 2016
IncentiveWorks
Canada’s Meetings & Events Show
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
Toronto, ON
www.meetingscanada.com/incentiveworks

August 18-20, 2016
FICP Summer Symposium
InterContinental Toronto Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com

August 27-30, 2016
U.S. Travel Association – ESTO
Boca Raton, FL
202-408-8422
www.ustravel.org

August 29-September 1, 2016
Caribbean Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange CMITE)
Hilton Barbados Resort
Bridgetown, Barbados
caribbean.incentivetravelexchange.com

September 7-8, 2016
ibtm latin america
Centro Banamex
Mexico City, Mexico
www.ibtmlatinamerica.com

September 7-8, 2016
ibtm china
China National Convention Centre
Beijing, China
www.cibtm.com

September 7-8, 2016
HSMAI MEET National
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
914-421-3270
www.MEETConference.com

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