January/February 2015
issue
Cover Story New & Renovated Hotels Can Offer More for Less, Even in a Seller's Market By

Booking new builds and re-builds can offset rising rates, but it’s important to hammer out the pros and cons first.

Full Story
Features
Prepare a Strategy That Yields a High Response Rate By

Experts advise planners to send detailed electronic RFPs to a targeted list of properties for greater success.

Full Story
Using Performers to Inspire Performance By

When entertainment furthers a company’s goals, everyone wins, including the planner.

Full Story
New Program Design Strategies to Meet Renewed Demand By

The importance of motivating top performers is higher than ever but budgets are not.

Full Story
Destinations
Planners Shed New Light on Meeting in the Sunshine State By

Leveraging the sunny climate and fabulous infrastructure to your meeting’s advantage.

Full Story
January/February 2015
issue
Cover Story New & Renovated Hotels Can Offer More for Less, Even in a Seller's Market By

Booking new builds and re-builds can offset rising rates, but it’s important to hammer out the pros and cons first.

Full Story
Features
Prepare a Strategy That Yields a High Response Rate By

Experts advise planners to send detailed electronic RFPs to a targeted list of properties for greater success.

Full Story
Using Performers to Inspire Performance By

When entertainment furthers a company’s goals, everyone wins, including the planner.

Full Story
New Program Design Strategies to Meet Renewed Demand By

The importance of motivating top performers is higher than ever but budgets are not.

Full Story
Destinations
Planners Shed New Light on Meeting in the Sunshine State By

Leveraging the sunny climate and fabulous infrastructure to your meeting’s advantage.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    IACC-Americas Copper Skillet Competition Chef Laura Leonetti from the Villanova University Hotel & Conference Center took the IACC-Americas Senior Chef Category Copper Skillet for her winning dish in the cook-off. The competition took place at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida. Four chefs from IACC-member properties in the U.S. and Canada gathered to compete for the coveted IACC-Americas Copper Skillet final where the winners now go on to compete in the International Copper Skillet global final in April.
    www.iacconline.org
  • Snapshots
    IACC-Americas Copper Skillet Competition Chef Zachary Miller from the The Inn at Virginia Tech took the IACC-Americas Junior Chef Category Copper Skillet for his winning dish in the cook-off.
    www.iacconline.org
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference The successful 2014 FICP Annual Conference attracted nearly 600 attendees to Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa Hawaii, November 16–19.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
    FOR MORE SNAPSHOTS, CLICK ON THE PHOTO ARROWS
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Attendees enhanced their knowledge through more than 30 education sessions and heard from an impressive array of keynote speakers including Robert Fogerty, founder of the Dear World photography project, Navy fighter pilot Carey Lohrenz and comedian Make Rayburn.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Attendees get in the spirit of keynote speaker Robert Fogerty's Dear World project, which aims to unite people through messages written on their arms.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Learning about Hawaiian culture and traditions enriched the conference experience.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Conference attendees enjoyed several Hawaii-themed networking events.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Networking with colleagues and partners created a memorable conference.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
  • Snapshots
    FICP Annual Conference Meeting planners and hospitality partners donated $48,243 to Junior Achievement International and Junior Achievement of Hawaii. The funds were raised through the FICP Annual Conference Silent Auction.
    The 2015 FICP Annual Conference is set for Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas, November 15–18.
    www.ficpnet.com
    Credit: FICP
industry
events

March 10-12, 2015
The International Travel Goods Show
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
www.thetravelgoodsshow.org

March 18-20, 2015
GBTA Mexico
Mexico City
GBTA Mexico Regional Manager
+52 55 5295 2793
www.gbta.org

March 18-21, 2015
Incentive Travel Exchange in partnership with SITE
Delano Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
www.incentivetravelexchange.com

March 22-25, 2015
33rd Annual Travel South Showcase
Shreveport, LA
404-231-1790
www.travelsouthusa.org

March 25, 2015
DMAI Destinations Showcase
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
202-296-7888
www.destinationsshowcase.com

April 13, 2015
AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards
W Washington DC
Washington, DC
202-289-3100
www.ahla.com

April 13-15, 2015
ibtm africa
VENUE TBD
Cape Town
South Africa
www.ibtmevents.com/IBTM-Africa

April 14-16, 2015
Rewards and Recognition Expo
Omni Interlocken Hotel
Denver, CO
www.RewardsandRecognitionExpo.com

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

Back To Top