OCTOBER 2018
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Cover Story Create Programs With Multigenerational Appeal For Attendees to Connect By

There’s overall agreement among experts that a generational divide currently exists within company employee pools and among attendees at meetings and in incentive programs. The problem is that there has been no consensus on how to close it.

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Features
Delivering a ‘Return on Emotion’ By

The evolution of corporate teambuilding over recent decades has made planning these activities easier.

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Exclusive Experiences Make Great Rewards By

Here are some destinations that appear custom-designed to incentivize, along with info from some of the industry’s key, in-the-know players.

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Destinations
Las Vegas and Reno: Memorable Meetings, Natural Wonders By

People like to meet in destinations where they can have fun after the meetings end for the day.

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Perspective

Strategic innovation ranks among the most frequently cited topics in business today, especially for organizations operating in fast-changing and often hugely disruptive business environments.

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OCTOBER 2018
issue
Cover Story Create Programs With Multigenerational Appeal For Attendees to Connect By

There’s overall agreement among experts that a generational divide currently exists within company employee pools and among attendees at meetings and in incentive programs. The problem is that there has been no consensus on how to close it.

Full Story
Features
Delivering a ‘Return on Emotion’ By

The evolution of corporate teambuilding over recent decades has made planning these activities easier.

Full Story
Exclusive Experiences Make Great Rewards By

Here are some destinations that appear custom-designed to incentivize, along with info from some of the industry’s key, in-the-know players.

Full Story
Destinations
Las Vegas and Reno: Memorable Meetings, Natural Wonders By

People like to meet in destinations where they can have fun after the meetings end for the day.

Full Story
Perspective

Strategic innovation ranks among the most frequently cited topics in business today, especially for organizations operating in fast-changing and often hugely disruptive business environments.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    The 2018 Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) Fall Symposium was held October 3-5 at Cliff House Maine in Ogunquit, Maine. A noteworthy line-up of speakers and sessions focused on industry trends defined the event, while several memorable networking events provided the opportunity for colleagues to connect.
  • Snapshots
    During a celebration hosted by Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) and Global DMC Partners, hospitality professional Bryson Taylor (center, holding check) received recognition as The Above and Beyond Foundation’s Heart of Hospitality Award winner as well as a cash grant of $10,000. Mary Jo Valentine Blythe, founder and CEO of The Above and Beyond Foundation (second from right), says Taylor was selected for embodying the true spirit of hospitality, consistently going above and beyond in his role, regardless of the situation at hand.
  • Snapshots
    Barcelona Convention Bureau (BCB) and 13 of its partners — A+ Solutions, another konzept, In Destination Mangement, Kuoni Destination Management, Pacific World, She Spanish Heritage, Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Hilton Diagonal Mar, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, Melia Barcelona Sarria & Sky Hotels, CCIB - Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, Portaventura and Blai Limousines — came together for a Volunteer Day at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, on October 14. The activity helped showcase BCB’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative to U.S. incentive and corporate meeting planners.
  • Snapshots
    NYC & Company Board of Directors Vice Chairman Charles Flateman (second from right) and Discover Puerto Rico CEO Brad Dean (center), surrounded by executive team members, signed a first-ever official partnership to boost tourism between New York City and Puerto Rico at a press conference on October 23. Credit: Julienne Schaer
  • Snapshots
    Dean and Flateman flank the event’s host, Lin-Manuel Miranda (center). Credit: Julienne Schaer
  • Snapshots
    avier Aranda, director of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board (center), meets with chefs Josue Jimenez (left) and Mauricio Leal (right) during a media tour to promote Puerto Vallarta’s new offerings in adventure, gastronomy, culture and more. Credit: ENroute Communications
industry
events

October 1–4, 2018
World Meetings Forum Summit
Los Cabos, Mexico
wmforum.org

October 14-15, 2018
SITE Young Leaders Conference
Las Vegas, NV
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

October 15, 2018
SITE Nite North America
Las Vegas, NV
312-321-5148
www.siteglobal.com

October 16-18, 2018
IMEX America
Sands Expo & Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
+44 1273 227311
www.imexamerica.com

October 17–19, 2018
ITB Asia
Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
www.itb-asia.com

October 25, 2018
Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
City Club of Washington
Washington, DC
www.lippmanconnects.com/aar

October 29–30, 2018
ASAE Associations @ Work
Washington, DC
888.950.2723
aaw.asaecenter.org/index.cfm

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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