October 2019
issue

There are many ways to evaluate and increase attendee engagement, one of the critical metrics for determining the success of a meeting, program or other corporate endeavor. But technology is by far the most comprehensive tool, and it comes in many forms. These days, it’s almost impossible for planners to keep up with technology. Not […]

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Features

There is a reason why so many financial and insurance meetings and events have been cookie-cutter productions. There are people to please and placate, funds to be allocated, and complex agendas to be developed. It is no wonder that so many people end up at the same event they have attended a dozen times before. […]

Full Story

In the meetings and events industry, it’s all about getting people to remember your business, your service and your brand. For many meeting and event planners, customer service is the arena that puts the ‘big picture’ perspective into focus and determines where a planner can make a significant impression. With that said, more and more […]

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Putting Attendees' Health on the Agenda By

As meeting and event attendees become more health conscious, crave nutritious foods and request meetings that don’t require sitting for hours at a time, meeting venues and planners alike are working hard to incorporate health and wellness components into their offerings. In fact, researchers are increasingly saying that “sitting is the new smoking” when it […]

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Destinations

For decades, Las Vegas has been the epicenter for meetings, conventions and events of all sizes. Jill Leimbach, director of meetings for the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), understands the draw of Las Vegas as the world’s leading meeting, convention and trade show destination. In fact, the NACM will hold its 124th Annual Credit […]

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Perspective

Meg D’Angelo is assistant vice president of Events and Hospitality for Lincoln Financial Group. In addition to overseeing all hospitality aspects of Lincoln’s naming-rights sponsorship of the Philadelphia Eagles, D’Angelo is also responsible for working closely with C-Suite and other senior-level executives to strategize, procure, plan and successfully execute major internal and external corporate meetings, […]

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David Koretz is the founder and CEO of Plum, the company that introduced the first super-automatic wine appliance that lets you enjoy a bottle of wine, one glass at a time. Koretz was previously the founder and CEO of Mykonos Software, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2012 for $80 million. Under his leadership, Mykonos […]

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Amy Kelley is the global content editor-in-chief for GES, a leader in face-to-face marketing for Events, Exhibits and Exhibitions. As part of the Digital Marketing team, Kelley spearheads content strategy, development, process and execution worldwide for a B2B audience. With a strong background in content marketing, social media and communications, she is a passionate writer […]

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October 2019
issue

There are many ways to evaluate and increase attendee engagement, one of the critical metrics for determining the success of a meeting, program or other corporate endeavor. But technology is by far the most comprehensive tool, and it comes in many forms. These days, it’s almost impossible for planners to keep up with technology. Not […]

Full Story
Features

There is a reason why so many financial and insurance meetings and events have been cookie-cutter productions. There are people to please and placate, funds to be allocated, and complex agendas to be developed. It is no wonder that so many people end up at the same event they have attended a dozen times before. […]

Full Story

In the meetings and events industry, it’s all about getting people to remember your business, your service and your brand. For many meeting and event planners, customer service is the arena that puts the ‘big picture’ perspective into focus and determines where a planner can make a significant impression. With that said, more and more […]

Full Story
Putting Attendees' Health on the Agenda By

As meeting and event attendees become more health conscious, crave nutritious foods and request meetings that don’t require sitting for hours at a time, meeting venues and planners alike are working hard to incorporate health and wellness components into their offerings. In fact, researchers are increasingly saying that “sitting is the new smoking” when it […]

Full Story
Destinations

For decades, Las Vegas has been the epicenter for meetings, conventions and events of all sizes. Jill Leimbach, director of meetings for the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), understands the draw of Las Vegas as the world’s leading meeting, convention and trade show destination. In fact, the NACM will hold its 124th Annual Credit […]

Full Story
Perspective

Meg D’Angelo is assistant vice president of Events and Hospitality for Lincoln Financial Group. In addition to overseeing all hospitality aspects of Lincoln’s naming-rights sponsorship of the Philadelphia Eagles, D’Angelo is also responsible for working closely with C-Suite and other senior-level executives to strategize, procure, plan and successfully execute major internal and external corporate meetings, […]

Full Story

David Koretz is the founder and CEO of Plum, the company that introduced the first super-automatic wine appliance that lets you enjoy a bottle of wine, one glass at a time. Koretz was previously the founder and CEO of Mykonos Software, which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2012 for $80 million. Under his leadership, Mykonos […]

Full Story

Amy Kelley is the global content editor-in-chief for GES, a leader in face-to-face marketing for Events, Exhibits and Exhibitions. As part of the Digital Marketing team, Kelley spearheads content strategy, development, process and execution worldwide for a B2B audience. With a strong background in content marketing, social media and communications, she is a passionate writer […]

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosted meeting, incentive and event professionals on December 2 at a Florida Encounter Post-Fam, coordinated by the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • Snapshots
    Joining the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center transformation event on November 14 are (from left to right): Kevin Kilkeary Sr., Ron Gunter, Peter Knell, Steven Ellingsen.
  • Snapshots
    From left to right: Symphony Staff Captain Jeffry Thomaes, Port Canaveral CEO Captain John Murray, Symphony Captain Rob Hempstead, Hotel Director/General Manager Fernando Jorges, Port Canaveral CFO Mike Poole welcomed the world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, to Port Canaveral for its first stop in North America on November 8. Credit: Canaveral Port Authority
  • Snapshots
    The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort broke ground on its new tower November 27, bringing together representatives from Walt Disney World and Marriott International. From left to right: Fred Sawyers, John A. Vickers, Dan Tishman, Mickey Mouse, Andy Hopkins, Bill Webster, David Marriott. Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
  • Snapshots
    Executives with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts gathered December 10 to celebrate the opening of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, the first of the luxury brand in Atlanta. Credit: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
industry
events

December 3-4, 2018
FICP Strategic Leaders Event
Chicago, Il

December 4-5, 2018
ASAE Technology Conference and Expo
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
888-950-2723
www.technologyconference.org

December 11-13, 2018
Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
972-458-8119
www.iaee.com/events/expo-expo-2018

January 11-13, 2019
2019 ESPA Annual Conference — Full Throttle
The Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
espaonline.org

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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