October 2017
issue
Cover Story It Just Keeps Getting Better By

Take a fresh look at Atlantic City’s rebuilding efforts and first-tier assets including high-end gaming and non-gaming properties, celebrity chef restaurants and world-class entertainment — not to mention its iconic beach and Boardwalk.

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Features
Hot Food Trends and Techniques to Turn Any F&B Event Into a Memorable Experience By

Food is known as the great human equalizer, and can be a fantastic way to bridge any differences and to experience local flavor. And bringing a local holiday or custom to life in your event offers a wealth of potential “wow” moments in the cuisine.

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Effective Programs Reignite Camaraderie, Support Company Goals — and Give Back By

According to experts, teambuilding can improve employee productivity, morale and engagement, and foster collaboration and problem-solving skills while strengthening bonds among coworkers.

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Meeting the Challenge of Rising Costs By

The budgeting process for meetings and events is more demanding and daunting than ever before. And rising costs that cannot easily be counteracted by negotiating tactics make the task all the more challenging.

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Perspective
Reward Incentives Not Just for Individual Travelers Anymore By

Travel reward programs are increasing the number of ‘experiential rewards’ in their programs.

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What's Hospitality Got to Do With It? By

Recognition and incentive programs are built on the same foundations as hospitality. Here are four engagement essentials that travel planners know by heart.

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October 2017
issue
Cover Story It Just Keeps Getting Better By

Take a fresh look at Atlantic City’s rebuilding efforts and first-tier assets including high-end gaming and non-gaming properties, celebrity chef restaurants and world-class entertainment — not to mention its iconic beach and Boardwalk.

Full Story
Features
Hot Food Trends and Techniques to Turn Any F&B Event Into a Memorable Experience By

Food is known as the great human equalizer, and can be a fantastic way to bridge any differences and to experience local flavor. And bringing a local holiday or custom to life in your event offers a wealth of potential “wow” moments in the cuisine.

Full Story
Effective Programs Reignite Camaraderie, Support Company Goals — and Give Back By

According to experts, teambuilding can improve employee productivity, morale and engagement, and foster collaboration and problem-solving skills while strengthening bonds among coworkers.

Full Story
Meeting the Challenge of Rising Costs By

The budgeting process for meetings and events is more demanding and daunting than ever before. And rising costs that cannot easily be counteracted by negotiating tactics make the task all the more challenging.

Full Story
Perspective
Reward Incentives Not Just for Individual Travelers Anymore By

Travel reward programs are increasing the number of ‘experiential rewards’ in their programs.

Full Story
What's Hospitality Got to Do With It? By

Recognition and incentive programs are built on the same foundations as hospitality. Here are four engagement essentials that travel planners know by heart.

Full Story
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    IMEX America The seventh IMEX America in Las Vegas was the biggest ever with 12,000-plus exhibitors, hosted buyers and attendees.
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    IMEX America Industry leaders spoke about #VegasStrong, the campaign created following the tragic events of October 1. Ray Bloom, IMEX chairman, was joined on stage by David Peckinpaugh, president Maritz Global Events; Jim Murren, chairman/CEO, MGM Resorts International; Roger Dow, president/CEO, US Travel Association; and Rossi Ralenkotter, president/CEO, LVCVA.
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    IMEX America Corporate & Incentive Travel Publisher Harvey Grotsky (l) with Universal Orlando Resort’s Kate Lochridge, senior manager, marketing, and Vince LaRuffa, S.V.P. resort marketing.
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    IMEX America Innovative education formats ranged from Research Pods to White Space.
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    IMEX America The #IMEXrun attracted more than 450 runners.
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    IMEX America More than 70,000 appointments were made including 60,000 individual appointments and booth presentations.
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    IMEX America IMEX America's program included multiple networking opportunities.
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    IMEX America Ray Bloom at the closing press conference with show partners Chandra Allison, S.V.P. sales, Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Expo; Cathy Tull, S.V.P. marketing, LVCVA; and Paul Van Deventer, president/CEO, MPI.
industry
events

November 12–15, 2017
56th ICCA Congress
Prague, Czech Republic
+31 2039 81902
www.iccaworld.com

November 12-15, 2017
FICP Annual Conference
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA
312-245-1023
www.ficpnet.com/annual-conference

November 27–30, 2017
Travel South USA International Showcase
Charleston, SC
404-231-1790
www.travelsouthusa.org

December 4–7, 2017
BestCities Global Forum
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
www.bestcities.net

For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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