July 2021
issue
Cover Story Discussing the Importance of Different Perspectives By

When it comes to integrating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and community, 2020 proved to be a year of reckoning. Conversations are ever-evolving as previously unspoken experiences come to light.

Full Story
Features
Talking Pandemic Recovery With Michael Massari By

At MPI WEC 2021, Publisher Harvey Grotsky spoke with Michael Massari about the status of Caesars Entertainment and the industry in the wake of the pandemic.

Full Story
Green Practices Will Shape the Future of Meetings By

Beyond the basics of water and energy savings, and “reduction and reuse” of materials, sustainability has grown to include social considerations and “thriving economic practices,” among four core components outlined by the Events Industry Council in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Full Story
Team Building Can Work, Even in Online Meetings By

With virtual/hybrid meetings and events frequently the only option now, it’s crucial for planners to know how to facilitate team building with participants scattered across the country or even the globe.

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Survey Data Helps You Understand Your Audience By

The deeper the engagement via data gathering, the better planners have to not only personalize the next experience, but this data also gives meeting planners the information they need to enhance future events.

Full Story
Negotiation Tactics in Flux As the Pandemic Wanes By

The pandemic impacted much in the meetings industry, but does that include negotiating hotel and venue contracts? Some industry experts say no, but those who believe negotiations have shifted point to three areas: Attrition, cancellation and force majeure clauses, along with COVID 19-related guidelines and protocols. Tyra Warner, Ph.D., J.D., CMP, chair, Department of Hospitality, […]

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Destinations
A Great Deal for Meeting and Conference Attendees By

Atlantic City is situated just a few hours’ drive from nearly 33% of the nation’s population and 20% of the country’s business addresses, so it’s convenient for a lot of people to get to by car — important in the immediate post-COVID world.

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Perspective
As we move into recovery, leaders will have to deploy a whole new mindset and a whole new skill set. By

Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, Batten Fellow and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden School of Business, and the author of “Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change.” He spent 20 years in the business world as a senior executive and has spent the last 18 years in academia. He […]

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Custom Experiential Marketing Environments Fill a Trade Show Gap and Give Vendors An Exciting New Platform to Engage Customers When Exhibiting Returns By

Many companies have chosen to deploy an experiential mobile marketing trailer that they can take directly to targeted customers to showcase and demonstrate their products.

Full Story
July 2021
issue
Cover Story Discussing the Importance of Different Perspectives By

When it comes to integrating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and community, 2020 proved to be a year of reckoning. Conversations are ever-evolving as previously unspoken experiences come to light.

Full Story
Features
Talking Pandemic Recovery With Michael Massari By

At MPI WEC 2021, Publisher Harvey Grotsky spoke with Michael Massari about the status of Caesars Entertainment and the industry in the wake of the pandemic.

Full Story
Green Practices Will Shape the Future of Meetings By

Beyond the basics of water and energy savings, and “reduction and reuse” of materials, sustainability has grown to include social considerations and “thriving economic practices,” among four core components outlined by the Events Industry Council in alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Full Story
Team Building Can Work, Even in Online Meetings By

With virtual/hybrid meetings and events frequently the only option now, it’s crucial for planners to know how to facilitate team building with participants scattered across the country or even the globe.

Full Story
Survey Data Helps You Understand Your Audience By

The deeper the engagement via data gathering, the better planners have to not only personalize the next experience, but this data also gives meeting planners the information they need to enhance future events.

Full Story
Negotiation Tactics in Flux As the Pandemic Wanes By

The pandemic impacted much in the meetings industry, but does that include negotiating hotel and venue contracts? Some industry experts say no, but those who believe negotiations have shifted point to three areas: Attrition, cancellation and force majeure clauses, along with COVID 19-related guidelines and protocols. Tyra Warner, Ph.D., J.D., CMP, chair, Department of Hospitality, […]

Full Story
Destinations
A Great Deal for Meeting and Conference Attendees By

Atlantic City is situated just a few hours’ drive from nearly 33% of the nation’s population and 20% of the country’s business addresses, so it’s convenient for a lot of people to get to by car — important in the immediate post-COVID world.

Full Story
Perspective
As we move into recovery, leaders will have to deploy a whole new mindset and a whole new skill set. By

Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, Batten Fellow and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden School of Business, and the author of “Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt to the Speed of Change.” He spent 20 years in the business world as a senior executive and has spent the last 18 years in academia. He […]

Full Story
Custom Experiential Marketing Environments Fill a Trade Show Gap and Give Vendors An Exciting New Platform to Engage Customers When Exhibiting Returns By

Many companies have chosen to deploy an experiential mobile marketing trailer that they can take directly to targeted customers to showcase and demonstrate their products.

Full Story
industry
events

July 23-25
FICP Education Forum
Amelia Island, FL
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August 1-4
Cvent CONNECT
Las Vegas, NV
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August 14-17
ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
Dallas, TX (Hybrid Event)
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September 18-22
US Travel IPW
Las Vegas, NV
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September 29 – Oct 1
FICP Fall Symposium
Couer D’Alene, ID
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October 6, 2021
Destination Showcase
Presented by PCMA and Destinations International
National Harbor, MD
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October 4-6
Cvent CONNECT
London, UK
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November 14-17
FICP Annual Conference
Phoenix, AZ
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November 17-19
GBTA Convention 2021
Orlando, FL
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December 7-9
IAEE Expo! Expo!
Philadelphia, PA
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January 9-12, 2022
PCMA Convening Leaders
Las Vegas, NV
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February 13-15, 2022
39th Annual Domestic Showcase
Virginia Beach, VA
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March 13-15, 2022
Expo! Expo! MENA
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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June 21-23, 2022
MPI’s World Education Congress (WEC)
San Francisco, CA
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For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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