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PCMA Convening Leaders in Full Swing in Austin, Texas

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PCMA Convening Leaders is the annual convention put on by Professional Convention Management Association. It is taking place this week at Austin Convention Center in Texas Jan. 8−11. Austin is a very popular convention destination, with live music everywhere and star power. For example, Matthew McConaughey, who is an Austin resident, made a live appearance…

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Updates from the Star-Studded Palm Springs International Film Festival

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Palm Springs is a unique destination, with luxury properties, imaginative meeting spaces, cutting-edge restaurants, fascinating architecture and world-class spas. It becomes all the more special at the start of each year when it hosts the world-renowned Palm Springs International Film Festival and its glamorous gala, which this year will include Tom Hanks, Natalie Portman, Amy…

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IAEE Delivers Big in Anaheim

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Annual Expo! Expo! features rousing keynotes and dynamic trade show Inspiring keynotes, a lively trade show, buoyant entertainment and informative education sessions highlighted the International Association of Exhibitions and Events annual gathering in Anaheim last month. The 2016 IAEE Expo! Expo!, which took place Dec. 6–8 at Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), attracted more than 2,300…

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Why Should I Do Business with You?

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Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport Move past company-centric sales tactics in a new era of selling Consumers’ primary complaint today about sales and marketing strategies and tactics is that nearly all forms of marketing—from marketing materials to sales presentations—are all about the sales person, the product or the provider. This constant focus on merchandising…

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Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hosts Global Summit

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The fifth annual Global Pharmaceutical Medical Meetings Summit will take place at Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Jan. 31−Feb. 2. The boutique conference has built quite the following, drawing the most influential managers in the medical meetings market. Not only does the event provide ample time for peer networking, but it’s also a great way to get…

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ASAE Offers Sneak Peek at Xperience Design Project

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This month, ASAE hosted a successful pilot for their newest event, Xperience Design Project (XDP) on Dec. 16. The exclusive, one-day sneak peek of XDP was held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland. More than 80 association meeting, marketing, programming, and technology professionals, including industry partners, were brought together to test and…

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Small Business Owners Value Meetings

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According to a survey conducted by Meetings Mean Business (MMB), 91 percent of small business owners plan to spend as much or more on travel for meetings in 2017 compared to 2016. Speaking on behalf of small business owners and meeting industry suppliers, Dan Berger of Washington, DC-based Social Tables believes that face-to-face meetings provide a…

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Destinations Come Alive at IMEX America

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IMEX America exhibitors found creative ways to bring their properties to life How often can you say you’ve sipped coffee in Columbia, sampled chocolate from Hershey, Pennsylvania, tasted vodka in Singapore, learned to step dance in Ireland, painted parasols in Thailand and taken a virtual hard-hat tour of a not-yet-built hotel, all without walking more…

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