Category Archives: Industry Events

MPI Turns to Indy for 2018 WEC

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For those already missing the excitement of Meeting Professionals International’s World Education Congress (or those who are kicking themselves because they wish they had been in Las Vegas last week), organizers left you with something to look forward to. Visit Indy will be hosting WEC 2018 June 2 through 5, 2018 at the Indiana Convention…

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ASAE Aims to Reinvent Meetings with Xperience Design Project

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The Center for Association Leadership, known as ASAE, unveiled Xperience Design Project (XDP) in National Harbor, Maryland, this week at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The two-day event brought together 1,816 association professionals and industry partners. Their challenge: to collaborate on ideas to reinvent their meetings. .@garibaldiarts keeping the #myxdp co-creators mesmerized and entertained…

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Meetings Industry Collaborates in a Highly Competitive Field

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Left to right: Roger Dow, Michael Massari and Michael Dominguez at Global Meetings Industry Day at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, New Jersey Global Meetings Industry Day unites major players while educating participants Michael Dominguez and Michael Massari are natural rivals. Dominguez, chief sales officer for MGM Resorts International, competes every day for business with Massari,…

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The World Celebrates Second Annual GMID!

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Happy Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID)! Today, April 6, marks the second annual GMID, led by the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business. From Asia to Africa to North America and Europe, more than 175 industry organizations and chapters have united to celebrate how awesome and impactful face-to-face meetings are. The types of events held include…

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Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Holds Record-Breaking Event

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Recently, Smart Meetings had the pleasure of attending the Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado’s first-ever two day annual conference. MIC of Colorado is a coalition made up of 13 organizations involved in the meetings and events industry. The Annual MIC Conference and Trade Show, traditionally a one-day event, was extended to become a two-day…

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IACC, MPI Announce Strategic Partnership

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The International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) are forming a strategic alliance, both parties announced this week. The five-year global partnership enables the two associations to share event-hosting and learning platforms. The alliance includes education initiatives delivered at annual conferences and regional events, and online. It also incorporates research efforts…

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