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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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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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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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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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2016 Platinum Choice Award Winners Announced

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Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted recognition from Smart Meetings After much voting and decision-making, the 13th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by Smart Meetings magazine, the meeting industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals. This highly esteemed award salutes excellence in service and amenities among meeting hotels and resorts in the United…

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Medical Meetings Propel Philadelphia Tourism

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Philadelphia’s legacy of innovation is 250 years in the making, especially when it comes to the life sciences. We are home to America’s first hospital and its oldest and largest urban research park. According to the Drexel University College of Medicine, more than one in six doctors in the United States has received training in…

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Smart Meetings Celebrates 4 Folio Eddie/Ozzie Wins

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November 11, 2016 – Smart Meetings, the leading media company and most trusted resource for meeting professionals, was awarded two Eddie Awards and two Ozzie Awards at the 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Awards by Folio in New York City. The awards were divided into two areas of focus: The Eddie’s recognize the best in print…

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IMEX America Shatters Attendance Record

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IMEX America was hotter than ever this year, drawing a record 12,227 meetings and events professionals to Las Vegas Oct. 18-20 for a 14 percent increase over 2015. It’s unquestionably a place to see and be seen, as Sands Expo Center transformed into a celebration of all things meetings and events, from one-on-one appointments between planners and suppliers to showcasing…

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