After a postponed 2020 annual event for more than 700 people, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) brought its World Education Congress (WEC) back to Las Vegas this week with more than 1,200 people live for a series of firsts.
We asked Chase Brunson, Austin Bar Association sections and events manager, who is serving as director of marketing for Texas Hill Country Chapter and is a member of MPI’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, for tips on how to show pride and support in ways big and small.
A recovery it is, as Visit Anaheim in California confirmed the city has 55 events for the second half of 2021. These events will bring more than $231 million in local economic impact and generate roughly $2.9 million in tourism occupancy tax for the city.
There’s an unprecedented price increase for rental cars and rideshare prices are on the rise, as well. Here’s what you need to know for planning purposes before you take off this summer—and likely for the rest of 2021.
Content is arguably the dominant force behind virtual events. Check out our latest Smart Meetings webinar, “Backstage Pass: Producing Compelling Content That Drives Engagement,” for tips.
The latest promotions and appointments in the industry, including at Graduate Roosevelt Island in New York City and W Los Angeles—West Beverly Hills; and Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Maui.
From eco-friendly masks to TSA- and planner-approved water bottles, blankets and neck pillows, these summer essentials will help bring back meetings. Up for grabs in your June Smart Style!