Category Archives: Industry Events

Get Ready for IMEX America

You just unpacked your suitcase full of swag from IMEX Frankfurt last month, and the world’s largest matching organization for event professionals is already teasing you with glimpses of the creative connections that will await you Oct. 16–18 at IMEX America in Las Vegas.

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WEC18

Meet the WEC18 Keynotes

With WEC18 around the corner, perhaps it’s time we get acquainted. For event professionals attending MPI’s World Education Conference (WEC18) June 2–5, you know how to spend your free time in Indy. Now take a sneak peek at the keynote speakers and industry stars leading your conference sessions.

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SXSW: The Event that Keeps Growing

SXSW Conference and Festivals is an event-planning wonder, considering its success and steady growth since 1987, when only 700 people registered. Now, almost a half-million people participate, and they are scattered throughout Austin, Texas, for 10 days in March.

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conventions 2018

8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year

One of the signature aspects of the meetings industry is the many inspiring, educational and fun annual conferences scheduled throughout the year. These events have been more exciting than ever recently due to the rapidly evolving offerings, which mirror the dynamic industry, in general. Here is a rundown of eight of the must-attend conventions, including…

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tradeshow booth secrets

7 Secrets to Owning the Tradeshow in 2018

Conferences, tradeshows and exhibits are a battleground for attention. The sea of competition is daunting. Your booth needs to incorporate the latest in technology and design, along with a dash of that little something extra, to win the lead war.

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10 Things to Do While in Sacramento for CalSAE

10 Things to Do While in Sacramento for CalSAE

Are you one of the more than 1,000 association meeting professionals attending the California Society of Association Executives (CalSAE) Holiday Spectacular at Sacramento Convention Center this week? If so, you are in for a treat. The conference is a once-a-year chance to see all of your friends and find new solutions. It is also an…

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art

Art Basel Uses Miami as Its Canvas to Paint Inspiring Event

Photo credit: Art Basel  Artists and art aficionados from all over the globe gathered in the city where the heat is on yesterday, December 7. The annual Art Basel fair is taking place Dec. 7-10 at Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) and various nearby venues. Since 2002, this event has been attracting some 77,000 people…

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Research as Destiny

Destinations International’s annual conference pointed the way to the future The big reveal at the annual conference in Montreal for the group formerly known as Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) was a new look, message and name for the host, now to be known as Destinations International. “We are fundamentally changing the way we operate,”…

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