Category Archives: Events

Smart Meetings TV at IMEX America 2017

Smart Meetings TV host Mike Lyons chatted with representatives from CVBs, hotels and more to find out what each place has to offer meeting professionals currently and in the near future. Watch the videos below to learn how cities you’re familiar with are evolving and discover new places you have yet to visit.

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Learn from ASAE’s Radical Experiment

XDP rethinks events with the help of 2,000 co-creators The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has been producing an annual spring conference since 1976—the year Laverne and Shirley was all the rage on television. Every year it was pretty much same-old. Or, as Don Neal of 360 Live Media consulting company in Washington, D.C.,…

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How IMEX Made a Point of Promoting Women in Events—And You Can, Too

Amid the rush of appointments at Sands Expo in Las Vegas during IMEX America, a group of more than 100 women—along with a contingent of supportive men—gathered to celebrate Women in Events. The oasis of community was the Event Tech Tribe booth. The hosts were Leonora Valvo, founder and CEO of Swoogo; and Marie-Claire Andrews,…

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IMEX: Zeroing in on Purposeful Meetings

IMEX America will focus on how to plan with deeper meaning, innovation and insight in mind An exciting new approach to education and content strategies will be featured at IMEX America 2017, slated for Oct. 10–12 at Sands Expo and The Venetian/The Palazzo in Las Vegas. IMEX America will introduce its first Talking Point—a theme…

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IMEX America Accelerates Sustainability Efforts

IMEX America 2017 in Las Vegas is right around the corner (Oct. 10–12), and once again, sustainability will be a primary focus, as we noted in the IMEX Supplement in our September issue. So, Smart Meetings interviewed Dale Hudson, knowledge and event director for IMEX, about the importance of sustainability and the new features that…

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