In this issue

In Smart Meetings' September issue, we celebrate the 2019 Planners of the Year! We're so proud of this esteemed group of meeting professionals—the crème de la crème in the industry. We also delve into mastering your career with advanced education classes and explore beautiful, small meetings like executive retreats, which pack a huge punch in a small package.

We also explore the golden age of art in Nevada, the treasure trove of attractions in Pennsylvania, Tucson's paradise for outdoor lovers, and so much more. This issue of Smart Meetings is packed with sponsorship strategies, what to do with event data, maximizing your Topgolf team-building, and lots more.

Smart Meetings is an event planning publication covering meetings, industry news, including expert opinions and interviews, topical articles, coverage of destinations and venues in the U.S and worldwide, and features stories on incentive, corporate, government and association meetings.

Higher Education: Master Your Career

Two new executive MBA-style programs are launching this fall on opposite sides of the country to help midcareer event professionals fill critical gaps.

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2019 Planners of the Year

Event professionals working at the highest levels have often taken a circuitous route to their exalted positions. When we put out the call for nominations for 2019 Planner of the Year, we knew the titles, geography and roles would be diverse, because this industry calls on people to perform a wide range of skills and offers opportunities across the globe.

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Save the Planet with Your September Smart Style

This month, we’re making September sustainable for the planet and your attendees with gifts that keep giving in the office and at your events.

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