Association News

Preview of MPI’s Meetings Outlook Fall Report

New survey suggests industry recovery may be slowing down. Meetings Professionals International (MPI), the leading global meeting and event community association, previewed the fall edition of its quarterly Meetings Outlook report on the state of the industry at the recent IMEX America, the largest meetings and events trade show in North America. Sponsored by ALHI […]

New Research Identifies Six Behaviors Shaping the Future of Meetings and Events

Three industry power players combine to produce an ongoing exploration of key motivators. Early this year Marriott International, Inc., the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and the Corporate Event Management Association (CEMA), release of their “Guiding Principles in Experience Design” study, which provides meetings and events professionals insights to help them forecast the consumer drivers […]

IBTM World 2023 Unveils New Technology 

IBTM World is set to host its smartest event yet with the launch of innovative new technology designed to elevate the attendee experience and create better business results for all attendees.

IMEX launches Net Zero Strategy

IMEX America makes progress on reducing carbon footprint. Just weeks after registration opened, well over 3,000 global buyers had already registered for IMEX America. They’ll find a much cleaner and more sustainable show when they arrive at the show on October 17-19 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.  The IMEX Group has made a significant […]

First Time Meeting Planner Guide

Step 1: Don’t Panic. Step 2: Follow this road map. Congratulations on being tasked with planning the next sales meeting! This is a great opportunity to showcase your organizational skills and creativity. Here are some steps you can follow to ensure that the meeting is a success: Pre-Meeting Planning The success of a meeting often […]