Highlights from 5 key meetings industry events in 2018: IMEX America, MPI's WEC, the ASAE Annual Meeting, the WINiT Summit and the Duty of Care Summit.
Between Lincoln impersonators, furries and mermaids, these five quirky conventions know how to attract a colorful crowd.
PCMA has always been the go-to for leading edge ideas, a melting pot of meeting-related experiments—some that work, some that don't.
Reimagined global marketing campaigns from the Mexico and Los Cabos Tourism Boards (MTB, LCTB) showcase unique experiences, and a building boom of luxury developments.
The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) plans to celebrate Miami Heritage Month in style with The Art of Black Miami campaign.
As both a meeting planner and a member of Financial & Insurance Conference Professional's (FICP's) Education Committee, I approached last week's Annual Conference with a discerning eye.
Present at the Pink Hour was IMEX Group CEO Carina Bauer, who gives us the low-down about the event and how women are shaping the industry.
Meeting planners can learn a lot about sustainable events from next week’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held in Boston.
“What’s your super power?” was the theme of the digitalNow 2017 conference held at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort within Universal Orlando Resort.
The Incentive Research Foundation's (IRF) latest annual conference wowed over 200 incentive planners with Maui's aloha spirit.
This is the norm for New Zealand business events: a sense of place and authenticity that “entices people to do things beyond the conferences they are here for,” explains Tourism New Zealand’s Director of Trade and Major Events, Rene de Monchy.
Of course, San Diego is known for hosting Comic-Con International, the annual comic convention that brings about 10,000 attendees to the city each year.
It’s officially that time of year again when meeting planners and other meetings industry professionals will gather in Las Vegas for IMEX America.
If you are looking for new ways to integrate the principles of responsible meetings into your event, these three sustainability conferences could be a good place to start.
La Cita de las Americas, a "hybrid tourism fair,” is coming to St. Petersburg, Fla., for its first time ever from Aug. 29 to 31.
Close to 150 association planners from 32 countries gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, this past month for the International Congress and Convention (ICCA) Association's Association Meetings Program (AMP).
It's that time again. In a couple of months we will all be holding hands and singing around IMEX America's campfire sessions.
Keynote speakers at the Global Business Travel Association Convention, including former General David Petraeus, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and Expedia Barry Diller and Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian, all touched on current political uncertainties.
Last month, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) held its 24th Annual Education Invitational conference in Maui, Hawaii, and wowed over 200 incentive planners.
The theme of this year's Meeting Professionals International WEC was, "Stop planning meetings, start designing experiences."
"A name badge with Microsoft on it screams kidnapping in cerrtain parts of the world."
“As the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, IMEX in Frankfurt is the perfect place for us to meet thousands of influential event and meetings buyers face-to-face."
Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the positive impact that meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive travel have on local economies.
The fall of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino, the first high-rise and one of the only remaining casinos from the city’s infamous mob days, marks the steady rise of Las Vegas as a formidable meetings destination.
The meetings industry's major convention, IMEX 2016 attracted 3,250 exhibiting companies and 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries.