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2015 ALHI Meetings Facilities Guide yours for free

It’s out! Associated Luxury Hotels International has released its 2015 ALHI Meeting Facilities Guide, a 190-page resource for meeting planners that identifies Four- and Five-Diamond hotels, resorts and venues designed for meetings, incentive/recognition programs, conventions and exhibitions. Meeting pros, association executives and incentive/recognition specialists can contact ALHI for a free copy. The guide features more than 160 [...] More

ISES awards 17 CSEP designations

The International Special Events Society (ISES) is taking note of 17planners who earned Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) credentials in July and August The CSEP designation, established in 1993, denotes event professionals who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability to perform all components of a special event. Those earning the CSEP, in alphabetical order: Alexandra Armstrong of [...] More

Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 22, 2014

In this issue: @atlantiscasino, @Bluemangroup, @EmeraldCoastCC, @VisitGrapevine, @LaFondaSantaFe and South Point More

Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 15, 2014

In this issue: @VisitGrapevine, @TrumpChicago and South Point More

Marriott #GetTransported campaign hints at larger brand innovations

What does a 4-D virtual reality experience have to do with one of the world's iconic hotel brands? Is it just a gimmick to reach millennials? More

First Mountain Meeting Alliance tour shows planners power, beauty of Colorado

MEETING PLANNERS WHO ORGANIZE EVENTS IN COLORADO ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THE 2015 MOUNTAIN MEETING ALLIANCE FAM TRIP. Conducting a site visit is a crucial part of designing a successful event, but too few meeting planners can get out of the office to see potential venues. That’s why the Mountain Meeting Alliance, three independent Colorado [...] More

October 2014: Meeting industry hires & promotions

Philipp Real became general manager of the Vines Resort & Spa of Mendoza in Argentina. Anthony Cleary became general manager of Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa in Jindabyne, Australia. Novotel North America named Michael Singer area general manager of its Toronto properties. Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic named Tom Perlozzo its director of sales for the [...] More


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