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Enter to win a behind-the-scenes education at CES!

Do you have what it takes to plan a mega-event? Want to learn how the pros do it? Go behind the scenes of the Consumer Electronics Show with MPI's Experiential Event series and you'll gain 11 hours of hands-on training and a certificate in Experiential Marketing with an emphasis on trade show management.  More

How the hospitality industry can stop human trafficking
How the hospitality industry can stop human trafficking

More people are enslaved now than during any other time in human history. Hospitality leaders are uniquely positioned to stop human trafficking. Here are some ways Atlanta industry leaders discovered. More

PYM LIVE recap: What you missed in NYC, lessons learned
PYM LIVE recap: What you missed in NYC, lessons learned

As planners, we know to expect the unexpected. But having the pope, the president of the United States and the United Nations' full complement of distinguished delegates in town at the same time as a PYM LIVE Event was a first. We learned an important lesson about the value of pre-show communication. More

FAM trip melts myths about mountain meeting destinations
FAM trip melts myths about mountain meeting destinations

If you’re like many meeting planners, you associate mountain destinations with cold weather. That’s why the Mountain Meeting Alliance, a Colorado-based consortium, brought planners in for summer FAM tours. More

4 regional Azbees go to 2014 PYM magazine

Plan Your Meetings’ 2014 Annual Guide has won four Southeastern region Azbee Awards of Excellence, three of them gold. A few weeks ago, the same issue won two national design awards, one gold and one bronze.  More

Case study: Road to DIY hybrid success full of potholes

I began to get nervous. My team and I are (self-proclaimed) event technology experts, but producing a livestreaming event is a whole other barrel of monkeys. More

Bookings by Instagram? Conrad Hotels gives it a try

Conrad spokesman say the hotel chain was inspired by the fashion industry to leverage Instagram. More


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