Plan Your Meetings and MPI have been recognized in multiple categories for the 2016 Azbee awards, presented by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).
The Texas Society of Association Executives has recognized Karen Fogle, CMP, CTA, TDM, sales manager of association & corporate markets at Visit Plano, with a Distinguished Affiliate Award.
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.
Plan Your Meetings’ 2014 Annual Guide has won two 2015 Azbee Awards of Excellence, both national awards for design.
Plan Your Meetings’ 2014 Annual Guide has been nominated for four 2015 Azbee Awards of Excellence — two national design awards, one regional design award and one regional editorial award.
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals has named Debra Kilpatrick, CGMP, its planner of the year, and Kimberly Forte, CGMP, its supplier of the year.
The International Special Events Society (ISES) has awarded its 2014 Esprit Awards to industry professionals in a number of categories. Read on for the winners. Catered event “Harmony at the Hard Rock.” Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, Catering by Design, Denver. Corporate event UNDER $75,000: “Zombie Olympics.” Bob Carnigan, Corporate Events Unlimited, Austell, Ga. $75,000-$150,000: “Art of […]
The International Special Events Society (ISES) has announced its 2013-14 Spirit of Excellence award winners, honoring both chapters and individuals. Chapters are recognized for excellence in communications, programming and education, membership retention and growth programs, and international engagement. Individual awards go to ISES volunteers for their service. Chapter awards Chapter of the year: Austin, Texas. (Honorable mention, […]
The best meeting industry venues, destinations and service providers – according to the magazine’s readers – are out in the August issue of PCMA’s Convene. Readers were asked to nominate their favorite CSR initiatives, technology tools, F&B programs, social-media uses, off-site venues, destination videos, meeting apps, high-tech properties, places for small meetings, and room sets. Convene editors […]
GaMPI holds its annual Phoenix Awards next week, honoring 2014 leaders in the meetings and events industry. More details on the event HERE. The finalists: COMMITTEE OF THE YEAR Education programs: chairs Naomi Green, The Giving Kitchen, and Bobby Hobes, CCTE, CMP, Chenega. Communications think tank (blog): chairs Liza Doyle, dynami group, and Heather Herrig, […]
Registration is now open for IMEX 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany. The annual trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry takes place May 20-22. IMEX America in Las Vegas takes place Oct. 14-16. In other IMEX news: Two awards have been added to the roster for the annual IMEX Gala Dinner in […]
The International Special Events Society (ISES) recently awarded its 2013 Esprit Awards to industry professionals in a number of categories. Best event solution: Mattress Domino World Record. Paul Creighton of T. Skorman Productions and Raymond Ramsay of Raymond Ramsay & Associates, Orlando, Fla. Best event with a legacy: Philanthropic Youth Awards. Leigh Anne Elliot of […]
Several of Georgia’s top tourism officials were honored this month with awards at the 2013 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference. All of the winners were nominated by members of the state’s tourism industry. Paul Broun Award for Marketing Initiatives: The Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau. Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award: Laurie Rowe, owner of Laurie […]
PCMA Convene magazine has published its second annual issue listing of the best meetings industry venues, destinations and service providers.
Plan Your Meetings’ 2012 Annual Guide has received three Azbee Awards of Excellence. The Azbees, given by the American Society of Business Publishers and Editors, are among the most competitive contests for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. Plan Your Meetings, a multimedia educational resource for corporate meeting planners, is published by Atlanta Metropolitan Publishing. […]
Plan Your Meetings’ 2012 Annual Guide has been nominated for three Azbee Awards of Excellence — two national editorial awards and one regional design award. The Azbees, presented by the American Society of Business Publishers and Editors (ASBPE), are among the most competitive contests for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. Plan Your Meetings, a […]
Oracle Corp., Enterprise Holdings and Green Hotels Global are the 2013 winners of GBTA and Project ICARUS’ Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards. The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers and intermediaries who demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best-in-class sustainability programs, products and services in North America. Oracle, a computer technology company based in Redwood […]
Plan Your Meetings’ 2011 Annual Guide has received four national and regional Azbee Awards of Excellence. Given by the American Society of Business Publishers and Editors, the Azbee Awards of Excellence are among the most competitive contests for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. Plan Your Meetings, a multimedia educational resource for corporate meeting planners, […]
International Lufthansa began twice-daily nonstop service from Frankfurt, Germany, to London’s Gatwick Airport. Virgin Atlantic will offer nonstop service between London and Vancouver, beginning in summer 2012. Argentina In Buenos Aires, the Algodon Mansion and its restaurant Chez Nous became members of Relais & Chateaux. They are the city’s first hotel and second restaurant to […]
A monthly roundup of new hotels, award-winners, renovation projects and other destination news, both domestically and internationally.
New hires, promotions and award-winners in the hospitality industry.
Start reading industry blogs, which offer daily musings on different aspects of the meeting and events industry. Don’t know where to start? Why not begin with these 2010 Eventsprofs Blog Award-winners? A special shout-out goes to PYM contributors Erica Prewett and Jeff Hurt for penning the Best Wedding Blog and Best Industry Advancement Blog, respectively. […]
The 2009 AAA Five Diamond Awards list is in. Ten winners were added, bringing the list total to a record 162 establishments — 103 lodging and 59 dining. California tops the list with 26 properties (19 hotels and 7 restaurants), including three first time Five Diamond hotels: The Montage Laguna Beach; Four Seasons Hotel Westlake […]
Tara Gordon was named vice president of meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MCIT) for the Toronto CVB. The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) named Ole Bo Larsen director of European operations. Scott Gutz became chief operating officer of Amadeus North America. Jim Fausel, CMP, CMM, 73, passed away of complications from colon cancer. Fausel was […]
New hires, promotions and award-winners throughout the meetings industry.
TripAdvisor has announced its 2008 Traveler’s Choice Awards.
Holland America Cruise Lines’ environmentally responsible policies were honored at Kuoni Switzerland’s 2006 Green Planet Awards.
Winners of the 2006 ISES Esprit Awards