The annual survey of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers shows that the number of meetings are increasing in various sectors, from slowly to consistently. The survey tracks the activities of IAPCO members, representing more than 120 professional organizers, meeting planners and managers of international and national congresses, conventions and special events from 41 countries. […]
Hello, and welcome to the club. The International Special Events Society (ISES) is taking note of nine planners who have most recently earned Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) credentials. The CSEP designation, established in 1993, denotes event professionals in North America who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability to perform all components of a special […]
Zentila, an Orlando, Fla.-based sourcing solution for meetings and events, has launched a new technology intended to solve the top frustrations of independent and third-party planners. It’s called illuminate3P and promises to do this: Create RFPs in minutes, not hours. Eliminate the back-and-forth with hotels. Automatically compile hotel bids […]
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One of the bigger trends in meetings and events today is the growing popularity of third-tier destinations. That’s according to research from New York-based Skift, which tracks such things. Do you agree?