MPI will hold its 2016 World Education Congress — its first-ever event in New Jersey — at Harrah’s Atlantic City Waterfront Conference Center.
Meeting Professionals International has come on board as a founding partner of Bob.tv, the new B to B Events Industry Network from bXb Group in Chicago. In doing so, MPI joins a number of meetings/event industry leaders — ASAE, PCMA, the Center for Exhibition Research, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, and the Virtual […]
Meeting Professionals International today named Paul Van Deventer its president and CEO, the top leadership role for the largest global meetings and events industry association. He begins work April 29. Most recently, Van Deventer was a vice president in the health and wellness division of the drugstore chain Walgreens. He also has led the national […]
The Global Business Travel Association’s annual European conference, taking place Sept. 19-21 at the seaside resort of Noordwijk in the Netherlands, will focus on globalization and customized service delivery. Pre-conference activities will take place in the two days before the event and include three levels of certified training programs, sector specific benchmark groups and a […]
There are 33 skills that meeting professionals must master before they can achieve the Meeting and Business Event Competency Standards (MBECS). A joint creation of Meeting Professionals International and the Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council, the free public guide provides the first comprehensive, global set of standards for the meeting and event industry. The standards […]
IMEX will make its U.S. debut in Las Vegas, Oct. 11-13, 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. This worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events has been bringing together global buyers and trade suppliers for eight years in Frankfurt. The U.S. version will target 2,000 hosted buyers from the association, corporate and […]