To ensure this newsletter will be delivered to your inbox, please add to your address book.
February 20, 2014
View it in your browser

- Spotlight On: Kimpton Love
- Feature Focus: General Service Contractor Trends
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our MembersFASAE, CAE, CMP
- Solar e-Clip: Newest Members
- Winner's Circle: Wanted Best Name Badge Tips

  Spotlight On
Kimpton Love

 kimpton februaryFebruary brings to mind hearts, red roses, Valentine’s Day and thoughts of love. And in Virginia, the state that “is for lovers”, are located three Kimpton Boutique hotels that love to please their clients.

One look at the Kimpton Hotels’ website tells it all. Almost every page has the word love on it at least once. Kimpton shows its love by providing excellent customer service and the highest level of commitment to its guests and planners.

Continue Kimpton Article...
Back to Top
  Feature Focus
General Service Contractor Trends

 Service ContractorsPutting together an exhibition or tradeshow that appears to run seamlessly to attendees is actually the result of maximum effort on the part of many behind the scenes groups.

Convention service contractors are this invisible presence.

Continue GSC Article...
Back to Top
  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzThe Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, which recently completed more than $45 million in renovations and enhancements, has been accepted into the exclusive portfolio of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). Continue ALHI article...

The Laughlin Event Center will feature three extraordinary country concerts in the next few months. Continue Laughlin Event Center article...

Back to Top
  Solar e-Clip
Newest Members

newest membersConsider these newest members of

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown - Pittsburgh, PA
Colorado Belle Edgewater Hotel Casino Resort - Laughlin, NV 
PC/NAMETAG -Worldwide
Esplanade Conference Center - Chicago, IL
Embassy Suites Denver, SE - Denver, CO

View more recent additions to

Back to Top
  Winner's Circle
Wanted: Best Name Badge Tips

stellar tip contest

Printing badges? Don’t forget the 12 square inches on the backside, too, that will be in front of your attendee the entire meeting.

From creative to useful to income-generating, submit your best ideas for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate for anything in the PC/NAMETAG catalog.

Enter your tip here.

refer a meeting professionalEnter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a four day/three night stay for two plus travel accommodations to the AAA Four Diamond Peppermill Resort Spa Casino!

Enter to Win a Trip to the Peppermill Reno...
Back to Top
We Simply Connect Buyers and Sellers and Get Out of the Way!
cp is the leading commission-free search directory for meeting professionals to find suitable meeting destinations, facilities and service providers.
Learn More About
Back to Top


 florida hotel

Being a meeting planner has its benefits

More benefits for meetings booked for 2014 by March 31, 2014

Complimentary AM/PM break OR make an offer for your preferred concessions! 
*For hotel registered attendees only; for NEW groups of 50+ on peak night. Restrictions apply.

To book this offer, contact The Florida Hotel Sales Team at 407-859-1500 #2 or

florida hotel

Learn more about The Florida Hotel.



Since 1920, The Drake has remained committed to its distinguished service and historic traditions.

Located on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, The Drake Hotel offers 535 guest rooms, 33,657 square feet of flexible meeting space, 20 meetings rooms, and four on-site dining facilities. Plan your next meeting in Chicago, and experience The Drake Standard.

the drake

Learn more about The Drake Hotel.


Bloomington, MN is located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul, MSP International Airport, and is home of Mall of America®. Bloomington has 38 hotels, complimentary shuttle service to and from Mall of America & MSP Airport, and meeting space for groups up to 2,000.

Learn more about Bloomington, MN.


 angeles cvb

Reward Your Conference in Los Angeles

Send us a new RFP and choose a reward package for your next Los Angeles conference.

-Complimentary wireless for staff/board offices during your conference at the LA Convention Center
-20 VIP Round Trip airport transfers
-Complimentary Welcome Reception or Dinner (up to 25 people)
-Complimentary hot breakfast buffet for 10 staff people up to 5 days

Additional details apply.
Submit your RFP to learn more.



ASAE's Springtime Expo
May 15, 2014
Washington, DC

Registration opens later this month!
Learn more about The Springtime Expo.


 frankfurt 2014

IMEX 2014
May 20-22, 2014
Frankfurt, Germany

Attend the show with the Hosted Buyer Group
Receive complimentary flights & accommodations!

Contact to learn more.



AIBTM - America's Meetings & Events Exhibition
June 10-14, 2014
Orlando, Florida

Register for AIBTM.


To make changes to your profile information, go here.
If you would prefer not to receive emails from us, go here.
Please send any comments about this email to