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March 5, 2014
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- Spotlight On: Attend the 2014 Springtime Expo!
- Feature Focus: All of Tomorrow's Meeting Trends Under One Roof
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Newest Members
- Winner's Circle: Wanted Best Name Badge Tips

  Spotlight On
Attend the 2014 Springtime Expo!

 springtimeGet inspired at the best one-day show for association meetings professionals! Whether you’re just starting out in the meetings industry, an established meeting professional, or your role occasionally involves meeting planning, the 2014 Springtime Expo is the place for you. 

With robust educational offerings, and an expo hall featuring destinations, venues, services, and cutting edge meetings technologies, you'll get the most up-to-date meeting planning trends and best practices.

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  Feature Focus
All of Tomorrow's Meeting Trends Under One Roof

imexIMEX is where it all happens for the meetings industry – it’s the innovative exhibition that brings the global market together for three ground-breaking days.

With exciting new technology, suppliers, destinations and learning every year, IMEX will keep you at the forefront of the MICE market.

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzBalboa Bay Resort has a new special group sales program called “Meetings on the Bay”, available now through May, 31 2014 with rates starting as low as $169. Continue Balboa Bay Resort article...

The newly-appointed head of the Dubai Convention and Events Bureau (DCEB) has revealed the organisation’s ambitious strategy for positioning the emirate as a leading business events destination in the world. Continue Dubai article...

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  Solar e-Clip
Newest Members

newest membersConsider these newest members of for your next meeting or convention:

Westin Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel - Birmingham, AL
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex - Birmingham, AL
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station - Indianapolis, IN
Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau - Hartford, CT

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  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...
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As elegant as a string of pearls, the 22 luxury resorts in ALHI's Caribbean Collection specialize in Meeting & Incentive programs.

Register now to win a Grand Prize vacation for two at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in beautiful Curaçao.
Three First prize winners will each receive a beautiful string of pearls.


Register Now!


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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

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Learn more about The Florida 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.


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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 now open!
Learn more about The Springtime Expo.


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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.


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