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April 15, 2014
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- Spotlight On: Get Inspired at the Springtime Expo
- Feature Focus: The Meeting Planner Inside Scoop
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Leveraging Technology to Utilize Attendee Data
- Winner's Circle: Best Name Badge Tips

  Spotlight On
Get Inspired at the Springtime Expo


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!

Check out the new educational offerings, and an expo hall featuring destinations, venues, services, and cutting-edge meetings technologies, that are guaranteed to have the most up-to-date meeting planning trends and best practices.

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  Feature Focus
The Meeting Planner Inside Scoop

 scoopDavid Williams, Executive Director, International Association for Energy Economics and Advisory Council Member, enjoys using for flushing out RFPs and as a resource and reference tool when planning.

He shares his perspective on the meetings industry’s past year and what 2014 may bring. 

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzNew this month, the Potomac Riverboat Co. offers all-new water taxi services from Old Town Alexandria, Virginia directly to the National Mall in Washington, DC. Continue Water Taxi article...

The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is sponsoring free, guided walking tours to explore the stories behind two of the area’s five historic districts during April. Continue Historic Tours article...

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  Solar e-Clip
Leveraging Technology to Utilize Attendee Data

mte solar eclipThe 9th Annual Meetings Technology Expo reconvenes in Chicago June 3rd, 2014 with a sharp focus on event data and teaching event professionals way they can leverage today’s technology to capture, analyze, and utilize attendee and exhibitor data.

MTE is the first and still the longest-running conference and expo focused on meeting & event technology, and will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. MTE Chicago will feature 17 CMP and CAE accredited sessions, 35 tech demos, and play host to dozens of 1-on-1 meetings between tech vendors and tech-buyers.

Learn more about the Meetings Technology Expo.

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  Winner's Circle
 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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 woodland hills

Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles has welcomed Mr. Deepak Mehra as the new General Manager. He brings 20 years of Hotel Management experience and most recently served as General Manager at Kimpton Hotels, San Francisco. Mr. Mehra will oversee the upcoming renovation of all guest rooms, public areas & meeting space.

mr. mehra

Learn more about the Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles.


 lumpur convention centre

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is the city’s most technologically–advanced, purpose-built facility for conventions, tradeshows, public exhibitions, entertainment and even, intimate private functions, offering flexible meeting and event space, including two auditoriums seating 3,500 and 500 people, a banquet hall, six exhibition halls and 20 meeting rooms.

kuala lumpur

Learn more about the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

 newest members

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

Hilton Charlotte Center City - Charlotte, NC
Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles - Woodland Hills, CA
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego, CA
Hilton Omaha - Omaha, NE
The Ranch Events Complex - Loveland, CO
Hilton Chicago Northbrook - Chicago, IL

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

Visit at Booth #3101.

Stay tuned for details about our Grand Prize trip for two to Alaska!

Registration now open!
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.


 tech expo 2014

Meetings Technoolgy Expo
June 3, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Register for MTE.



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

Register for AIBTM.



June 16-17, 2014
San Diego, California

Register for MEET West.


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