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May 13, 2014
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- Spotlight On: Network, Connect & Build Relationships
- Feature Focus: Five Steps to Planning a Successful Meeting
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Moving your Meetings & Events Forward
- Winner's Circle: Visit the Peppermill

  Spotlight On
Network, Connect & Build Relationships

aibtmThe Americas Incentives Business Travel and Meetings Expo (AIBTM) takes place June 10-12 in Orlando, FL. AIBTM is a leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry.

AIBTM brings together over 3,000 meeting, incentive, business travel and corporate planners for three days of focused business. The exhibition provides time and business efficient matching services for buyers and sellers through its unique Hosted Buyer Program. 

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  Feature Focus
Five Steps to Planning a Successful Meeting

feature focus five stepsPlanning a successful meeting comes down to, well, the planning. Making sure that this is done in a step-wise, thoughtful way will ensure a successful event.

Read on for five steps to get you there - a good reminder for any level planner.

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzCongratulations to Advisory Council Member Jane Berzan, who has been appointed as Interim President of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the world’s largest trade association dedicated to advancing and protecting responsible data-driven marketing. Continue DMA article...

Snowbird Resort in Utah has a number of new construction projects planned, including additional meeting space and a new mountain bike trail. Continue Snowbird article...

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  Solar e-Clip
Moving your Meetings & Events Forward

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Experience first-rate education while earning CEU’s, Network through best practice exchanges with fellow meeting professionals and Discover trending destinations and services to amplify your client’s confidence in you!

Complimentary registration for qualified planners + mutually requested one-to-one meetings at HSMAI’s MEET West: June 16-17 (San Diego, CA).

Learn more about HSMAI's MEET West.

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  Winner's Circle
Visit The Peppermill Resort

refer a meeting professional

Enter 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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Summer Sizzle!

Book a group of a minimum of 10 rooms or a meeting of 50 people by June 1st for meetings held between June 1, 2014 – August 31, 2014 and receive your choice of two of the following:

-Complimentary meeting space
-Complimentary break
-One suite upgrade
-Double Marriott Rewards points

rancho cordova

Learn more about the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova.


 chicago northbrook

Proudly ranked in the Top 10% of all Hilton full service hotels in the U.S. for Service & Hospitality!

Located in Chicago's north suburbs, only 11 miles north of O'Hare Int'l Airport just off I-294 at the Willow Road exit. Contact our meeting & event specialist today to start your planning. Meetings are our business.

hilton chicago northbrook

Learn more about the Hilton Chicago Northbrook.

 newest members

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

Hilton Waikiki Beach - Honolulu, HI
Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova - Sacramento, CA
The Melrose Hotel Georgetown - Washington, DC
Hyatt Regency Austin - Austin, TX
Hilton Charlotte Center City - Charlotte, NC
Hilton Woodland Hills/Los Angeles - Woodland Hills, CA

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 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

Special Reader Discount: $25.00 off a new attendee registration with code cvp.

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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