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October 14, 2014
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- Spotlight On: Demand Trends Outpacing Supply; ALHI Advises Planners To Set Blocks Wisely
- Hiddem Gems: New Luxury Hotel Come to Cancun
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Understand Industry Trends
- Winner's Circle: New Contest!

  Spotlight On
Demand Trends Outpacing Supply

ALHI Logo The increased demand for face-to-face conventions and meetings has been well-documented. But new trends data underscores that fact, and reveals that demand is outpacing supply. So what does this mean for meeting professionals in 2015 and beyond?

According to David Gabri, CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) (– which represents 160+ Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts worldwide to the North American meetings and incentive marketplace – executives and planners are encouraged to wisely review and possibly reset their room blocks now, on business previously booked to ensure availability for attendees. 
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  Hidden Gems
New Luxury Hotel Comes to Cancun

hidden gemsWelcome to the newest section of our newsletter, Hidden Gems, where we will be highlighting special and unusual destinations, services or hotels. If you are looking to spice up your next meeting, you are in the right place!

Opening this winter, the Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Mexico invites vacationers to experience All-In Luxury™ with outstanding service and exceptional attention to detail. Situated on the white sands of Riviera Cancun only 15 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, the Royalton Riviera Cancun has something for everyone.

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzz
 newspaperCongratulations to Wyndham Hotel Group for being named one of Newsweek Magazine's greenest companies! Continue Wyndham article...

The Mission Inn Resort’s newly launched “Good As Gold” meetings package offers an interactive environment that leads to new levels of group discovery and corporate learning. Continue Mission Inn article...

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  Solar e-Clip
Understand Industry Trends

iaee logoIAEE’s premier event is Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, where the global industry comes together each December to better understands trends, opportunities and challenges facing the industry. This three-day program draws 2,000 individuals from around the globe, and includes an exhibition and targeted education in the areas of international business, creativity and best practices.

The association also provides programming on developing leadership skills. IAEE holds reciprocal agreements with a number of industry organizations throughout world whereby the members of each other’s association receives member pricing for events. These agreements help grow the global exhibitions and events industry through collaboration.

Learn more about Expo! Expo!...
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  Winner's Circle
New Contest!

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Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a four day/three night stay for two plus flight accommodations to the all new Tropicana Las Vegas!

Enter to Win a Trip to the Tropicana...
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Winter Meeting Space Offer at AMA Executive Conference Centers
20% of meeting package rates at AMA Conference Centers in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC Area.
Plus no service charges. 

AMA Conference Centers makes it simple and affordable with no food and beverage minimum, free projector and PC use, and continuous beverage service.
There are no setup charges, no hidden fees, and no freight in/out charges.

Learn more about AMA Executive Conference Centers.



ALHI’s “Private Sale” provides one complimentary room for every 30 rooms actualized in 2014 for programs booked after June 1, 2014 at select ALHI hotels and resorts. 

Call 866-303-ALHI (2544) for more information and a list of participating ALHI members.

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Learn more about the ALHI Private Sale.


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

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino - Reno, NV
Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina - Hampton, VA
The National Conference Center - Leesburg, VA
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View more recent additions to ConventionPlanit.



Meetings Technology Expo  2014
October 28, 2014
New York City

Register for MTE NYC 2014.



The MICE Asia Pacific Exhibition 2014
November 13-14, 2014

Register for MICE 2014.


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