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- Spotlight On: Looking for the ideal destination for your next meeting?
- Feature Focus: A Round Rant
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Last Chance to Register - ConventionPlanit Webinar Series
- Winner's Circle: Visit Las Vegas

  Spotlight On
 
Looking for the ideal destination for your next meeting?

greater miami cvb
Miami
is spectacular beaches, world-class boutiques, the trendiest clubs and restaurants.

Its state-of-the‐art performing arts centers, a bustling downtown, major sports venues, two national parks, and a mix of cultures are unmatched.

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  Feature Focus
 
A Round Rant

seating

Try to envision the next convention experience for your attendees: Your members stream into the packed opening session to a drumbeat of lively music. They reconnect with friends and colleagues. The stage is set with elegant lighting and exciting graphics. The speakers deliver their messages with energy and connect with the crowd. Everyone has a positive takeaway as they anticipate the rest of the meeting.

Then the crowd disperses to several concurrent breakout sessions. But the rooms are relatively dark and devoid of energy. The speakers are hard to see from the back, and there is no lighting on them. The room is set mostly (or entirely) with rounds with chairs on all sides, forcing half the attendees to turn their backs on the tables and block the already tight walkway space. It also prevents attendees from using the table space for their laptop or to take notes.

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  Stellar Buzz
 
News Briefs From Our Members

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 newspaperAccording to PCMA Convene’s 2015 Annual Salary Survey, nearly 80 percent of meeting professionals have earned a significant pay raise — an average increase of 7 percent — within the last year. Continue Salary article... 

Prague saw over half a million MICE travelers in 2014. Continue Prague article...

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  Solar e-Clip
 
Last Chance to Register - ConventionPlanit Webinar Series

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What: RFP Organization Webinar

When: Friday June 26 | 11:30-12:00 pm est OR 3:30-4:00 pm est 

RSVP: ashley@conventionplanit.com 

Details: 
-Learn how to streamline RFP sourcing with this free online tool by ConventionPlanit.com
-Receive personalized consulting 
-Customize and compare necessary criteria
-Send RFPs to pre-qualified suppliers
-View compiled responses within your deadline on a comparison chart

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  Winner's Circle
 
Visit Las Vegas

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 flight accommodations to the all new Tropicana Las Vegas!

Enter to Win a Trip to the Tropicana...
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 kuala
 lumpur logo

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s Signature Experiences reaffirm her reputation as a world-class facility that endeavours to offer flexibility and innovation in its products and services to meet the evolving needs of the local and international meetings industry.

kuala lumpur

Learn more about the Kuala Lumpur Cnovention Centre.


 

 wyndham 

Book the newly renovated Wyndham Atlanta Galleria and Pick Your Perk. Plan your next event at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria and be rewarded with your choice of savings, reward cards, points and more!

"Pick Your Perk by Wyndham Event Rewards" must be stated within event/group hotel contract to receive this offer.

 Call now to inquire and to include this promotion into your event or group contract.

Sales  (770)-790-1017

wyndham atlanta

Learn more about the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria.


 

 hyatt
 regency chicago 

Located in the heart of downtown just steps from the Magnificent Mile, Hyatt Regency Chicago is the ideal location for meetings and events. 

With over 228,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, four ballrooms, a 70,000 square foot exhibit hall and numerous amenities, Hyatt Regency Chicago has what you need to make your meeting or event a success.

hyatt regency chicago

Learn more about the Hyatt Regency Chicago.


 

 chicago
 southland 

The Chicago Southland – the city’s 62 south and southwest suburbs – is the ideal suburban meetings and conventions destination. 

Conveniently located along Chicago’s major interstates and close to both airports, the Chicago Southland features corporate team building facilities, a variety of meeting spaces, affordable accommodations with free parking, fine dining and easy access to downtown Chicago. 

chicago

Learn more about Chicago Southland.


 

 asae
 annual

ASAE Annual Meeting 2015
August 8-11, 2015
Detroit, Michigan

Visit ConventionPlanit.com in Booth #934!

Register for ASAE's Annual Meeting.


 


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