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                                                October 25, 2011                                  Newsletter Archives       

 Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau
Your local Swiss specialist!

The Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau is here to assist you with the planning of your meeting, incentive or convention – all that, free of charge! 


For more information about our services, call us on 212 757 5944 x 237 or visit

Welcome Shake

Welcoming Attendees

"Identify first time attendees and follow-up with them after the meeting.  Send them a personalized note (easily accomplished through a Word merge) thanking them for attending, inviting them to give feedback, and giving them information about the next meeting."

Submitted By: Jolene McNeil with the American Psychiatric Association

Submit your own tips here.


Welcome, Newest Members!

Consider these newest members of for your next meeting:

Mammoth Meetings - Mammoth Lakes, CA
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club - Durham, NC
Visit Newport Beach Inc. - Newport Beach, CA
Sheraton Denver Downtown - Denver, CO
Sheraton Dallas - Dallas, TX
Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority - Reno, NV
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau - Philadelphia, PA
Resorts Casino Hotel - Atlantic City, NJ
The National Conference Center - Lansdowne, VA
Branson Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau - Branson, MO
The Meritage Resort & Spa - Napa, CA

View more recent additions to

   Save the Date
Meetings Quest

The Meetings Quest Tradeshows are the longest running, one-day, educational tradeshow series in the industry. 

Upcoming Shows:

Minnesota - October 26, 2011
Chicago - November 15, 2011
Washington, DC - November 22, 2011
Anaheim - November 30, 2011

  Learn more about 
Meetings Quest Tradeshows.
  Spotlight On: Beautiful Asheville

AshevilleGood Morning America recently featured Asheville, NC as one of its “Most Beautiful Places in America.”

Asheville is located in the Western part of the state and is situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Continue Asheville article...  

  Feature Focus: IMEX America Draws Large Numbers

Germany Booth at IMEX America

After two years of planning, IMEX America made a highly successful debut in Las Vegas, Nevada in mid-October 2011 at the Sands Expo Convention Center, drawing 2,000 hosted buyers and 1,867 exhibitors.

IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom expressed delight that the show exceeded expectations and was the largest hosted-buyer show in the United States.  Continue IMEX America article...

   Stellar Buzz: News Briefs from Our Members - Be in the Know

Berlin is the newest member of the renowned service network "BestCities Global Alliance". The news was announced at IMEX America in Las Vegas.  Continue Berlin article...

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has launched its new global solution Associated Destinations Worldwide (ADW), which is a new Global Sales Organization (GSO).  Continue ALHI article...

   Solar e-Clip: Special Meeting Savings

Divine Deals for Meeting SavingsDid you know members offer special meeting savings for planners who use the website?  Head over to Divine Deals and see for yourself!  You can even find deals by searching for the month of your meeting.   

  Winner’s Circle:  Win a Trip to Reno Including Round Trip Airfare for Two
Refer a Meeting Professional

Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest, sponsored by The Peppermill Reno!  You will be entered to win a two night stay for two at The Peppermill Reno, plus round trip airfare, spa treatments and dinner!  


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