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May 10, 2011


What will the future be like for meeting planners?

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the video and vote for your favorite prediction.   

Kissimmee Florida

Thinking Florida? Think Kissimmee, the Heart of Florida. Conveniently located next to Orlando and close to everything, Kissimmee offers an impressive variety of venues and budget-stretching value, excellent accommodations, easy access to major roadways, an international airport, and world-famous entertainment options your attendees dream about. Stay tuned to Kissimmee.

Kissimee Beaches

Hilton New York Fashion District

 Hilton New York Fashion District is a brand new, full-service hotel built in April, 2010 featuring four-star amenities and service.  Located on West 26th Street off 7th Avenue, the hotel has 280 guestrooms and 1,100 square feet of new and unique meeting space for groups of up to 90 people.

Hilton Fashion District Guest Room

Learn more about the
Hilton New York Fashion District.

Save the Date

IMEX Frankfurt

IMEX Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
May 24-26, 2011

Register for IMEX Frankfurt.

ASAE Annual Meeting

ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
St. Louis, MO
August 6-9, 2011

Register for the ASAE Annual.

IMEX America
IMEX America
Las Vegas, NV
October 11-13, 2011

To attend the show with the Hosted Buyer Group (which includes complimentary flights and accommodations), or for more information, please contact
  Spotlight On: Springtime Catches the Meetings Buzz

Springtime ExpoThe meetings buzz in the association market is strong this year as the industry recovers and attendees and exhibitors alike continue planning for a bright future.
This spirit was evident throughout the 2011 ASAE Springtime Expo, where thousands of meeting professionals and association executives visited hundreds of exhibitors, making important business connections and catching up with friends and colleagues.  Continue Springtime article...
  Feature Focus: What is a Prezi? 

 So, exactly what is a “Prezi?”

We first heard about it after a member of the Meeting Professionals Advisory Council told us that it was one of the hot things for 2011. 

It does have a cool name...and it’s free... so we thought we’d give you the lowdown.  Continue Prezi article...

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

US Lacrosse has named Colorado Springs, Colo., as host city for the 2012 and 2013 Women’s Lacrosse Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) National Championships.  Continue lacrosse article...

The Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB) recently presented the Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (ACVS) with its VIRGO Award for Visitor Center of the Year.  Continue VIRGO Award article...

Business Slang for People in the Know

sea•gull ma
nager n: a manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, makes a mess of things and leaves.

You know my seagull manager of a boss is in town when the squawking begins and things start to fly. 
-Courtesy of The Little Hiptionary

   Solar e-Clip: Ideal Meeting Venues
Peppermill Reno

The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino pairs ideal meeting venues with impeccable service in our 106,000 square feet of meeting space and 2-story 17th-floor executive boardroom.

Learn more about The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino.


   Winner’s Circle: Vote for Your Favorite Prediction
Predict the Future of Meeting Planning

The voting has begun!

Watch the music video and then vote for your favorite prediction for what the future of meeting planning will be like. The prediction with the most votes will receive a trip for two to Cancun, courtesy of the Five Diamond JW Marriott Cancun and Continental Airlines.  

Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest, sponsored by Kimpton Hotels and Continental Airlines


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