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May 14, 2013
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Spotlight On: Make Meetings Happen at AIBTM


Feature Focus: Freebies at the CVBs


Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members


Solar eClip: Supplier of ASAE Springtime Expo Bags


Winner's Circle


Spotlight On


Make Meetings Happen at AIBTM

Chicago offers something for everyone - world-renowned restaurants, premier shopping, dynamic theater, vibrant nightlife and much more. Chicago’s prime location and two international airports make Chicago second to none when it comes to accessibility. 

This city, with 26 miles of uninterrupted lakefront on the shores of Lake Michigan, is where AIBTM will take place June 11-13, 2013 conveniently located at McCormick Place West.

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Freebies at the CVBs

With the high costs of meetings, wouldn’t it be nice to get something for free?

Well, look no further than Convention and Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) to help solve your meeting challenges. CVBs are a valuable resource for meeting planners and are found in most larger cities or regional areas.

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News Briefs From Our Members

Back by popular demand, Kimpton’s three Florida hotels are once again offering groups the Pick Your Perks program, helping meeting planners stage more productive meetings while capitalizing on an array of value added perks. Continue Kimpton article...

Berlin has joined the ranks of the top three international conference destinations, as shown by the latest statistics published by the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA). Continue Berlin article...

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Supplier of ASAE Springtime Expo Bags

Supplier of ASAE Springtime Expo Bags

Be sure to visit GNP at Booth #5017 during the Springtime Expo on May 15th, 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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Win a Mountain Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a four day/three night stay for two plus travel accommodations to Asheville, North Carolina!

Contest ends soon - refer your colleagues now to be entered to win this great trip!

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ALHI Private Sale

Take advantage of the ALHI Private Sale and receive one comp room for every 30 rooms booked at select ALHI Member Hotels & Resorts.  
Offer valid for new programs booked and actualized between June 1, 2013 & December 31, 2013.

Click here for details & participating members.

ASAE's Springtime Expo 2013
May 16, 2013
Washington, DC

Register for ASAE's Springtime Expo.

HSMAI’s MEET West offers a fresh, invigorating vision for meeting and event professionals of every level.  HSMAI’s MEET West takes professional learning and development to a whole new level.  

As a planning professional, you’ll hone your skills, sharpen your strategic thinking with two days of education and more than 100 meeting and event partners on the show floor.  Thanks to the generous support of exhibitors, sponsors and partners, advance registration is FREE ($25 onsite) for meeting and event professionals.  Earn 7.5 clock hours for new (or renewed) professional certification.

Register for MEET West.

IMEX Frankfurt
May 21-23, 2013
Frankfurt, Germany

Register for IMEX.


June 11-13, 2013
McCormick Place, Chicago

Register for AIBTM.



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