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September 18, 2013
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- Spotlight On: ALHI Launches New Specialty Segment
- Feature Focus: Best Practices From a Young & Aspiring Association Professional
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: An Unsurpassed Buyer Event
- Winner's Circle: Win a Trip to Reno

  Spotlight On
ALHI Launches New Specialty Segment

 royal palmAssociated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has significantly expanded the Caribbean area meeting and incentive options in its worldwide portfolio, leading to the launch of the new “ALHI Caribbean Collection” specialty segment.

The ALHI Global Sales Organization (GSO) now features 22 Caribbean meeting and incentive options in 11 countries and territories, making it the Caribbean’s largest luxury-level portfolio that serves the meetings and incentive marketplace.

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  Feature Focus
Best Practices From a Young & Aspiring Association Professional

carrie abernathyCarrie Abernathy, CMP, CEM, CSEP is a young and upcoming professional in the meetings and events industry.  Carrie has a wide range of experience, having worked within government events, corporate meetings, and most recently in association event management. 

Recently, Carrie spoke with about her career and provided advice for those interested in have a successful career in meeting planning. Read on to hear what Carrie had to say, including her best practice tips.

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzThe Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Nominating Committee, after careful due diligence and deliberation, offers the following slate of candidates for leadership positions on the 2014 PCMA Board of Directors. Continue PCMA article...

Questex Hospitality + Travel and the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) have announced a strategic agreement for Questex to manage HSMAI’s MEET series of industry-leading events. Continue HSMAI article... 

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  Solar e-Clip
An Unsurpassed Buyer Event

 americaIn just weeks, key players from around the world will be at IMEX America, the USA’s largest meetings industry trade show.

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  Winner's Circle
Win a Trip to Reno
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Enter to Win a Trip to the Peppermill Reno...
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imex america

IMEX America
October 15-17, 2013
Las Vegas, Nevada

Attention International Meeting Planners:
Attend the show with the Hosted Buyer Group - you receive complimentary flights and accommodations!

Please contact for more information.


ICOMEX - The Leading Trade Show in Latin America
November 6-8, 2013
Mexico City, Mexico

Register for ICOMEX.

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