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|American Hotel & Lodging Association |
Description: AH&LA is a 94-year-old dual membership association of state and city partner lodging associations throughout the United States with some 10,000 property members nationwide, representing more than 1.4 million guest rooms. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., it provides members with advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information, and other services to ensure a positive business climate for the U.S. lodging industry. Individual state associations provide representation at the state level and offer many additional cost-saving benefits.
Association for Wedding Professionals, International
Description: In business since 1995, AfWPi’s goal is to provide resources for and services to wedding and special event professionals. We connect these professionals to brides and event planners through networking, the internet and conferences. With members in 33 different countries we are the leading resource for Destination Wedding training.
Association for Women in Events (AWE)
Description: The Association for Women in Events is an inclusive community dedicated to the professional advancement of women in all facets of the events industry. The international organization was established in Washington, D.C. March of 2015 and has earned international support from a myriad of individuals and organizations. Membership benefits include an immediate coaching program, access to the international membership directory, a robust events calendar, a quarterly educational eNewsletter, monthly webinars, ability to apply for Sponsorship Circle and 40+ opportunities for volunteer leadership positions. AWE offers annual individual, student, corporate and faculty memberships. For immediate questions, please contact AWE at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit womeninevents.org. For updates and announcements, follow AWE on Facebook and Twitter. #AWEwomen
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
Description: The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry's leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue.
Description: The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition is taking place November 27-29, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. This important show brings together over 2,500 international suppliers with 6,000 buyers and visitors for 3 days of networking, education and business opportunities.
Description: IMEX, being held May 20-23, 2019 at the Messe Frankfurt, Germany, is the essential worldwide exhibition for meetings & incentive travel. IMEX is the only global exhibition to combine an international hosted buyer programme with thousands of buyers from the German outbound market. The 3,500 exhibitors from across the globe include national & regional tourist offices, convention & visitor bureau, hotel groups, conference centres, cruise lines, airlines, destination management companies and more. Be inspired. Make great contacts. Do more business. Don't miss IMEX Frankfurt 2019. 14,500 total participants. 3,886 international hosted buyers. 3,500 exhibitors from 160+ countries.
International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB)
Description: The International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB) is a 501c6 nonprofit trade membership organization of speakers bureaus, lecture agencies and speaker management companies located around the world. Founded in 1986, IASB provides leadership to the bureau industry through education, resources and partnerships with organizations that support the meetings and events industry.
Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine
Description: Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine assists corporate, association and group planners; and independent meeting planning companies throughout Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC and surrounding areas. Our Networking Referral Service strengthens advertisers and assists subscribers through recommendations and referrals. Complimentary subscription for qualified planners: www.eventsmagazine.com
Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association
Description: The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association has been serving the industry since 1979. Our mission is to serve the lodging industry by providing representation and advocacy at the local, state and national levels in industry affairs; provide comprehensive and robust educational resources and programs; offer valued member benefits; provide industry communications and networking opportunities; and offer value-added member-based services.
New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE)
Description: Founded in 1919, the New York Society of Association Executives mission is to lead in advancing and serving the profession of association and not-for-profit management. NYSAE is the “association of associations” which are headquartered in the Tri-State region of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. NYSAE’s over 2,000 members are full-time paid chief executives, and middle managers of trade associations, professional societies, voluntary organizations, other not-for-profit organizations and supplier firms. The New York association community alone employs over 130,000 people. NYSAE members from associations headquartered in the New York Region control over $5 billion a year in meetings and conventions spending.
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