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"From Shutdown to Shutout: How Federal Cuts Are Impacting the Meetings Industry"

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International Meetings Statistics - Infographic

International Meetings Statistics - Infographic | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
As we all know, ever year, thousands of international meetings are held about countless topics and millions of academicians and (Let the numbers do the talking! Here is the International Meeting Statistics.
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DMAI, MPI Commence Study of Digital Marketing, Meeting Planners

DMAI, MPI Commence Study of Digital Marketing, Meeting Planners - Destination Marketing Association International and Meeting Professionals International are partnering on a new study exploring the role of digital channels in meeting planners' decision-making process.
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APEX Invites Meeting Planners to Take Room Block 'Poaching' Survey

APEX Invites Meeting Planners to Take Room Block 'Poaching' Survey | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
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The Convention Industry Council (CIC)’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) is asking all meeting planners / organisers to complete a survey on by April 29, 2014.  The research is being conducted by the recently announced APEX Workgroup on Room Block Poaching. The goal in the research is to assess the scope and impact of poaching activity that planners have personally experienced and/or with which they have come into contact. 

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Global Alliance venues recycle over 1300 tonnes of events waste

Global Alliance venues recycle over 1300 tonnes of events waste | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
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Global Alliance venues recycle over 1300 tonnes of events waste
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Advantage Boston has made a firm commitment to sustainable meetings and events through recycling, responsible purchasing and donation programmes.
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TravelClick: Group Segment Seeing Steady Gains

Both occupancy and rate have steadily increased vs. last year’s numbers.
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What The Next Generation Of Wi-Fi Means For Your Meeting

What The Next Generation Of Wi-Fi Means For Your Meeting | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
You may be concerned about the current state of Wi-Fi costs, but are you ready for what the future holds? Get a glimpse of the key connectivity trends that will impact your meeting over the next five years.
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Six ideas to jumpstart your event’s carbon weight loss plan

Six ideas to jumpstart your event’s carbon weight loss plan | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
500,000 pounds! Pretty dramatic weight loss for an event that in 2011 weighed 1.8 million pounds. In 2011, when Oracle OpenWorld began measuring the carbon footprint of onsite logistics, the […]

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Meetings industry fundamental to tourism

Meetings industry fundamental to tourism | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
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Against the backdrop of increased globalization and the sustained expansion of the tourism sector, the importance of the meetings industry is expected to continue growing.
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ICCA: Middle East Is Fastest Growing International Meetings Market

Middle East Is Fastest Growing International Meetings Market, ICCA Reports - The Middle East is the world's fastest growing market for international association meetings, according to the International Congress and Convention Association.
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Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions spending on the rise - gulfnews.com

Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions spending on the rise - gulfnews.com | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
gulfnews.com Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions spending on the rise gulfnews.com In the business travel market, the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) sector has, since 2009, grown much faster than traditional...
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Conventions and tourism, by the numbers - NewsOK.com

NewsOK.com The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau latest quarterly report reflects continuing strong demand for OKC hotel rooms.
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"Touchiest Topics in Hotel Negotiations"

"Touchiest Topics in Hotel Negotiations" | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
This frank and informative discussion between a hotelier and a meeting planner reveals strategies for getting the most out of this relationship in a seller's market.
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CIC Names 2014 Hall of Leaders Inductees and Pacesetter Award Winners

CIC Names 2014 Hall of Leaders Inductees and Pacesetter Award Winners | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) today revealed the names of the 2014 inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders and the third class of Pacesetter Award recipients. The awardees will be formally recognized at the Hall of Leaders Gala on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the MGM Grand Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, kicking off IMEX America week.

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IAEE Launches Next Phase of Pro-Exhibition PR Campaign

Meetings Industry Launches Next Phase of Pro-Exhibition PR Campaign - The exhibitions and events industry has launched the next phase of its national public relations effort by introducing the
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Convene: "Notes From The Medical Meeting Summit"

Convene: "Notes From The Medical Meeting Summit" | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
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Nice write up of the new CMP-HC credential for medical meeting planners and the process behind its development.
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MPI: Canadian Business Events Generate Billions for Economy

MPI: Canadian Business Events Generate Billions for Economy | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
In 2012, business events in Canada attracted 35.3 million participants and involved $29.1 billion in direct spending, according to the most recent Canadian Economic Impact Study from MPI.
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"Global Planner 2014" Findings Released by Meetings & Conventions Magazine

"Global Planner 2014" Findings Released by  Meetings & Conventions Magazine | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
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Global Planner 2014
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In the 2014 version of our annual Global Planner, M&C takes an in-depth look at meetings, conventions, trade shows, incentive programs and events held outside the United States.
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CEIR Forecasts Exhibition Industry Growth Through 2016

CEIR Forecasts Exhibition Industry Growth Through 2016 - The exhibition industry is projected to grow further, faster in the coming years, projects the Center for Exhibition Industry Research.
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PCMA and Oman Convention Centre Partner to Develop Oman Meetings Industry

PCMA and Oman Convention Centre Partner to Develop Oman Meetings Industry | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
Oman Daily Observer OCEC to host global meetings' specialists Oman Daily Observer The summit is the start of a series of educational programmes that will help prepare the Sultanate of Oman to develop a thriving Meetings, Conventions and Exhibitions...
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Doug Ducate Selected as IAEE's Legend of the Industry for 2014

Doug Ducate Selected as IAEE's Legend of the Industry for 2014 | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
Doug Ducate Selected as IAEE's Legend of the Industry for 2014 IAEE Krakoff ...
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UK: Meetings Industry Adds £19.9 Billion to Britain's Economy

UK: Meetings Industry Adds £19.9 Billion to Britain's Economy | Meetings Industry | Scoop.it
New figures released in BVEP’s latest report highlight value of industry segments.
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