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Association event planners, specialty group planners and sports rights holders had three separate education tracks, appointment schedules and networking events, and came together for keynote sessions and receptions at the 2014 Connect Marketplace in Orlando. Read More

VIDEO – Rigling explains why association meetings remain such a strong cornerstone in the larger events industry. Read More

Association event planners, specialty group planners and sports rights holders had three separate education tracks, appointment schedules and networking events, and came together for keynote sessions and receptions at the 2014 Connect Marketplace in Orlando. Read More

VIDEO – Bhandarkar of the American Culinary Federation talks technology and how it changes the way meeting planners do business. Read More

MPI President and CEO Paul Van Deventer and Chairman of the Board Kevin Kirby say the key to growth is building a stronger reputation in the larger business marketplace. Read More

VIDEO – Two leading event planners talk about how to get personal with attendees and figuring out what you can offer at your events to appeal to changing preferences. Read More

Marriott’s Janine Falvo, executive chef of Renaissance Long Beach, shares some ideas for how to change the F&B status quo at your events. Read More

VIDEO – In this episode of the Insider Series, three event planners talk about how technology has changed what they do as event planners and how it’s altered their meetings. Read More

At least 20 planners have cancelled events at the Beverly Hills Hotel after its owner, the Sultan of Brunei, implemented the controversial Sharia Law. But taking a stand on social issues is risky business for groups caught in the middle of a controversy. Read More

Connect Senior Editor Matt Swenson was on-site at MPI’s 2014 World Education Congress in Minneapolis in August, and he left with four key takeaways on the state of the meetings industry. Read More