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February 03, 2016
IBTM America 2016 Set To Open With Line-Up of Leading Industry Suppliers And Buyers For 100% Mutual Match In Nashville

ibtm america 2016, taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is set to debut it's 100% mutual match business appointments design among an elite group of exhibitors and Corporate...
December 01, 2015
Reed Travel Exhibitions Confirms Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida Set To Be Destination For 2017 ibtm america Event

Reed Travel Exhibitions confirms that the 2017 edition of ibtm america will take place at the Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Florida. The Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa is South Florida's premier meeting resort ...
November 05, 2015
ibtm america 2016 100% Mutual Match Business Appointments

ibtm america 2016 which will take place at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, June 15-17, 2016 (www.ibtmamerica.com) will be the first event of its kind in the US to create a community of professional meeting planners who will meet with sup...
October 27, 2015
ibtm america Introduces A New Hosted Buyer Recruitment Plan For Its 2016 Event

ibtm america, part of ibtm events, will be focusing once again on delivering a comprehensive mix of top level meetings industry buyers -with the focus on Corporate and Incentive planners - for its 2016 event which is set to take place in Na...
October 15, 2015
Business At IMEX America Achieves New Records

As the fifth IMEX America closed today, IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom announced that, in every important facet, the show had achieved new records. A total of 3,100 companies representing 150 countries exhibited including 80 new booths a...
October 14, 2015
IMEX America Education Lifts The Lid On Trends And Millennials

Renowned film director Josh Tickell shared his advice on how business can market to 'the generation that will change the world' in a packed MPI keynote address at IMEX America today. In Managing and marketing to the future of generation Y, ...
October 14, 2015
Loopd Takes Top Prize In #IMEXpitch Technology Startup Competition At IMEX America

Loopd has been voted as the winner of the #IMEXpitch competition, the second annual showcase of up-and-coming meetings technology companies held at IMEX America in Las Vegas yesterday. Loopd helps meeting participants exchange contact in...
October 13, 2015
2016 ISES Global Event Summit Launched At IMEX America

Details of the first ever Global Event Summit were announced today at IMEX America in Las Vegas. The Summit, a partnership between The International Special Events Society (ISES), VisitScotland Business Events and the IMEX Group will take p...
October 13, 2015
PCMA Business School Returns To IMEX America's Smart Monday For Second Year

How improvisation can be applied in business, rather than in acting classes or comedy clubs, was revealed at the second annual PCMA Business School held as part of IMEX America's Smart Monday, powered by MPI, held at The Venetian |The Palaz...
October 13, 2015
Association Focus & Evening - A Day of Superb Education and Networking At IMEX America 2015

More than 180 association professionals from over 20 countries learnt how to increase their revenues and how to design better meetings when they took part in Association Focus. This event was a key part of IMEX America's Smart Monday, power...
October 12, 2015
Smart Monday Produces Powerful Prelude To IMEX America Through Innovative Learning And Networking

IMEX America's Smart Monday, powered by MPI, created a power-packed prelude to IMEX America in Las Vegas. The popular pre-show education program drew hundreds of participants to The Venetian(r)|The Palazzo(r) Congress Center on October 1...
October 12, 2015
5th IMEX America -- Open For Business

When the show floor of the fifth IMEX America opens tomorrow (Tuesday October 13) at the Sands Expo and The Venetian| The Palazzo, Las Vegas it will be the biggest to date. More importantly it is due to host more business appointments than ...
October 05, 2015
IMEX America Partner Events Help To Bring Meetings Industry Together In Las Vegas

When IMEX America takes place in Las Vegas on 13 -- 15 October, it will again bring the US and global meetings industry together to do business, to learn and to network. As well as the three day exhibition, there will be a vast range of ...
September 30, 2015
Be Well At IMEX: Healthy Habits Boosted At IMEX America

Dedicated education sessions, a new meditation room and a fun run will help buyers and exhibitors stay on top form during their busy days at IMEX America. Be Well at IMEX is a new program for the show which takes place 13 -- 15 October in L...
September 29, 2015
Final ICOMEX Event Has Successfully Concluded To Give Way To The First Annual ibtm latin america by Reed Exhibitions

ICOMEX (now ibtm latin america), part of ibtm events, reaffirmed its position as Leading Trade Show for Incentives, Congress and Conventions in Latin America, following the success of the two-day event which took place in Mexico City last m...
September 29, 2015
Whistler, British Columbia's "Cornucopia" Features 11 Delicious Days of Food and Drink

An expert panel of 10 esteemed industry leaders has announced the Top 25 Wines from Cornucopia 2015. The competition illustrates the enormous talent existing at Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial, pitting a vast selection of excep...
September 28, 2015
Let's Get Creative -- Interactive Sessions And New Play Room At IMEX America

Creativity and engagement are set to top the agenda at IMEX America this year. A new Play Room and dedicated education sessions from both meeting and entertainment professionals are set to provide a fresh look at meeting planning. The ne...
September 28, 2015
Dates and West Coast Venue Announced For Luxury Travel Advisor's ULTRA Summit 2016

Questex Travel Group today announced that Luxury Travel Advisor's ULTRA Summit for 2016 will be held May 22--24, 2016, at the luxurious St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point, California. Celebrating its fourth year, the event will unite th...
September 23, 2015
Vancouver To Host Industry's Top Meeting For Meeting Planners

The Vancouver Convention Centre, Tourism Vancouver and the local hospitality community will welcome the Professional Convention Management Association's (PCMA) flagship education conference, Convening Leaders, from January 10 to 13, 2016. ...
September 22, 2015
PCMA Business School Returns To IMEX America's Smart Monday For Second Year

How improvisation can be applied in business, rather than in acting classes or comedy clubs, will be revealed at this year's second annual PCMA Business School being held as part of IMEX America's Smart Monday powered by MPI at The Venetian...
September 17, 2015
Students Set To Shine At IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum

More than 100 conference and event industry students from across the USA, Canada and Mexico are set to gain a foothold in the competitive meetings sector at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum. The Forum takes place during IMEX America...
September 17, 2015
HSMAI Announces New ROCET Program

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), producer of the annual industry-leading Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC), has announced HSMAI's ROCET, Revenue Optimization Continuing Education & Training, a fast-pa...
September 11, 2015
IMEX America's Smart Monday Showcases Wide Variety of Learning-Packed Sessions

IMEX America's Smart Monday, powered by MPI, will once again be an outstanding day of top class educational sessions, certificate and certification programs, and superb networking events when it takes place at The Venetian|The Palazzo Congr...
September 10, 2015
IMEX America 2015: Meet French Exhibitors At Booth #2710

For the fifth edition, France and its partners will be at IMEX America in Las Vegas on October 13-15. Come meet with 26 French partners including Convention Bureaus, DMCs, Hotels, Convention Centers and Venues, who will share their new prod...
September 04, 2015
Association Focus & Evening Offer Superb Education and Networking Opportunities At IMEX America 2015

Increasing revenues, designing better meetings and using mobile technologies in meetings are among the engaging subjects to be explored at Association Focus, a key part of IMEX America's Smart Monday education program on 12 October 2015 in ...
September 02, 2015
ibtm america Post Show Feedback Confirms Success Of The New Meeting Pod Format

Research conducted during ibtm america and post show concludes that the new meeting pod format, held for the first time in June this past year, provided the connections and business that led to 95% of exhibitors agreeing that the new pod fo...
August 25, 2015
ICOMEX To Become IBTM Latin America

ICOMEX -- the leading MICE event in Mexico and LATAM acquired by Reed Travel Exhibitions in 2014 - is to be re-branded as ibtm latin america joining the global portfolio of ibtm events all of which were re-branded at the end of last year. i...
August 11, 2015
Las Vegas To Host Routes Americas 2017; Largest Route Development Event for the Americas Region

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and McCarran International Airport will play host to Routes Americas, the 10th Route Development Forum for the entire Americas region, when the event takes place in Las Vegas in 2017. Route...
August 11, 2015
IMEX America Education Program Is Now Online

Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event - starting with Smart Monday powered by MPI and ...
August 01, 2015
IBTM America 2016 Heading To The City Of Music - Nashville

Nashville, the world's capital of country music and now home to more than 120 live music venues playing rock, pop, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, is to be the city for ibtm america 2016. Bringing the event dedicated to the meetings, eve...
June 10, 2015
ibtm america Announces Nashville Venue For 2016 Event

ibtm america, part of ibtm events, has confirmed that the 2016 event will take place from June 15-17, 2016 at the award winning ...
June 02, 2015
IMEX America 2015 Is Ready For Business

Less than two weeks after a record-setting IMEX in Frankfurt wrapped, IMEX America 2015, America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, taking place in Las Vegas on October 13th -- 15th at the Sands Expo and The...
May 20, 2015
Tourisme Québec, Tourisme Montréal To Host 40th Rendez-vous Canada Tourism Marketplace

Canada's top international tourism marketplace is heading to Montréal, QC in 2016. The Palais des congrès de Montréal will be transformed into a hive of tourism-business activity April 24-27, 2016, for the 40th iteration of Rendez-vous Cana...
May 14, 2015
Industry Education and Wellness Merge In ibtm america's 2015 "ConnectZone"

To deliver on this year's show theme "Connections Mean Everything," ibtm america 2015 has created a ConnectZone with thought-provoking, bite-sized education sessions and body / mind wellness activities to help attendees engage, unwind and "...
May 14, 2015
Call For Speakers: IBTM Events Adopts Cultural Approach For Global Education Programme

The ibtm events is inviting speakers from around the world to submit papers on a range of subjects which match the newly created "themed" education plan...
April 29, 2015
ibtm america Announces Theme for Inaugural New Show Format: "Connections Mean Everything"

The newly designed ibtm america has sharpened its focus on face-to-face business connections with this year's show theme "Connections Mean Everything" in Chicago from 9-11 June. This year's "Discovery Day" (formerly "Education Day") wil...
April 22, 2015
IMEX Group Increasing Sustainability and CSR Initiatives In America and Frankfurt

As a supporter of World Earth Day 2015, the IMEX Group is committing to further decreasing the footprints of its exhibitions and to encouraging CSR at both IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place on 19 to 21 May and at IMEX America, set for 13 to 1...
April 09, 2015
ibtm events Brings Global Content To Local Attendees With A Focus On 'Choice'

ibtm events has recently confirmed that a number of key learning principles will underpin each session that is to be delivered as part of the global ibtm knowledge programme on 5 continents. A focus on choice, impact of learning environm...
March 19, 2015
ibtm america In Chicago June 9-11

International and domestic Hosted Buyers attending this year's ibtm america in Chicago June 9-11 are among the cream of the crop and have expressed their demand for connecting with US exhibitors that can take their meetings to the next leve...
March 17, 2015
Brand USA Is Exhibiting Across The WTM Portfolio In 2015

Brand USA is exhibiting across the WTM Portfolio in 2015 to help America reach its global annual visitor target of 100 million tourists by 2021. Following another successful World Travel Market in 2014, Brand USA is exhibiting at WTM Lat...
February 26, 2015
Centro Banamex Confirmed To Host ICOMEX 2015

Reed Exhibitions have confirmed that ICOMEX, the leading MICE event in Mexico and Latin America, specialising in incentives, conferences and conventions is set to change venues and this year's event is set to take place at the Centro Baname...
February 23, 2015
Flight Centre Travel Expo In Vancouver Draws Thousands

More than 6600 people walked through the doors at the Vancouver Convention Centre to attend the Travel Expo presented by Flight Centre Saturday February 21st. The message is clear that not only are Canadians thinking about travelling in the...
February 02, 2015
SITE Educational Program Announced For 10th Annual Incentive Travel Exchange

Buyers and suppliers who plan to attend Questex Hospitality + Travel's 10th anniversary Incentive Travel Exchange (ITE) event March 18-21 at The Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay can look forward to numerous development opportunities, thanks...
December 11, 2014
Strong Interest From Regional And International Hosted Buyers For IBTM America

Working in partnership with ibtm america exhibitors, the new format 2015 event is in the process of recruiting buyers who exhibitors have specifically requested according to their business objectives. Registrations are currently being quali...
December 09, 2014
Questex To Launch Travel Industry Exchange In 2015

Questex Hospitality + Travel today announced Travel Industry Exchange (TIX), a new event that will bring travel advisors and lifestyle specialists together with destinations, cruise lines, spas, resorts, hoteliers, tour operators and transp...
November 25, 2014
IBTM America Unveils Its New "Meeting Pod"

Ibtm america has unveiled the design impression of its new exhibitor "meeting pods" for the transformation of the event, previously known as AIBTM, which takes place for the first time in the exclusive Skyline Ballroom, located in McCormick...
November 12, 2014
Hosted Buyer Programme Opens For IBTM America Chicago June 2015

The IBTM America 2015 Hosted Buyer registration goes live this week with applications already waiting for the qualification process to begin. The new show format will see 250 suppliers meet with the same number of planners from the globa...
November 12, 2014
IMEX America Announces Final Figures For 2014 Show

Final figures have now been published following the successful conclusion of the fourth edition of IMEX America at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas last month. The statistics, which are now available on the trade show's website, illustrate th...
November 08, 2014
ICOMEX Mexico To Become Part of IBTM Portfolio; IBTM Portfolio Expands To 8 Events

ICOMEX, the leading MICE event in Mexico, is to become the first trade show in Latin America for the IBTM portfolio, resulting from the acquisition of Grupo Fidalex by Reed Exhibitions (RX). Grupo Fidalex brings 15 exhibition brands, of whi...
October 23, 2014
LGBT Confex Confirms Merida, Yucatan As The Host City For The 2015 Edition

Confex, Latin America's leading LGBT conferences and Exhibitions Company has confirmed the city of Merida in Mexico's Yucatan as the host of the Fifth edition of its LGBT Business Expo, Latin America's leading LGBT business event. The expo ...
October 16, 2014
IMEX America Hits A Four Year High

IMEX America's fourth edition came to a close earlier today at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, with IMEX Chairman, Ray Bloom, declaring the trade show the biggest to date with growth in all key areas. He confirmed that the number of exhibitin...
October 16, 2014
Future Leaders Forum - Kicks Off at IMEX America 2014

For more than 105 college students from 24 universities across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum (FLF) at IMEX America 2014 is more than just a break from studies -- it is a defining career moment i...
October 15, 2014
IMEX America Keynoter John Spence Lays Out Formula For Creating Winning Organizations

Tapping into the fast-paced, high-performance spirit of the meetings industry, today's MPI keynote at IMEX America featured John Spence, strategist, consultant and author of "Awesomely Simple." John, a sought after thought leader and per...
October 15, 2014
IMEX America Speaker Kirsty Spraggon - "Trust More And Hustle Less"

Kirsty Spraggon drew a crowd of visitors to the Inspiration Center at IMEX America to discover how to harness the power of relationships to drive repeat business and referrals. Kirsty, an international speaker, author and entrepreneur based...
October 15, 2014
Speecheo Wins Inaugural IMEX America/Event Manager Blog Technology Start-Up Competition

Celebrating the increasing role technology is playing in the meetings industry and attendee experiences, IMEX America and Event Manager Blog joined forces to create a competition to find and showcase the most innovative event tech start-ups...
October 15, 2014
SAP's McDermott in no doubt at IMEX America "Meetings Industry Drives Global Economic Growth"

On the day his book, Winners Dream, launched in the US, Bill McDermott, Global CEO of SAP, the world's largest business software company, told members of the meetings and events industry gathered at IMEX America in Las Vegas: "Your industry...
October 14, 2014
Senior Planners Learn How To Be A Marketing Blackbelt At IMEX America

Crowds of senior planners gathered to enjoy a pacey, interactive session on how to boost their brand and stand out from the competition at IMEX America today. In a new track for this year, Shawna Suckow Chairwoman of SPIN (Senior Planners I...
October 14, 2014
Diversity, Technology, Sustainability & More Define Education On IMEX America's Opening Day

With diversity becoming a growing business imperative in today's meetings industry, James Sun delivered a compelling MPI keynote address at IMEX America this morning entitled "Color Does Matter: The Truth About Diversity in the 21st Century...
October 14, 2014
IMEX America's Growth Story Powers On With Biggest Show Yet

IMEX America opened for business today at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry is the biggest yet. With a total o...
October 14, 2014
IMEX America: Association Focus Presents Power-Packed Day of Learning And Networking

Interactive sessions, case studies, peer-to-peer learning and networking all formed part of a power-packed Association Focus at IMEX America yesterday (Oct 13). The event, which is designed specifically for association executives, took plac...
October 14, 2014
Smart Monday Starts IMEX America 2014 On Dynamic Note

IMEX America's preshow education day, Smart Monday -- powered by MPI -- started the week on a strong educational footing yesterday (Oct 13) when over a thousand meetings industry professionals took part in a choice of 39 professional develo...
October 08, 2014
IMEX America Hits New Highs And More Growth

The fourth edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show for the international meetings, events and incentive travel industry in the US, will be 13 percent bigger when doors open on Oct 14 at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas. Both hosted buye...
September 17, 2014
IMEX America Announces 2014 Education Program

Fast-developing a reputation for being the 'trade show with a difference' for the global meetings, events and incentive travel industry, organizers of IMEX America today announced that 76 percent of all professional education on offer at th...
September 03, 2014
IMEX America To Offer Global Entry Interviews And TSA Pre-Approval To US Citizens During Trade Show

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be onsite at the fourth IMEX America at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, in October to conduct enrollment interviews for applicants into CBP's Global Entry program. At the same time the trade s...
September 03, 2014
Annual BLLA Leadership Symposium Opens September 17th In Las Vegas At The New SLS Hotel & Casino

The hospitality industry's top boutique, lifestyle and luxury brand executives and independent property owners are gathering in Las Vegas September 17-19 at the newly opened SLS Hotel & Casino. The symposium's content is designed to inspire...
August 21, 2014
New IMEX America Co-Located Events

Always looking to deliver fresh value each fall at IMEX America, this year's show week (Smart Monday Oct. 13, Tradeshow Oct. 14 -- 16) will build on the show's reputation for delivering high quality, co-located events with the addition of s...
August 11, 2014
ISES Live 2014: The Annual International Conference For Creative Event Professionals Set For Seattle

ISES Live, the International Conference for the Global Creative Event Professional, is preparing to welcome almost 400 delegates, speakers and sponsors to its host City of Seattle. Corporate clients set to arrive from across the United ...
August 06, 2014
IMEX America Challenges Conventional Thinking With New PCMA Business School Program

This year IMEX America participants will have the chance to build even more education muscle and earn CEUs when PCMA's Business School makes its first ever stop at the Las Vegas trade show. The Business School will be offered as part of the...
July 23, 2014
CSR Effort At IMEX Challenge 2014

Staff from IMEX America, Sands Expo, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas gathered at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas last week to mark the official three-month countdown to the IMEX Challenge 2014 CSR program--marking a call to actio...
July 22, 2014
Araxi Reveals Menu For Vancouver Longtable Dinner In Vanier Park, Vancouver

The Araxi Longtable Dinners are British Columbia's most exciting al fresco dining experiences -- and on Monday, August 4th, Whistler's Araxi Restaurant is bringing its first Longtable to Vancouver at the oceanside Bard on the Beach venue in...
July 17, 2014
IMEX America Shows Significant Increase In North American Exhibitors

Coming off the biggest IMEX in Frankfurt to date, organizers of IMEX America have announced a significant spike in interest and new bookings from North American exhibitors for their Las Vegas trade show, which opens at the Sands Expo(r), Oc...
June 24, 2014
ISES Live Announces First Presenting Sponsor

ISES Live, the international conference for the global creative event professional, has announced CCR Solutions as its first Presenting Sponsor for the annual event. "As an organisation that focuses on customer service, creativity and q...
June 12, 2014
IBTM America: New Dynamic Trade Show Format For Chicago 2015

IBTM America 2015 is to be the new name for a transformation of the event that took place as AIBTM in Florida this week. The new concept is simple but dynamic. IBTM America will remove the costs associated with exhibiting at a trade show b...
June 12, 2014
IV Edition of LGBT Business Expo Starts In Vallarta-Nayarit

The Fourth edition of the LGBT Business Expo, Latin America's leading LGBT business event, opened in Puerto Vallarta's Marriott CasaMagna today with local and international leaders joining the celebration, including Joseph Mark Pomper, US C...
June 11, 2014
AIBTM Trade Show Floor Buzzes On Opening Day

Following AIBTM Knowledge Program, the trade show floor opened this morning at 10 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony presented by AIBTM Exhibition Director Michael Lyons; IBTM Global Events Portfolio Director Sallie Coventry; President and...
June 10, 2014
Strong Turnout Yields Rave Reviews for AIBTM's 2014 Knowledge Program

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meeting Exhibition (AIBTM) opened today at the Orange County Convention Center to a strong turnout for its Knowledge Program. Hosted Buyers registered to attend over 1,500 multiple sessions during t...
June 05, 2014
AIBTM Mobile App Provides Attendees and Exhibitors A Breadth of Functionality

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) has teamed up with technology specialist GenieConnect for a mobile multi-event app that will enable buyers and exhibitors to view their appointments, create a personali...
June 02, 2014
AIBTM Creating Robust Knowledge Program and Meeting Experience for Attendees

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) has organized its upcoming 2014 show on June 10-12 with the goal of creating a networking-rich environment where meeting professionals can expand their professional educa...
June 02, 2014
IMEX America Set To Grow Again This Year

With the largest IMEX in Frankfurt to date just wrapped-up, show organizers the IMEX Group, have confirmed that the fourth edition of IMEX America in Las Vegas, beginning Oct. 14, 2014, will also be marked by growth and new services in key ...
May 28, 2014
AIBTM Announces 'Meetings Mean Business Coalition' Update At Annual Show

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) has finalised a key session at its annual show where the "Meetings Mean Business Coalition"---a group of senior officials from the meetings, events and travel industry---...
May 20, 2014
AIBTM Announces Knowledge Program Schedule

Nearly 50 educational sessions dedicated to three industry buyer categories - association, corporate and agency meeting planners - make up this year's final Knowledge Program schedule taking place from 9 a.m. -- 5 p.m. June 10 to kick off A...
May 13, 2014
Rendez-Vous Canada 2014, May 27-30: Tourism Businesses Power Canada's Economic Engine

Tourism is a trillion-dollar global business and one of the world's biggest industries, employing more than one in 10 of the world's population directly or indirectly. It's not surprising then that Rendez-vous Canada (RVC), the Canadian Tou...
May 13, 2014
Education Meets Entertainment At Tech-Focused AIBTM 'Innovation Zone' In June

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) has lined up multiple cutting edge and highly interactive attractions for its Innovation Zone. Entertaining and informative, the Innovation Zone, managed by The Meeting...
May 07, 2014
New Life For IMEXlive As Social Media and Online Support Grows For 2014

IMEXlive, the 24-hour virtual 'window onto the show' devised by IMEX in Frankfurt and launched at the trade show last year, returns once again for IMEX 2014, thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with Hilton Worldwide and The Events Network...
May 01, 2014
2nd Annual Boutique Hotel Investment Conference Speaker Line-Up Revealed

BLLA has announced its' Boutique Hotel Investment Conference line-up of hospitality industry speakers for the 2014 event which is organized to gather the boutique and lifestyle investment and development community in an intimate setting foc...
April 30, 2014
AIBTM 2014 -- Exhibition Preview

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM), a leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry, will make its Orlando debut June 10-12. The exhibition rotates annually between Chicago and Orland...
April 23, 2014
AIBTM Confirms Strong Line Up of Exhibitors For 2014

AIBTM a leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry, has confirmed that major industry players have signed up, confirming their participation at the 2014 show, which is set to take place 10th -- 12th June at the Oran...
April 22, 2014
IMEX America Marks Earth Day With 9% Improvement In APEX/ASTM Sustainable Event Compliance

The IMEX Group continues to demonstrate its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and producing trade shows which minimize environmental impact by publishing its annual IMEX America Sustainability Report 2013. At the same ...
April 10, 2014
AIBTM, RecertTrack Partner to Bolster Career Development For Meeting Professionals

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) has teamed with RecertTrack to support meeting professionals in continuing their career education and will showcase the first-ever "Official Education Tracking Service" d...
April 07, 2014
LGBT Business Expo Draws International Destinations For 4th Edition

Registration for LGBT Confex's 4th International LGBT Business Expo has ended its early-bird special period with almost 30 entities already confirmed to participate in the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit edition. The International LGBT ...
April 01, 2014
Michael Hoffman Headlines AIBTM 2014 In Orlando

Michael Hoffman, President of Igniting Performance, has been chosen to keynote AIBTM's 2014 high-caliber Knowledge Program taking place on June 10th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. His presentation, "Being #1... On Purpos...
March 26, 2014
IBTM Events Announces Global Partnership With The Events Network At BOB.tv

The global portfolio of IBTM Events that includes AIBTM, AIME, EIBTM, CIBTM, GIBTM, IBTM India and IBTM Africa has announced a partnership with BOB.tv which will see the portfolio providing its education content to The Events Network at BOB...
March 24, 2014
AIBTM 2014 Announces Networking Events and Partners; "Taste of Florida" Awaits Attendees

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) unveiled today the opening networking events to take place at AIBTM 2014 in Orlando. All show participants are invited to attend the Welcome Party from 7 -- 10 p.m. on Tu...
March 21, 2014
TED Conference Tweets Show Delegates' Love For Vancouver

After months of anticipation, TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) celebrated 30 years of world-changing ideas with a successful transition to its new home in Vancouver. In between sessions at the Vancouver Convention Centre -- where ...
March 19, 2014
Historic Newport, Rhode Island to Host the 28th Annual ITMI Symposium and Reunion In 2015

Newport, Rhode Island, a jewel in historic New England, has been designated as the venue for the International Tour Management Institute (ITMI) Symposium. The ITMI Symposium, to be held January 25th - 29th, 2015, is a unique tourism industr...
March 17, 2014
AIBTM 2014 Reveals 2014 Knowledge Program

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) revealed today the initial schedule for its 2014 Knowledge Program taking place June 10-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, kicking off the thr...
February 19, 2014
Hosted Buyer Applications and Trade Visitor Registration For AIBTM 2014 Now Live

AIBTM, The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, has announced that Hosted Buyer applications and Trade Visitor registrations are now being accepted online. The Hosted Buyer Program gives top-level meeting planners the ...
February 14, 2014
Productivity Expert Juliet Funt to Speak at HSMAI'S MEET West Conference

Juliet Funt, humorous business speaker and daughter of the late Allen Funt, creator and host of the TV show Candid Camera from the 1940s to 1980s, will be the keynote speaker at the 17th annual HSMAI's MEET West event, presented by Questex ...
February 14, 2014
LGBT Business Expo Draws International Destinations For 4th Edition

Registration for LGBT Confex's 4th International LGBT Business Expo has ended its early-bird special period with almost 30 entities already confirmed to participate in the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit edition. The International LGBT ...
February 14, 2014
Chris Hadfield and Bill Gates Among TED's All-Star Vancouver Lineup

TED has released the lineup of speakers that will take the stage at its 30th anniversary conference in Vancouver, and every person on the list can be aptly described with these words. The globally renowned conference, based in California fo...
February 13, 2014
Flight Centre Presents Travel Expo In Vancouver February 22nd

Thousands of Canadian travellers are expected to visit the Vancouver Convention Centre on Saturday February 22nd for a free Travel Expo presented by Flight Centre. From travel agents to tour operators, airlines and tourist boards, Flight...
February 10, 2014
AIBTM and IAEE Renew Strategic Partnership To Offer Hosted Buyer Program and Education

Today, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) announced a renewed partnership to offer a Hosted Buyer program for IAEE members to attend the e...
February 10, 2014
BLLA (Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association) International Leadership Symposium

BLLA continues its leadership in bringing the industry together who belong to the boutique lifestyle hospitality sector by announcing the third annual Boutique Lifestyle International Leadership Symposium at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino...
January 30, 2014
IMEX Group Announces Growth In Partnerships For 2014

The IMEX Group, organiser of two global trade shows for the meetings, incentive travel and events industry, has announced a number of new association partnerships together with several added-value developments to existing agreements. N...
January 21, 2014
AIBTM and IMMPA Announce Strategic Co-Location Partnership At AIBTM 2014

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) announced today a new industry partnership with the International Medical Meeting Professionals Association (IMMPA). In conjunction with Saint Louis University's Workforc...
January 20, 2014
Niagara Falls Tourism Wins Competitive Bid To Host 39th Rendez-vous Canada 2015

Scotiabank Convention Centre will be transformed with the high-energy buzz of a trading pit when some of the world's most influential travel buyers descend on Niagara Falls, ON, May 26-29, 2015, to check out Canadian tourism offerings, brok...
December 02, 2013
LGBT Business Expo To Take Place In Vallarta-Nayarit

LGBT Confex's 4th International LGBT Business Expo will return to its birthplace in 2014 as the sister destinations of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit host the latest edition of what has quickly become the leading expo for business inte...
November 25, 2013
International Tourism Safety Conference To Co-Locate With ISC West In Las Vegas In 2014

The International Tourism Safety Association, the Las Vegas Security Chiefs Association, and ISC West announced an agreement in which they will co-locate their events in one venue in 2014. Both the International Tourism Safety Conference an...
November 18, 2013
IMEX Eyes Industry Predictions for 2014 - Content, Tech, "Glocal" CSR, Diversity & The Happiness Factor

With its eyes and ears on the global meetings marketplace from two vantage points - one in Europe at IMEX in Frankfurt and one in the US at IMEX America - the IMEX Group today offered its predictions for meetings industry trends and changes...
October 17, 2013
All Round Growth Confirmed As Third IMEX America Comes To Strong Close

The third edition of IMEX America ended with IMEX Group Chairman, Ray Bloom, announcing significant increases in all areas of the show. Speaking at the show's closing press conference, Bloom explained that hosted buyer numbers had increa...
October 17, 2013
US Mayors & Meetings Industry Leaders Gather At IMEX America For First Policymakers Forum

Yesterday, IMEX America and the U.S. Travel Association brought a trio of US Mayors, destination CEOs, and industry association heads together for a dynamic, first of its kind Forum designed to continue advocacy efforts on behalf of the mee...
October 10, 2013
Bob Costas and Mitt Romney Headline TEAMS '13 In Salt Lake City

Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Bob Costas and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline the list of presenters at the TEAMS '13 Conference & Expo, November 4-7, in Salt Lake City. Presented by SportsTravel magazine and ...
October 04, 2013
World Routes Opens In US For First Time; Aviation Industry Heads To Las Vegas

Around 300 airlines, 750 airports and over 100 destinations are currently heading to Las Vegas for World Routes, the 19th World Route Development Forum, to discuss the future of air services across the globe in more than 8,000 pre-arranged ...
September 24, 2013
New IMEX America Education Program Geared Up & Ready To Go In Vegas

Organizers of IMEX America have now published full details of the show's professional education program, which runs over four days at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The program starts on Smart Monday, powered by Meeting Professionals Internat...
August 16, 2013
3rd International LGBT Business Expo To Take Place In September

Latin America's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travel business conference and consumer expo, the 3rd International LGBT Business Expo, presented by LGBT Confex will take place in the city of Guadalajara from September...
August 01, 2013
Strong Exhibitor Interest In IMEX America -- 30 New Booths Confirmed

Strong demand from new and existing exhibitors over the past few months means that the next edition of IMEX America will see a significantly expanded show floor in its new halls at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas (Oct 15 -17). To date more than...
July 10, 2013
The Aerotropolis Americas Conference and Exhibition

The Aerotropolis Americas Conference and Exhibition (AACE) is the new annual event for the global airport development and real estate communities, designed to complement the Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) with a more p...
July 09, 2013
Reed Travel Exhibitions Releases Attendee Feedback From AIBTM 2013

In accordance with its 2013 show theme, "Defining the Future of Meetings... Together," the Americas Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM 2013) today released feedback from attendees collected during the June 11 "Educati...
June 25, 2013
World Travel Market 2012 To Generate £585m For Americas Exhibitors

World Travel Market (WTM) 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate more than £585 million for exhibitors from Americas & The Caribbean, an impressive 30% increase on WTM 2011. WTM's Americas & The Caribbean r...
June 13, 2013
AIBTM 2013 "Defining the Future of Meetings... Together"

AIBTM 2013 took place in Chicago as part of Americas Meetings Week with the theme this year of "Defining the Future of Meetings... Together." It kicked off record attendance at Education Day with a keynote from J. Walker Smith, one of the l...
June 12, 2013
Second Edition of IBTM Industry Research Launched At AIBTM

The second edition of the IBTM Global Meetings Industry Research for the Americas was launched at this year's AIBTM (www.aibtm.com), on Education Day, which took place in Chicago's McCormick Place on June 11. Key findings from the resear...
June 11, 2013
Orlando Sets Stage For AIBTM 2014

During today's welcome luncheon at the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) 2013 in Chicago, Ill., Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Visit Orlando Larry Henrichs and Kathie Canning, executi...
May 01, 2013
Mexico Partners With Adventure Travel Trade Association: ATMEX 2013 Adventure Travel Event

In continued support of Mexico's efforts to position itself as a "go to" premiere adventure travel destination, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) is partnering with Visit Mexico and the State of Veracruz on the second annual Adv...
April 08, 2013
ISES Reveals Further Details of New International Event

The International Special Events Society (ISES) has announced further details of ISES Live, the new International Event designed for the Creative Event Professional, which takes place at Atlantis in Nassau, The Bahamas, August 22-24, 2013. ...
April 02, 2013
New and Enriched Networking Opportunities At AIBTM Show In Chicago

This year's AIBTM, The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, scheduled for June 11-13, in Chicago, is planning a considerably higher level of networking platforms to enhance the attendee experience. "We asked attend...
March 26, 2013
International Pediatric Association Appoints MCI and AFEA For The 2016 IPA Congress In Vancouver

MCI and AFEA will be working with the International Pediatric Association to produce its triennial Congress scheduled to take place in Vancouver in 2016. The International Pediatric Association (IPA) consists of over 144 National Pediatr...
March 12, 2013
AIBTM and IAEE Announce Strategic Partnership; Association To Create Educational Sessions

The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) announced today a partnership with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events(tm) (IAEE) to co-produce education content for AIBTM in Chicago June 11-13. ...
March 07, 2013
Leaders of MPI, ASAE, PCMA, USTA & Operating CEOs Discuss "Emerging Trends" At ALHI Conference

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) recently hosted an informative and insightful General Session discussion with many of the meetings and travel industry's most powerful and prominent executives, at a conference for meeting profe...
March 05, 2013
Tourism Malaysia Participates In Cruise Shipping Miami 2013

Tourism Malaysia will participate in Cruise Shipping Miami, the cruise industry's premier global event. Taking part in events such as Cruise Shipping Miami allows Tourism Malaysia to bring global awareness to its finest ports and growing cr...
February 20, 2013
Futurist J. Walker Smith To Headline AIBTM 2013 In Chicago

Keynoting this year's theme "Defining the Future of Meetings...Together," J. Walker Smith, principal of The Futures Company, has been chosen to kick off AIBTM's 2013 exhibition on June 11th. He will present data and insights that demonstra...
February 13, 2013
Major Events Headed To Vancouver, Canada

The year has just begun, but Tourism Vancouver has already celebrated many exciting, high profile bid wins. Vancouver is capable of hosting a multitude of events, both large and small, across a variety of industries, as the three examples b...
February 07, 2013
Registration For The AIBTM 2013 Hosted Buyer Programme Is Open

AIBTM, The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, has announced that Hosted Buyer applications are now being accepted online. The Hosted Buyer programme is a highlight of AIBTM 2013, which takes place June 11th -- 13th ...
February 04, 2013
The Prestigious TED Conference Is Headed To Canada

The TED Conference - one of the world's most prestigious events - is coming to Canada. In 2014, this massive meeting of global minds will take place in Vancouver, BC. Whistler, BC will host TEDActive concurrently. Canada is delighted t...
February 04, 2013
AIBTM 2013 Confirms 40% Increase in Committed GCOs From Last Year

Pre-show buzz for AIBTM 2013, The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, is building faster than ever before, as exhibitors are signing up as group coordinators (GCOs) at a record pace. Participation from both exhibitors...
January 15, 2013
NYC & Company To Welcome Skal International's 2013 World Congress To New York City

NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced that Skal International, the world's largest professional association of senior travel and tourism executives, will bring its 74th World ...
January 15, 2013
Luxury Travel Exchange International 2013 Date and New Location Announced

Questex Hospitality + Travel has announced that Luxury Travel Exchange International (LTX) will be held Sept. 10-12, 2013, at The Venetian Las Vegas. Now in its second year, LTX will return to the city of Las Vegas based on popular deman...
January 08, 2013
2013 Events Calendar For Business Travel & MICE: North America

Here is a selection of 2013 industry events representing business travel / meetings, incentives, conventions & events markets -- taking place in North America... GBTA Mexico Conference 2013 Mexico City, Mexico 6-8 March 2013 GBTA C...
December 17, 2012
Cornell Hospitality Industry Panel To Focus On Latin American Tourism

At the 11th edition of the Dean's Leadership Series, presented by the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (SHA), a panel of hospitality industry executives will discuss "Latin America's Rise and its Impact on Tourism and Trave...
December 06, 2012
IMEX Group Issues 2013 Predictions for the Meetings & Events Industry

With 2013 just around the corner, the IMEX Group (organizers of two award-winning annual exhibitions - IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America in Las Vegas) offer their top 10 predictions on trends for the year ahead. 1. Face-to-Face is "ph...
December 06, 2012
Hotel Investment Conferences Update

HIFI - Hotel Investment Forum India January 14-15, 2013 The Leela Kempinski Gurgaon, Delhi (N.C.R.) Hear what India's top hospitality leaders have to say about the state of the industry. HIFI's "Global Hotel Leaders Speak Out" sessi...
November 13, 2012
AIBTM Signs Up New Exhibitors And Hotel Partners For Launch In Chicago

Following AIBTM's announcement that the show will relocate to Chicago in 2013, the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition has received unprecedented levels of interest, with a significant number of new and returning exhib...
October 24, 2012
Destination Britain Tradeshow To Boost Canadian Tourism Industry

On October 25 and 26, VisitBritain will host Destination Britain, the region's key tradeshow where Canadian tour operators and media will meet with British tourism suppliers to build their 2013 programs. "Destination Britain is a prime o...
October 16, 2012
Cornell Hospitality Research Summit Focuses on Rapid Changes in Hospitality Industry

With two keynote panels and over 80 presenters, the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit 2012 (CHRS 2012) brought some 240 participants to the School of Hotel Administration for two intense days of presentations and discussion. Participants ...
October 12, 2012
Second Edition of IMEX America Concludes In Las Vegas

The second edition of IMEX America came to a close with the announcement that all of the show's key performance measures were up on last year's debut show. Speaking at the show's closing press conference, Chairman Ray Bloom firstly than...
October 11, 2012
IMEX America: Event Success Achieved Through Collaborative Conversation

Ryan Hanson, CSEP, Chief Conversation starter and storyteller, BeEvents, delivered a suitably inspiring presentation - "Gamechanger by Design" - at the Inspiration Center at IMEX America at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas. Hanson's captivated...
October 10, 2012
IMEX America 2012 Inspiration Center Packed With Learners On Day One

The Inspiration Center on the IMEX America 2012 show floor was host to a strong number of attendees with learning, networking and idea sharing -- along with business goals - in mind on day one of the show. The Inspiration Center, sponso...
October 10, 2012
IMEX America - Lessons In Tasty Sustainability: New Twist On An Old Classic

The Sustainability Hub played host to a hunger-inducing seminar "New Twist on an Old Classic", presented by chef Steven Ward on behalf of DoubleTree hotel, Portland, Oregon and Kevin Terrell, sous chef, Delmonico Steakhouse, Venetian earlie...
October 09, 2012
Second IMEX America Off To flying start -- 28% Larger Than Year One

The second edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show in the US for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry, opened (October 9) by announcing significant increases across a range of key measures. The show, which l...
October 09, 2012
Education & Networking At IMEX America 2012's Association Focus & Evening

IMEX America 2012 promised association executives a dynamic and highly tailored education and networking experience before the show floor even opened and yesterday it delivered with Association Focus & Evening. Sponsored by the Sands Me...
October 09, 2012
IMEX America 2012 Week Gets Off To A Rousing Start With MPI's Smart Monday

Opening the second annual IMEX America with Smart Monday - powered by MPI - this morning, Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group, stated that attendees "would not lack for inspiration or a sense of value" during the day-long program. This pr...
September 18, 2012
La Cumbre 2012 Concluded With A High Level Of Satisfaction

On Friday 7 September, La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit, concluded its 23rd edition with a high approval rating on the part of participants, proclamations of success and signed contracts. The event, organised by Reed Travel E...
September 04, 2012
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council Annual Meeting Sept. 25-28

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) will hold its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. from September 25-28, 2012. Combining the 30,000-foot view from the industry's preeminent experts and the grassroots vision of destinations worki...
August 20, 2012
Schneider Publishing Announces Acquisition of Meetings Quest Trade Show Series

Schneider Publishing Company has announced that it is acquiring Meetings Quest, the nation's longest-running series of one-day trade shows for meeting and event planners, owned by James T. Dunn Enterprises. Beginning in 2013, Meetings Quest...
August 13, 2012
Cornell Hospitality Research Summit Will Feature Over 80 Industry-Focused Presentations

People attending the 2012 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) will be able to choose from over 80 research-based, industry-focused presentations. Scheduled for October 8 and 9, 2012, at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, the...
July 30, 2012
Reed Travel Exhibitions' IBTM Global Events Portfolio Set To Sponsor MPI World Education Congress

Reed Travel Exhibitions' IBTM Global Events Portfolio has announced that they will be sponsoring Flashpoint and the WEC 2012 Market place at this years' MPI World Education Conference (WEC), which will take place in St. Louis, Missouri from...
July 24, 2012
The Ecotourism & Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) In Monterey, California

The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), being held this year in Monterey, California, USA, from September 17th-19th, 2012, features a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be part of sustainability leaders from around the world, in...
July 18, 2012
iJET To Present Three Sessions At 2012 GBTA Convention

iJET International, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, will participate in three sessions at this year's Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention, examining topics ranging from macro-leve...
July 18, 2012
International SOS To Advise Travel Managers On Health & Security Considerations At GBTA 2012

International SOS, the leading medical and security assistance company, will host an education session on Tuesday, July 24 during the GBTA 2012 Convention, which takes place July 22-25 in Boston, Mass. The session will be hosted by Alex...
July 17, 2012
Travel Leaders Corporate Prepares To "Chill" In Boston On July 22

Travel Leaders Corporate is set to kick off this year's Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) convention with a bang with its third-annual "Chill Party." Travel Leaders Corporate's 2012 "Chill Party" kicks off at 9:01 p.m. -- just a min...
July 17, 2012
IMEX America Powering Up For A Significantly Bigger October 2012 Show

A strong debut from IMEX America last year has resulted in significant increases from exhibitors and buyers for the award-winning trade show this coming 9 -- 11 October at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Of contracts so far received, 20% o...
July 10, 2012
Market Focus Spotlight On Europe At AIBTM Delivers Results

Following on from AIBTM, feedback has confirmed that the first 'Market Focus SPOTLIGHT on Europe' session, which took place during the show delivered on its business objectives for the participants. The one-hour session was organised as...
July 10, 2012
South African Airways & On Show Solutions Set Southern Africa Showcase Dates In U.S.

South African Airways (SAA) and event organizer On Show Solutions have finalized the dates and locations for the 4th annual Southern Africa Showcase. Plans are in place for the popular information trade show to exhibit in five major U.S. c...
July 10, 2012
Top-Level Industry Panel Will Highlight Cornell Hospitality Research Summit

The leaders of four hospitality related firms will keynote the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS), set for October 8-9, 2012, at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Chaired by Michael Johnson, dean of the School o...
July 05, 2012
ATMEX - Mexico's First Adventure Travel Trade Show -- September 5-9, 2012

Mexico's state of Veracruz announces it will host ATMEX, the country's first trade and consumer adventure travel fair featuring Mexico's top adventure travel tour operators and destinations. Taking place September 5-9, 2012 at the World...
July 02, 2012
IMEX America Announces Sustainability Results From Inaugural 2011 Show

In line with its principles of consistently reducing environmental impact, organizers of IMEX America, the IMEX Group, have announced key results from the inaugural Las Vegas show's first sustainability program. The report was conducted by ...
June 27, 2012
First US Specific IBTM Research Presented At AIBTM 2012

The IBTM global meetings industry research presented its first report on the Americas at AIBTM with the highlights concluding that whilst the majority of US business tends to stay in the US, albeit widespread throughout different states, ov...
June 22, 2012
Tourism Vancouver Launches New Visit Vancouver iPad app

Tourism Vancouver has released a new destination iPad app designed to be an inspirational trip planning tool and travel companion for visitors from around the world. The Visit Vancouver app - available for free download from Apple's iTu...
June 22, 2012
AIBTM 2012 The Americas Meetings Week Closes With a Rush of Bookings For Chicago 2013

Exhibitors from around the world and across the United States reported that business was brisk with Hosted Buyer appointments, group presentations and drop-in traffic at this week's AIBTM 2012 in Baltimore. The structure of this year's A...
June 21, 2012
Metro Toronto Convention Centre To Offer Free Attendee Internet Access

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has just announced that they will now be providing free wireless Internet access to enhance the experience of event attendees. This is just one of many technological upgrades being addressed by th...
June 21, 2012
CEO Summit At AIBTM 2012 Explores Flattening Power Structure And Trends

The AIBTM CEO Summit featured two speakers who discussed the flattening power structure of the 21st century and cultural trends that will affect business in the coming years. Following on from the first event in Baltimore last year, this s...
June 21, 2012
Reed Travel Exhibitions and Lithium Logistics Group Announce Partnersip

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) IBTM global event portfolio announced today, during AIBTM 2012, a joint partnership with Lithium Logistics Group to launch the Global Emerging Leaders Community. Through this partnership, the Global Emergin...
June 18, 2012
Newtonstrand Technology Showcased At AIBTM Future Events Experience

Find out how the meetings industry is changing at the Future Events Experience (Stand 949) during AIBTM. Newtonstrand is the Technology Partner of the area and bring many of their technology innovations to the experience for AIBTM delegate...
June 15, 2012
AIBTM To Rotate Between Chicago and Orlando Starting In 2013

AIBTM, the Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition, has announced that starting in 2013 the show's location will rotate between the cities of Chicago, Illinois and Orlando, Florida. Choose Chicago will host AIBTM from June 11th through J...
June 14, 2012
IMEX America 2012 -- New Developments To Enhance Trade Show Experience For Buyer-Attendees

Having conducted extensive surveys and one-to-one feedback among both hosted buyers and buyer-attendees following the inaugural IMEX America last Fall, the IMEX Group is now set to introduce a range of new services and upgrades to enhance t...
June 14, 2012
Sponsored by QuickMobile, AIBTM 2012 Presents New Future Event Experience

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) previously announced that a new specialty area called Future Events Experience will debut at AIBTM 2012, sponsored by QuickMobile. After its successful launch last year at The Global Meet...
June 13, 2012
Kyoto Convention Bureau At AIBTM

The first 20 visitors to Kyoto Convention Bureau's stand at AIBTM (Baltimore, USA) next week will be presented with an amulet from Kurumazaki shrine to help them be more successful in their business. One experience that defines meeting ...
June 13, 2012
La Cumbre Welcomes Colombia; Confirms 95% of Exhibition Space Is Sold

Three months before the event, La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit has confirmed Colombia's presence on the exhibition floor. This marks the first time that Colombia participates in La Cumbre, with a pavilion spearheaded by ProE...
May 31, 2012
ALHI Hosts 7th Annual "Executive Women In Leadership Conference"

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), which represents more than 130 Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts worldwide to the meetings and incentive marketplace, recently held its 7th Annual "Executive Women In Leadership...
May 28, 2012
AIBTM 2012 Education -- of Significant Importance To The US Meetings Industry

AIBTM has doubled the number of sessions that will be delivered to the meetings industry in conjunction with leading associations, as part of AIBTM's Americas Meetings Week. Some 30 concurrent sessions over the course of the event will del...
May 24, 2012
AIBTM Announces Keynote Speaker Alexander Blass

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) has announced that keynote speaker Alexander Blass, an internationally acclaimed American innovator and entrepreneur, will present at AIBTM 2012, Reed Travel Exhibitions' premiere provider f...
May 22, 2012
AIBTM Announces New Mobile App For 2012

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) announced today the launch of a new mobile app with increased functionality to help attendees get the most out of their AIBTM experience. Sponsored by Vancouver, the AIBTM 2012 app will gui...
May 14, 2012
Roger Rickard To Chair PCMA's Plenary Session At AIBTM 2012

Recent headlines shouted "AIG Effect", "Don't go to Las Vegas!" and "Lavish GSA Conference" yet face-to-face meetings have a significant impact on the economy, business, science, technology, diplomacy and all forms of socio-economic relatio...
May 11, 2012
MPI and ACTE Executives Add to the Education Track at AIBTM

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) announced the addition of six more strategic and thought provoking education sessions at AIBTM 2012, Reed Travel Exhibitions' premier provider for the U.S. meetings and events industry. The...
May 09, 2012
AIBTM Announces 33% of Booked Exhibitors Will Be New At AIBTM 2012

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) has announced that there are 54 new exhibitors presenting at AIBTM 2012, Reed Travel Exhibitions' premier provider for the U.S. meetings and events industry. The three-day networking event...
May 08, 2012
Rendez-vous Canada 2012: Ready To Rev Up Big Business For Tourism

International tourism already contributes over $15.1 billion in revenue every year to Canada's economy, and will soon be even bigger as the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) gears up to kick-off Rendez-vous Canada 2012 (RVC), the country's ...
May 07, 2012
AIBTM Announces Keynote Speaker Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

Known today as "Dr Q," Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa made a remarkable journey from U.S. immigrant to Director of the Brain Tumor Surgery Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Q will share what it takes to beat the odds in his m...
May 06, 2012
World Travel & Tourism Council Regional Summit of the Americas in Mexico

Robert Redford, Hollywood legend and Roberto Hernández Ramirez, Chairman of the Board, Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A. and former CEO of Banamex are the latest in a long line of distinguished speakers to be announced for the Summit. Regis...
May 04, 2012
Leading Industry Speakers To Appear At AIBTM

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has outlined the content for its education program at this year's AIBTM, the Americas Meetings and Events Exhibitions. A compelling lineup of speakers will deliver education "Powered by...
May 01, 2012
AIBTM To Take Place On The Heels of The Star-Spangled Sailabration Event In Baltimore

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM), Reed Travel Exhibitions' premier provider for the U.S. meetings, incentive, business travel and events industry, will begin at the conclusion of the Star-Spangled Sailabration in Baltimore....
May 01, 2012
Meetings Technology Expo DC 2012; Helps Meeting Professionals Navigate the Tech Maze

In less than 3 weeks, event professionals and individuals that have inherited meeting planning as part of their workload, will attend Meetings Technology Expo (#MTEDC) in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 2012 at the Marriott at Metro Center. Th...
April 30, 2012
IMEX America Expands Its 'Smart Monday' Pre-Show Educational Day

Following the successful launch of global meetings, incentive travel and events industry trade show, IMEX America, last October in Las Vegas, organizers have announced developments to the format and content of 'Smart Monday', its pre-show, ...
April 24, 2012
AIBTM Presents New Future Event Experience

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) announced today that a new specialty area called Future Events Experience will debut at AIBTM 2012, Reed Travel Exhibitions' premiere provider for the U.S. meetings, incentive, business trav...
April 12, 2012
La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit 2012

In response to exhibitors' and buyers' needs, starting this year, the organisers of La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit, have increased the number of meetings that may be pre-scheduled and held during the event. Starting with...
April 10, 2012
Inaugural IMEX America Executive Forum Highlights Top Priorities For Meeting Executives In 2012

Highlighting what's top of mind for leading executives in the meetings, events and incentive travel industry, IMEX America announced today the key insights from the first IMEX America Executive Meeting Forum held in Las Vegas in October 201...
April 04, 2012
Cornell Dean's Leadership Series: Hospitality CEOs To Discuss International Travel To U.S.

Executives from the nation's top travel and hospitality companies will discuss "Expanding International Travel to the U.S." at the tenth edition of the Dean's Leadership Series, presented by the Cornell University School of Hotel Administra...
March 20, 2012
Convention Industry Council Announces The January 2012 CMP Class

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has announced that 489 individuals passed the January 7, 2012 CMP examination. The examination was held in 15 locations throughout North America as well as Italy, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea. Th...
March 20, 2012
AIBTM Partners With PCMA, SITE, ACTE and ICCA To Double Education Sessions

AIBTM America Meetings Week is partnering with four of the industry's largest associations to provide twice the amount of educational sessions for the 2012 event. AIBTM America Meetings Week takes place June 19-21, 2012 at the Baltimore Co...
March 15, 2012
TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports Conference & Expo 2012

The TEAMS Conference & Expo has unveiled the official logo for TEAMS '12. With the iconic Renaissance Center - world headquarters of General Motors - at its apex, the new logo depicts the resurgence of the automotive industry and Detroit. ...
March 15, 2012
Victoria, BC, Canada Hotel Packages For David Foster Foundation Miracle Concert Weekend

Several hotels in Victoria, BC are extending the invite to out-of-town visitors wishing to welcome David Foster and his many celebrity friends for the David Foster Foundation 25th Anniversary Miracle Concert on Saturday, May 26, 2012. "...
March 08, 2012
Marking International Women's Day - IMEX Survey On Women In The Meetings Industry

To help further the business leadership of women, and to continue to prepare for the Women's Leadership Forums at IMEX in Frankfurt in May and IMEX America in October, the IMEX Group announced today (International Women's Day - March 8th) t...
March 08, 2012
AIBTM Announces 48% More Industry Partnerships In 2012

Collaboration for AIBTM 2012 continues to climb, as the show exceeds its partnership expectations with overwhelming support from industry leaders. AIBTM announced today a 48% increase in industry partnerships in 2012, along with four new s...
February 17, 2012
AIBTM Presents "ICCA Global Meetings" Track With Roundtable Sessions

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) has announced that the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) will present an educational track at AIBTM 2012, Reed Travel Exhibitions' premiere provider for the U.S. meeti...
February 17, 2012
Site Invites Incentive Industry To "Be In Beijing" For Site International Conference 2012

Beijing, China is the host city for the Site International Conference, 14-17 September, 2012. Site is inviting incentive travel industry professionals from around the world to "Be in Beijing" to experience this exciting destination firstha...
February 16, 2012
IMEX America Expands To Fill Two Halls At Sands Expo, Las Vegas

Demand for space at IMEX America 2012 continues to grow following a successful launch show in October 2011. Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group, has announced that he expects the trade show to fill both Halls C and D of the Sands Expo in...
February 09, 2012
AIBTM: The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition Increases Show Floor Space

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition (AIBTM) is four months away, and already the Event is increasing its exhibition space to accommodate supplier demand. Reed Travel Exhibitions' premiere provider for the U.S. meetings and events ind...
January 25, 2012
Detroit To Host TEAMS '12 Conference & Expo

The TEAMS Conference & Expo announced today that TEAMS '12 will be held in Detroit. TEAMS - Travel, Events And Management in Sports - is the world's largest gathering for the sports-event industry. Hosted by the Detroit Sports Commission an...
January 17, 2012
Denver To Host Women In Transportation 2012 Annual Conference

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, recently announced the selection of Denver, CO, for the location of their 2012 Annual Conference. "Each year we try to find a city that epitomiz...
January 11, 2012
The 23rd Edition of La Cumbre To Be Held In Orlando

Reed Travel Exhibitions is moving ahead with preparations for a new edition of La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit, which will take place from 5-7 September 2012 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek | Waldorf Astoria Orlando, in O...
December 08, 2011
Reed Travel Exhibitions Announces Expansion of Strategic Partnership With Site

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the growth of their strategic partnership with Site, the global association for the motivational events and incentive travel industry. Extending their long-standing relationship, Site will help b...
December 06, 2011
IMEX America's 2011 Debut Show Helps Drive $2.8 Billion In MICE Business

An exit survey of IMEX America hosted buyers has revealed that total orders placed onsite amounted to $281 million with an expected $1.9 billion worth of orders to be placed with exhibitors in the next nine months or so. The average value o...
November 30, 2011
Reed Travel Exhibitions Announces Strategic Partnership With PCMA

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has has announced a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). The agreement, which commences in January 2012, will see PCMA supporting RTE's IBTM exhibit...
November 29, 2011
AIBTM Partners With PCMA, SITE, ACTE

AIBTM, voted by the industry as the 'Best of Show' in the US this year, has announced a unique event partnership with PCMA, as well as collaborations with SITE and ACTE to deliver America Meetings Week for AIBTM 2012. Whilst PCMA (Profes...
November 02, 2011
Reed Travel Exhibitions Announces Strategic Partnership With ACTE

Reed Travel Exhibitions and The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) have announced a joint collaboration across all events in their IBTM Portfolio, the world's leading exhibitions for the meetings and events industry held in f...
October 24, 2011
Infiniti Canada Joins Bearfoot Bistro's Masquerave Benefit At Whistler For ONE DROP

In keeping with its commitment to offer inspired performance and extraordinary experiences, Infiniti Canada has joined Bearfoot Bistro for the return of Masquerave, a spectacular benefit event in support of ONE DROP, a charitable organizati...
October 13, 2011
First Edition of IMEX America Lives Up To Its Promise

Feedback from over 2000 hosted buyers, 1700 attendees and nearly 2000 exhibitors who attended the debut of IMEX America this week confirms that the new trade show for the meetings, incentive travel and events industry lived up to its promis...
October 13, 2011
The American College of Chest Physicians Annual CHEST Meeting At The Hawai'i Convention Center

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) 77th-annual CHEST meeting at the Hawai'i Convention Center will draw more than 6,000 medical professionals from around the world to participate in a multi-faceted lineup of hands-on simulation...
October 12, 2011
Ovation Global DMC Announces Offices At 10 New Locations At IMEX AMerica

This week, during the inaugural IMEX America tradeshow in Las Vegas, Ovation Global DMC will announce offices at 10 new locations across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. After months of due diligence, Strategic Partner agreements...
October 12, 2011
IMEX America Sustainability Center

As part of IMEX America's commitment to green and CSR programs, the Sustainability Center -- 'powered by GMIC' (Green Meeting Industry Council) - has been bustling with interest and interaction between US and global show delegates, green ex...
October 12, 2011
IMEX America's Women's Leadership Forum: Perspectives On The Gender Gap

Global perspectives on equality, strategies for personal and professional success, and challenges faced by women in business were among the key topics of discussion at the IMEX America Women's Leadership Forum which took place yesterday (Tu...
October 12, 2011
IMEX America First Day Off To A Flying Start In The "City Of Cities"

A 'buzzing' first day at IMEX America at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, yesterday meant a packed appointment schedule for many of the 1800-plus exhibitors and great satisfaction at the quality and number of buyers attending. Exhibitor feed...
October 11, 2011
IMEX America Strategic Partner MPI Delivers Powerful Education

IMEX America attendees showed their dedication to professional development, as hundreds of planners and suppliers flocked to attend the full day of Smart Monday content from strategic partner and premier education provider, Meeting Professi...
October 11, 2011
IMEX America Association Day Gets Show Off To A Strong Start

200 association meeting planners from across the US and 20 countries around the world came together yesterday for a power-packed afternoon and evening program of learning and networking as part of the first ever IMEX America Association Day...
October 04, 2011
USTA's Roger Dow To Give 'State of the Meetings Industry' Address At IMEX America

Roger Dow, President & CEO of the US Travel Association will give the latest picture on the economic outlook for the US meetings industry when he speaks at a 'Meetings Mean Business' campaign update as part of IMEX America's extensive educa...
September 30, 2011
The 24th Annual Cancun Travel Mart Mexico Summit

The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced the 24th edition of the Cancun Travel Mart Mexico Summit 2011, will take place from October 12 to 14 at the Cancun Convention Center, located in the heart of the world-famous Hot...
September 29, 2011
La Cumbre 2011 Concludes Successfully; Looks Ahead To 2012

La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit organized by Reed Exhibitions concluded with immense satisfaction expressed among buyers, exhibitors, and media September 9. Most of which already confirmed their participation in the 2012 ed...
September 15, 2011
IMEX America Exceeding Forecasts

When the first edition of IMEX America opens its doors at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, on Oct.11, 2011 the trade show will be the largest this year -- and the biggest hosted buyer event ever in the U.S. -- to address the business, networking ...
September 09, 2011
IMEX America To Heat Up The Las Vegas Dessert October 11-13, 2011

The new trade show for the worldwide meetings, events and incentive travel industry; the inaugural IMEX America will take place October 11-13, 2011 at the Sands Expo, which is connected to the show's Headquarters Hotel, the Venetian/Palazzo...
August 24, 2011
More Than 70 Exhibitors Re-Book Following AIBTM 2011

A mix of international and US regional exhibitors have re-booked their participation in the next AIBTM following this year's inaugural event, and others new to the exposition are following suit. On the back of business done at the show, ...
August 18, 2011
IMEX America's Education Line-Up Enhances Business Experiences

IMEX America provides the ideal setting for the US and global events, meetings, and incentive travel industry to get new business done, and the IMEX America education program is in lock step with this purpose. The week of IMEX America is...
June 28, 2011
IMEX America Ahead of Forecasts

Organizers of IMEX America, the new US trade show for the worldwide incentive travel, meetings and events industry, have revealed more details about the full business, networking and educational line-up scheduled for the debut show October ...
June 24, 2011
AIBTM Declares Inaugural Event A Success

Those representing the US that took part in the first ever AIBTM and America Meetings Week, have voted it an overwhelming success in delivering business and business prospects. Gary Musich of Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Author...
June 22, 2011
Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) At AIBTM 2011

Strategically located in the heart of South East Asia between the two booming economies of China and India coupled with its multi-cultural diversity and excellent value for money , Malaysia offers a compelling proposition for North American...
June 22, 2011
AIBTM's Education Day Over Subscribed

With over 1,500 buyers pre-registered for day one of the first AIBTM which opened yesterday in Baltimore, it was standing room only at many of the 12 Education Day Sessions. At the same time PCMA announced that their annual Education Confe...
June 22, 2011
Business Value Study Released At AIBTM

If you wonder about the opportunity spawned by the Business Value of Meetings (BVOM) Thought Leadership Study, consider this finding: Only 5 percent of meetings are measured for their contribution to their company's bottom line. This was on...
June 22, 2011
Day Two At AIBTM In Baltimore

The first AIBTM was opened officially today by the Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake who toured the show meeting Ambassadors from several countries, and speaking about the positive economic impact of AIBTM on the city. Follo...
June 22, 2011
Industry Leaders Convene At AIBTM's CEO Summit

More than 60 industry leaders from around the world gathered for AIBTM's first CEO Summit. Building on the five-year success of a similar program at EIBTM in Barcelona, the summit featured speakers Frank Sesno, former CNN correspondent, anc...
June 21, 2011
PCMA Addresses Meetings Industry Hot Topics At AIBTM

PCMA is holding its Education Conference concurrently with AIBTM at the Baltimore Convention Center. It will offer a variety of complimentary sessions for those in the meetings industry. The conference will offer two full days of educati...
June 21, 2011
Baltimore Welcomes The Inaugural AIBTM Event

As AIBTM opens its doors at the Baltimore Convention Center, bringing together a potential audience of more than 3,000 meeting planners and 700 exhibitors, it marks the first time that a large-scale international hosted-buyer event has been...
June 21, 2011
The La Cumbre Hosted Buyer Program Approaches Its Deadline

As of July 1st, 2011, the Hosted Buyer Program will no longer be available to buyers registering for La Cumbre. La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit will take place in The Venetian Resort, Hotel & Casino on September 7 -- 9, 2011...
June 17, 2011
Association Forum of Chicagoland Partners With IMEX America

Continuing to add to the business and educational impact that IMEX America will bring attendees, show organizers have announced the addition of a partnership with The Association Forum of Chicagoland. The new exhibition for the worldwide me...
June 16, 2011
MPI Expands 2011 WEC Hosted Buyer Program

Due to increased demand and exceeding planned enrollment, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has announced that the World Education Congress (WEC) Hosted Buyer Program is expanding access for suppliers and planners by 30 percent. Pl...
June 15, 2011
Caesars Entertainment To Sponsor The Big Deal at WEC 2011 in Orlando

Caesars Entertainment will again partner with Encore Productions and Hilton Worldwide to produce The Big Deal at the MPI World Education Congress in Orlando, benefitting the Meeting Professionals International Foundation. The Big Deal is...
June 15, 2011
More Than 60 International Industry CEO's Meet At AIBTM For First US Summit

The first CEO Summit for the US international meetings industry will take place at AIBTM in Baltimore during the exhibition later this month. With more than 60 industry heads from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Finland, India, Ireland,...
June 09, 2011
SocialTech Clinic For AIBTM - Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Skills Sessions on Show Floor

Facebook for Smarties, Taking LinkedIn up a Notch and Twitter in 20 are just some of thelive education sessions taking place on the show floor as part of a SocialTech Clinic at AIBTM later this month. Created as a platform for trade and Ho...
June 08, 2011
ASAE Partnership Announced For IMEX America - Co-Delivery of Association Day Program

Continuing to bring top-notch partnerships into the IMEX America fold, show organizers have announced a partnership with ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. IMEX America is America's new worldwide exhibition for the incentive trave...
June 06, 2011
U.S. Travel Association (USTA) To Present Update At AIBTM

The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) is to present an update on its next steps for the Corporation for Travel Promotion at the inaugural AIBTM Education Day taking place on June 21st. Part of the Americas Meetings and Events Exhibition that r...
June 02, 2011
Buyers & Exhibitors Predict Business At AIBTM

With a few weeks until the opening of AIBTM, (21-23 June) the first event of its kind in the US (Baltimore) and part of Americas Meetings Week, both buyers and suppliers have been discussing their agendas, thoughts and what they are looki...
June 01, 2011
JMIC Conference Sets New Directions For Valuing Meetings

A cross section of industry leaders representing major international associations met with a group of professional and academic advisors at a conference organized by the Joint Meetings Industry Council at the Royal College of Physicians in ...
May 30, 2011
ICCA Announces Destination For 2014 ICCA Congress

The 53rd ICCA Congress will be held in Antalya, Turkey, in the first week of November of 2014. The ICCA Board's decision was made at the IMEX 2011 exhibition in Frankfurt and was revealed on the last day of the show. The other finalists ...
May 25, 2011
IMEX America In Las Vegas Ahead of Forecasts

In a press conference during IMEX in Frankfurt (May 25, 2011), IMEX Group Chairman, Ray Bloom, gave further details about the continued growth in demand from exhibitors and buyers for the group's new show, IMEX America, which he explained h...
May 18, 2011
AIBTM Brings Industry CEO Summit To Baltimore

The first CEO Summit at AIBTM in Baltimore will see a select group of CEO's and Executive Vice Presidents representing all sectors of the meetings and events industry come together to bring incisive and appropriate insights to a global plat...
May 12, 2011
IMEX America Index of Optimism Poll of North American Meetings Industry Buyers & Suppliers

According to North American buyers and suppliers, meetings market confidence is on the rise and the outlook for the worldwide meetings, incentive travel and events industry appears brighter than at any time over the past year. The secon...
May 10, 2011
USA Today's Veronica Stoddart To Moderate Panel At WTTC: The Global Travel & Tourism Summit

USA TODAY's Veronica Stoddart will moderate a panel on Powering Sustainable Growth at the World Travel and Tourism Council's (WTTC) Global Travel and Tourism summit in Las Vegas on May 19th. The panel will take place at 9:00 a.m. at The ARI...
May 05, 2011
CMP Accredited AIBTM Education Program Provides Compelling Content for all Industry Professionals

AIBTM's diverse professional Education Program provides comprehensive content for exhibitors, Hosted Buyers, and trade buyers, equipping them with expert advice and practical training to enable them to drive their organizations forward and ...
May 04, 2011
Clarion Events Launches Counter Terror Expo

The British organiser Clarion Events is launching a Counter Terror Expo US. The exhibition will be held May 22 to 24, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Counter Terror Expo US is an extension of the London...
May 03, 2011
Las Vegas Ready To Host La Cumbre 2011 In September

La Cumbre, The Americas' Travel Industry Summit will feature its 22nd edition September 7th -- 9th in Las Vegas; internationally known as the entertainment capital of the world. Las Vegas is the city that houses the largest population withi...
April 27, 2011
IMEX America Continues To Roll Out Leading Industry Partnerships - ACTE to Host PowerTalk and Networking Event

IMEX America has added another important industry association to its list of show collaborators this week by sharing that ACTE (The Association of Corporate Travel Executives) will be a show partner. IMEX America is America's new worldwide ...
April 07, 2011
IMEX - MPI Future Leaders Forum : Future Leaders of the International Meetings Industry Join COCAL 2011

Chile played host to some of the brightest up and coming students in the international meetings and incentive travel industry when the IMEX - MPI Future Leaders Forum met in Valparaiso at the COCAL Congress (Federation of Organising and All...
April 05, 2011
IMEX America Launches "Smart Monday" For Extra Educational Firepower

As the countdown to IMEX America this fall begins to accelerate, the IMEX Group has announced that Monday October 10, 2011 - the day before the trade show officially opens - will be branded "Smart Monday". "Smart Monday" will offer a ful...
March 29, 2011
IMEX America Continues Forging High Level, Value-Add Partnerships

In its latest move to build strong partnerships that further enhance IMEX America's strong business and education value, organizers have announced a partnership agreement with CIC, The Convention Industry Council. IMEX America is the new wo...
March 29, 2011
Seventh Annual GBTA Canada Conference Breaks Attendence Records

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) concluded its record-breaking 7th Annual Conference in Toronto today. The conference was held March 28-29, 2011, and included more than 300 corporate travel professionals from across Canada and...
March 25, 2011
BHN Expanding To Accommodate Global Demand

BHN has announced that the hotel conference producer will be expanding its operations significantly in 2011, in response to increased attendance at its hotel investment events around the world. Plans include hiring additional staff, expand...
March 07, 2011
Update Your Calendar: Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings & Events Portfolio

Here are the dates for all the Reed Travel Exhibitions Meetings and Events Portfolio - the 'IBTM' events - mark your calendar... IBTM events, which include AIBTM, AIME, CIBTM, EIBTM, and GIBTM extend to five continents. Tailored for th...
March 01, 2011
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Aviation Symposium Celebrates 20 Years

This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Aviation Symposium, in what has grown to be the world's premier aviation conference. Since 1992, when Phoenix first launched the annual aviation sympo...
February 28, 2011
Cincinnati USA To Host 300+ Experient Meeting Professionals

Beginning March 1, the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes hundreds of meeting professionals from Experient, a company that provides integrated meeting and event services for more than 1,000 client organizations around the ...
February 23, 2011
Airports Canada 2011 Conference & Exhibition In Ottawa

The Canadian Airports Council has announced that registration is open for the Airports Canada 2011 Conference & Exhibition April 19-21st in Ottawa. Organized in conjunction with Washington-based Airports Council International-North Amer...
February 23, 2011
IMEX America and MeetGreen Launch Sustainability Plan

As part of their sustainability partnership, IMEX America and MeetGreen have now agreed the details of a sustainability plan for the new trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry, which debuts October 1...
February 17, 2011
HSMAI's Affordable Meetings Mid-America Kicks Off 2011 Show Series

HSMAI's Affordable Meetings 2011 exhibition and conference series, kicking off at Chicago's Navy Pier April 13-14, 2011, emphasizes the essence of the meetings business: the power of the face-to-face interaction in building and keeping stro...
February 14, 2011
IMEX America Due To Exceed Original Forecasts

Organizers of IMEX America, America's new worldwide exhibition for the meetings, incentive travel and events industry, announced February 14, 2011 that as a result of the enormous demand from suppliers across the industry they are now confi...
February 13, 2011
AIPC Annual Conference 2011 in San Diego

The 2011 AIPC Annual Conference website is now fully operational. It's time to plan your Conference experience in San Diego - a strategically important event in one of the most successful convention facilities and destinations in North Amer...
February 03, 2011
Site Returns To Monterey County For Fifth Annual Site Classic

The Site International Foundation will once again bring their annual Site Classic event to Monterey County. The event raises funds and industry awareness for motivational experience and incentive travel professionals. Monterey County offers...
February 03, 2011
AIBTM 2011: Networking Events For America Meetings Week

As the temperature rises to 85 degrees in June, the first large scale meetings industry event in America, AIBTM, is gearing up for the scores of networking and social events that will keep Baltimore buzzing from Monday 20th June through Thu...
January 20, 2011
New Exhibitors For AIBTM 2011

More new exhibitors have signed on to participate in AIBTM 2011. Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Unique Vacations for Sandals & Beaches Resorts, MGM Resorts, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Laico Hotels & Resorts, E...
January 18, 2011
U.S. Travel Enters Cooperative Partnership To Promote IMEX America 2011

The U.S. Travel Association has entered into a cooperative partnership to help promote attendance at IMEX America in Las Vegas this October and, as a leading advocacy voice for the industry, will host a seminar during the show on key policy...
January 12, 2011
2011 Forecasted To Be Vancouver's Best Convention Year Ever

With over 24 citywide conventions on the calendar, and the city celebrating it's 125th Anniversary with 125 celebrations, 2011 is guaranteed to be an exciting year, not to mention the most successful in Vancouver's convention history! This ...
January 12, 2011
MPI Delivers Powerful Lineup for IMEX America

Strategic partners IMEX America and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) have announced the lineup of keynote speakers and general sessions designed by MPI for the inaugural IMEX America tradeshow Oct. 11-13, 2011 launching with MPI's ...
December 10, 2010
Tourism Malaysia Participates In DEMA Show 2010, Las Vegas

This year Tourism Malaysia celebrated 15 years participating at the DEMA Show, the only international trade-only event for the diving, action water sports and travel industries. The exhibition was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center fro...
November 30, 2010
U2 -- Rocks AIBTM 2011

Coinciding with AIBTM 2011, the living legends of rock, U2, will be playing at the M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, on June 22nd as part of their global 360° Tour. Reed Travel Exhibitions and their partners Visit Baltimore, are delighted to ...
October 25, 2010
IMEX Group and Cvent Sign Major Marketing Alliance

One year out from the inaugural show, the organizers behind new global meetings industry trade show IMEX America have signed a major marketing agreement with Cvent, the world's largest meetings management software company. Through the ...
October 01, 2010
DEMA Show In Las Vegas To Feature The Philippines

This year's Dive Equipment and Marketing Association DEMA Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 17-20, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. It promises to be a fun-filled and exhilirating show; showcasing top of the line and th...
September 24, 2010
Exhibitors Worldwide Making AIBTM A Top Priority

US destinations, Convention Bureaux and Hoteliers are making AIBTM (21 -- 23 June 2011, Baltimore MD, USA) a top priority, marking it in their 2011 event calendars as the industry show at which to exhibit. With over nine months to go until...
September 23, 2010
Metro Toronto CC Hosting Int'l Meeting Of Plastic Surgeons

From October 1 - 5th, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in conjunction this year with the Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgeons (CSACPS), will hold their 79th international meeting at the Metro Toronto Con...
September 19, 2010
World Routes Welcomes Over 2,500 Air Transport Professionals

Routes welcomed over 2,500 delegates to the 16th World Routes, the largest annual gathering of the commercial air transport community, being held in the Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada, from the 19th to 21st September. At the opening...
September 18, 2010
Vancouver Hosting 2,500 Airlines, Airports & Tourism Delegates

Over 2,500 international delegates representing airlines, airports and tourism authorities from every continent will gather in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 19 to 21 for the 16th World Route Development Forum. ...
September 08, 2010
Carlson Marketing & IMEX America Create Alliance

Organizers of IMEX America announced that they have entered into an alliance with one of the largest marketing agencies in the world, Carlson Marketing. On October 10, 2011, a day before IMEX America begins, the relationship, brand loyal...
August 27, 2010
Travel Mart Attracts 1,514 Advisors, Agency Owners & Managers

Virtuoso reported they have enjoyed their most successful annual Travel Mart yet at the Bellagio Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas on 15-20 August 2010. The largest industry event dedicated to luxury travel saw 1,514 travel advisors, agency own...
August 08, 2010
NBTA Welcomes Over 5500 Corporate Travel Professionals In Houston

The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) welcomed more than 5,500 corporate travel professionals to its 42nd annual International Convention & Exposition in Houston, and registration continues to grow daily. For the next three days, ...
August 06, 2010
Vancouver Hosts BestCities Client Workshop

Tourism Vancouver's Meeting and Convention Sales team welcomed key customers to Vancouver last week for the BestCities Client Workshop, July 27 to 31. BestCities is a global convention bureau alliance that unites top convention destinati...
August 02, 2010
IMEX America Launches First Wild Card Americas Program

Organisers of IMEX America have announced they intend to offer two free 'Wild Card' places come the show's launch on October 11th, 2011. As a result, the IMEX Americas Wild Card program is now open to applications from emerging destinati...
July 26, 2010
HSMAI Affordable Meetings' Expo Set For Sept. 8-9th

The premiere series of tradeshows geared towards generating business and fostering relationships between meeting planners, properties and vendors will continue with the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International's (HSMAI) Affor...
July 21, 2010
2,600 Meetings Professionals Expected At MPI 2010

Approximately 2,600 meetings industry professionals from all over the world will gather at the Vancouver Convention Centre from July 24 to July 27 for Meeting Professionals International's (MPI) 2010 World Education Congress (WEC). In addit...
July 20, 2010
MeetGreen Named Sustainability Consultants To IMEX America

The IMEX Group will continue to build on its strong environmental track record and reputation on green issues when it launches IMEX America in October 2011. To help the new US tradeshow achieve its environmental objectives, the organisers h...
July 07, 2010
Site Nite North America Scheduled For October 12th

The Site International Foundation will host its 3rd Annual Site Nite North America at the W Chicago - City Center on Tuesday, October 12th. In concert with the Motivation Show in Chicago, Illinois, USA, this event stands ready to welcome ov...
June 24, 2010
Prescheduled Meetings Key To HSMAI Conference's Success

For the first time in the event's history, meeting planners were able to pre-book appointments with exhibitors at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International's (HSMAI) Affordable Meetings West Exhibition and Conference at th...
June 24, 2010
Global Travel & Tourism Summit RFP Process Initiated

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has opened the tendering process to find the host city of the 12th Global Travel & Tourism Summit. The organisation has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for cities around the world to submit appl...
June 16, 2010
PCMA & CIC To Co-Locate Events At AIBTM

With one year to go until AIBTM opens its doors to the US and international meetings industry, two US organizations - Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Convention Industry Council (CIC) - have confirmed the co-locati...
June 16, 2010
USA Meeting & Incentive Forum Doubles In Size

Meeting and Incentive Forums have doubled the size of their USA Forum due to increased demand. Previously held over two days, the USA M&I Forum will now take place over four days with over 2,500 one-to-one prescheduled meetings occurring...
June 08, 2010
World Chambers Congress Marks One-Year Countdown

The 7th World Chambers Congress in Mexico City is exactly one-year away and as preparations gear up, the ICC World Chambers Federation has unveiled a new website and ways for delegates to participate to mark the occasion. Organized by I...
May 27, 2010
IMEX America's Model To Set New Benchmark

IMEX Group Chairman, Ray Bloom, expressed his pleasure with the way plans and partnerships are developing for the group's new show, IMEX America, during a press conference on day two of IMEX in Frankfurt. He was joined by Bruce MacMillan, ...
May 24, 2010
Marketing Challenges Int'l Launches "Spotlight America 2011"

A new travel industry exhibition will be coming to America next year, making it an exciting time for meeting professionals and other decision-makers responsible for selecting destinations and venues for their business events. As a way to pr...
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