by Andrea Doyle | August 01, 2013
On Monday, Aug. 5, goes live with the BtoB Events Industry Network – The Best Of Business Content and Community.

Created by digital event provider bXb Group — formerly bXb Online — this new online platform will aggregate and deliver specific content for the events industry. Leading associations, media companies, and brands have collaborated to share the common mission of elevating the events industry in the global business community.

On Monday at 10:30 a.m. ET, presents ASAE – The Center for Association Leadership Live, one of’s very first online programs, featuring speakers and session highlights streamed from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Most content is centered on face-to-face events, with a variety of other content formats available, including video on-demand, whitepapers, interviews, case studies, and blog posts. In addition, will soon include one of the most comprehensive events industry calendars.

Along with ASAE,’s roster of founding partners includes the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). Strategic partners include the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), the Convention Industry Council (CIC), the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Experient, Exhibit Surveys, and the Virtual Edge Institute (VEI). Additional key content contributors, or Friends of Bob, include ACTIVE Network, American Business Media, Business Marketing Association, Cvent, EventBrite, Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), MeetingNews, Meetings & Conventions, New York Festivals, and Successful Meetings.