August 27, 2011
Pete Erickson, Managing Director, The Motivation Show
Pete Erickson, managing director of The Motivation Show, discusses the longest-running incentive industry trade show's expanded and improved educational offerings and candidly discusses the challenges facing the travel market.

Ray Bloom, Chairman, IMEX Group

Ray Bloom, chairman of the IMEX Group, discusses the forthcoming IMEX America trade show, which will premiere Oct. 11-13 in Las Vegas. The new hosted buyer group travel trade show for the meetings, events, incentive, convention, and association markets will feature a significant educational program as well as nearly a dozen co-located industry shows. 

Steve Knight, Project Director, AIBTM, the Americas Meetings and Events Exhibition
Steve Knight, project director of AIBTM, discusses the factors that made the inaugural hosted buyer travel trade show in Baltimore this June a success, and how the show helped the incentive market get back on track. Among the lessons learned is that the standing-room-only education day that opened the show, including its CEO Summit, will be substantially expanded.