Meeting Professionals International (MPI)'s 2016 World Education Congress (WEC), held in Atlantic City earlier this month, attracted approximately 2,000 attendees -- 44 percent planners and 56 percent suppliers.
"The conference has been everything we thought it would be and then some," says Michael Massari, senior vice president of national meetings and events, Caesars Entertainment. "We are hearing comments like, 'We can't believe this is Atlantic City, and it is amazing what you can do for meetings and events.'"
Successful Meetings sat down with industry leaders at MPI WEC to talk about Atlantic City, legal issues, and more. Here's what they had to say.
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A popular speaker during the conference was attorney John Foster, whose firm Foster, Jensen & Gulley specializes in the legal aspects of meetings, conventions, trades shows, events, and association management