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Jamie Huckleberry Becomes New President of ESPA
Jamie Huckleberry Becomes New President of ESPA
The ESPA also welcomed its 2019 officers.
Inside the Battle to Host the 2020 Democratic Convention
Officials in Houston, Miami and Milwaukee are in a mad scramble to lure the event, but each city has something left to prove.
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Association Speaker Spotlight: Living Life in the Front Row With Marilyn Sherman
Portrait of an award-winning speaker who practices what she preaches.
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Richard Branson Makes Waves in the Cruise Industry
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is planning to shake up the cruise industry with his new brand: Virgin Voyages.
AEG Facilities and SMG Announce Merger
The new company, ASM Global, will manage more than 300 venues, including arenas, convention and exhibition centers, and more.
Events Industry Council Sustainability
Events Industry Council Launches New Sustainability Principles for Event Professionals
These four principles aim to simplify a focus on practices compatible with the environment.
Visit Napa Valley Names New President
Linsey Simpson Gallagher previously served as a marketing executive with the California Wine Institute.
Association Speaker Spotlight: Ben Nemtin Asks, "What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?"
Association Speaker Spotlight: Ben Nemtin Asks, "What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?"
Acclaimed presenter Ben Nemtin uses keynote speeches to help empower and motivate groups to make a difference and live courageously.
PSAV to Acquire Encore Event Technologies From Freeman
The in-house production giants look to join forces.
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What to Watch: Hilton Exec Predicts Top Meeting Trends of 2019
Frank Passanante, Hilton’s senior vice president of sales, Americas, says gatherings will thrive on versatile spaces, sustainability, wellness and breakouts that give back.
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Top Meeting Trends of 2019
Here's how the meetings industry will evolve in the new year.
How to Create Next Level Theme Parties
How to Create Next-Level Theme Parties
Attendee self-expression and a sense of place are hallmarks of today's best soirees.