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Ground-breaking expansion in Vegas moves into Phase 2

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and local leaders have celebrated the historic ceremonial groundbreaking for the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD) Phase Two US$860m Expansion project, slated for completion in time to welcome CES in 2021.  “This is an incredibly exciting milestone for the entire destination, as this expansion will allow us to not…


MPI selects new vice-president of community

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Nicole Edmund to lead the association’s membership and chapter operations teams as vice-president of community, effective, 8 January, 2018. It is a newly created position. Edmund has more than 20 years of experience as an association management professional. She most recently served as the associate vice-president of membership and…


Morocco MICE

A year-round climate, good infrastructure, luxury accommodation  and incentive options have established morocco as a global mice destination, says Stephanie Ackland. Magical Marrakech The main MICE hub of Morocco is Marrakech, in-part due to its location and its experience in the sector. The city is a popular choice for companies, attracted by the accommodation and…


All about partnerships in DC

President and CEO at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Events DC and AIPC vice-president Greg O’Dell illustrates how his centre has worked with organisers to increase value all round. Both centres and event organisers have a shared stake in a successful outcome for any given event, since whatever satisfies attendees is the best…


Elevating Canada’s perception

By Chantal Sturk-Nadeau, executive director, Business Events Canada Canada is home to the extraordinary, and Business Events Canada wants international meeting and event planners to know it. Strategy is key in elevating this perception in an ever evolving and competitive industry environment. Back in 2013 Business Events Canada (BEC) realised that meetings and events can…


No place like Norway

Briony Key turns polar pioneer for a trip 70 degrees north of the Arctic Circle Anyone who’s spent more than five minutes in the events industry knows that FAM stands for ‘familiarisation’. But on this trip those attending might say it was an acronym for Fab, Amazing, Magic. We started in Tromsø  – gateway to…

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