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MPI’s WEC 2021 is first major in-person meeting at New Caesars Forum conference centre

The New Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, USA, hosted its first major in-person conference, WEC 2021 for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) 15-17 June. The conference was held in two of the largest pillarless ballrooms in the world. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. is the largest casino-entertainment company in the US and its  new 550,000-square-foot (51,096sqm) conference centre is in the center of t...

MPI announces emcees for live WEC Vegas in June

Meetings Professionals International (MPI) has announced the emcees who will host WEC Vegas, its upcoming event in June. WEC Vegas is taking place as an in-person event with an online element. It is running from 15-17 June at Caesars Forum, the recently constructed new venue from the company behind Caesars Palace. Christine Cashen and Tami Evans, who work together under the name EmceeSquared, will...

MPI welcomes Nevada re-opening as it prepares for WEC Vegas and 1,500 attendees in-person in June

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has said it anticipated the Nevada governor’s announcement (reported by CMW 15 April) for a full, 100% reopening of the state’s convention facilities from 1 June, and is ready to run its annual North American signature event in Las Vegas. The association stressed it would maintain strict safety disciplines at its World Education Congress (WEC) event. MPI i...

CMW Sessions: EMEC 2021 preview with executive producer Paul Cook

For the latest in our video series of CMW Sessions, Stuart Wood spoke to Paul Cook, executive producer of MPI’s upcoming virtual European Meetings and Events Conference. Cook gave us a run through of what to expect from the programme, and the challenges involved in moving a hands-on globetrotting event to a virtual format.

Paul Cook to produce MPI’s EMEC 2021 as Virtual European Conference

International industry association Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has announced that its 2021 European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC) will be a virtual event that will immediately precede its main World Education Congress (WEC), a hybrid event that will take place 15-17 June at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas. “Like most conferences during this pandemic, we’ve needed to stay nimble ...