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Galveston Island CVB
Go directly to your hotel room. Do not stop at the front desk, do not collect your keycard. This Monopoly-inspired scenario isn’t too far off for many hotel guests.

By KC Hopson, Owner, Event Rebels
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We are just days away from a new year. With Thanksgiving, Christmas, holiday functions, departmental goals and revenue goals, it’s easy to lose your bearings.

By Shawn Pearson, Principal Consultant and Founder at Pearson & Associates
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Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
Upcoming Events
PMPI members, we need your help!
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What will negotiating look like in 2015? Come and get a first look at what your 2015 contracting will look like as we start 2015.

Kick off your new year with the latest in hotel cost trends. The session will begin with an overview of data and analytics from one of the premiere hotel data research firms that looks at lodging industry supply, demand and performance data. Looking at economic and hotel rate history, the industry can predict future trends.
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The Westin Peachtree Plaza
Learn the skills you need to take the CMP exam.

If you’re planning to take the CMP exam in January, consider enrolling in PMPI’s preparation class. It gives students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed from facilitators that have passed the test. The two-day program will give you a structured road map to study for the CMP, test taking tips, and access to subject matter experts who will present material based on the Convention Industry Council’s new 9th edition. Registration will open soon.
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Elevate Your Game at this year's MACE! Registration has opened for the 2015 Mid Atlantic Conference and Expo, MACE!
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University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Howard County Tourism and Promotion
Space Needle
Visit Phoenix
AMA Executive Conference Centers


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