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The Events Industry Council, in partnership with IMEX has launched a new industry award this year, the Innovation in Sustainability Award, and honors Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as the inaugural winner of the award. The Innovation in Sustainability Award was designed to recognize event professionals who are driving sustainability forward through innovation, collaboration and idea sharing. The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group was recognized for doing this with their Blu Planet water conservation project.
Want to know how your pay and work experiences stack up against your colleagues in the industry? Convene’s annual salary survey reveals a very telling story for CMPs.
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Conclave is the industry’s only exclusive meeting of CMPs. The Conclave is a unique event for CMPs who wish to contribute to their profession, while advancing their own knowledge and skills, and expanding their professional network. Register today for the 2017 CMP Conclave November 13-15 at the MGM National Harbor, MD.
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4 Things to Consider While Searching for the Perfect Event Management Software
Deciding which software system to use for event content management is no easy task. There are so many options on the market, so how do you choose which one is right for your organization? Here are four things to consider while you’re shopping for event management software to collect, manage, and share content from your various stakeholders.
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June was certainly an exciting month for sustainability as the United Nations observed two international days that have a direct connection to the events industry: World Environment Day and World Oceans Day.
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The Events Industry Council will continue the tradition of celebrating the best and brightest of the industry at the 2017 Hall of Leaders and Pacesetter Awards Gala on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Held during IMEX America, the Gala will honor the 2017 Hall of Leaders Inductees who join their esteemed colleagues in this significant achievement.
This past month saw CMPs making headlines based on a range of unique and engaging efforts. These efforts ranged from developing new attendee engagement tactics to spearheading global initiatives.
Making the decision to register for a networking event can be the first step into moving outside of your comfort zone, but the battle doesn’t stop there. Actually showing up and networking with your fellow industry professionals is the next big step.
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Please take a moment to congratulate these professionals who have earned the coveted Destination Management Certified Professional designation during the Spring 2017 global testing window. Allyson E. Dinkle, CMP, DMCP, Manager, Event Services, CTC Destination Management, a DMC Network Company, Chicago, IL USA Ashlie Hampton-Gardner, CMP, DMCP, Event Manger, Newseum, Washington, DC USA Elizabeth K. Powers, CMP, DMCP, National Sales Manager, AlliedPRA Dallas, Grapevine, TX USA
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