Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Shai Tertner


Having started his business in 2001 as the first catering company to also offer in-house model staffing, Tertner now has

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SpotMe selected as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner

Event Industry News

Launched in 2001 as a proprietary mobile device enhancing networking at events, SpotMe pivoted in 2011 into a mobile […]. SpotMe, a global technology provider of mobile event platform solutions, has been selected as a Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe Winner.

2017 84

Solution-centric tools enhance Mobile Event Apps

Event Industry News

Since 2001, the global SpotMe team has been delivering apps and interactive capabilities for thousands of events around the world. SpotMe transforms meetings and inspires participants.

2001 77

CTS EVENTIM expands Live Entertainment business in Italy by acquiring majority stake in Friends and Partners

Event Industry News

Salzano started the enterprise in 2001 as F&P Group and subsequently developed it into the leading […].

2001 56

Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners


Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list.

2018 202

Celebrate your next event

Gallus Events

And of course the reverse is the same: the shocking truth is that EVERY event I have organised since that large conference, exhibition and dinner back in 2001 would have been better had I actually celebrated its success.

2019 158

Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners


Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list. Kimberly Braun, a retreat and workshop facilitator, TEDx speaker and meditation faculty at the renowned Omega Institute, shares her top tips and exercises to prevent and manage stress, and tackle stress should it occur.

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Will Airline Pilot Shortage Cripple Second-Tier Markets?

Smart Meetings

11, 2001, and during the 2008 financial crisis, the aviation industry suffered and airlines merged. Everyone loves to complain about air travel today. Cramped cabins. Added fees for everything. But what if there was no pilot to fly the plane? That’s the scenario the U.S.

How to select the right speaker


In 2001 he was named "Speaker of the Year" by Meetings Professions International (MPI), San Diego. Selecting the right speakers can make or break your meeting.

Dragon Con’s Pat Henry on Building a Convention Community

Connect Your Meetings

In 2001, I brought in Jefferson Starship [to perform]. Our projections blew up and we grew [to 13,000 attendees] in 2001. It’s a hot, rainy summer day and a young Pat Henry sits at a table reading a soggy comic book.

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7 AI Conferences That Should Be On Your Radar

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

From HAL in 2001: A Space Odessey, to anything Isaac Asimov ever wrote, to the Matrix, if pop culture is anything to go by, AI has already doomed us all. Before we get into the AI conferences, it’s worth having a think about what AI means to us.

2019 85

Clareville and Miguel Neves of Social Media Chefs form partnership

Event Industry News

Its clients include the IMEX Group since 2001, (prior to the first IMEX in Frankfurt); the German Convention Bureau: Hamburg CVB: Thailand Conference & Exhibition Bureau; Rwanda Convention Bureau; HBAA; Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort. Two of the leading names in the meetings and incentive travel media worldwide have formed a partnership.

The Five C’s of Working with Millennials

PCMA Convene

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 —one of the things that that it did, in addition to having schools focus on standardized test scores, was it required lots and lots and lots of teacher-student engagement and feedback.”.

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SPARK THINKING presents Events Management Student of the Year at the UK Centre for Events Management, Leeds Beckett University

Event Industry News

The agency is passionate about supporting and investing in future talent in the event industry and has sponsored this award since 2001. Global full service events agency, SPARK THINKING, has continued its support of Leeds Beckett University’s Events Management Student of the Year, presenting the prize this year to Sarah Wilkes who achieved a First Class BA (Hons) in Events Management.

Bridging the Future

PCMA Convene

2001: A Space Odyssey author Arthur C. The second span of a brand-new, $4-billion bridge just opened over the Hudson River, a short drive from my home in northern New Jersey. Known as the Mario M.

2001 52

The TED Method

PCMA Convene

In TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking , Chris Anderson shares what he’s learned about connecting with audiences since taking over TED in 2001 — including how to get started: Chris Anderson book – TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking.

2016 60

Lake Tahoe Accommodates Dining Supply and Demand


Photo of Hard Rock Cafe, Lake Tahoe.

2001 52

Presentation Genius or Lucky Break?

Canadian Special Events

Nicole has been with the Emelle’s Catering since 2001. It is said “you eat with your eyes first” so creating a lasting first impression, is the key to getting the guests to not only try the food, but love it, Instagram it & talk about on social media.

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IMEX Revving Up Tech Tools


RefTech has worked with IMEX since 2001, when we created the original bespoke web and organizing systems for the very first IMEX show, in Frankfurt in 2003. Despite the constant development, the original bespoke systems that we started in 2001 are starting to show their age.

2017 52

‘You Know, We Have a Problem Here.’

PCMA Convene

Tapia 2017. The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference has been dedicated to promoting diversity in computer science and connecting minority students with mentors for the past 17 years.

2001 59

Roberta Kravitz: Award-Winning Executive Director of ISMRM

PCMA Convene

ISMRM director of meetings and electronic communications, 2001–2005; ISMRM director of study groups and electronic communications, 1997–2001; ISMRM study group coordinator and executive assistant, 1995–1997. Roberta A. Kravitz, Executive Director.

2001 52

Why Hilton Wants You to Get a Passport


passports issued has been increasing each year since 2001 with more than 18.6 Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced a new program that will make applying for a passport easy and rewarding.

2001 62

Conde Nast Releases Top U.S. Hotels in 2019 Gold List

Smart Meetings

This hotel has much to be proud of: since its opening in 2001, it has received Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards every year. Conde Nast editors have some suggestions for where to host your next meeting.

2019 68

‘The Conversation is the Relationship’

PCMA Convene

the leadership development and training company Scott founded in 2001, offer the principles, skills, and tools “needed to engage in conversations that produce mind-blowing, world-class results in the workplace [and]… at home,” according to the book’s introduction.

2001 62

MPI Turns to Indy for 2018 WEC


Because it was the first airport built after the September 11, 2001 attack, designers built in the spaces needed to address security in a post-9-11 world.

2018 52

Top Events of 2018 – #9 Energy Disruptors Unite

Canadian Special Events

About the planners: Since 2001, e=mc 2 events has led the production of an extensive portfolio of fundraising galas, awards banquets, product launches, conferences exhibitions, company openings, and other high profile events.

2018 106

Lack of planning won’t avert an emergency

Plan Your Meetings

Flashback to Fall 2001, post-9/11, event organizers everywhere were clamoring for information on how to create an emergency preparedness/crisis communication plan.

2001 42

5 Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2018

PCMA Convene

The science-fiction movie classic 2001: A Space Odyssey turns 50 in 2018, which means that we’ve been thinking about — and fearing — artificial intelligence for a very long time.

2018 105

Cincinnati USA: Driving Diversity

Connect Your Meetings

From 2001 to 2004, no multicultural conventions came to The Queen City, says Jason Dunn, vice president of multicultural and community development for Cincinnati USA. The tale of how Cincinnati came to become one of the country’s leaders in diversity initiatives is a bit of a comeback story. In 2005, the CVB made a purposeful effort to go after them, working to correct the issues that were turning those groups away.

2001 64

30 St. Louis Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love


A glass factory may seem like the most unlikely event venue, but artists Jim McKelvey and Doug Auer have been hosting weddings, parties, and corporate events in their galleries since 2001. Planning your event in St. Louis?

2019 99

10 Unconventional Ways to Connect Your Attendees

Hubilo Blog

Back in 2001, Exhibitors Show noticed that many people who came to their show alone were opting to eat dinner in their hotel rooms rather than going out. Most of the event planners make sure that their events are ready for networking, but it’s not the same with attendees every time.

2018 77

Guest Blog Part 1: Five Cs of artificial intelligence and live brand experiences

Event Industry News

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the stuff of sci-fi since the 1950s – think 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars, Blade Runner and The Matrix. AI is now very real and it’s shaping our lives in countless ways: algorithms actively influence our purchasing decisions, the entertainment we consume, the routes we travel, and even the people we choose to date.

2025 55

Demystifying the Cost of Coffee

PCMA Convene

Coffee costs rose 16 percent in the last year and nearly 300 percent since 2001, when coffee was at a 30-year low, according to market data. Coffee is expensive — and many of us buy enough $3 Americanos and $5 cappuccinos to know that personally.

2016 70

Guest Opinion: How Meetings Industry Can Boost Natural Disaster Relief


In thinking about other challenging times for destinations, I recall when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) took its board of directors meeting to New York City in September 2001, right after 9/11, and maintained its Summit Awards program in Washington, D.C.,

2001 56

Fasten Your Seatbelts: The TWA Lounge is Bringing Glamour Back Flying


JFK is restoring its celebrated TWA center, which operated from 1930 to 2001. Once upon a time, flying was a glamorous activity. Security was a breeze to go through, cocktails flowed freely on flights, flight attendants wore chic uniforms, and those nonsmoking signs were irrelevant.

2001 35

Paying Her Dues, Building Her Toolbox, and Climbing the Ladder

PCMA Convene

Since joining Caesars Entertainment as catering and convention service manager in 2001, she and her administrative team execute, by her count, tens of thousands of events per year. Lanette Myers, CMP.

Guest Blog: Major Event Growth – A risky business to be in?

Event Industry News

In 2001, the Ryder Cup at the Belfry was postponed for a year in the aftermath of 9/11, an attack which led the IOC to begin to take out cancellation insurance. Thinking about risk. It is no stretch to state that the mega-event industry is enormous. This article will focus on major sporting events, an industry which exploded in the 1970s with the commercialisation of sport. The 2000s saw the IOC and FIFA’s marketing revenues top one billion US dollars.

2012 53

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

A $216 million expansion was completed in September 2001, almost doubling its size to 2.6 Jacksonville Convention Center. Proposals have been approved and dreams have been shattered on the convention center circuit.

2021 73

Event Catering: Flavour Trends for 2017

Canadian Special Events

His love for Italian, French and Asian cuisine paired with his wide variety of knowledge brought him success in his new venture at Seventh Heaven in 2001. by Gino Spano.

2017 56

Seventh Heaven Shares 8 Questions to Ask Your Caterer

Canadian Special Events

With over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Paul was the driving force that brought Seventh Heaven together back in 2001.

2001 52