IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021


However, we were not able to lock in space from 2021 onward. 2021 Nov. The post IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status

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Warwick Conferences is celebrating a significant win for its home city of Coventry after the city was named ‘UK City of Culture 2021’. The post Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Music Biz Conference to Remain in Nashville Through 2021

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Billboard. Conference officials say that since moving the event from Los Angeles to Nashville in 2015, the attendance numbers have grown from 1,300 to 2,200 in 2018. Billboard ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers

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The post Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Mickey Mouse Gets a Pay Hike

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Cast members at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, overwhelmingly voted to accept a new five-year labor contract that will pay a starting wage of $15 an hour by 2021. an hour more by 2021.

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The ‘Smart’ Hotel Room Race Is On


By 2021, the percentage is expected to more than double. Photo credit: Marriott International. Hotel guests are saying they want to personalize their stays. And they want to enjoy technology they already have at home.

May 24, 2017: Super Bowl LV Moved From Los Angeles to Tampa, Amazon Launches Etsy Competitor for Weddings, How Brands and Tourism Bureaus Are Promoting U.S. Travel After Trump Ban


SUPER BOWL LV MOVED FROM LOS ANGELES TO TAMPA: Super Bowl LV in 2021 has been moved from Los

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Wyoming’s Largest Convention Center Coming to Cheyenne

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facility is slated to open in 2021 and will include an events center, hotel, restaurant, and entertainment complex. Casper Star. The 70,000-sq.-ft. Star-Tribune ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Hotel del Coronado to Build New Conference Center

PCMA Convene

Construction has begun on a new vision of San Diego’s Hotel del Coronado that includes a phased development which is scheduled to be finished in 2021. International Meetings Review.

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NCC Events signs five-year deal with the NEC

Event Industry News

NCC Events (NCCE) has signed a five-year rolling contract with the NEC to keep the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show and the Motorhome and Caravan Show at the Birmingham based venue until 2021.

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Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

Event Industry News

SWIFT (The Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has appointed Grass Roots to provide a range of delegate management services for Sibos, its annual conference and exhibition for the financial industry, until 2021.

Bristol Harbour Festival awards REM Four Year Contract

Event Industry News

Bristol City Council has awarded Richmond Event Management (REM) the contract to organise the annual Bristol Harbour Festival until 2021.

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ICC Birmingham announces three-year deal with SAP User Group

Event Industry News

The ICC has secured a deal with the UK & Ireland SAP User Group that will bring its annual conference – UKISUG Connect – to the Birmingham based venue for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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How to Use Video to Increase Your Event’s Value


In fact, according to the 2016 Ericsson Mobility Report, video will account for 70% of all mobile traffic by 2021. It’s probably a pretty big understatement to say that online video consumption has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade and it’s definitely no surprise that there’s no sign of it slowing down. And savvy […]. Social Media Uncategorized Communication Event Marketing Event Planning Marketing Technology

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Leading veterinary congress moves to Manchester Central in three-year deal

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The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA), organiser of the largest and longest running small animal congress in Europe, has announced that they will move the event to Manchester from 2021 as part of a three-year deal. Sheona Southern, Managing Director at Marketing Manchester, said: “We are thrilled to have been chosen as the host city for BSAVA for their 2021 Congress which is well-known for being an exceptional event.

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IMEX America Move to Mandalay Bay Offers New Opportunities for MGM

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After 10 years at Sands Expo Center , IMEX America will move to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, a MGM Resorts International property, in 2021. IMEX America will be moving to Mandalay Bay Resort because IMEX wasn’t able to lock in space at Sands Expo starting in 2021.

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New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

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billion expansion, now underway and slated for completion in 2021, will add over 1 million square feet of space. Opening in phases through 2021, the redesign of LaGuardia Airport will increase taxiway space and add passenger amenities. billion redevelopment will add a one-million-square-foot terminal and other changes appearing from 2020 to 2022, while a $34 million improvement of Stewart International Airport will be completed by 2021.

Construction kicked off on $1.5 Billion Javits Convention Center Expansion


Expected to be completed in 2021, the expanded convention center is estimated to generate $393 million in new annual economic activity, increase efficiency and allow for larger events. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presided this past week over the official groundbreaking of the Jacob K.

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ID&C launches eco-friendly wristbands made out of recycled plastic water bottles!

Event Industry News

Last year, 61 independent music gatherings signed a three-year pledge to get ‘Drastic on Plastic’, promising to rid their sites of single-use plastic by 2021.

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A Tailored Email Marketing Strategy for Event Catering Promotion


By 2021 the contract catering market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 4%. Just as nourishing food is a part of a healthy lifestyle, food is also an integral element of a healthy event atmosphere.

Top 7 Event Management Software Companies


billion by 2021, driven by the rise in the number of corporate events and the rising prominence of social networking sites.” If you plan events, the Technavio 2017-2021 market research report on global event management software will definitely catch your eye.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort to Add Hotel Designed for Groups

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A business center, 90-seat restaurant, 50-seat lounge, upscale craft-cocktail lobby bar , grab-and-go market and health club will also be included at the 14-story hotel tower, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020, with group bookings slated to begin on March 1, 2021.

CSM Live hire new Commercial Director

Event Industry News

She is also currently a Non-Executive Director at The Rugby League World Cup 2021, where she sits on the board and helps organize everything from conception through to activation. CSM Live has named Stacey Knight as their new Commercial Director.

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How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees


According to statistics and research compiled by , the overall beacon market is expected to reach 500 million units by 2021, while beacons are also available at approximately one-fifth the cost of competing real-time location systems.

MCN Festival throttles up for return to East of England Arena

Event Industry News

” “I am delighted to be able to announce that we now have a three year agreement in place to host the Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling for 2019, 2020 and 2021,” added Lunn.

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Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

It could close next summer, reopen by late 2020 and be completed in March 2021. It is expected to cut the ribbon in November, 2021. Expected to be open in time for Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2021, at least 600,000 sq. Jacksonville Convention Center.

Omni Launches Planner Loyalty Program

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The company will be expanding its Convention Center Collection by adding flagship hotels connected to convention centers in Boston and Oklahoma City in 2021. The Omni, Louisville.

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Automation—the Next Big Step for Meetings Management?

Smart Meetings

Spurred by the study and Argon Research’s assertion that 50 percent of enterprises will have a MAP initiative in place by 2021, Jifflenow also recently announced new additions to its system.

The Future Of Event Ticketing Is Mobile


Various sources project that mobile commerce sales worldwide will reach between 54% and 73% of total e-commerce spending by 2021. Increase ticket sales with a mobile optimized checkout. Mobile is changing the way consumers are researching and buying tickets for events.

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7 Changes Coming to Disney’s Epcot


It’s slated to open in time for Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in 2021. It’s scheduled to open ahead of Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Photo Credit: Gene Duncan Meeting professionals, take note.

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5 Tech Tools That Are Changing the Wedding Experience

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billion in revenue leading up to the year 2021, according to IBISWorld research. The wedding services industry is expected to total $63.1

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RAW Foundation launch Guide to Reusable Bar Cups at Events

Event Industry News

Organisers of more than 60 independent festivals in the AIF have signed up to the Drastic on Plastic pledge, committing to banning the use of plastic straws on-site this season as a minimum first step – and eliminating all single-use plastic at their events by 2021.

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IMEX America 2018 Continues to Break New Ground

Smart Meetings

Paul Van Deventer, president and CEO of MPI, announced locations for upcoming World Education Congress events: Toronto, Ontario, in Canada in 2019; Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, in 2020; the brand-new Caesars FORUM in Las Vegas in 2021; and San Francisco in 2022.

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Executive Dishes about Marriott at IMEX America

Smart Meetings

The company looks forward to the opening in 2021 of The Drew Las Vegas, a double-branded property that will house a 3,600-room JW Marriott and 60-room Edition hotel, and be linked by skybridge to the newly expanded Las Vegas Convention Center.

AIF partners with RAW Bottles following Drastic On Plastic campaign

Event Industry News

It saw 60 independent festivals pledge to eliminate single use plastic on their sites by 2021. RAW Bottles has become the exclusive reusable bottle supplier to the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF).

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SF and NYC Challenge Planners to Lose Fear, Find Authentic Voices

Smart Meetings

by 2021. San Francisco and New York City meetings scenes have a lot in common. Both are represented by full-service CVBs that market the entire region and the diverse neighborhoods that make up the geographic areas—San Francisco Travel on the West Coast and NYC & Company on the East Coast.

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Las Vegas Convention Center’s $1.4 Billion Expansion Receives Final Approval


The first phase, which will be finished by 2021, involves enlarging the facility by 1.4 It’s finally official: the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors has approved the $1.4 billion expansion and renovation of Las Vegas Convention Center.

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2018 40 Under 40: Jim Clapes

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I’m also laying the groundwork for the 2021 International Drug Policy Reform Conference in St. Jim Clapes, 37, works in New York City as conference and events manager at the Drug Policy Alliance. As a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree, Clapes discusses his passion for the events industry. Connect with Clapes on Instagram.

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Events Industry Takes on Homelessness, Sex Trafficking

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The country has taken a similar approach to the problems of homelessness, setting a goal of eliminating homelessness by 2021, he said. Donna Kastner moderates as David Peckinpaugh (from left), William Thomson, and Joe D’Alessandro discuss homelessness and trafficking during a Jan.

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Assessing the Power of Business Events

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capital in 2021, despite Brexit and the fact they were there a few years ago. Business events, we know, can be catalysts for transformation. Just look at an event like the International AIDS Conference.

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Exciting Developments for Planners at 10 Top International Cities

Smart Meetings

Once a bustling container terminal, Barangaroo is a huge urban renewal project that will be completed in 2021.

Lessons from Romanias Famous Theatrical Street Festival

Canadian Special Events

It is part of a series of events to support the candidacy of Bucharest for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021, a process that aims to transform the ordinary inhabitants of Bucharest participants modelers and even cultural life of the city.

40 Under 40: Krzysztof Celuch

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Thanks to my efforts with Poland Convention Bureau, we’ll bring more than 100 association congresses to Poland through 2021. Krzysztof Celuch, Ph.D., CMM, CITE, CIS, HMCC, CED, 34, works in Warsaw, Poland, as d irector of Poland Convention Bureau, Polish Tourist Organization and vice-rector of Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. As a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, Celuch discusses his passion for the events industry. Connect with Celuch on Twitter and Instagram.

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