August 10, 2017: Video Games May Be an Event at 2024 Olympics, Dallas Hockey Team Is First Franchise to Publicly Oppose Texas Bathroom Bill, Little League World Series to Play Through Solar Eclipse

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VIDEO GAMES MAY BE AN EVENT AT 2024 OLYMPICS: ESports may be heading to the 2024 Olympics in Paris

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June 1, 2017: International Olympic Committee Leans Toward Paris for 2024, Giant Amusement Mall Receives $1.1 Billion Push to Finish Construction, CNN Drops Kathy Griffin as New Year’s Eve Host

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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE LEANS TOWARD PARIS FOR 2024: The International Olympic Committee is expected to choose Paris as the

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GL events extends Royal International Air Tattoo contract to 2024

Event Industry News

GL events UK has agreed a five-year partnership with Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE). The extended contract will see the overlay specialist continuing to deliver bespoke temporary infrastructure across Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT). More than four thousand spectator seats will be installed across four grandstands, while 11,500m 2.

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September 18, 2017: Emmys Offer Night of Political Commentary and Diverse Wins, Why This Year's TIFF Seemed Smaller, How Paris Scored Its 2024 Olympic Bid

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EMMYS OFFER NIGHT OF POLITICAL COMMENTARY AND DIVERSE WINS: The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday were highlighted by

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May 5, 2017: Donors Angry Over Celebrities Smoking at Met Gala, Fyre Festival Faces Third Lawsuit, L.A. 2024 Chair Supports Joint Awarding of Olympics

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DONORS ANGRY OVER CELEBRITIES SMOKING AT MET GALA: Donors and board members of the Met are reportedly upset that

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May 9, 2017: Amazon's New Live Events Feature to Offer Exclusive Concerts, Political Organization Launches L.A. 2024 Opposition Campaign, Dior to Host Fashion Show at Nature Preserve

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AMAZON'S NEW LIVE EVENTS FEATURE TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE CONCERTS: Amazon's latest foray into live events will be hosting its

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May 19, 2017: Study Finds Women Underrepresented at U.S. Film Festivals, Flooding Leaves Toronto Event Planners Searching for Last-Minute Venues, More Organizations Are Opposing L.A. 2024 Olympic Bid

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STUDY FINDS WOMEN UNDERREPRESENTED AT U.S. FILM FESTIVALS: A new study of U.S. film festivals shows that women in

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May 15, 2017: L.A. Olympic Bid Seeks to Cut Costs by Using Existing Venues, President of Oscar Board Won't Seek Re-Election, Portugal Scores Its First Eurovision Win

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OLYMPIC BID SEEKS TO CUT COSTS BY USING EXISTING VENUES: Los Angeles's 2024 Olympic bid is opting for

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Event Recovery Food Chain

Velvet Chainsaw

hotel demand and room revenue is unlikely to happen until 2023 and 2024, respectively, according to the slightly downgraded STR and Tourism Economics forecast released at the 2020 Hotel Data Conference on August 13.

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Black Engineer of the Year Conference Returns to Baltimore After a 14-Year Absence

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A convention of more than 10,000 science and technology employers and students that left Baltimore nearly a decade ago will return in 2024 and 2025. The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore Sun ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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The Benefits Gamification Has On Attendee Engagement

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percent through 2024. Gamification can take many shapes. When thoughtfully implemented, it has the power to transform your event into a fun, engaging, and outcome-driven experience that delivers the ultimate goal for an event planner: happy attendees and stakeholders. The trend of incorporating gamification into events, business, and learning has recently exploded and doesn’t show any signs of slowing. In 2018, the global gamification market was valued at 5.5

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Say Hello to the New Salt Lake City International Airport

PCMA Convene

The new SLC is being built right next door to the current site, with a central terminal, parking garage and essential parts of the new concourses expected to be complete by 2020, and a final completion date set for 2024. With plans for all airline ground service equipment to be converted to electric by 2024, and the ultimate goal of LEED Gold Certification, SLC is on its way to becoming one of the most sustainable airports in the country.

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Study on impact of coronavirus on European convention sector

Event Industry News

It also foresees continued government restrictions on the size of gatherings in 2021 and a stronger impact of negative sentiment amongst potential attendees, which will ultimately not see full recovery before 2024. Frankfurt/London, 28 May 2020. The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe has released the results of a study on “The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe’s Convention Sector”.

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Informa Markets launches Better Stands programme to ensure all stands are designed and built to be reusable

Event Industry News

Better Stands launches this month inspired by Informa Markets’ commitment to the continual evolution and green recovery of the events industry and aims to achieve the removal of all disposable stands in the EMEA region by 2024.

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Planning Tips for the Covid-19 Age

SmartMeetings

She said events are still being planned for 2022, 2023 and 2024. Event planners have been sidetracked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, wondering about the best route to take. Cancel? Postpone? Claim force majeure ? It seems that many of them are doing a combination of all three. Smart Meetings spoke to meeting planners and destination representatives to find out how they’re managing responsibilities in the current climate.

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What Event Profs Can Learn From Elon Musk

Connect Your Meetings

If something’s important enough, you should try, even if the probable outcome is failure,” says Musk, whose dream is to make humanity a multiplanetary species by colonizing Mars as soon as 2024. Elon Musk is changing the world. As CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, the multibillionaire is turning the future into the present, engineering technologies that will drastically improve life on (or off) earth.

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New CWT Trends Report: Event Sustainability Is Critical to Attendees

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It’s driven,” he said, “by news coverage of climate change but, more importantly, it’s supported by … millennials who are poised to become the biggest group of business travelers globally from 2024 onwards, and the centennials [or Generation Z] who are right behind them. The CWT’s Future of Sustainable Events supplement names The PARKROYAL on Pickering in Singapore among “three of the best sustainable venues.” ” See more photos in the gallery below.

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Networking Basics: 5 Networking Tips Without Feeling Intimidated

Event Planning BluePrint

With the events industry more competitive than ever and an anticipated growth rate of 10% by 2024, according to the U.S. Believe it or not, getting event clients isn’t always about your resume and how many events you’ve planned. Bureau of Labor Statistics, being an effective networker is important to your success. BTW – that’s a faster rate than the average growth rate for all occupations!). The issue is most of us hate networking and cringe at just the word!

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

SmartMeetings

2024 Oct. With the annual IMEX America show less than a month away, organizers of the massive incentive travel, meetings and events exhibition announced on September 13 that in 2019 and 2020, it will be moving the event to September dates, and in 2021, the Las Vegas show will shift from its traditional home at Sands Expo & Convention Center to Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

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Networking Basics: 5 Networking Tips Without Feeling Intimidated

Event Planning BluePrint

With the events industry more competitive than ever and an anticipated growth rate of 10% by 2024, according to the U.S. Believe it or not, getting event clients isn’t always about your resume and how many events you’ve planned. Bureau of Labor Statistics, being an effective networker is important to your success. BTW – that’s a faster rate than the average growth rate for all occupations!). The issue is most of us hate networking and cringe at just the word!

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Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

SmartMeetings

Paris has played host city to many prestigious sporting events, including the 2018 Ryder Cup, and on its horizon are the 2024 Olympics and 2023 Rugby World Cup. Roofs in Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. Colorado, Dallas and Las Vegas are trending for planners. In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France. In Asia, it’s mainland China and its island city of Hong Kong, as well as Indonesia.

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Sports Anaheim Recruitment Strategies Paying Off

SmartMeetings

LA24 Bid for 2024 Olympic Games. Visit Anaheim is strengthening its status as one of the top meeting destinations in the United States with a new partnership with three prominent sports organizations. Already the “Happiest Place On Earth” thanks to Disneyland Park being in its backyard, Anaheim is now positioning itself to be the “Healthiest Place On Earth.”

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

SmartMeetings

If Paris feels it is up to the task of hosting the Olympics as a 2024 bid city, it can certainly accommodate a meeting of any magnitude. Get your passport ready! Conde Nast Traveler has released a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World, many of which would make great meeting destinations. The list highlights cities rich in history, architecture and natural beauty. See if your favorites made the cut and discover new cities you’ve never explored before. Venice, Italy.

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Highbrow Art, Presidential History and Cowboy Hats in Dallas & Fort Worth

SmartMeetings

According to Charles Mayer, director of sales and marketing for the convention center, the building will eventually undergo a renovation and expansion by 2024. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is an intersection of cosmopolitan sophistication and bonafide cowboy culture best experienced in these two metropolitan cities.

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LA vs. Paris: Which Olympic City Wins for Meetings?

SmartMeetings

The International Olympic Committee made a historical announcement on July 11 in Lausanne, Switzerland, with the unanimous decision to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games simultaneously to Los Angeles and Paris , which each made strong pitches during the bidding process.

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Meeting Planners’ Guide to Golden Olympic Venues

SmartMeetings

Los Angeles is hoping to win the bid against Paris host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Olympic Day is celebrated annually on June 23 rd. Meetings professionals can infuse the Olympic spirit into their next event by selecting a venue that has hosted the world’s greatest sporting competition. London, England (1908, 1948 and 2012). Dive into the London Aquatics Centre, located within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Spaces can accommodate anywhere from 18 to 250 people for meetings.

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12 Imaginative Events from Intel

Bizzabo

They also plan to be a part of the next three Olympics games happening in Tokyo in 2020, Beijing in 2022, and Paris in 2024. Intel is a highly creative company with a great event strategy. Learn how your organization can host similarly imaginative events with these great examples and actionable takeaways. Intel is a massive technology company based in Silicon Valley.

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20+ Cannabis Events That Are Shaping A New Industry

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cannabis sector are valued at billions of dollars, reports Benzinga, but slow speed of #legalization means there’s more to come after 2024. Discover must-attend cannabis events that are shaping a fast-developing industry. The 20 conferences, seminars, and festivals listed below will help keep you informed and up to date on the all the latest trends, news, and laws.

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Anaheim Luxury Hotel Project Gets Green Light

SmartMeetings

Last year, he opposed an agreement that put a 30-year moratorium on ticket taxes at Disneyland in exchange for the company making $1 billion in new theme park investments through 2024. Although Anaheim, California, is the center of Orange County tourism—with top attractions and a first-class convention center — it has surprisingly few luxury hotels. A July 12 decision by the Anaheim City Council gives Walt Disney Co.

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Phoenix Warms the Winter Weary

PCMA Convene

From hosting mega-sporting events like the Super Bowl and the NCAA Men’s Final Four (the city will host them again in 2023 and 2024, respectively) to attracting groups such as the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix is a draw for attendees. The Milwaukee Brewers face the San Francisco Giants in a Cactus League game in Scottsdale. Each year, as February comes to a close, approximately 1.9

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Updated: Anaheim Luxury Hotel Projects Get Green Light

SmartMeetings

Last year, he opposed an agreement that put a 30-year moratorium on ticket taxes at Disneyland in exchange for the company making $1 billion in new theme park investments through 2024. Although Anaheim, California, is the center of Orange County tourism—with top attractions and a first-class convention center — it has surprisingly few luxury hotels. That will be changing, as four new luxury hotel projects in Anaheim have gotten the green light.

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2019 Event Marketing Statistics, Trends and Data

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Job growth rate in the event industry is projected to grow to 10% by 2024. Get ready for the most comprehensive list of event marketing statistics, event management statistics and event planning statistics on the internet for 2019 and beyond! There is no doubting the power of live events.

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What Makes for Good Internships?

PCMA Convene

Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted a 10-percent increase in the number of meeting-and-event-planning jobs by 2024. Do you have your interns printing out name badges and braving the morning coffee run? It’s time to hand over more responsibility. “I I definitely think that sometimes we don’t trust the interns,” said Liz King, CEO of Liz King Events as well as the techsytalk event-technology platform. “So So many people hire interns and then let them stand around at an event.

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