9 of the World’s Coolest Convention Centers

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And, who knows, after seeing these beauties you might start planning your next meeting or event in a completely new and foreign city! Photo credit: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center Fira Barcelona Gran Via Location: Barcelona, Spain.

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3 Global Lessons from PCMACL’s Music City Convergence

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It also had lessons for groups planning on making a difference in the coming year. PCMA’s knowledge exchanges in London and Barcelona were offered as examples of delivering programming where it is needed, and in the format people are demanding.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

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There were more international association meetings than ever last year, but on average the meetings had fewer participants, reports the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The post Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down appeared first on Smart Meetings.

7 Coolest Wine Bars for Your Next Event

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Barcelona Wine Bar image by Tom McGovern. Barcelona Wine Bar (Atlanta). The post 7 Coolest Wine Bars for Your Next Event appeared first on Smart Meetings. Destinations Food & Beverage Meeting Planning F&B Planning Venues Wine Country

ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

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ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, has released its annual rankings of top meeting cities and countries , and there have been quite of a few shake-ups among the top 10 meeting destinations. Top Meeting Cities. Number of Meetings in 2016.

5 Smart Moves at Meet Puerto Rico, MPI, Montage & More

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Gabriela Ong Gabriela Ong was promoted to vice president of sales for Meet Puerto Rico, where she has been brand sales manager, northeast for three years. Based in the New York area, Ong will drive sales and grow brand awareness through meetings, incentives and marketing events.

10 Smart Moves in the Meetings Industry: August 16, 2016

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Fernando most recently served as the director of sales and marketing for Catalonia Hotels & Resorts in Barcelona, Spain. Her customer service and sales background is a beneficial asset in our efforts to attract additional meeting and events clients to Plano Centre.”. Ken is a proven leader who will ensure we have an IT strategy that helps meet our business objectives and works to exceed our guests’ expectations.”. Cindy Hart.

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