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Convention Industry Council

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Alexandria, VA – March 12, 2009 – Five meetings, conventions, exhibition and travel industry pioneers will join 97 fellow leaders immortalized in the Convention Industry Council’s (CIC) Hall of Leaders. The five individuals were selected from a group of extraordinary nominees representing the most outstanding leaders and innovators in the industry. The honorees will be inducted at the 2010 Hall of Leaders Gala in January held in conjunction with the Professional Convention Management Association’s Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX. In making the announcement, CIC Chief Operating Officer Karen Kotowski, CAE, ...
-based non-profit association has 68 chapters and clubs, over 24,000 members from 69 chapters in 20 countries around the world. It organizes four annual conferences: the World Education Congress (summer), the MeetDifferent (winter), the Asian Meetings and Event Conference (fall), and the European Meeting and Events Conference (spring). MPI publishes One+ Magazine - a monthly magazine (formerly The Meeting Professional) - with online access to select feature articles, columns and destination articles. One+ is mailed monthly to MPI members as a member benefit.
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So you've planned a birthday party for your six-year-old nephew and a wedding reception for your best friend from high school. Everything went well; everybody left happy, and your friend even offered to pay you after the fact. How exciting! You could turn this into a career! You're outgoing and friendly and have a great sense of decorating style. Now you're thinking you might like to get into event planning full-time and live a life of glamour and luxury, throwing big parties and traveling to exotic places while raking in the big bucks. Sounds great, doesn't it? Even better, Google has offered up ... market research, surveys and trends
International Special Events Society, New England Chapter
2002, recently donated her services to the Chapter by providing the web design for ISES New England’s newly launched website, www.isesnewengland.com . Member Spotlight: Was there a specific moment when ISES clicked for you? Julie Vail: Attending Eventworld 2004 in Chicago. It was the first time I experienced the global scale of ISES and the events industry. I also received my first Esprit award at the conference! MS: What has been the #1 benefit for you being a member of ISES New England? JV: Business contacts. Almost 50% of my business comes directly from ISES members and their referrals. MS: If there were one piece of ... market research, surveys and trends

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McLean, Virginia – September 13, 2005 – The Convention Industry Council (CIC) released today its 2004 Economic Impact Study, which provides the most current findings of the economic impact of the meetings, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry in the United States. The study provides a macroeconomic analysis of the industry’s direct spending and employment growth. “CIC is pleased to present this study on the economic impact of the meetings, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry,” ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
THE CONVENTION AND MEETINGS INDUSTRY: AN OVERVIEW
Recently the CIC (Convention Industry Council), conducted a study on the ... ating the most spending: 55.5 percent ($122.31 billion). ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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CIC's Green Meetings Report
Apr 6, 2004 ... The Convention Industry Council's Green Meetings Task Force was ... For more information, visit the Convention Industry Council online at ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Meeting and Convention Planners
Planners often work long hours in the period prior to and during a meeting or convention, and extensive travel may be required. Employment is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations. Opportunities will be best for individuals with a bachelor's degree and some experience as a meeting planner. Meetings and conventions bring people together for a common purpose, and meeting and convention planners work to ensure that this purpose is achieved seamlessly. Planners coordinate every detail of meetings and conventions, from the speakers and meeting location to arranging for printed materials and audio-visual ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Convention Industry Council's 2004 Economic Impact Study Shows ...
McLean, Virginia | The Convention Industry Council (CIC) released today its 2004 Economic Impact Study, which provides the most current findings of the economic impact of the meetings, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry in the United States. The study provides a macroeconomic analysis of the industry’s direct spending and employment growth. McLean, Virginia | The Convention Industry Council (CIC) released today its 2004 Economic Impact Study, which provides the most current findings of the economic impact of the meetings, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry in the United States. ...
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Event Management RFP / RFQ process | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
You can develop the RFP however you want, but in order to get the most accurate results on goods and project management, you should be as detailed as possible with your expectations. Budgets and any other information you could provide upfront would be very helpful to them, as well as yourself in the long run, as they would closely tailor their proposals to your expectations. I think that from a buyer's perspective, some are afraid to give too much information b/c they might think that if they disclose a budget or marketing plan, that they are bound by it, but as an event planner we act as a partner and can best figure out ...
Meeting and convention planner at AllExperts
A meeting and convention planner coordinates all the activities of staff and convention personnel to make arrangements for group meetings and conventions, working as the intermediary between the client (e.g., a professional organization or a political party).(U.S. government occupational coding: O*NET SOC code: 13-1121.00) Other designations, with commensurate variations in activities and responsibilities or sometimes simply reflecting a personal preference in job title, include "event planner'" "event and meeting planner," and "meeting planner."Planners can, but need not, be certified. ...