Among the major new education initiatives Meeting Professionals International President and CEO Paul Van Deventer announced at the start of MPI’s World Education Congress in San Francisco August 2 is MPI Academy, meant to include all of the education MPI creates as well as education from partners....More
We asked the MeetingsNet IdeaXchange thought leaders the age-old question: What did you do on your summer vacation? Here's how they are taking some time for rest and relaxation this summer. Where's your summer getaway?
Business travelers staying in select Hilton hotels this fall can spend a couple of hours meeting fellow travelers and doing their part to stop world hunger. Stop Hunger Now's Karen Sanders Noe and Hilton Worldwide's Rob Scypinski (pictured) spread the word about their partnership at the 2015 GBTA Convention....More
Dreamy first-class seats (or suites, like the one on Air France, pictured), opening your hotel room with a wave of your smartphone, tracking travelers in hot spots, and more news from the expo floor at the 6,389-attendee 2015 Global Business Travel Association Convention.
But traditional chauffeured-car companies are also ready to compete in the mobile space. The National Limousine Association just launched a ride-hailing app that will be available to its member ground transportation companies....More
Results of an exclusive survey reveal what medical meeting planners value in sites, venues, and destinations, what their meeting and trade show budgets look like, the number and size of the meetings they plan, and more....More