March 24-28 International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) annual meeting. IACC: (314) 993-8575 The Woodlands, Houston, TX
April 3 New England Meetings, Incentive, and Convention Exposition (NEMICE). MPI: (972) 702-3000 John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA
April 4-5 Affordable Meetings MidAmerica. Sponsored by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI.) HSMAI: (202) 789-0089 Navy Pier, Chicago IL
April 9-11 Spring Executive Conference By the Society of Independent Show Organizers. SISO: (877) 937-7476 Chicago, IL
May 22-25 Springtime in the Park sponsored by the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives (GWSAE). GWSAE: (202) 429-9370 Washington, DC
May 28-31 EIBTM - European Incentive & Business Travel Meetings Expo Palexpo. EIBTM: (703) 978-6287 Geneva, Switzerland
June 5-7 International Association of Exposition Management (IAEM) Mid-year Meeting IAEM: (973) 458-8002 Honolulu, HI
June 10-12 Health Care Exhibitors Association HCEA: (404) 252-3663 Minneapolis Convention Center, MN
June 10-13 Caribbean Hotel Industry Conference CHIC: (787)725-9139 El Conquistador Resort, Puerto Rico
June 23-26 SITE: University of the Americas, Costa Rica SITE: (212) 575-0910 Costa Rica Marriott San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica
June 24-26 Global Alliance of Medical Education, New York City. GAME: (513) 622-5456 Princeton Club, New York City, NY
June 25-29 SITE: University of the Americas SITE: (212) 575-0910 Scottsdale, AZ
June 27–28 Affordable Meetings West Sponsored by the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), a major supplier organization. HSMAI: (202) 789-0089 San Jose McEnery Convention Center
July 8-11 Computer Events Marketing Association Annual Meeting. The major association of technology meeting and event managers. CEMA: (978) 443-3330 The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ
July 15-18 International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (IACVB) Annual Convention. Suppliers only. IACVB: (202) 296-7888 Puerto Rico
July 22-24 Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress/Meeting Place. MPI: (972) 702-3000 Las Vegas, NV
July 12-14 Insurance Conference Planners Association (ICPA) Forum. Planners only. ICPA: (604) 988-2054 Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada
Aug. 4-7 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting. Largest society of association execs. focus. ASAE: (202) 626-2723 Philadelphia, PA .
Sept. 5-6 Affordable Meetings National (HSMAI) NSHAI: (202) 789-0089 Washington, DC
Oct. 9-11 The Motivation Show/Incentive and Travel, Meeting Executives (IT&ME) Show. IT&ME: (630) 434-7779 Chicago/McCormick Place
Oct. 16-18 American Medical Association CME Conference. AMA: (800) 621-8335 Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, MD
Oct. 28-30 Life Insurance Marketing Research Association Annual Meeting. LIMRA: (860) 285-7700 Sheraton Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov. 4-7 International Convention and Conference Association (ICCA) General Assembly. ICCA: (314)993-8575 Cancun
Nov. 12-16 Insurance Conference Planners Associations (ICPA) Annual Meeting. The major insurance planner association. ICPA: (604) 988-2054 The Bahamas, Atlantis
Dec. 1-4 ASAE Management & Technology Conference. ASAE: (202) 626-2723 Baltimore, MD
Dec. 1-5 Society of Incentive Executives International Conference. SITE: (212) 575-0910 The Ritz Four Seasons Le Meridien Park Atlantic Lisbon, Portugal
Dec. 4-6 International Association of Exposition Management (IAEM) Mid-year meeting. IAEM: (972) 458-8002 Chicago