If you've ever wondered what the Convention Industry Council's APEX (Accepted Practices Exchange) initiative is all about, join CIC's APEX leaders for a free webinar February 7 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST. The program will get you up to speed on how the APEX Toolbox can save you time, ease communications with suppliers, and make planning more efficient.

Speakers will include Terri Breining, CMP, CMM, chairwoman of APEX and president, Concepts Worldwide Inc.; E.J. Siwek, chairman of the APEX Technology Advisory Council; and Mary Power, CAE, president and CEO of the CIC. The Meetings Group's editorial director, Betsy Bair, will moderate. Stay tuned to meetingsnet.com for more information.