The Motivation Show--the combined 25th Incentive Travel & Meeting Executives (IT&ME) Show and the 64th National Premium/Incentive Show--returns to McCormick Place North in Chicago October 6 to 8. Its usual Tuesday-to-Thursday dates shift by one day this year, to a Monday-to-Wednesday schedule.

For registration information, call Hall-Erickson at (800) 752-6312.

Also returning, for its 20th year, is PGI's Pizza-Thon at Chicago's Hangge-Uppe bar. The usual Wednesday party will be held on Tuesday this year.