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#feature 10 EVENTS IN NORTH AMERICA YOU SHOULDN'T MISS IN 2014 BY SUZANNE MEDCALF 1 2 1. PCMA Convening Leaders - January 12-15 - Boston, MA Join a new breed of meeting professionals at PCMA's 2014 Convening Leaders. Leaders will gather together in Boston to transform our industry, our work, our lives. We'll ignite passion, alter perspective and revolutionize the world of meetings and events. conveningleaders.pcma.org 2. Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit - February 3-5 - Philadelphia, PA The 2nd Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit provides an intimate board-room like setting for senior level pharmaceutical, biotech, device and health care meeting professionals and their teams to network with key members in the industry, and be a part of discussions on best practices and successful strategies. This Summit offers great opportunity to learn from your peers, and a great educational tool for the rising stars in your meeting departments. www.globalmedicalmeetings.com 3 3. DMAI's Destinations Showcase - February 12 - Washington, D.C. Destinations Showcase D.C. is one of North America's largest one-day 12 @MPIGNY WINTER 2014 DMAI's Destinations Showcase. events exclusively bringing conference, convention and trade show professionals together with exhibiting destinations from the United States and beyond. Discover the perfect destinations for your upcoming conferences, conventions, or trade shows - in just one afternoon. www.destinationsshowcase.com/ washington 4 4. AIBTM (The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition) - June 10-12 - Orlando, FL AIBTM is a leading global exhibition for the U.S. meetings and events industry. AIBTM delivers individually qualified hosted buyers and eligible trade buyers from the U.S. and around the world. The http://conveningleaders.pcma.org http://www.globalmedicalmeetings.com http://www.destinationsshowcase.com/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of @MPIGNY - Winter 2014

ASK THE BOARD
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
14 MEETINGS TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO WATCH FOR 2014
10 EVENTS IN NORTH AMERICA YOU SHOULDN’T MISS IN 2014
SPORTS INCENTIVES AND MEETING PLANNING A WINNING TEAM
HOSTED-BUYER PROGRAMS: A PLANNER AND SUPPLIER Q&A
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT A CONVERSATION WITH JULIE GREEN
TECHNOLOGY CORNER BY WALTER J. RECHER
TIME. WARPED.
LEGAL REVIEW BY BARBARA F. DUNN, ESQ.
FITNESS FOCUS BY KELLY FILIPPONE
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
NEWS
DESTINATION: MANHATTAN
NEW MEMBERS
ADVERTISER’S INDEX

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