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#feature LET'S GET PHYSICAL: TEAM BUILDING FOR THE ACTIVE ATTENDEE BY MICHELLE MARIE ADAMS, CMP L ooking to shake up your annual sales meeting by adding a little physical "friendly competition" between departments? Want to spice up the next incentive meeting with some early morning riseand-shine fitness activities? How about giving your attendees the option to get out of the hotel basement gym, off the treadmill and into the real world? If you answered a resounding yes to any of the above questions, then prepare for the new trend of incorporating outdoor fitness into your programs. Fading are the days of meeting in the break room for a Krispy Kreme doughnut and cup of Joe while discussing the most recent celeb meltdown. We have collectively shifted the corporate culture needle towards a healthier lifestyle and are making better choices for ourselves at home and at the office. (OK, OK, save the coffee and the pop culture because - let's face it - those things CITIES SUCH AS AUSTIN, LOS ANGLES AND EVEN NEW YORK ARE OFFERING SOME OUTSTANDING FITNESS OPTIONS THAT PROVIDE PHYSICAL BENEFITS AND ALSO OFFER A LITTLE TASTE OF THE CITY BY BRINGING SOME CULTURE TO THE WORKOUT. 18 @MPIGNY SPRING 2014

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

Ask the Board
President’s Message
Speaking the Language of Sustainability
11 Delivering the ‘green’ at AIBTM 2014
IMEX America’s Sustainability Efforts: Greenhouses, Gardens and Growing Commitments
A CSR Preview of MPI’S WEC 2014
Greening Trends: Meeting Planners ‘go Local’ to Drive Down Costs
Sustainability at Caneel Bay Resort
Let’s Get Physical: Team Building for the Active Attendee
Delta Force
#Stickwithmpigny
Mpigny’s Engaging Evening
Legal Review
Member Spotlight
Fitness Focus
Notes From the Field
Asheville CVB Injects Unique Destination Flare Into Meetings
History Comes Alive in Boston
New Members
Advertiser’s Index

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