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[ INDUSTRY NEWS ] Be There - IMEX America 2015! When: October 13-15, 2015 Where: Las Vegas Learn More: IMEX America: A Short Flight to the Wide World of Meetings BY GERALDINE GATEHOUSE IMEX AMERICA s Summer brings thoughts of outdoor activities, vacation, family and - for many in our industry - planning an October trip to Las Vegas for IMEX America. This year's main event will take place Tuesday, October 13 through Thursday, October 15 at the Sands Expo and The Venetian|The Palazzo. Even before that, things will start heating up with the SITE Young Leaders Forum and CIS Course on Sunday, October 11, and Smart Monday powered by MPI and Association Focus on October 12. 16 | P E R S P E C T I V E | New, Expanded Exhibitors = More Choice for You With just a short trip to Las Vegas from Northern California, you will be able to meet and do business with colleagues and exhibitors from all over the U.S. and around the world. This year, show organizers have even more exhibitor options in store with a number of new booths lined up, including (to date) Cincinnati USA, EXO Travel (Asia), IfOnly, Hungary, The Juneau CVB, Montage Hotels & Resorts, Power Merchandizing Co, SMG Convention & Exhibition Centers U.S., Wisconsin Department of Tourism and Richmond Region Tourism. In addition, 21 returning exhibitors have increased the size of their booths - representing nearly a quarter of all booth sales to date. These include Accor Hotels, Bahamas, Bloomington CVB, Carnival Cruise Lines, Cirque du Soleil, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Dominican Republic, Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Guidebook, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Jamaica, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Omni Hotels & Resorts, Orlando/Orange County CVB, Playa

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - Summer 2014

Editor’s Note
Take 5
President’s Message
Our Favorite Things About Northern California
5 Strategies to Create Cool Content for Social Media
MPINCCS’s Annual Gala & Silent Auction
Emerging Professionals Committee: Engaging Future Leaders!
IMEX America: A Short Flight to the Wide World of Meetings
Destination: Los Angeles
Index to Advertisers /

MPI Perspective - Summer 2014