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JULY 2011 78 72 70 70 When People Come Together, Magic Happens 2011-2012 MPI Chairman Sébastien Tondeur wants to grow and elevate meeting industry education. BY JESSIE STATES 72 Size Matters 48 Anything is Possible This past April, 1,200 disabled military veterans and their families met for the 25th annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass, Colorado, for six days of outdoor sports and seminars. BY KEVIN WOO How big should your meeting be? Regional and boutique events are getting more love, but only after passing the value proposition gauntlet. BY ROBERT OGLE 82 54 Night of the Radishes For more than a century, the people of Oaxaca, Mexico, have gathered every December to celebrate something that can spoil quickly: the radish. BY ANDREA GRIMES 78 Building a Better FAM Despite being host to well-known controversial elements, familiarization tours are here to stay—but they’re getting smarter. BY MICHAEL PINCHERA 64 64 Well Played The Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, attracted hobbyists, role players, families and silent investors searching for the next new board game. BY ILONA KAUREMSZKY 82 One Bar at a Time Clean the World’s Shawn Seipler turns used soap into life savers. BY DAVID BASLER 86 MPI + CSR A chronicle of MPI’s recent corporate social responsibility activities. BY ROGER SIMONS, CMP 48 5

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + July 2011

One + July 2011
Energy of Many
Paradigm Shifts, Part II
Web Watch
Ask the Experts
Recognizing Community and Organizational Excellence
Art of Travel
The Prism Effect
Top Spots
Using New Tech for Old Purposes
So You Think You Can Dance
Don’t Use Tech You Don’t Understand
Are You In It to Win It?
Anything is Possible
Night of the Radishes
Well Played
When People Come Together, Magic Happens
Size Matters
Building a Better FAM
One Bar at a Time
Industry Insights
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

One + July 2011