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MAKING A DIFFERENCE Advancing the Industry VENETIAN/PALAZZO AND LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP. BELIEVE IN the MPI Foundation’s support of industry growth and the future of meetings, having contributed US$135,000 toward a matching grant initiative for the last three years for a total $270,000 to continually increase access to live events, online learning and global training. “Las Vegas Sands Corp. will not only contribute financially over the next three years ($55,000 per year) but will also provide resources and expertise on the global marketing plan and tools to support the continued success of this campaign,” the destination of choice for hundreds of thousands of convention planners and attendees each year. The Venetian Resort-HotelCasino is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations and includes The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers. The 50-story Palazzo features more than 3,000 expansive suites, luxury shopping and world-class dining and entertainment, as well more than 60 luxury boutiques within The Shoppes at The Palazzo. The largest privately owned exhibit and convention facility of its kind in the world, the Sands Expo and Convention Center is acclaimed as one of the world’s great business event destinations. —Blair Potter “The Individual Giving Matching Program is designed to empower members with the knowledge that their support is vital to the advancement of the meeting industry.” said Sands Vice President Chandra Allison. “The Individual Giving Matching Program is designed to empower members with the knowledge that their support is vital to the advancement of the meeting industry.” The Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center and Sands Expo and Convention Center combine to offer 2.25 gross million square feet of meeting and convention space and have become >> The MPI Foundation thanks the following organizations and individuals for their generous support. U.S. CORPORATE Platinum AT&T Park AIBTM Reed Carlson Hotels Dallas CVB Detroit Metro CVB Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Hilton Worldwide Hyatt Hotels IHG Las Vegas CVA Las Vegas Sands Corp. Loews Hotels Omni Hotels PSAV Swank Audio Visuals Universal Orlando Resorts Wyndham Hotels Bronze Accor Hospitality Associated Luxury Hotels Benchmark Hospitality Conference Direct Destination Hotels & Resorts Dolce International Experient Hello USA! Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Walt Disney World Resorts Friends 7th Wave Communications Balance Design CACBSO Gaylord Palms Gaylord Texan Hattie Hill Enterprises Interactive Visuals Land O’ Lakes Leadership Synergies National Speakers Bureau Strategic Marketings Inc. Bronze D.E. Systems Destination Halifax Direct Energy Centre IncentiveWorks Niagara Convention & Civic Centre The Conference Publishers THE PLANNER Tourisme Montréal Gold Key Fairmont Raffles Swissotel IHG Malaga CC Vancouver CC Bronze Key Donor Visit London CHAPTERS Arizona Sunbelt Atlantic Canada British Columbia Carolinas Chicago Area Dallas/Fort Worth Georgia Greater Calgary Greater Edmonton Greater New York Gulf States Heartland Houston Indiana Japan Kansas City Kentucky Bluegrass Manitoba Minnesota Montréal New Jersey Northeast New York Ohio Oregon Ottawa Philadelphia Potomac Rocky Mountain Southern California Tennessee Texas Hill Country Toronto Virginia Washington Westfield Wisconsin Chapter Special Donor Accucom Corporate Communications Inc. Centre MontRoyal Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Cantrav Services Inc. Fletcher Wright & Associates Gelber Conference Centre Greenfield Services Inc. Groupe Germain Hotels Naylor Publishers Ottawa Convention Centre Small Business 4th Wall Events Attendee Management Incorporated Best Meetings Inc. Kinsley and Associates Meeting Site Resources One Smooth Stone OnTrack Communications Passkey, a Landry & Kling Co. Site Solutions Worldwide Song Division Swantegy SYNAXIS Meetings & Events Inc. CANADA CORPORATE Platinum Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Gold American Express AV Concepts Encore Productions Freeman Freeman Decorating HelmsBriscoe Maritz MGM Mirage San Antonio CVB Gold AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions Caesars Windsor Convention Centres of Canada Delta Hotels InterContinental Hotels Group Canada Starwood Hotels and Resorts Silver Aimbridge Hospitality Atlanta CVB Cvent Fort Worth CVB Global Hotel Alliance hinton+grusich LXR Luxury Resorts Philadelphia CVB PRA Salt Lake City CVB Walt Disney World Resorts Weil & Associates Small Business Silver AV-Canada Calgary Telus Convention Centre Coast Hotels Evolution Presentation Technologies Hilton Canada Marriott Hotels & Resorts Canada Ottawa Tourism STRONCO Group Tourism Calgary Tourism Toronto Tourisme Québec VIA Rail Canada aNd Logistix EMEA CORPORATE Hertiage AIBTM IMEX Special Donors BBJ Linen Boca Resorts Folio Fine Wine Partners Jet Blue KSL Resorts Little Rock CVB Passadena CVB Production Plus Inc. SAS Institute Visit Charlotte Visit Raleigh Diamond mci Platinum Key BTC Starwood Hotels and Resorts INDIVIDUALS Alan Pini Allison Kinsley Ann Godi Anna Lee Chabot Anne Clarke Barbara Cummins Beverly W Kinkade, CMP, CMM Bill Boyd Bradley Martin Brian Stevens Brian Reaver C. James Trombino, CAE Carl Winston Carla Benckert Carol Krugman, CMP, CMM Carol Muldoon Charles Bowling Cheryl Renzenbrink Chris Gabaldon Chris Meyer Christine Duffy Christopher Chung David DuBois, CMP, CMM Dave Gabri Dave Johnson Dave Scypinski Diane Schneiderman Didier Scaillet Doug Bolger Evelyn Laxgang George P. Johnson Gus Vonderheide Hattie Hill, CMM Heather Milliken Helen Van Dongen, CMP, CMM Herb Zeilinger Ivan Carlson Janet Victor Jeff Wagoner Jennifer Brown Jerry Wayne Joe Nishi JodieAnn Cady John Meissner Jonathan Howe, Esq. Joseph Lipman Katie CallahanGiobbi Ken Sanders Kevin Olsen Kevin Kirby Kristen Robertson Mackenna Lawrence Luteran Linda Swago Lisa Baadsvik Mamiko Hayashi/ Michael K. Stein Marianne Demko Lange, CMP, CMM Margaret Moynihan Mariela McIlwraith Mark Komine Mark Sirangelo Matthew Schermerhorn Melanie Cook Melvin Tennant Michael Massari Mike Deitemeyer Mike Beardsley Mike Stawiarski Mitchell Beer, CMM Moon Civetz Paul Fogarty Ping Liu Richard Harper Rick Smith Rob Scypinski Robert Payne Robin Lokerman Robyn Byrd Powell Ron Guitar Sandra Riggins Sara Torrence Sebastien Tondeur Steve Kemble Susan Buntjer Terri Fisher Theda Jackson Tim Brown Tony Lorenz Unni SoelbergClaridge Vito Curalli William Gilchrist 89

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + October 2010

One + October 2010
Energy of Many
Design Thinking
Signs of the Times
Top Spots
Kill Your Résumé
Exceed Expectations
Live in Person
Snack Attack
Skin Deep
Playing God?
Untangling the Value of Social Media
Local Favor
Personality Order
Datascape Architect
Thriving Exhibits
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

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