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> Calendar level solution for small companies that are taking the first step toward automating their meetings management process. “There is definitely a need in the marketplace for meetings management technology for mid-market companies,” William Browning, a research analyst for Boston-based research firm Aberdeen Group, said in a statement supporting the new StarCite releases. “Our research has shown that although both mid-market and large-market companies currently have similar performance results and organizational structures for meetings management, only large companies are set up for sustainable success.” StarCite Professional is available now and StarCite Express will be available for purchase in the fourth quarter of 2008 in Europe and the U.S. —Matt Alderton News & Analysis Calendar September 10-11 HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International) Affordable Meetings National, Washington Convention Center, Washington DC (914) 421-3206 www.affordablemeetings.com September 23-25 The Motivation Show, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL (630) 434-7779 www.themotivationshow.com October 5-7 ACTE (Association of Corporate Travel Executives) Global Education Conference, Rome, Italy (703) 683-5322 www.acte.org November 1-5 ICCA (International Congress & Convention Association) 47th ICCA Congress & Exhibition, Victoria, Canada 31 20 3981902 www.iccaworld.com November 7-11 AH&LA (American Hotel & Lodging Association) Fall Conference, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY (202) 289-3100 www.ahla.com December 2-4 EIBTM (European Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition) The Global Meetings and Incentives Exhibition, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain 44 020 8910 7988 www.eibtm.com December 5-8 SITE (Society of Incentive and Travel Executives) International Conference, Montreux, Switzerland (312) 321-5148 www.site-intl.org http://www.affordablemeetings.com http://www.themotivationshow.com http://www.acte.org http://www.iccaworld.com http://www.ahla.com http://www.eibtm.com http://www.site-intl.org http://motorcitycasino.com http://motorcitycasino.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - September 2008

Successful Meetings - September 2008
Contents
Editor's Note
Industry Trends
Supplier News
Technology
Calendar
Incentives
Association News
Corporate Meetings
Independent Planners
Management Matters
Meetings Law
Mouth for Sale
Planner Spotlight
Pre-Event
On Site
On Site
Tools of the Trade
Where All That Glitters May Bring Gold
Stepping Up in Class
Going for the Green
10 Great Drive-To Destinations
Charter Members
Night at the Museum
Places & Spaces
Charleston and Savannah
Los Angeles
Phoenix/Scottsdale
Rocky Mountain Resorts
Caribbean
Monaco
Malaysia
Gurus

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