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It goes without saying that Visit Orlando does a fantastic job of showcasing their city for media. The tour created for WEC writers, in my opinion,...
  You know how you see a kid at the fair, little arms wrapped around those huge prize stuffed panda bears, filled with such glee? That’s how I...
Don't miss Call for Action: Advocating Meetings We will be posting the recorded version of the this video on the WEC Virtual Experience page...
Don't miss Kelly Cutrone: The Real Deal We will be posting the recorded version of the this video on the WEC Virtual Experience page soon. ...
By Mitchell Beer, The Conference Publishers Inc. Keynote speaker Joe Calloway led an interactive general session on Tuesday morning. Panelists...
As his company celebrates its 40th anniversary and co-sponsors Tuesday’s closing reception (Universal Orlando’s CityWalk Celebration), One+ caught up...
Don't miss The New Face of Negotiation: A Bigger Pie Tuesday, July 26, 10:30 am - 11:30 am EST  We will be posting the recorded...
Don't miss Closing General Session with Joe Calloway. Don't forget to attend Joe Calloway's book signing session in the Knowledge Hub (located in the...
The future of sales may be in buyer personas á la Myers-Briggs, according to ongoing research by MPI and Vantage Strategies and funded by the MPI...
The vast majority of attendees were planners, mostly association and corporate with a few independent and government planners sprinkled throughout...
Don't miss Flash Point  Share your biggest takeaway from these Flash Point presentations on Twitter by using #WEC11FP. We will be posting the...
After a long day of education and networking, take some time at the end of each day to connect with your peers and share notes on the hottest...
What does it take to be a meeting professional? WEC delegates found out during an interactive session with industry leaders on the new Meeting and...
The “Why” Behind Meetings By Mitchell Beer, CMM, The Conference Publishers Inc. Human survival depends on our ability to meet, interact and build...
Mitigating Impact: Risk Management and Community We will be posting the recorded version of the this video on the WEC Virtual Experience page...
Don't miss Defining Virtual and Hybrid Meeting Strategies. We will be posting the recorded version of the this video on the WEC Virtual...
Don't miss WEC 2011 Opening General Session. We will be posting the recorded version of the this video on the WEC Virtual Experience page...
Hosted-buyer appointments are today from 3:30-5 p.m./15.30-17.00 in South Hall B. WEC hosted buyers cut through the clutter of the trade show...
The Blitz! takes place today 5-8 p.m./17.00-20.00 in S230 A-E. At WEC, your days are spent absorbing the rich educational content and hearing from...
The sun coming over the horizon as a heron soars over the lake. No, it’s not a turn-of-the-century period movie. It was the scene for the MPI...
Melanie, 15, has Tourette syndrome. The only time she calms is when she’s with Seymour, whom she holds by the muzzle while cooing, “You’re my best...
Learning and connecting with others is one of the main goals attendees at the Future Leaders Forum, jointly run by IMEX and MPI, wanted to achieve...
Leaders know how to ask the right questions, Paul Bridle told chapter leaders on Saturday during their all-day forum. “Two important questions you...
By Samuel J. Smith | Managing Director | Interactive Meeting Technology My WEC experience began at home. I checked the #wec11 hashtag on Twitter to...
Great stories aren’t just told – they’re experienced. What better way to start your adventure at MPI's World Education Congress in Orlando than with...
In the last few years, professionals and organizations have asked themselves, "What lies underneath the what and how?" Telling your story with any...
The Career Resource Center at MPI's World Education Congress in Orlando is the place where job seekers, employers and recruiters meet face-to-face....
It's #WEC11, and I have no fewer than four event flows to review, three sets of remarks to rehearse, two apps to download and one back to crack. But...
As Theresa said in her post “With the Attendee in Mind,” one of the focuses of the re-designed WEC experience is including our community in the...
First, I can’t begin to describe what a pleasure it was to speak with Simon Sinek, opening General Session speaker, and Kelly Cutrone, Flash Point...
If you’re following the twitter and facebook conversations, you know there is a lot of excitement building up for WEC 2011. Thinking ahead to 2012,...
  So last year at WEC in Vancouver we experimented with a scavenger hunt via foursquare as an experiment in driving attendee traffic to...
  So as many of you who are professional planners know, the last few weeks leading up to conference or major annual event gets pretty hectic and...
Image via Flickr (the_green_squirrel) In terms of event services that act as performance enhancements, the MyROI service has proven its value...
As Theresa tweeted recently, the countdown is on for WEC 2011 launch. We’re like worker bees at headquarters, making sure the “i”s are dotted and...
In addition to the strategic partnership that is bringing Smart Monday to IMEX America in October, MPI has another key association with IMEX Group:...
We all are familiar with that pivotal moment where the main character goes all in. The resigned push of all their chips, hopes riding on that one...
Don’t forget that you can take your CMP exam at WEC in July if you turn in your application before the March 01 deadline and your application is...
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