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    Posted by Michael Pinchera at
    02:16PM 09/01/2015
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    7 Haunted Event Venues that are Full of Life

    By Michael Pinchera Photo: ©Sam Howzit/Creative Commons license The last time I covered haunted meeting and event venues, it quickly became apparent that property representatives only tend to tout paranormal activity when it’s benign—ghost children laughing rather than demons biting. This time around, facilities with adorable spookiness have been left behind so that you can, instead, learn about those on the more extreme end of the spectrum. Read More

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    Posted by Rich Luna at
    10:58PM 08/04/2015
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    Celebrating a Passionate and Committed Industry Leader

    By Rich Luna More than 350 meeting and event industry executives, leaders, members and friends came to together Tuesday at WEC 2015 to celebrate and honor Michael Dominguez, the immediate past president of MPI’s International Board of Directors (IBOD). Dominguez, senior vice president and chief sales officer for MGM Resorts International, served as MPI board chair from 2013-2014 and is one of the meeting and event industry's most passionate and committed leaders. Read More

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    Posted by Jeff Loy at
    03:09PM 08/02/2015
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    Welcome to WEC 2015!

    By Paul Van Deventer On behalf of your global MPI team, your international board and your volunteer leaders, I would like to welcome you to San Francisco and to WEC 2015! San Francisco is a wonderful city perched on the edge. And with WEC here, it’s the perfect place to sharpen your thinking, push your boundaries and rediscover the unique edge that live meetings and events give to business and to society. Read More

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    Posted by Blair Potter at
    12:49PM 08/02/2015
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    Dynamic Leadership

    By Blair Potter Each year, the Chapter Leaders Forum (CLF) at WEC is designed to provide participants with the skills necessary to be effective volunteer leaders for local chapters. The program offers leadership training on how to be successful at the local chapter level, and participants hear from fellow chapter leaders about their successes and challenges. Read More

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    Posted by Jeff Loy at
    04:04PM 07/13/2015
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    MPI Members Honored on Two Industry Lists

    By Jeff Loy MPI members and staff were recently featured in two annual lists, honoring their contributions to the meeting and event industry. Read More