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    Posted by Rich Luna at
    05:00PM 05/20/2015
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    IMEX in Frankfurt: It's All About the People

    by Rich Luna FRANKFURT—From the second-floor pressroom, one can easily gaze over the massive trade show that is IMEX, a view that was not lost on Ray Bloom, the chair of IMEX. “Look at that,” he said, pointing across the sea of stands and displays from 3,500 exhibiting companies. “We’re very pleased with all of it. You see the creativity and style that goes into every stand. It’s so attractive and as you know, it’s the importance of the brand. Read More


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    Posted by Rich Luna at
    05:00PM 05/20/2015
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    IMEX in Frankfurt: It's All About the People

    by Rich Luna FRANKFURT—From the second-floor pressroom, one can easily gaze over the massive trade show that is IMEX, a view that was not lost on Ray Bloom, the chair of IMEX. “Look at that,” he said, pointing across the sea of stands and displays from 3,500 exhibiting companies. “We’re very pleased with all of it. You see the creativity and style that goes into every stand. It’s so attractive and as you know, it’s the importance of the brand. Read More


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    Posted by Rich Luna at
    05:00PM 05/19/2015
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    IMEX in Frankfurt: Setting the Tone

    by Rich Luna FRANKFURT—It only took a couple of moments during the opening ceremony Tuesday morning to set the tone for IMEX in Frankfurt. “Why do I admire the meetings industry?” Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, the world’s largest business software company, said during his keynote address. “You are the frontline in the battle against bureaucrats that think that emails and PowerPoints ever changed a darned thing. “Meetings matter. Read More


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    Posted by Blair Potter at
    06:58PM 04/28/2015
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    Confidence Boost

    by Blair Potter Jade Woodall (MPI U.K. & Ireland Chapter), a student in events management at Bournemouth University in England, recently received an MPI Foundation scholarship that has helped boost her confidence as she continues pursuing a career in meetings and events. Woodall earned the Vanessa Cotton Memorial Scholarship, which enabled her to attend the MPI European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC) in Kraków, Poland, this year. Read More


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    01:55PM 04/06/2015
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    Building Her Skills

    by Blair Potter Stephanie Rapko (MPI Toronto Chapter), project manager for Myriad Marketing Inc., says an MPI Foundation scholarship helped her bolster her skills immediately prior to starting a new job. She earned an International Centre Scholarship that enabled her to attend the 2014 World Education Congress (WEC) in Minneapolis. “I had attended WEC the previous two years as a Level 3 hosted buyer,” she says. Read More