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Welcome to our meetings and events industry content hub where we curate our favourite content. You can experience live education sessions at our exhibitions, IMEX (www.imex-frankfurt.com) and IMEX America (www.imexamerica.com).
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Pick Like a Pro: International Site Selection Success

Pick Like a Pro: International Site Selection Success | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Koleen Roach, director, meetings and conference management at Securian Financial Group
, has been planning meetings and incentives for almost 25 years, so she knows how important it is to find international destinations that will truly motivate, inspire, and reward her company’s incentive qualifiers. And for Diane Williams, director, meetings and events with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, the expos, networking, and educational events her organization holds around the world are vital to growing its global brand, entering new markets, and providing services to members where they live.

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Budgeting for Global Events: 3 Essential Elements

Budgeting for Global Events: 3 Essential Elements | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Even meeting planners who can whip up a budget for a U.S.–based event with ease may find themselves worrying about what they’re forgetting when it comes to budgeting for a meeting beyond U.S. borders. In a recent MeetingsNet webinar, Koleen Roach, director, meetings and conference management, who plans many international incentive programs for Securian Financial Group, and Diane Williams, director, meetings and events, with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, shared their collective wisdom on the three most important factors to take into consideration when booking an event abroad: currency, VAT, and visas.

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Budgeting for Global Events: 3 Essential Elements

Budgeting for Global Events: 3 Essential Elements | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Even meeting planners who can whip up a budget for a U.S.–based event with ease may find themselves worrying about what they’re forgetting when it comes to budgeting for a meeting beyond U.S. borders. In a recent MeetingsNet webinar, Koleen Roach, director, meetings and conference management, who plans many international incentive programs for Securian Financial Group, and Diane Williams, director, meetings and events, with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, shared their collective wisdom on the three most important factors to take into consideration when booking an event abroad: currency, VAT, and visas.

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IATA: Fuel Prices Drive Up Cost of Air Travel, But Demand Remains High

IATA: Fuel Prices Drive Up Cost of Air Travel, But Demand Remains High | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Ihe airline industry is on track to deliver a second consecutive year of improved profitability—thanks, in part, to rising prices for jet fuel and and increased demand
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11 Lessons on Negotiating with Convention Centers

11 Lessons on Negotiating with Convention Centers | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Many association meeting managers are dealing with slashed budgets, decreasing attendance, and shrinking room blocks. However, convention centers are under their own financial pressures to generate revenues. How has the equation changed when it comes to planners getting the best value for their dollar? Here are 11 lessons from convention experts.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.