Oneness Remembrance – IMEX Las Vegas

Holly Duckworth

One week and one day will have passed since the tragic events in Las Vegas while we are in attendance at IMEX. Las Vegas Boulevard & Mandalay Bay Rd. Photo courtesy of www.ktnv.com. Invitation for IMEX Attendees & Hospitality Partners.

Las Vegas Bets on New Ad Campaigns to Attract Meetings

Associations Now

Even though federal agencies are staying away, Las Vegas is holding its own as a meeting and convention destination. Las Vegas isn’t hurting in the convention-business department: Sin City continues to be the destination of choice for a number of large tradeshow events each year.

Report: Las Vegas Tradeshows Remain Country’s Largest

Associations Now

A new study from the Trade Show News Network puts two Las Vegas expos—CONEXPO-CON/AGG and the Consumer Electronics Show—atop the events space based on net square footage. The 2014 edition of the event, which brought more than 2,100 exhibitors to Las Vegas, took up 2.36

Friday Buzz: CES Bursts At Las Vegas’ Seams

Associations Now

The International Consumer Electronics Show may be growing beyond even Las Vegas’ ample means. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the electronics show that everyone looks forward to every January, reached the last day of its stretch in Las Vegas today.

Las Vegas, Other Resort Cities Bear Brunt of Federal Travel Cuts

Associations Now

Following several high-profile conference scandals, federal agencies have shied away from hosting meetings in resort destinations like Las Vegas, according to a USA Today analysis. government spent $92,736 on Las Vegas hotel rooms during fiscal year 2013.

SCD Group: Will Government's Conference Scandals Spillover to.

SCD Group

First it was the General Services Administration spending $823,000 for a conference in Las Vegas. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Tuesday, October 2, 2012.

5 Solutions to Streamline Online Event Registration

Aptify

Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas! With #AUC2017 only two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! This is a guest blog post by Kate Dodd of ExpoLogic. AUC event registration

Making a Case for Monthly Membership Auto-Renewal

Aptify

Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! This is a guest blog post by Charlotte Muylaert of Billhighway.

10 Ways to Drive Member Engagement and #LeverageChapters

Aptify

Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! This is a guest blog post by Charlotte Muylaert of BillHighway.

Why Vegas?

Associations Now

Think Vegas isn’t the right destination for your meeting? Vegas has turned into the best of the best in everything—dining, hotel rooms, shopping, entertainment, meeting space—all at a terrific price,” says Stephanie Glanzer, vice president of sales at Mandalay Bay. “It’s Why not?

Conference Circuit: International Sign Expo

Associations Now

The International Sign Association’s 2019 International Sign Expo begins next week in Las Vegas. City: Las Vegas. Rundown Exhibit hall square footage: 237,425. Attendees: 20,000 plus. Exhibitors: 600 plus.

Event Cancellations: An Unexpected Case Study Happens at MPI WEC

Association Adviser

That was just one of the lessons learned when a major speaker cancellation turned into a teaching experience for attendees at the Meeting Professional International 2017 World Education Congress (MPI WEC), which took place earlier this month in Las Vegas.

Conference Circuit: Parking Spot

Associations Now

The 2018 National Parking Association Convention & Expo begins next week in Las Vegas. City: Las Vegas. The meeting includes complimentary tours where attendees will get a chance to see Las Vegas parking facilities in action.

Conference Circuit: So, You Think You Can Type?

Associations Now

The National Court Reporters Association’s 2017 Convention & Expo begins next week in Las Vegas. City: Las Vegas. Rundown Attendees: 1,300 plus. Exhibitors : 40. Sponsors: 9.

Improve IT Outcomes and Communication with Simplified Project Management

Aptify

Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! This is a guest blog post by Andrew Graf of TeamDynamix.

GAO, optics, over reactions and glass houses

Golden's Rules for Association

I didn’t exactly go through the five stages of grief when the public furor over the GAO Las Vegas retreat first erupted in the media. But I did go through something like that process. Stage one is denial: I am a “benefit of the doubt” kind of guy. If there is an innocent interpretation, I [.]. Association Advocacy Association Meetings Bad Publicity GAO Image Transparency

MGM & Delos Partner for Productive Meetings & Relaxing Stays

Associations Now

MGM Resorts International has responded to consumer interest in both wellness tourism and workplace wellness by partnering with Delos to provide scientifically proven features in the meeting and sleeping rooms at Las Vegas three resorts—MGM Grand, Park MGM and The Mirage.

Associations Make an Impression at CES

Associations Now

Whether in the form of 5G wireless, 10G wired, or new industry initiatives, associations are all over this year’s CES, the high-profile electronics show underway in Las Vegas this week.

An Event-Focused Solution to Closing the Skills Gap

Associations Now

But the National Kitchen and Bath Association, faced with a similar challenge, tried something new at its Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas last month.

How are you managing in a networked world?

SocialFish

I especially love this slide deck by Harold Jarche, a speaker at the DevLearn conference that took place recently in Las Vegas for e-learning professionals (SO going next year.)

Meetings, Education & Professional Development Survey Report

Association Adviser

A group of 12 state societies of association executives collaborated with Whorton Marketing & Research in Las Vegas, Nevada and Event Garde in Kalamazoo, Michigan to conduct a survey of their education, meetings, and professional development activities.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

In June, a Georgia man found himself almost completely alone in a well-lite airport in the city that never shuts off their lights, Las Vegas. As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates.

Conference Circuit: National Black Nurses Association

Associations Now

The National Black Nurses Association’s 45th Annual Institute and Conference begins in the upcoming days in Las Vegas. City: Las Vegas. Rundown Attendees: 1,000 plus. Career Fair Exhibitors : 100.

Conference Circuit: Let’s Get Physical

Associations Now

The Association of Academic Physiatrists’ 2017 Annual Meeting kicks off next week in Las Vegas. City: Las Vegas. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Poster and Paper Presentations: 500. Concurrent Sessions: 40. Keynote Speakers: 4.

Why The Path to Innovation is Paved Through Partnership

Associations Now

MGM Resorts International is the only company in Las Vegas that has partnered with Delos to provide state-of-the-art innovative wellness features in its meeting and sleeping rooms.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

In June, a Georgia man found himself almost completely alone in a well-lite airport in the city that never shuts off their lights, Las Vegas. As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates.

U.S. Travel Association Doubles Down on Vegas Ahead of Debate

Associations Now

Another Big Bet Also last week, the Nevada legislature approved funding for a new football stadium in Las Vegas. When Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton head to Las Vegas for the final presidential debate, they’ll find that a major industry group has already landed there.

Event Tips: How to Select a Space

Associations Now

The total square footage of meeting and exhibit space in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. 4 key questions to ask before booking your next meeting.

The Story Behind Hillary Clinton and That Flying Shoe

Associations Now

Yesterday, though, it also put her in the line of a shoe-thrower’s fire at an association event in Las Vegas. The New York Daily News reports that federal officials declined to press charges , but she faces charges from local authorities in Las Vegas.

NV Lawmakers: Lift Agency Resort, Casino Meeting Bans

Associations Now

Meetings and conferences hosted by federal agencies could make a Las Vegas comeback if legislation introduced by a group of House members from Nevada passes. Resort cities like Las Vegas are not the problem here,” Heck said.

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Membership Hack: Recruitment Competition for Chapters

Associations Now

For instance, Florida’s Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association will give its top recruiter a free trip to Las Vegas to attend NAHB’s International Builders’ Show in February.

Big city love from ASAE

Aaron Wolowiec

2020 – Las Vegas. Good news fellow Midwesterners! In 2018, ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition will be coming to Chicago! On July 25, ASAE announced the host cities for its meetings, through 2022: 2017 – Toronto. 2018 – Chicago. 2019 – Columbus. 2021 – Dallas. 2022 – Atlanta.

Big city love from ASAE

Aaron Wolowiec

2020 – Las Vegas. Good news fellow Midwesterners! In 2018, ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition will be coming to Chicago! On July 25, ASAE announced the host cities for its meetings, through 2022: 2017 – Toronto. 2018 – Chicago. 2019 – Columbus. 2021 – Dallas. 2022 – Atlanta.

Thursday Buzz: Amazon’s Alexa Hits Vegas

Associations Now

This week, Wynn Las Vegas announced that it had made a deal with Amazon to equip all 4,748 of the hotel’s rooms with Alexa-enabled Echo devices, a significant coup for the tech giant, whose devices will now be directly associated with a luxury brand.

Conference Circuit: In Storage

Associations Now

The Self Storage Association’s 2017 Fall Conference & Trade Show begins in Las Vegas next week. City: Las Vegas. Rundown Attendees: 2,000. Exhibitors: 150 plus. Event Sponsors : 9.

The Event World Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Associations Now

Heading to Vegas. On Thursday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will hold a panel discussion in the city’s new T-Mobile Arena to honor the meetings industry. On Thursday, the event industry will celebrate the first-ever Global Meetings Industry Day.

Viva Las Outlets: How Vegas Charged Up for CES

Associations Now

Considering the scale of the Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas has its work cut out for it each year. Now imagine how crazy that must be if you’re heading to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show , an event where everyone is guaranteed to have a device or six.

Wednesday Buzz: How Could Pro Sports Shake Up Vegas?

Associations Now

There’s no shortage of entertainment options in Las Vegas, but one thing that’s eluded the city for years is a major sports team. The leagues have resisted the idea because of Vegas’ other major industry: legalized gambling.

3 Steps Toward IT Transformation in Trade Associations

Aptify

Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! This is a guest blog post by Andrew Graf of TeamDynamix. The biggest difference for IT in trade associations is that they serve a multitude of users—internal staff, affiliate groups, and external members.

What’s next after CES?

Association Management

This week I had the opportunity to attend the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This is a massive show—covering 2 million square feet of exhibit space. For those keeping score at home, the Chrysler Building in NYC is about that size. That’s big.