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    1. Diving Deep into EIC’s 5 Top Trends for the Meeting Industry

      Diving Deep into EIC’s 5 Top Trends for the Meeting Industry

      As an umbrella organization representing more than 30 associations focused on meetings and conventions, the Events Industry Council, formerly the Convention Industry Council, has its ear to the ground. At a recent EIC meeting, members discussed changes in the industry, new tech trends, and the current political scene, emerging with five top trends that event professionals should watch closely in the year ahead.

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    2. Join the 24-Hour Tweetfest for Event CSR

      Join the 24-Hour Tweetfest for Event CSR

      Need some fresh ideas and inspiration around corporate social responsibility and sustainability in the events industry? Help is just a click away on Friday, April 21. The third annual #CSRshareDay, a 24-hour global Twitter conversation, hopes to get 2 million people involved in sharing, retweeting, and reading about best practices, experiences, and ideas that will encourage them to make events even more sustainable.

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    3. Starting a Meeting Program: New Course from GBTA

      Starting a Meeting Program: New Course from GBTA

      The Global Business Travel Association begins a new online course next week for corporate meeting professionals.

      In five, 90-minute sessions delivered weekly, Cindy Heston, director of travel and events for Anthem, will lead participants through key competencies and advanced principles for starting a corporate meetings program or elevating an existing program.

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    4. MPI Announces Risk Management Certificate and New IACC Alliance

      MPI Announces Risk Management Certificate and New IACC Alliance

      Risk management has always been on the minds of meeting professionals, but the industry is galvanizing behind the issue in unprecedented ways in 2017, and Meeting Professionals International is at the leading edge of the trend.

      For the first time, MPI will offer an entire educational track on safety and risk management at its World Education Congress in June, with nine sessions looking at duty of care, cybersecurity, travel safety, crisis management, and more.

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    5. Nominate a 2017 Changemaker!

      Nominate a 2017 Changemaker!

      If Woody Allen was in the meetings biz, he might have applied his well-known Annie Hall metaphor to our industry: “Meeting management is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. What you don’t want on your hands is a dead shark.”

      Moving forward and making change is exactly what MeetingsNet celebrates with our annual Changemakers list, which will be published in June, with a fresh class of inspiring planners and suppliers. We want your nominations!

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