1. About Convention Industry Council

    The Convention Liaison Council was founded in 1949 by four organizations to facilitate the exchange of information within the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. Now the Convention Industry Council, the organization has grown to include 31 member organizations.

    CIC's members represent more than 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry. CIC offers many tools and programs designed to support the industry and meet its challenges; facilitate the exchange of information and ideas; and educate the public on its profound economic impact. Some of the ways the CIC achieves these goals are by:

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    1. Data from the Convention Industry Council points out that meetings support more jobs than the computer, trucking, broadcast, and telecommunications industries
      In Guest Column: 3 Ways You Can Support the Event Industry Today
    2. The Convention Industry Council and board of directors worked together to formulate a series of exciting action plans to translate our strategic vision into reality, befitting the strength that comes from the collaboration of all of our members from every segment of the meetings industry.
      In CIC Approves New Strategic Plan Focusing on Advocacy, Professional Practices
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    2. Understanding the APEX/ASTM sustainable meeting standards

      Explore Exhibit City News (Apr 25 2012)

      Understanding the APEX/ASTM sustainable meeting standards ...) during initial conversations with the EPA. The concept was then brought to the Convention Industry Council (CIC), which consists of 31 member organizations in the meetings and events industry. A panel was formed within... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Convention Industry Council   Green Meetings Industry Council

    3. Green Meeting Standards Available for Bundled Purchase

      Explore Successful Meetings (Apr 25 2012)

      ...g Standards are now available for online purchase as a complete compilation, the Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced this week. Created by CIC, the APEX/ASTM standards were finalized and published in February by ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Convention Industry Council

    4. Convention centers and hotels continue to follow a green path

      Explore Exhibit City News (Mar 28 2012)

      Convention centers and hotels continue to follow a green path ...ruary and is expected to be completed later this year. These standards, produced as a partnership between the Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) and the American Society for Testing and Mate... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   Convention Industry Council   Green Meetings Industry Council

    5. Convention Industry Council Names January 2012 CMP Class

      Explore Successful Meetings (Mar 16 2012)

      ...ionals passed the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) exam on Jan. 7, 2012, the Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced yesterday. Established in 1985, the CMP program is designed to "increase the professionalism of... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CMP   Convention Industry Council

    6. PCMA makes strategic moves with new staff alignment

      Explore pcma.org (Mar 8 2012)

      ...ious positions with associations in meetings, exhibits and marketing communications. Peacy is a member of the Convention Industry Council's CMP Board of Directors and is its Education Committee Co-Chair. An addition to... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicago   Hilton Worldwide   CMP

    7. GMIC Plans 'Education Roadmap' to Help Planners Implement APEX Standards

      Explore Successful Meetings (Feb 28 2012)

      ...lly Sustainable Meeting standards have been published by ASTM International, the Convention Industry Council (CIC) reported this month. Publication was only half the battle, however. Now, the meetings industry is tasked ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Convention Industry Council   Green Meetings Industry Council

    8. APEX Green Meeting Standards Now Available

      Explore Successful Meetings (Feb 21 2012)

      ...lly Sustainable Meeting standards have been published by ASTM International, the Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced last week. CIC's Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) initiative was launched in 2008 to create i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Convention Industry Council

    9. APEX/ASTM Green Meetings Standards Now Available for Purchase

      Explore Meetings Net (Feb 17 2012)

      ... Industry Council in discussion with the U.S. Environmental Prote New green meeting standards produced by the Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) and the American Society for Testing and Mate... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Convention Industry Council   Green Meetings Industry Council

    10. How to Be a Meetings Advocate

      Explore Meetings Net (Feb 1 2012)

      ...ontribute. Donate money to industry foundations, such as the PCMA Foundation, which develop research like the CIC Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy study. 7. Believe. “No one’s voice is more important... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   PCMA   Convention Industry Council   American Society of Association Executives

    11. IMEX America Releases 2012 Predictions for US and Global Events Market

      Explore exhibitoronline.com (Dec 21 2011)

      ...bal, ADME, AIPC, AMCI, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, Association Forum of Chicagoland, CALSAE, CIC, CSAE, ECM, FICP, GMIC, IACC, IAEE, IAPCO, ICCA, ISES, JMIC, NYSAE, PATA, SKAL and Spin. For more informat... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   IACC   Social Media

    12. Certified Meeting Professional Exam Goes Digital

      Explore Successful Meetings (Dec 19 2011)

      ... transition from a paper- to a computer-based format beginning in July 2012, the Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced last week. According to the CIC, which administers the exam, the electronic advancement coincid... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CMP   Convention Industry Council   CMP International Standards

    13. Convention Industry Council Announces 2012 Board Leadership

      Explore exhibitoronline.com (Dec 7 2011)

      ... officers of its Board of Directors. Stephen Hacker, CAE, FASAE, President of the Internat... 12/8/2011 - The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has announced the 2012 officers of its Board of Directors. Stephen Hacker, C... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IACC   CMP   National Restaurant Association

    14. Convention Industry Council Announces 2012 Board of Directors

      Explore Successful Meetings (Dec 2 2011)

      ...The Convention Industry Council has named its board leadership for 2012. The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has named its board leadership for 2012, it announced today. Serving as board chair will be Stephen... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IACC   National Restaurant Association   Convention Industry Council

    15. Green Meetings Standards Set to Publish

      Explore Meetings Net (Nov 21 2011)

      Green Meetings Standards Set to Publish ...unced that eight of the nine sustainable meeting standards will be published before the end of the month. The Convention Industry Council recently announced that eight of the nine sustainable meeting standards will be pu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   PCMA   Convention Industry Council   MeetGreen

    16. GMIC Sustainable Meetings Foundation Launches Year-End Donor Drive for Sustainable Meeting Projects

      Explore exhibitoronline.com (Nov 16 2011)

      ...on, research, policy, and standards for the meetings and events industry. The GMIC is an active member of the Convention Industry Council and is committed to helping leaders at all levels advance towards sustainability. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CMP   Convention Industry Council   CAE

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