October 23, 2014

Meetings Executive Moves


Jackie Douglas, John Gallagher

Meetings News-in-Brief


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Million Dollar Round Table meetings director Raymond J. Kopcinski Sr., CMP (pictured) is tapped to lead Professional Convention Management Association, 3 other officers are all association executives; new board members also association-related; will take helm in January after Convening Leaders meeting



Appealing to young professionals is a growing priority for event organizers, but using the same approaches that satisfied the needs of baby boomers might not work. The Center for Exhibition Industry Research has released a report to answer this concern.


Delayed flights, canceled flights and missed connections are the most common travel problems encountered by today’s association executives and other business travelers, according to the GBTA Foundation. Nearly 90 percent of business travelers who experienced problems while traveling, experienced at least one mishap related to air travel.


Association TRENDS is now accepting nominations for the TRENDS 2014 Leading Association Lobbyists. This distinction is meant for an on-staff lobbyist of an association that is eligible to lobby, or a lobbyist who is hired to represent such an organization, such as a member of a lobbying firm or an independent lobbyist.


There are 22 categories in which to enter


Launch takes place at International Platform Association meeting

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