April 17, 2014

Meetings News-in-Brief

Association News

 International Association of Exhibitions and Events is accepting nominations for its annual awards program. For criteria and to nominate, go to www.iaee.com/awards. Deadline is June 13.

Destination Marketing Association International unveiled the Destination Arena platform, designed to act as the global repository for DMO comparative data. The platform was founded upon DMAI's groundbreaking DMO Performance Reporting Handbook originally published in 2003 and updated in 2011. Examples of the information services offered in Destination Arena include an annual state of the industry report; real-time dashboard reports on more than 100 metrics; and customized benchmarking reports and research for individual CVBs. Details: DestinationArena.com.

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