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February/March 2024

Welcome to the February/March Digital Edition of The Meeting Professional

Relevant, provocative and award-winning, MPI’s flagship publication showcases best practices, trends, destinations and industry leadership.

 

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Inclusivity: Optimism, measuring progress, where are we in five years?

When the time came to spotlight inclusion—the theme of the February-March issue of The Meeting Professional—we turned to thought leaders for timely insights on optimism in 2024, tangible ways to measure inclusivity progress and what a truly inclusion meeting industry will look like in five years.


Meeting planners call WEC host Louisville an authentic, warm city

MPI will bring its 2024 WEC to “Bourbon City,” May 20-22. There's a lot we can tell you about what makes this exciting city a great meetings destination, but you don't need to take our word for it. Rather, we spoke with a few MPI member meeting planners about his popular southern city they call home.


'We're basically super-scrappy'

Positive sentiment for the overall business of live events is growing across the most significant metrics—business conditions, attendance, budgets—while hiring difficulties have improved for each of the past three quarters.


Wellness at events: Relaxed and recharged

“The mind can only absorb so much information. It needs time to decompress and relax before being ready to take in more information,” says Pandit Dasa, an author and keynote speaker on workplace culture, the future of work, resilience, mental health and mindfulness.


What's New

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Destination DC Partner Report

Tampa Bay Partner Report

Tampa Bay Partner Report

IHG Special Report

IHG Partner Report

California Special Report

California Special Report

Orlando Special Report

Orlando Special Report

OVG Report

OVG360 Partner Report

Partner Report Destination DC

Destination DC Partner Report

CORT Events Special Report

CORT Events Special Report

Mexican Caribbean Special Report

Mexican Caribbean Special Report

Columbia SC Special Report

Columbia SC Special Report

October 2022 Special Report

October Special Report

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