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Rural Doctors’ Training may be in Jeopardy

April 22, 2021

By Michael Ollove, Stateline, April 27, 2017 In nearly two years as a medical resident in Meridian, Mississippi, Dr. John Thames has treated car-wreck victims, people with chest pains, and malnourished infants. Patients have arrived with lacerations, with burns, or in a disoriented fog after discontinuing their psychiatric medications. Thames, a small-town Mississippi native, said […]

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

April 22, 2021

Attitude and Peak Performance in the Workplace By Psychologist, Bruce Christopher So much of what we consider success in life is simply how we look at things. The story has been told of parents who had two identical twin boys. They were identical in every way except for their temperaments. One of the boys was […]

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Heck No – We Won’t Go: Addressing Legislative Development in Event Contracts

April 22, 2021

You don’t have to look too far nowadays to hear about a state or local community adopting a law or regulation which has the effect of discriminating against a subset of the population due to a person’s race, sex, sexual preference, gender identity, or other protected class. No matter which side of the issue you […]

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Destination Spotlight: Medical and Scientific Meeting Venues

April 22, 2021

Whether your organization is rooted in the medical field or you simply want to explore a scientific venue for your next event, Missouri has some great options. CONVENIENCE IN KANSAS CITY Benita Stennis, director of scientific affairs at the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA), coordinates the organization’s annual conference. The event alternates between Kansas City […]

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IACC and Meeting Professionals International Form Global Alliance

April 22, 2021

CHICAGO and DALLAS, April 4, 2017 – IACC, the only association to certify conference and meetings focused venues on a global basis, and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the leading global association for meeting professionals, have announced a five-year global partnership for the mutual benefit of their members. The two associations will share event and learning […]

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Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Highest Convention Booking Year Ever

April 22, 2021

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and National School Boards Association among Major Conventions Secured For Philadelphia The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) reported 2016 as its highest convention booking year ever with 713 events using 903,199 hotel room nights secured for future years. Those figures represent an 18.2 percent increase in the […]

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MPI Spring 2017 Edition of Meetings Outlook Report Now Available

April 22, 2021

WHAT: Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings OutlookTM, 2017 Spring Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report shows the forecast for business conditions and budgets continues to improve at a healthy rate. It also reveals how audiovisual partners have an increasingly powerful role in the outcome of successful events, while planners are […]

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Critical information for life sciences meeting professionals: MPI CMP Healthcare Training Manual

April 22, 2021

MPI and Publishing Concepts LLC present the first edition of the MPI Certified Meeting Professional Healthcare Subspecialty (CMP-HC) Exam training manual. This manual complements the first-ever preparatory course designed to prepare meeting and event professionals in the life sciences sector to sit for the CMP-HC exam. Obtaining the CMP-HC designation is a sign that planners […]

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Media Advisory: Interactive U.S. Gun Laws & Event Venues Map Available

April 22, 2021

Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is pleased to offer a free, interactive U.S. map showing state-by-state gun laws as they relate to meeting and event venues. The Gun Laws & Event Venues map was created as a simple starting point for planners looking into the matter of firearms possession at their meetings […]

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Media Advisory: Interactive U.S. Gun Laws & Event Venues Map Available

April 22, 2021

Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is pleased to offer a free, interactive U.S. map showing state-by-state gun laws as they relate to meeting and event venues. The Gun Laws & Event Venues map was created as a simple starting point for planners looking into the matter of firearms possession at their meetings […]