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Hosted Buyers Rally Around New IBTM America

by Matt Alderton | March 19, 2015
Organizer Reed Travel Exhibitions says meeting buyers are enthusiastic about the new IBTM America trade show.

Merchandise Awards Made Simpler

by Leo Jakobson | March 10, 2015
Paramax's Awards Marketplace Plateau Program focuses on basic, smaller incentive programs

Maritz Debuts New RewardSphere Redemption Platform

by Leo Jakobson | March 03, 2015
The new merchandise award redemption site offers a retail e-commerce experience with features that include peer ratings and reviews.

Frits van Paasschen, Starwood President and CEO, Resigns

by Andrea Doyle | February 17, 2015
CEO and president of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Frits van Paasschen has resigned by "mutual agreement" with the company's board.

ACCESS Destination Services Unveils New Look, Brand Promise

by Matt Alderton | February 05, 2015
ACCESS Destination Services has revamped its branding around the concept of "shared experiences."

ITA Group Launches Global Awards Catalog

by Alex Palmer | February 04, 2015
The YayYou! catalog handles merchandise fulfillment in 75 countries, in nine different languages.

Senate Fails to Approve Funding of Department of Homeland Security

by Andrea Doyle | February 04, 2015

The GBTA says that the U.S. Senate's failure to fund the Department of Homeland security could have negative consequences.


A Closer Look at Clutch

by Deanna Ting | February 04, 2015
The consumer management platform helps brands build consumer loyalty and deliver gifting, gift card, and marketing solutions.

Meeting Planner Among Top 100 Jobs of 2015

by Matt Alderton | February 03, 2015
U.S. News & World Report has named "Meeting, Convention & Event Planner" among its list of the 100 best jobs of 2015.

Blackhawk Engagement Solutions Launched

by Alex Palmer | January 29, 2015
Blackhawk Network debuted the new program, leveraging its recent acquisitions of parago, InteliSpend, CardLab, and Incentec Solutions.

Preferred Hotel Group Launches First Meeting Planner Incentive Program

by Matt Alderton | January 27, 2015
Planners who hold events at hotels that belong to Preferred Hotel Group can now earn points towards free nights.

Reed Exhibitions Names New Leader of IBTM Events Portfolio

by Matt Alderton | January 23, 2015
Reed Exhibitions has hired Nick Pilbeam as divisional director of its travel business.

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SITE Voices Support for Meetings Industry Day

The inaugural event will coincide with SITE’s Global Education Week, held April 13-17.

SITE NY Metro: Setting Its Sights on 2015

The SITE New York Chapter is focused on outreach, collaboration, and knowledge for this year and beyond.

Hosted Buyers Rally Around New IBTM America

Organizer Reed Travel Exhibitions says meeting buyers are enthusiastic about the new IBTM America trade show.

SITE Plans 'Global Education Week' in April

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence will host its fourth annual SITE Global Education Week April 13-17.

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