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    Emcee Jake Beaber. 

    <p>Emcee Jake Beaber.&nbsp;</p>
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    Bob Haddad, Beth Buehler, Dean Savoca and Dick Ausman.

    <p>Bob Haddad, Beth Buehler, Dean Savoca and Dick Ausman.</p>
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    Daddyblue Trio provided by 5 Star Talent and Entertainment.

    <p>Daddyblue Trio provided by 5 Star Talent and Entertainment.</p>
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    A Spice of Life Catering + Events.

    <p>A Spice of Life Catering + Events.</p>
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    2018 Hall of Famers Lauren “Lo” Wiltshire and Brittney Griffin.

    <p>2018 Hall of Famers Lauren “Lo” Wiltshire and Brittney Griffin.</p>
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    Champagne dress courtesy of Noble Productions.

    <p>Champagne dress courtesy of Noble Productions.</p>
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    Appetizers by Elevated Catering that look like fairy tale mushrooms.

    <p>Appetizers by Elevated Catering that look like fairy tale mushrooms.</p>
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    Table décor by Max/Livie.

    <p>Table décor by Max/Livie.</p>
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    Photo booth fun.

    <p>Photo booth fun.</p>
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    Fruit tarts by Yours Truly Cupcakes.

    <p>Fruit tarts by Yours Truly Cupcakes.</p>
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    Spruce Mountain Ranch.

    <p>Spruce Mountain Ranch.</p>

Approximately 480 representatives of the meetings and events industry gathered on March 12 at Denver Place in downtown Denver to celebrate the 12th annual Colorado Meetings + Events Best of 2018 readers’ choice awards and Hall of Fame induction. The event served as the kickoff for Colorado Meetings Week in tandem with the MIC of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show. Thank you to our event sponsors and partners! 

Meeting Professionals International Washington State Chapter (MPIWSC) held its annual auction on Dec. 7, 2017, at Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Washington. The auction wa s a fundraiser for the MPIWSC Educational Fund.

 

The 2018 Meeting Planners Symposium held at The Graduate Minneapolis and McNamara Alumni Center was all about unique venues and experiences. From a Scrabble team challenge to a mini hackathon, meeting with no walls and a surprise session on a coach bus, this learning opportunity was anything but ordinary. Teams worked together to solve a complex problem and pitch their idea for $500 cash. Through beautiful chaos, attendees discovered fresh, unconventional approaches to do their jobs better.

 

PCMA’s flagship event, Convening Leaders, brought industry professionals from 36 countries to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 6-9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “We built this conference around the theme Disrupt + Deliver because that’s what the industry needs and wants,’’ says PCMA President and CEO Sherriff Karamat. “We leave here with a greater commitment and better understanding of how business events can and must drive economic and social progress.’’