• Event Snapshots: ILEA Colorado Springs Showcase

     
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    1. Beautiful architectural details.

    <p><strong>1.</strong> Beautiful architectural&nbsp;details.</p>
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    2. ILEA President Nilufer Soucek.

    <p><strong>2. </strong>ILEA President Nilufer Soucek.</p>
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    3. ILEA Immediate Past President Gregg Tobo.

    <p><strong>3.</strong> ILEA Immediate Past President Gregg Tobo.</p>
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    4. Delicious mini desserts.

    <p><strong>4.&nbsp;</strong>Delicious mini desserts.</p>
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    5. Historic Colorado Springs School.

    <p><strong>5. </strong>Historic Colorado Springs School.</p>
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    6. Alysse Barfell and Stephanie Knierim.

    <p><strong>6.</strong> Alysse Barfell and Stephanie Knierim.</p>
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    7. Kevin Becker and Tami Forero.

    <p><strong>7.</strong> Kevin Becker and Tami Forero.</p>
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    8. Amanda Lamb and Jack Corn.

    <p><strong>8.</strong> Amanda Lamb and Jack Corn.</p>
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    9. Carrot-wrapped asparagus with herb-roasted garlic oil.

    <p><strong>9.</strong> Carrot-wrapped asparagus with herb-roasted garlic oil.</p>

Hosting an International Live Events Association Denver Chapter meeting in Colorado Springs, a longtime vision of board member Tami Forero, became a reality in November as more than 60 event pros gathered at the historic Colorado Springs School for drinks from Sovereignty Wines, dinner by Garden of the Gods Gourmet Catering & Events and a presentation about networking and building relationships.

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.’’