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It's time to start planning your schedule for 2019, so we have compiled a list of the major meeting industry events.
At FICP's Annual Conference, three industry veterans—Prudential's Debbie Moran, Bank of America's Sara Parker and FM Global's Wayne Robinson—shared meeting planning advice on everything from work-life balance to site inspections.
From education to CSR to a fun-filled private evening at Universal, this week's FICP Annual Conference was a huge success.
These top holiday gift ideas from Prevue's editors include amenities we have given to attendees at our own Visionary Summits.
As both a meeting planner and a member of Financial & Insurance Conference Professional's (FICP's) Education Committee, I approached last week's Annual Conference with a discerning eye.
The name change to Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals mirrors a similar name change several years ago by MPI, from Meeting Planners International to Meeting Professionals International.
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners has five live events a year focused on industry-specific education.
The meetings industry's major convention, IMEX 2016 attracted 3,250 exhibiting companies and 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries.
We spoke with FICP members Lynn Lee and Melanie Stevens, both global sales directors for AlliedPRA, about the direction incentive experiences are taking for 2017.
The final evening event took the Country Music theme to the highest level with a super-friendly and energetic live performance by Phil Vassar.
The newest member of the FICP board shares some of his meeting planning experiences, from ways to save money to top experiences not to be missed by groups.
"If our clients feel connected to us and we offer them a committed and caring client experience, their loyalty to us will lead to more referrals."
"In Hawaiian, 'makai' means 'toward the sea.' It is also a new hotel-within-a-hotel concept we created for those seeking an exclusive, intimate stay."
Upscale food & beverage events are within reach even of the budget-conscious, says Julie Holmen, a member of the FICP Hospitality Partner Advisory Council and director...
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