MPI Academy is Offering a Virtual Event & Meeting Management Certificate Program

MPI has partnered with the Event Leadership Institute to offer the Virtual Event & Meeting Management certificate program.  These live courses are designed for meeting planners who are looking to build on their existing skillsets and experience by learning the fundamentals needed to plan and manage virtual events. At the completion of the program, you’ll […]

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Meetings and Events are Changing, and So Are We.

Since Summer 2001, Missouri Meetings & Events has established itself as the go-to regional trade publication for professionals in charge of planning their organization’s upcoming meetings, events, conferences, and conventions.  MM&E continues to create an effective link between meeting planners and venue/service suppliers, and because its resources yield actual business bookings between both parties, it […]

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Meetings and Events are Changing, and so is Missouri Meetings & Events

  The Missouri Meetings & Events brand is becoming MEET Missouri with merging with our longstanding MEET (Meetings – Events – Entertainment – Travel) family of publications! Compact in size with a clean, easy-to-navigate layout, this premier publication will feature quick-read articles, additional topics relevant to group business, and more new, separate resources coming later […]

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The 2021 Salute to Travel & Tourism Presentation is Coming THIS WEEK!

On February 19, the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is premiering a video recording with guest presentations for its 2021 Salute to Travel & Tourism virtual function.  The following professionals will be featured in this video presentation to provide updates on the state of the local travel and tourism industry: Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops […]

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Hotel Occupancy Remains Flat First Week of February

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy remained relatively flat from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 6 February. 31 January through 6 February 2021 (percentage change from comparable week in 2020): Occupancy: 40.9% (-30.5%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$91.44 (-29.0%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$37.44 (-50.6%) Lifted by Super Bowl LV, Tampa/St. Petersburg, […]

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Cannabusiness Industrial Marketplace Holds to its February Oklahoma Tradeshow

From February 10-11, Cannabis Industrial Marketplace facilitated Oklahoma’s second B2B Cannabis Industry Summit & Expo face-to-face at the Central Park Hall.  Below are just a few photos from the event that show how exhibitors and attendees gathered safely:   To see a list of Cannabis Industrial Marketplace’s upcoming tradeshows, click here. MM&E

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