All posts in "Fall 2016"
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Organizations and Associations: St. Louis Business Travel Association

November 2, 2016

STLBTA provides opportunities for travel industry suppliers to exchange information and ideas. Founded in 1986, this professional organization is part of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA); members include corporate travel managers and coordinators, and travel industry-related companies. STLBTA and the GBTA are committed to providing members with the latest industry information and professional development […]

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Industry Update

November 2, 2016

    Partnering up to prevent human trafficking Since 2012, MM&E has been working with industry professionals to raise awareness of human trafficking in our cities.  Because trafficking criminals often use hotels and other venues as fronts for the exploitation of victims, it’s important for our industry to help recognize, report and prevent their activities.  To […]

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Faces and Places

November 2, 2016

SLCVC confers at Union Station St. Louis Union Station’s Midway was the site of the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission’s annual luncheon meeting in May 2016. Many of the hospitality and tourism industry’s key players were in attendance. MM&E’s Vikki Matthews and Julie Johnson joined in as guests of the Delta Queen Steamboat Company.

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People Update

November 2, 2016

Jessica Blubaugh Visit KC, the Kansas City region’s hospitality and tourism organization, has named Jessica Blubaugh senior events manager. She will handle the planning and implementation of events such as Kansas City Restaurant Week and Downtown Dazzle; community engagement events; the organization’s annual meeting; and other projects. Blubaugh is the former senior managing director of […]

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