IMEX America Brand Colors are the Rainbow. But it’s all Green in Las Vegas- Show 276

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Today, Jon Trask talks with Amy Spatrisano, CMP, Principal, MeetGreen. MeetGreen is IMEX America’s official Sustainability Consultant. They work with both IMEX America and IMEX in Frankfurt to help them establish and analyze their standards for sustainability.

Amy is a principal of MeetGreen and has an international reputation in the sustainable meeting and event management field as a leader, visionary and innovator. With over 22 years in the meetings industry her passion for bringing the sustainable conversation and practice to others is evident in the training and speaking she’s done both nationally and internationally.

Amy has been named one of “The 25 Most Powerful People in the Meetings Industry,” acknowledged as one of the “Growing Green Leaders,” included in the list of “Eco-Leaders,” and been awarded the Meeting Professionals International Oregon Chapter Supplier and Planner Award.  She is co-founder of the Green Meeting Industry Council and co-author of “Simple Steps to Green Meetings and Events.”

 

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Tim Sanders IMEX America Keynote Teaser Show 273

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Imex America Keynote Speaker Tim Sanders
Mike speaks to Tim Sanders ( @sanderssays) again to find out more about what he will be sharing with the Association Focus audience during his keynote on Monday October 15.
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Top 4 IMEX America Podcasts

Here are the top 4 podcasts for the upcoming IMEX America Tradeshow October 15-17 in Las Vegas.  Listen to the Podcasts

If you want to head to IMEX America next week click here.

#4 Association Focus Keynote Speaker Tim Sanders

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This year’s Association Focus welcomes best selling author and business consultant Tim Sanders as their keynote speaker.

#3 The Hosted Buyer Program

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Suzanne Medcalf, IMEX America Regional Manager, Hosted Buyer Programs speaks about the Hosted Buyer Program, giving an insight into the buyers we recruit and how to apply for the program.

#2 The Education Program

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Dale Hudson, IMEX’s Knowledge and Events Director talks to Jon Trask about the 2013 education program including Smart Monday, powered by MPI, with sessions from Site, ISES, GMIC and new HSMAI sessions for suppliers. Plus the new deepdives for meeting agency owners who have been in the industry for 15+ years.

#1 What’s New at IMEX America 2013 with Carina Bauer!

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Carina Bauer, IMEX Group CEO talks about what’s happening at IMEX America 2013. More hosted buyers, new halls, Smart Monday – day of education, deepdives, keynotes, IMEX Live, CSR initiatives, and much more.

 

 

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Education at IMEX America with Dale Hudson – Show 270

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On this session of the IMEX Podcast Dale Hudson, IMEX’s Knowledge and Events Director talks to Jon Trask about the 2013 education program including Smart Monday, powered by MPI, with sessions from Site, ISES, GMIC and new HSMAI sessions for suppliers. New deepdives for meeting agency owners who have been in the industry for 15+ years. Catch all the IMEX America Podcasts here.

If you would like to join Jon and Dale at Imex America click here.

Please join the MeetingsPodcast team at IMEX America October 15-17 in Las Vegas. we will be in the AVforplanners.com booth.

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Imex America Show Online- Tuesday Show 240

IMG 0766 300x225 Imex America Show Online  Tuesday Show 240Imex America Show Online. Today the MeetingsPodcast features a recap of Tuesday from the show floor. Reactions from exhibitors, attendees and hosted buyers all who are finding IMEX America to be very valuable.

 

 

 

 

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4 Local Sustainability Projects at IMEX America with Dale Hudson- Show 233

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Where do event managers go to learn about meeting planning? IMEX America -Show 230

Where do event managers go to learn about meeting planning? IMEX America of course!

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Full disclosure MeetingsPodcast is sponsored by IMEX America.  You can find a full list of IMEX America Podcasts on the IMEX America website.

How to do Meetings Audio 101 Primer Series (1)- Show 196

Jon Trask talks about the CMP standards for meeting and event organisers to learn audio 101. This is the first installment in the Meetings Podcast Primer Series. Jon Trask and Mike Mcallen have started a primer series for meeting and event organisers. Please email Meetingspodcast@gmail.com with what classes you would like us to cover.

The focus of Meetings Podcast Primer Series is to educate, train, our community on the ins and outs of our industry. Becides Mike and Jon we plan to bring in experts in all catagories of event and meetings. Our goal is to a add an educational componet to Meetings Podcast. Our audience is a wide demographic andfrom the emails and meetinsg we have had some have asked for tools and resources to create, plan and execute more engaging meetings & events.

If you are a student or a seasoned planner who wants to hear from other professionals we will have an easy way to the subjects you need on demand through a podcast which can be downloaded from the Itunes store for free.

iMEX America Podcast Live Meetup Pt. 2 – Show 195

Jon Trask and Elizabeth Glau meet the following afternoon to wrap up their comments on the first iMEX America show at the Venetian Resort and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.  This time we’re in the MPI booth and there’s no band to interrupt us before we’re done!

iMEX America Podcast Live Meetup Pt. 1 – Show 194

Jon Trask, Elizabeth Glau and David Andersen meet and review iMEX America live from the La Scena Lounge in the Venetian Resort.  We talk about the good, the bad and the mildly confusing of this brand new show for the meetings industry.