Chicago, Illinois, February 2016---A dynamic new initiative from the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) is set to transform the meeting experience through a global collaboration of leaders in conference room design, audiovisual technology, hospitality, academia and conference management. The project and initial global survey results are be unveiled at IACC-America's Connect annual conference in New York City this April. The IACC Meeting Room of the Future™ project combines innovation and entrepreneurialism with the expertise of meeting industry professionals and planners.
The Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation has set a new record, raising more than $335,000 during IMEX America in Las Vegas this week. The money was generated from an industry leaders wine auction as well as through ticket sales, bungalow and cabana sponsorships and the support of host sponsors Caesars Entertainment and the IMEX Group for Rendezvous, the IMEX America Night.