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Association Meeting Planners – It’s a Sellers’ Market Out There : 2015 Update

By: Bennett Napier, CAE

I recently attended an event cohosted by the American Society of Association Executives, http://www.asaecenter.org/ and the AMC Institute, www.amcinstitute.org. AMCs Engaged is a pre event held in conjunction with the ASAE Annual Meeting.

One of the most important sessions was led by Michael Dominguez, CHSE, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer for MGM Resorts International. His session was sponsored by ALHI Hotels and Resorts.

Mr. Dominguez shared a comprehensive update of both the global and North American meeting market trends. Most of the data source comes from https://www.strglobal.com/products/census-database.

For anyone that plans association or corporate meetings, there were some startling data points to consider as you plan future events: Continue reading Association Meeting Planners – It’s a Sellers’ Market Out There : 2015 Update