The first ever Global Meetings Industry Day, held on April 14, 2016, was a monumental occasion for meeting planners everywhere. It offered an opportunity to highlight this $114.2 billion industry and show the world the value of meetings. Smart Meetings was on location in Las Vegas to cover the day's celebrations and explore the exciting future of events, conferences and conventions.
Our May issue also features a special report on how technology is transforming meetings. From live event streaming to on-site event apps, we share how the latest tech can help enhance your meetings, as well as a look at what's next for event technology from DoubleDutch CEO Lawrence Coburn.
Also, don't miss our compelling report on the unique culture and atmosphere of San Antonio and Austin, two of the hottest meetings destinations in the United States.
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