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What You Read -  2015's Top Ten News Stories features hundreds of meetings industry-related news items each year. The site covers awards, announcements, industry research,openings,  closings, mergers, acquisitions, destination updates, unique venues—all the news planners need. Here are the ten stories (with some editor’s notes) visitors clicked on the most in 2015.

  1. M+IT Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Finalists (The 2016 call for nominations opens January 8, 2016!)

2 & 3. Marriott Acquisition of Delta (The finalization of the deal took the number two spot, while the initial announcement that Canada’s largest hotel chain was being sold to Marriott came in at number three.)

  1. Online Exclusive Salary Survey Bonus Infographic (Money, money, money… who doesn’t want to know how their pay stacks up to that of their peers.)
  2. Toronto Wins WEC (It’s still a few years away but Meeting Professionals International’s annual World Education Conference is coming back to T.O.!)
  3. MPI Appoints New Canadian Sales Leader (Congratulations to Susan Prophet!)
  4. MPI Toronto announce 2014 Award Winners (Congratulations to more planners and suppliers!)
  5. MCI Canada Acquires Event Spectrum (Congratulations to Cynthia Richards and her team for building a great business!)
  6. New Ritz Carlton Resort to Open in Marrakech (Just one example of the huge global growth in luxury properties.)
  7. Cancun Changing Time Zones (Longer sunny days so why not?)



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2 Comments » for What You Read -  2015's Top Ten News Stories
  1. Phil Ecclestone says:

    Don’t you think the Starwood acquisition belongs on the top ten list?
    Why only pick MPI Toronto Award winners? What about the other chapters across the country.
    How is the opening of a resort in Marrakech a top ten story?

    • Lori Smith says:

      Hi Phil,
      Good points. The list is compiled from Google Analytics. Those were the top ten stories read on the site.
      Lori Smith,

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