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Pharmaceutical Industry Gets New Meetings App

January 12, 2016 by Lori Smith

American Express Meetings & Events has launched a new app, HCP MOBILE CONNECT, designed to assist pharmaceutical companies to be transparent and meet compliance regulations when hosting HealthCare Providers (HCP) at their events. The app, which is powered by DoubleDutch,

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AMEX Predicts Moderate Business Travel Increases

November 26, 2015 by Lori Smith

Air, hotel and ground transportation prices will increase moderately in 2016 as a result of a slowly improving global economy, lower gas prices and stronger demand, according to the just-released American Express Global Business Travel Forecast. “While we expect modest

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AMEX Forecasts Strong Growth for Meetings

October 21, 2015 by Lori Smith

2016 is going to be a good year for the meetings industry, according to the American Express Meetings & Events 2016 Global Meetings Forecast. “The resurgence of meetings and events over the past few years has allowed meetings professionals to demonstrate

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AMEX Releases Global 2015 Business Travel Predictions

December 2, 2014 by Lori Smith

The American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2015 predicts that Canada will benefit from an improving US economy but that air and hotel prices will increase as more power is put into supplier hands. “Canada’s economy is expected to remain

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AMEX Forecast Reports Meeting Industry "Back in Business"

October 16, 2014 by Lori Smith

2015 is shaping up to be a good year for the meetings industry, according to the just-released American Express Meetings & Events 2015 Global Meetings Forecast.  “The meeting industry overall appears to be very much ‘back in business’, in particular

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AMEX Research on Meetings Technology Shows Gap Between Planner and Attendee Expectations

October 9, 2014 by Lori Smith

New research from American Express Meetings & Events shows that meeting attendees have higher levels of interest in event apps than social media initiatives and meeting planners remain interested in virtual meetings but lag behind attendees who want more virtual experiences.  

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Maritz Names Eva Page Event Marketing Director

September 4, 2013 by Lori Smith

Eva Page has been appointed Event Marketing Director at Maritz Canada. She will oversee the company’s Events practice. “Events bring people together to make the connections that build loyalty,” said Michelle Ubell, executive vice-president of Marketing and Engagement Marketing for Maritz.

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Las Vegas Convention Center Finishes $20 Million Facelift

August 22, 2013 by Lori Smith

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has completed $20 million in recent improvements to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The LVCVA implemented the changes, which are designed to enhance the customer experience, to the 3.2 million-square-foot facility over

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Preferred Guest Credit Cards Arrive in Canada

April 7, 2010 by Christine Otsuka

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Credit Cards from American Express allow Canadian users to earn Starpoints faster and enjoy travel benefits and rewards.