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Board of Directors meeting
Date: October 17, 2017
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Any Chapter Member in good standing who has business with the board is welcome to attend chapter board meetings. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Lynette Magnino,... More>>
 
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Date: October 24, 2017
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Burning topics of the moment Summer may be over but your burning topics never end Join us for this informal, interactive and FREE program where a facilitated discussion... More>>
 
Education Luncheon
Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Board of Directors meeting
Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Industry Resources

Contingency, Disaster and Emergency Planning

American Red Cross
Visit http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/0,1082,0_601_,00.html

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Visit http://www.fema.org

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (terrorism; preparing for the unexpected)
Visit http://www.ready.gov

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Visit http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic

Periodicals

Association Meetings
Visit http://am.meetingsnet.com for the current issue.

Association News
“Association News is a monthly magazine that contains news and information for association executives and meetings planners at state and regional associations nationwide.”  Visit http://www.associationnews.com where you can subscribe to the tabloid, submit news (including new jobs, promotions, etc.) or shop their bookstore.

Business Travel News
Visits http://www.btnmag.com/businesstravelnews/index.jsp for the current issue.

Convene
Visit http://www.pcma.org/resources/convene/archives to search the archives for topical information.

Corporate Meetings and Incentives
Visit http://cmi.meetingsnet.com for the current issue.

EXPO
Visit http://www.expoweb.com for the current issue of EXPO.

Insurance Conference Planner
Visit http://icp.meetingsnet.com for the current issue.

Medical Meetings
Visit http://mm.meetingsnet.com for the current issue.

Religious Conference Manager
Visit http://rcm.meetingsnet.com for the current issue.

Successful Meetings
Visit http://www.successmtgs.com/successmtgs/index.jsp to read the current issue.

Resources

Corbin Ball Associates
"The Web's most comprehensive site about meeting planning and events technology.” 
Visit http://www.corbinball.com

EventWeb
Another useful resource, particularly for technology issues.  Visit http://eventweb.com

Hotel/Hospitality
Visit http://www.hotel-online.com, http://www.hotelresource.com and http://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/index.html for the latest news and trends in the hotel and hospitality industry.

Meetings & Conventions Online
Yet one more useful resource.  Visit http://www.meetings-conventions.com

MeetingNews.com
A useful resource for industry-related news; home to the MIMlist.  Visit http://www.meetingnews.com/meetingnews/index.jsp

MeetingsWest
Whether you want Meetings West, Meetings South or Meetings East, visit http://www.meetingsweb.com

MPI International
What better place to start than at MPI International (http://www.mpiweb.org).  The Education, e-village and Publications links offer great educational resources.

Meeting Guide
Here you will find lists for airlines, CVBs, ground transportation, and most anything you would need to create your meeting.  Visit http://www.mmaweb.com/meetings

MeetingsNet.com
Visit http://www.MeetingsNet.com – home to the following magazines:  Association Meetings, Corporate Meetings & Incentives, Insurance Conference Planner, Medical Meetings and Religious Conference Planner.  Search the archives to find topics relevant to your needs.  Link to Affordable Meetings from the MeetingsNet home page or scroll through the menu to find useful research information.

Mpoint
Visit http://www.mpoint.com for a one-stop reference site where you can search for facilities or suppliers, read about the latest on contract, negotiation and legal issues.

Tipper!
Download  tip calculation software for use on your Palm PDA from http://www.dentonsoftware.com/Products/Free/Tipper/Tipper.htm

The Writing Works
Need help with a theme?  A room setup?  A meeting outline?  Visit http://www.thewritingworks.com for an abundance of useful information.
UNLV's William F. Harrah College of Administration has one of the most comprehensive resource pages in the industry. Try it!
http://www.unlv.edu/Tourism/pub.html
Search Engines

www.altavista.com
www.dogpile.com
www.google.com
www.hotbot.com
www.looksmart.com
www.lycos.com
www.mamma.com
www.msn.com
www.search.com
www.searchalot.com
www.vivisimo.com

For help in optimizing your organization’s web site or to conduct searches by world regions, topical interest or reference subjects try:
www.searchengines.com

Try the Internet Public Library as a reference source.  Includes almanacs, calendars, dictionaries and style and writing guides.
www.ipl.org

For specialty, fee-based searches, try:
www.northernlight.com/library.html

For information on searching the "invisible web," read this blog post from OnlineUniversities.com:  www.onlineuniversities.com/articles/students/how-to-search-invisible-web

Sample Documents

In the future, this section will also include sample documents to assist you in your day-to-day conduct of business.  If you have a sample document, please submit it to info@mpissn.org

 
 
 
 

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