Corporate Event Links
Are you just getting involved in the meeting planning field? Have you been planning
meetings already, but want more education and networking opportunities? Interested in
conferences, books, online courses, checklists
just about anything you can imagine?
The professional organizations for meeting and event planners offer all of the above,
plus more. Check out these sites, as well as the links off of them, and youll become
a pro (or a better pro) in no time
- American Society of Association Executives - ASAE's web site is a link
to the world of associations and organizations both large and small, that people join to
pursue common interests. Included on ASAEs website are a "Top 100"
Associations list, A free newsletter, and a online bookstore providing a wealth of
information on associations and convention management.
- International Festivals and Events - International Festivals &
Events Association Foundation (IFEAF) exists to provide educational opportunities for
professionals and students who wish to study this industry. Web site highlights include
scholarship offering, certification, and ongoing training programs.
- International Society for Meeting Planners ISMP - The Web site
features Certification in many different aspects of the field.
- International Special Events Society - The ISES Web site provides the
special events professional with up-to-date information and resources on the industry.
Highlights include training tips and lessons, online classes, and membership information.
- Meeting Professionals International - MPIs website is kept
current with weekly updates containing fresh information about the meetings industry, MPI
conferences, educational opportunities, legislative issues, and the expanding Meeting
Resources available on the web. The more unique aspects of the site are the hotel stock
News, a calendar of meeting industry events, and a discussion center.
- Professional Convention Management Association PCMA - PCMA is
dedicated to the education of its members. Various professional designations are available
through the organization. Aspects of this website include research studies on the industry
and a meeting planning checklist.
our Corporate Event Party Planning Guide