Featured Meetings & Events
Coming Up In
South Florida

(Updated February 20, 2017)
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Event Match ~ with NACE
Presented by the NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) South Florida Chapter on Tuesday, February 21st at Yolo Lounge, 333 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 6:00-9:00 PM. "Event Match" A speed networking opportunity to help you find new "love" within the event industry. For details and to register Click Here.

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Club Meeting ~ with SKÅL
Presented by Skål International Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beaches (a club of Skål International) on Tuesday, February 21st at the West Palm Beach Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach. For details and to register Click Here.

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Social Media & Marketing to Millennials ~ with NAWP & Discover the Palm Beaches
Presented by the NAWP (National Association of Wedding Professionals) Palm Beach Chapter and Discover the Palm Beaches on Wednesday, February 22nd at Seasons 52, 11611 Ellison Wilson Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Program: Guest speaker from The Knot will present "How to Close the Sale with Today’s Millennial Couple & 5 Steps to Become a Social Media Rock Star". For details and to register, Click Here.

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Gin & Jazz Networker ~ with HSMAI
Presented by the HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International) South Florida Chapter on Thursday, February 23rd at COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach, 2445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, 5:00-7:00 PM. "Gin & Jazz Networker" Enjoy the classic sounds of the 1930s by the singer-songwriter Jahzel Dotel in the Traymore Restaurant and Bar, while networking with colleagues and hospitality industry professionals at this iconic venue. The ticket includes entrance to the networker and two complimentary house drinks. For more information and to register Click Here.

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Brew Bites + Biz ~ with MPI
Presented by the MPI (Meeting Professionals International) South Florida Chapter on Tuesday, February 28th at Funky Buddah, 1201 NE 38th Street, Oakland Park, 5:30-7:30 PM. "Brew Bites + Biz" Tour the Funky Buddha Brewery with lite bites & beer on tap. For more information and to register Click Here.

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The Psychology Behind Marketing Trends ~ with ILEA
Presented by the ISES (International Live Events Association) South Florida/Caribbean Chapter on Tuesday, March 14th at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, 801 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Program: "The Psychology Behind Marketing Trends". For more information and to register Click Here.

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~ D-TOUR, a Global Tourism Summit ~
The Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute (EFTI) (housed within the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management at the University of Florida) will host D-TOUR, a Global Tourism Summit at the BoardWalk Inn at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Wednesday-Thursday, April 26-27, 2017.
Addressing the transformation and disruption of the global tourism industry, and how to lead in this new environment, will top the timely agenda. With a focus on seeking answers to global issues, the Summit is open to the tourism industry as well as to businesses that rely on tourism.
For details, including sponsorship opportunities, and to register Click Here.
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The associations of The Meetings & Hospitality Alliance of South Florida are planning major educational meetings and social events to be held throughout the year that will be of general interest to professionals in the meetings & hospitality industry. In addition to attending these events, there are usually opportunities for both members and non-members to promote their goods and services through sponsorship. To be a sponsor, make contact NOW!

The MPI (Meeting Professionals International) South Florida Chapter offers opportunities for sponsorship of various events throughout the year, including monthly Educational Chapter Meetings. These are opportunities to market your business to their 500+ members and other industry leaders. For information Click Here.

The mission of HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International) is to grow business at hotels and their partners through fueling sales, inspiring marketing and optimizing revenue. As an HSMAI South Florida Chapter Sponsor, you will be affiliated with one of the largest HSMAI chapters in the Americas, and you receive personal recognition from and highly visible support for your contribution. Sponsorships can be made in both cash and barter packages. For information, contact Haydee Casanova.

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The Meetings & Hospitality Alliance
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South Florida organizations in the Meetings & Hospitality industry.

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FAME   Florida Association of Meetings and Events Professionals

FRLA   Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (South Florida Chapters)
an affiliate of NRA (National Restaurant Association)
and AHLA (American Hotel & Lodging Association)

FFEA   Florida Festivals & Events Association

GMBHA   Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association

GMFEA   Greater Miami Festivals and Events Association

GMIC   Florida/Caribbean Network
a network of GMIC (Green Meeting Industry Council)
GMIC is a council of CIC (Convention Industry Council)

HSMAI   South Florida Chapter
a chapter of HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International)

ILEA   South Florida/Caribbean Chapter
a chapter of ILEA (International Live Events Association)

MPI   South Florida Chapter (SFMPI)
a chapter of MPI (Meeting Professionals International)

NACE   South Florida Chapter
a chapter of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events)

NAWP   Miami-Dade and Broward County Chapter
NAWP   Palm Beach Chapter
chapters of NAWP (National Association of Wedding Professionals)

Site Florida & Caribbean Chapter
a chapter of Site (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence)

SKAL   Skål International Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beaches
SKAL   Skal International Miami
clubs of Skål International

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