Featured Meetings & Events
Coming Up In
South Florida

(Updated August 28, 2016)
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Golf Invitational ~ with FRLA
Presented by the FRLA (Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association) Palm Beach Chapter on Tuesday, August 30th at the Jupiter Country Club, 300 Marsala Court, Jupiter, 7:30 AM-5:00 PM. A charity golf event to benefit the Palm Beach Chapter & Educational Foundation providing scholarships, textbooks, equipment and curriculum to local high schools and our future hospitality leaders. For details and to register Click Here.

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The Annual National Conference of Wedding Professionals ~ with NAWP
Presented by The National Association of Wedding Professionals (NAWP) on Sunday-Monday, September 11-12th at The Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay. "NAWP 2016 Annual Conference". Educational sessions, networking, and more. For full details and to register Click Here.

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Three Educational Events in Puerto Rico ~ with SITE
Presented by Site | Florida & Caribbean (a chapter of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) on Thursday-Sunday, September 15-18th at The Gran Meliá Puerto Rico Golf Resort, 200 Coco Beach Boulevard, Highway 955-I, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (I) CIS Certification Workshop - Sept. 15-16 - This two-day workshop provides up-and-coming professionals with the understanding of how incentive programs are designed, what motivates people to achieve greater levels of performance, and the positive impact of incentive travel and business results. (II) One-Day Caribbean Workshop - Sept.16 - designed to provide education on incentive travel for those professionals in the industry and those eager to learn more about it. (III) Destination Review of Puerto Rico - Sept. 15-18 - available for meeting planners only and includes the Caribbean Workshop (or CIS Workshop at an additional fee) and an island orientation and site inspections of leading island hotels. For more details and to register Click Here.

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Season Kick-off Networker ~ with NACE & ILEA
Presented by the NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) South Florida Chapter and the ILEA (International Live Events Association) South Florida/Caribbean Chapter on Tuesday, September 20th at The Grateful Palate, 3003 NE 32nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 6:00-8:30 PM. "First Annual NACE & ILEA Season Kick-off Networker" For information and to register Click Here.

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Social Media Best Practices ~ with HSMAI
Presented by the HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International) South Florida Chapter on Wednesday, September 21st at Trump International Beach Resort, 18001 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, 4:30-6:30 PM. Program: "An in-depth discussion with expert panelists on the do's and don'ts in Social Media". For information and to RSVP Click Here.

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Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement ~ with MPI
Presented by the MPI (Meeting Professionals International) South Florida Chapter on Tuesday, September 27th Location TBA, 4:30-7:15 PM. Program: "Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement", presented by Disney Institute. Learn how to find and nurture great talent, while fostering an environment of outstanding teamwork and effective communication. For more information and to register Click Here.

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Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show ~ with FRLA
Presented by the FRLA (Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association) on Tuesday-Thursday, September 27-29th at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando. For information 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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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

FSA   Florida Speakers Association
South Florida chapter of NSA (National Speakers 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)

SFPVA   South Florida Professional Videoartist Association

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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