AIBTM opens speaker applications for June 2012 conference

AIBTM opens speaker applications for June 2012 conference

The Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition is now inviting industry experts to apply for the opportunity to speak at their annual trade show, taking place June 19 – 21, 2012 in Baltimore, MD.  This three day conference brings together the world’s entire meetings and events industry to deliver news on the latest advancements and trends in the industry.

Selected speakers would present as part of AIBTM’s Professional Education Program on June 19, 2012, kicking off the two-day exhibition taking place on June 20 and 21.  The Professional Education Program aims to provide insight into the current innovations and challenges facing the meetings and events industry.  Attendees include both international and domestic professionals in the meetings industry who are interested in the opportunity to gain exposure to a range of meeting planners who can help to drive business forward.

“AIBTM is committed to delivering a world-class educational experience.  The Professional Education Program is an integral part of AIBTM and America Meetings Week,” said AIBTM Project Director Steve Knight. 

“In partnership with other leading associations, we deliver a series of trend-driven and cutting edge conferences, forums and workshops which are specifically designed to meet the needs of the industry.  As we look ahead to June’s conference, we are seeking those speakers who will benefit our audience the most by providing relevant, of-the-moment information to our industry.”

The main themes of the Professional Education Program this year include:
·      Trends in the meeting industry
·      Personal development and accreditation
·      Incentive travel and practical case studies
·      Event management and event planning
·      Technology in the meetings industry
·      Marketing and sales
·      Sustainability

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The deadline for submission is Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Applicants must include their full contact information, as selected speakers will be contacted regarding their proposed topics via e-mail by Wednesday, February 8, 2012.  Please visit AIBTM’s Submission page -www.aibtm.com/education-program- to learn more.

AIBTM takes place from 19th June – 21st June, 2012.