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49th ICCA Congress - Hyderabad, India 2010
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 Tuesday 26 October
  15.00-16.30    TE104: Meetings Industry Advocacy – ...
Gregg Talley, Chief Strategy Executive,  Convention Industry Council, USA
Didier Scaillet, Chief Development Officer,  Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Luxembourg
Elizabeth Rich, Chief Executive,  Business Events Council of Australia
Leigh Harry, President,  Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC), Belgium
Sherrif Karamat, Chief Operating Officer,  Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), USA
Session / Function: Education Session

...Opportunities for all Countries and Cities to Increase Influence and Win Arguments

Format: Moderated Panel Discussion + Question & Answer

Audience: General interest, particularly relevant for CEO/President level delegates.

Description: Leaders from leading meetings industry associations and the umbrella organisations CIC and JMIC come together to discuss the latest progress towards achieving global meetings industry economic impact data and to consider what other tools and information will be necessary for our industry to adequately argue its case with politicians and key audiences.  Significant progress has been achieved over the last couple of years, but more action is needed in as many countries as possible to keep the momentum moving. 

Related Documents / Downloads:
    Elizabeth Rich - Biography
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