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Demonstrating Value Through Process Transparency: A 2019 Global Events Industry Report

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) released “Demonstrating Value Through Process Transparency" a 2019 report that outlines 10 principles of event strategy, design and execution to enable live event professionals to demonstrate the value of the event planning process to clients.

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Unifying the Live Events Industry: A 2018 Global Events Industry Report

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) released “Unifying the Live Events Industry: A Global Events Industry Report," a report that explores the subject of commoditization of the live events industry: what it is, what it means for the industry and how to manage it. This report is a follow-up to the day-and-a-half dialogue at the ILEA Global Event Forum,  15-16 Aug 2018 in Denver, which invited elite live event influencers from around the globe to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing today’s event industry. 

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Event Horizons: A Purple Paper from the ILEA Global Event Summit 2016: Scotland

With the aim of creating the beginnings of a globally-engaging conversation on the future of the events industry, a global event industry first took place in Scotland in April 2016. Event Horizons 2016, the ILEA Global Event Summit, brought together twenty-eight industry leaders from the international events industry for two days of dialogue focused on a series of matters central to the core objective of enabling world leading events through exchanging knowledge, creating insight and developing new perspectives on key challenges and trends.

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FACE Time. It Matters. 

“FACE TIME. It Matters.” is a grassroots industry campaign theme designed to promote the benefits of meeting face-to-face. The campaign was developed in response to one of the most challenging years ever faced by the meeting, convention and exhibition industries. It was based on the findings of a recent national survey of corporate and association meeting planners, plus in-depth personal interviews with the industry’s leading executives as well as focus groups consisting of corporate and association executives, business travelers and professional meeting planners.

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