What community characteristics are important to you when selecting conference locations? Similarly, what community features and characteristics are important to your members? How might helping to ensure sustainability and the well-being of the greater Austin community play a role in the locations and venues you select for events? A group of University of Texas students, working in partnership with a local community-based organization, want to know more about the priorities and opinions of meeting planners who book events in downtown Austin. They invite downtown stakeholders like you to join them for a unique conversation with other planners to share your read full story >
Archives for July 2012
(SUBMITTED BY ISES AUSTIN CHAPTER MEMBER, AMY MADER OF PLATINUM WEDDINGS & EVENTS) Looking to grow professionally? Looking to grow your business? Have you been looking into certifications or continuing education? NECI is a professional wedding consultant course that provides tools and materials which are a great resource if you are starting out, need a few tricks, or want to improve your current practices. We are having our 2-day course this August 11-12 in Austin Texas. Our intensive 2-day course will not be just reading from a manual, but instead looking at real life examples and solutions making the material interactive (and yes we will feed read full story >
AlliedPRA Destination Management has an opening for an Operations Manager in their San Antonio office. 4+ years event planning experience required. You can find out more information about AlliedPRA here: http://alliedpra.com/. If interested please inquire with Grace Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Top Ten Reasons Why The July ISES Meeting is NOT TO BE MISSED, ” from Lead Planner Tacy Infante of Meritage Events 10. No Waiting At Check-In With Check In Easy 9. Beats By Johnny Robinson Of Groove Labs 8. The debut of Intelligent Lighting Design‘s exclusive iDesign lighting series and awesome audiovisual TVs by Ilios. 7. Pabst Blue Ribbon & Lone Star Beer Will Be Serving Their Finest Brew 6. Hear From Four Top Event Professionals On Hot Button Corporate Topics 5. A Special Appearance By The Brulee Brulee Cart By Vino Vino 4. See The Top Corporate Event read full story >
ISES Austin July Meeting Speakers Announced The upcoming ISES Austin meeting, on July 24 at The Blanton Museum, will be filled with Corporate Event morsels that will cover top trends, marketing concepts, client investment and more! During the meeting we will break into small sessions. These “mini” sessions will be packed with knowledge and new ideas! Here is the line-up of top industry professionals along with the session description: Take a look at the Mini Breakout Sessions we have lined up: “Corporate vs. Wedding – What’s the Difference?” Presenter: Gary Jones, CSEP Take a walk on the wild side with read full story >
If you haven’t already heard there’s an ISES Austin Happy Hour tonight! Over 60 people have already RSVP’d to attend! It’s not to late you can join in all the fun, see the new venue The Rattle Inn, enjoy the free appetizers provided by Stubb’s and enjoy the drink specials. But, that’s not all. How about getting really involved? Your new 2012-2012 ISES Austin Chapter Board invites you to come early, stay late and be heard. (OK, not quite as clever as Mack Brown and UT–but, I’m trying!) You can come early, at 5:00 pm for the Programs, Communications read full story >
On Monday, July 9, ISES Austin will host our monthly FREE Happy Hour, which means that no pre-registration or entry fee is required. It’s a regular chance for you to V³: VIEW potential event hosting spaces in Austin, VISIT with your colleagues & VOLUNTEER to get involved! Come early at 5:00 p.m. and sit in on one of the ISES Austin joint committee meetings for Communications, Education & Programs or Membership. Discover how you can get plugged into the Austin event industry and make Valuable connections. The Happy Hour portion of the evening goes from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. read full story >