IACC and Meeting Professionals International form global alliance

IACC, the only association to certify conference and meetings focused venues on a global basis, and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the leading global association for meeting professionals, have announced a five-year global partnership for the mutual benefit of their members. The two … Continue reading

IACC-Americas Chapter names finalists for Global Copper Skillet Competition

Four chefs from IACC-member properties representing the United States and Canada gathered recently to compete for the IACC Americas Chapter Cook-Off at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, where the winners secured their spot en route to the Global Copper … Continue reading

IACC-Americas names champions in Canadian Copper Skillet competition

Seven chefs from IACC-member properties across Canada gathered to compete for the coveted Canadian Copper Skillet at the NAV Centre, where the winners edged one step closer to the International Copper Skillet Competition finale to be held this April at … Continue reading

IACC Meeting Room of The Future publishes second set of research

Visionary global initiative will transform meetings As part of an ongoing dynamic initiative from IACC, a second set of research has been conducted and reported following the survey of global venue operators, suppliers and industry experts. IACC Meeting Room of … Continue reading

First report from IACC Meeting Room of The Future initiative highlights attendee desire for experience creation

As part of a dynamic new initiative from IACC, a first set of research has been conducted and reported following the survey of global meeting planners. The IACC Meeting Room of the Future aims to transform the meeting experience through … Continue reading

Canadian Allen Morgan wins International Association of Conference Centers’ Award of Excellence

At the recent annual conference of the International Association of Conference Centers, IACC Americas President Peter J. Stockmann presented two major awards that honor significant contributions to IACC education. Continue reading

IACC names Murray Hall Canadian Conference Centre Chef of the Year

Murray Hall, Executive Chef at BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning in Toronto, set the record for winning IACC’s coveted culinary cook-off by winning the Canadian Copper Skillet award for the third consecutive year and earning the right to represent Canada at the International Association of Conference Centres’ ninth annual Copper Skillet Cooking Competition. Continue reading

IACC releases two educational videos for meeting professionals

Peter Stockmann, President of International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) Americas, announced the release of two video clips on content-rich topics related to the meeting experience. The videos, based on IACC’s third Thought Leader Summit and subsequent white paper Creating Compelling Meeting Experiences at IACC’s 30th annual conference, include two customer-related topics: Achieving Owner and Customer Satisfaction, and Eliminating Customer Sacrifice. Continue reading