NSA is a committed partner in the meetings and education industry. NSA participates with other meetings organizations on a national level in the Convention Industry Council (CIC). Through its national Meetings Industry Council (MIC), a national committee whose purpose is to encourage, support and promote local/chapter level meetings industry partnerships, NSA serves as a catalyst to promote strong relationships between organizations in the meetings industry.
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Convention Industry Council
APEX Industry Glossary: The Glossary of the Meetings, Convention and Exhibition Industry
Society of Association Executives
Associations hold thousands of
conventions, spending $740 million on speakers annually. Resources
include a searchable "Gateway to Associations," a speakers
directory and more.
(American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
ASCAP's award winning site includes a
searchable music clearance database, licensing and membership
information, ASCAP's PlayBack magazine, and areas devoted to
information about the music business.
Society of Training and Development
Washington Society of Association Executives
GWSAE is a dynamic society of
association professionals employed by many of the 3,000 associations
in the national capital region, the world's largest and most
influential association community. GWSAE is known for its leading-edge
educational programs, information resources, and networking
International Association of Speakers Bureaus
Convention Management Association
PCMA is an association of meeting
professionals dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of meetings,
conventions, and exhibitions through member and industry education.
conworld.net - The Global Meeting
Community of Associations
(Broadcast Music Incorporated)
Event Solutions is a monthly trade
magazine dedicated to event management professionals. Circulation to
qualified individuals includes event planners, caterers, hotels,
clubs, corporate meeting planners and others. Editorial coverage
includes topics, such as themes & decor, food & beverage,
industry trends, entertainment, lighting & sound and much more.
and Convention Magazine
Industry Council (CIC)
Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (IACVB)
Association of Catering Executives (NACE)
Society of Corporate Meeting Professionals (SCMP)
Retreats&Seminars; Online Magazine By and For Meeting Pros
This Online magazine by and for Meeting Pros is a monthly corporate meetings resource magazine focusing on traditional and off the beaten path resorts, hotels, ranches, event facilities, keynote speakers, seminars, schools, workshops, facilitators, meeting planners, entertainment and adventure.