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Meetings Industry Links

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.


Do you know podium from lectern? Lavaliere microphone from handhelp? Search this glossary of almost 3,800 terms, acronyms and abbreviations, development by the meetings, conventions and exhibitions idustry through the Accepted Practices Exchange.

Convention Industry Council
APEX Industry Glossary: The Glossary of the Meetings, Convention and Exhibition Industry

American 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.

A.S.C.A.P. (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.

American Society of Training and Development

Greater 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 opportunities.

International Association of Speakers Bureaus

Meeting Professionals International

Professional 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. - The Global Meeting Industry Directory

Toastmasters International

Virtual Community of Associations

B.M.I. (Broadcast Music Incorporated)

Event Solutions Magazine
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.

Event Solutions Expo

Successful Meetings Magazine

Meeting News

Meetings and Convention Magazine

Convention Industry Council (CIC)

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)

International Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (IACVB)

National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)

The 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.

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