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In Brief: Esprit Entries Due; MPI Advocates for Event Spend; Meeting Planning Job Outlook Mixed for 2012

In Brief: Esprit Entries Due; MPI Advocates for Event Spend; Meeting Planning Job Outlook Mixed for 2012

Esprits due today but May 9, too The 2012 ISES Esprit entries are due by 11:59 PST today—but for only $25, you have till May 9. The Esprits will be awarded at ISES' gala 25th anniversary celebration in Dallas, where the association got its start at The Special Event 1987. Read more here

Unite to fight limits on government event spend The outrage over reckless conference spending by the U.S. General Services Administration has triggered two bills in Congress to strictly limit spending by government agencies on conferences and events. In concert with ASAE and the U.S. Travel Association, MPI is lobbying Congress to combat such moves; learn more here

Who's hiring in meeting planning While mid-level meeting management jobs seem to be bouncing back, hiring at the top ranks remains slow. Our sister publications group, MeetingsNet, has the full story; just click here.

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