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In Brief: What's an Event Worth, Calling Top Event Companies, What You're Reading

MPI launches research project At its World Education Congress in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday, MPI announced the launch of a major research project to measure meeting and business event performance; results will be released next June …

Are you a big event planning company? Special Events is preparing the ninth edition of its "50 Top Event Planning Companies" list. If you did not receive a questionnaire last year and would like to be considered, please send an email here

What you're reading The best-read stories from Special Events this month are:

The Economy: Are Event Pros Predicting a Dreaded "Double Dip"?

Tabletop Gallery 2011 Competition Opens

Jason Katz on Measuring Event ROI

Jimmy Buffett Opens Margaritaville Hotel

Newbie Wedding Planners Plague the Professionals

Venue News: Hyatt's Green Rebate

Disco-theme Fundraisers Keeps Costs Low, Revenue High for Daffodil Ball

The New Kids: 12 Young Event Professionals to Watch

Recipe Costing for Profitability

Ongoing Oil Spill Brings Both Problems and Profits for Event Professionals

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