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Who's News for March 4, 2021

Special events business news.

The National Events Council has released a diversity and inclusion survey to obtain key information that is currently unavailable in the event industry. To take the survey please click HERE.

PRA, a leader in the Business Events industry, has three industry announcements. 

They are pleased to welcome Mike Foust, Director of Digital Production, providing production leadership system-wide for the planning and delivery of digital experiences, broadcasts and virtual engagements. 

They are also pleased to share the exciting news that PRA received top honors from the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) 2021 Achievement Awards.

In addition, Carol Norfleet, CMP, DMCP, was inducted into the ADMEI Hall of Fame posthumously receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for her tireless work and mentoring in the Destination Management Industry.

The IMEX Group has partnered with award-winning creative agency Smyle to produce a series of digital activations for the global business events community leading up to IMEX America in November.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions, a global leader in the display market, has announced its new MultiSync® Message Series, which features displays from the ME, M and MA Series. The new portfolio provides an ultra-high definition and commercially focused display lineup optimized for digital signage applications while also containing modular expandability to allow the flexibility to give different customers the solutions they need to make an impact.

Meetings Mean Business will celebrate GMID together as an industry on April 8, 2021. This year, with the theme Meet Safe, they are asking all event hosts to submit their meeting details to their Meet Safe platform. 

The Meet Safe platform, developed in partnership with Simpleview, is designed to showcase that with proper adherence to city and state gathering limits and health and safety best practices, in-person and hybrid meetings and events can take place now and into the future.

Brush Creek Luxury Ranch Collection has appointed Catherine West as Event Director. West previously served at the Ranch as Event Manager. In her new role she'll oversee all event operations for the Collection's three award-winning Ranches.

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