ABC is the oldest and largest professional organization exclusively training wedding professionals since 1955.
HSMAI is an international, individual membership organization comprised of over 7,000 members representing travel sales and marketing professionals. 79 chapters in 35 countries worldwide are dedicated to enhancing sales and marketing management skills in the travel and hospitality industry through education and networking opportunities with peers and customers.
ISES educates, advances, and promotes the special events industry and its network of professionals. ISES cultivates high standards of business practices through their "Principles of Conduct and Ethics", and fosters cooperation among members and other special events professionals.
MPI is the largest association of meeting professionals, with over 20,000 members in 68 chapters and clubs across the world. MPI empowers meeting professionals to increase their strategic value through education, clearly defined career pathways, and business growth opportunities.
NACE is the oldest and largest professional association for caterers in all disciplines and their affiliate vendors. With over 3,000 members in 46 chapters, NACE serves hotels, off-premise, club military and on-premise caterers, providing top quality educational and networking opportunities, and affiliate vendor interaction.
NSA is an international association of more than 3,800 members dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally. For more than 25 years, NSA has provided resources and education designed to enhance the business acumen and platform performance of professional
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