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Convention and Meeting Industry Organizations

 


The following organizations can provide assistance when choosing convention sites, meeting spaces or dealing with the logistics of convention planning:

Air Transport Association of America (ATAA)
1709 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
(202) 626-4000

American Hotel and Motel Association (AHMA)
888 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 265-4506

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
1575 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
(202) 626-2723

Association of Conference and Events Directors -- International (ACED)
Colorado State University
Rockwell Hall
Fort Collins, CO  80523

Association for Convention Operations Management (ACOM)
1819 Peachtree Street N.E., Suite 560
Atlanta, GA  30309
(404) 351-3220

Association of Independent Meeting Planners (AIMP)
5103 Wigville Road
Thurmont, MD  21788
(301) 271-4222

Convention Liaison Council (CLC)
1575 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
(202) 626-2764

Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE)
2000 Florida Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009

Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA)
611 E. Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
(414) 276-3372

Exposition Service Contractors Association (ESCA)
400 South Houston
Union Station, Suite 210
Dallas, TX  75202
(214) 742-9217

Health Care Exhibitors Association (HCEA)
5775 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road
Building D, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA  30342
(404) 242-3663

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
1400 K Street, N.W., Suite 810
Washington, DC  20005
(202) 789-0089

Institute of Association Management Companies (IAMC)
5820 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA  90036

Insurance Conference Planners Association (ICPA)
8721 Indian Hills Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 390-7300

International Association of Auditorium Managers (IAAM)
4425 W. Airport Freeway, Suite 590
Carrollton, TX  75007
(214) 255-8020

International Association of Conference Centers (IACC)
362 Parsippany Road
Parsippany, NJ  07054
(201) 887-3505

International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (IACVB)
P.O. Box 758
Champaign, IL  61820
(217) 359-8881

International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE)
P.O. Box 985
Springfield, MO  65801
iafe@fairsandexpos.com
(417) 862-5771

International Communication Industries Association (ICIA)
3150 Spring Street
Fairfax, VA  22031
(703) 273-7200

International Exhibitors Association (IEA)
5103-B Backlick Road
Annandale, VA  22003
(703) 941-3725

International Society of Meeting Planners

1224 North Nokomis NE
Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 USA
Tel: (320) 763-4919
Fax: (320) 763-9290
E-Mail: ismp@iami.org
Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
1950 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX  75207-3109
(214) 746-5250

National Association of Exposition Managers (NAEM)
710 Indiana Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46202
(317) 638-6236

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
100 Vestavia Office Park, Suite 220
Birmingham, AL  35216
(205) 823-7262

Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)
One Hoosier Dome, Suite 120
Indianapolis, IN  46225
(317) 632-1888

Society of Company Meeting Planners (SCMP)
2600 Garden Road, Suite 208
Monterey, CA  93940
(408) 649-6544

Society of Government Meeting Planners (SGMP)
1213 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-9998

Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE)
271 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10016
(212) 889-9340
Trade Show Bureau
P.O. Box 797
8 Beach Road
East Orleans, MA  02643
(508) 240-0177

Travel Industry Association of America (TIAA)
2 Lafayette Center
1133 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
(202) 293-1433

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Convention & Visitor Bureaus

 City Phone
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (404) 222-6688
Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau (410) 659-7300
Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (617) 536-4100
Chicago Convention & Visitors Bureau (312) 567-8500
Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau (513) 621-6994
Cleveland Convention & Visitors Bureau (866) 321-1004
Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau (614) 221-2489
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau (214) 746-6677
Denver Convention & Visitors Bureau (303) 892-1505
Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau (313) 567-1170
Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau (713) 227-3180
Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Bureau (317) 639-4282
Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau (213) 624-7300
Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (305) 539-3063
Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau (414) 273-3950
Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Bureau (900) 860-0092
New York Convention & Visitors Bureau (212) 397-8222
Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau (804) 441-5266
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (215) 636-3300
Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau (602) 254-6500
Pittsburgh Convention & Visitors Bureau (412) 281-7711
Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau (866) 962-3700
Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (916) 264-7777
St. Louis Convention & Visitors Bureau (314) 421-1023
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau (866) 447-3372
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau (619) 232-3101
San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (415) 974-6900
Seattle Convention & Visitors Bureau (206) 461-5840
Tampa Convention & Visitors Bureau (813) 223-2752
Washington, DC Convention & Visitors Bureau (202) 789-7000

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