Project Meeting Architecture was closed after two years of productive work in 2011-2012 and 2012-2013. The goal was to investigate the next steps for Meeting Architecture. PMA concluded Education was the way forward and anded with the Las Vegas proposal of 5 educational projects:
1 developing prefessional illustrations
2 developing an infographic
3 Creating standard presentations
4 Developing the Workbook for MAP
5 creating a standard training day for MAP
September 22, 2012: The Geneva Convention Bureau organized it's first agency-only meeting planner event called 'Geneva Spirit'. An amazing few days of activities and discovery in and around the amazing venue's Geneva has to offer.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the town where Harley Davidsons are constructed and the Harley Davidson Museum is located. Coming from Belgium, I found this a quit pleasant city with nice people, cool restaurants and amazing architecture. Even Santiago Calatrava has an impressive building by the sea. It is the Milwaukee Museum of Art and the building spreads its wings when the sun shines.
The RISE Award for Meeting Industry Leadership was presented to Maarten Vanneste, CMM, the author and publisher of “Meeting Architecture, A Manifesto.” Maarten’s work is changing the way professionals approach the planning of meetings. The tools and logic he has created enable meeting professionals to design meetings that achieve results based on objectives. His work will leave a lasting legacy on how we evolve the practice of meeting design and further emphasize the importance of meetings and events as an essential tool in creating business value.