Corbin to be Inducted into the EIC Hall of Leaders

EIC Hall of Leaders

Corbin Ball, together with Henry Givray, Edward Liu, and Deborah Sexton will be inducted into the Event Industry Council's Hall of Leaders for 2018, the most prestigious honor in the meetings, conventions, exhibitions and events industry.  The awards celebration will occur on October 16, 2018 in Las Vegas during IMEX America. 
     Personal note: I feel tremendously honored and thrilled to be selected to receive this award. One of my principal business goals has been to help advance the events industry -- an industry that brings people together to make the world a better place. To be recognized in this way by my peers is truly a dream come true.
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The May/June 2018 Issue of Corbin's TechTalk News Now Available

TechTalkNews
The May/June 2018 issue of TechTalk is now available and is packed with new meetings technology articles, links and ideas! 

In this issue:

  • NEW ARTICLE: Face Recognition – The Next Step to Streamline Events
  • NEW ARTICLE: Coping with Technology Change
  • NEWS
  • 15 LINKS FOR MEETINGS, BUSINESS AND FUN
  • QUOTES OF THE MONTH
  • RECENT ARTICLES WITH "QUOTES FROM CORBIN"
  • SUBSCRIBE AND THE FINE PRINT

Corbin Ball & Co. Marks Its 21st Anniversary

In April of 1997, I left my career as Head of Conference Operations for a high-tech association (SPIE) to form my own speaking, consulting and writing firm focusing exclusively on technology for events, exhibitions and meeting venues. I was the first person to do this full-time -- the 'OG' of event tech! Today, I am happy to say there are many dozens of "techno-evangelists" to help guide our industry in this continuingly rapidly changing field. It has been, and continues to be, a very fun ride. I wish to express my hearty thanks to my clients, to those who have attendended my sessions over the years, and to the loyal readers of my TechTalk Newsletter (started in Sept. 1998)! Your support is much appreciated!

Corbin Named as One of the Top 30 CMP Influencers by the CIC

I am very happy and honored to be included with 29 other colleagues in this first peer-nominated influencers campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) program. 
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As the 30th anniversary year of the Certified Meeting Professional Program began, the Convention Industry Council (CIC), which administers the program, wanted to recognize this milestone by honoring the CMPs who make it possible. What better way is there to recognize the power of the certification, than to honor the professionals whose impact on their colleagues and whose contributions to their communities have left an indelible mark on the global meetings and events industry? So, we asked you to nominate who has influenced them personally and whose work has had an impact on the direction and growth of the profession.influential CMPs on social media, then vote for your top choice on Facebook. Over 75 individual nominations were submitted for deserving CMPs and the final top 30 CMP Influencers were selected by a committee, based on the number of Facebook poll votes, personal influence on peers, and community/leadership presence. 
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CIC is now proud to announce the recipients of its first peer-nominated influencers campaign. These thirty individuals exemplify the spirit of the CMP credential- professionalism, credibility and excellence- and CIC is proud to recognize these representatives of the program. 
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Details can be found here.

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