Networking Opportunities and Events
No ISES Eventworld® experience would be complete without the opportunity to mingle and mix with fellow special events professionals from around the globe. Kick off the conference at the Welcome Event and ISES Connections, catch a glimpse of ISES' future at the ISES Annual General Meeting and celebrate the special events industry at the 2012 ISES Esprit Awards during Eventworld® 2012 Networking Opportunities and Events.
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Click here to view the 2012 ISES Esprit Award Nominees!
Pre-ISES Eventworld 2012 Networking
- See who is attending ISES Eventworld in Dallas?
- Meet attendees and speakers even before you arrive in Dallas?
- Discuss which sessions are you attending? Are excited to attend?
- Make appointments with potential business contacts?
Visit and join the ISES Community - ISES Eventworld 2012 - Dallas
ISES Connections Lounge The Fairmont Dallas
Back by popular demand!
A place to relax, network and discover the ISES Connections Lounge will offer a relaxing atmosphere where you can meet with co-workers to plan your day over coffee or close with a cocktail, mingle with other attendees and share your thoughts and ideas gathered throughout the day.
This complimentary hospitality area with an ISES twist will be open to all ISES Eventworld® attendees to mix, mingle and network. Meet new contacts and see old friends. Cash bars will be open in the evenings and post-events.
Welcome Event & 25th Anniversary Party!
Thursday, August 2, 2012, 7:00pm-10:00pm
It is not just what you learn during ISES Eventworld that’s important! The ideas that YOU bring to the table are a vital part of the learning process, as are the people you’ll meet as you experience a real sense of community during the week.
Join us at the Gilley's Dallas for the ISES Welcome Event and 25th Anniversary – a great place for you to unwind and charge up for the "Big D" all at the same tim e! Relax after the first day of the Conference and mingle with other event professional to meet, talk to and learn from other like-minded colleagues.
This very cool venue for the ISES Welcome Event is one-of-a-kind! Home of the Urban Cowboy legacy and memorabilia, namesake of Mickey Gilley and world-class entertainment venue.
Note: An additional registration fee is required to attend the ISES Welcome Event.
ISES Annual General Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, August 3, 2012, 8:00am-11:00am
The Fairmont Dallas
NOTE: The ISES Annual Meeting has been moved to Friday morning and is FREE!
Who will win Chapter of the Year? International Volunteer of the Year? You have to attend to find out!
Each year as part of ISES Eventworld, ISES holds its Annual General Meeting open to all ISES members. Join the ISES International Board of Governors and Leadership for the Annual Meeting to hear a recap of ISES' successes during the past year and upcoming plans for 2011-2012. In addition, the ISES Spirit of Excellence Awards will be presented to recognize outstanding ISES leaders, chapters and volunteers.
Note: NO fee required for the ISES Annual General Meeting.
ISES Esprit Awards Celebration
Saturday, August 4, 2012, 5:30pm-11:00pm
The Fairmont Dallas
Each year, special events professionals from across the industry vie for recognition from their peers in hopes of winning a coveted award. This annual event gives members the chance to celebrate accomplishments and goals with colleagues and be acknowledged for their talents, passion and commitment to the special events industry. Do not miss this opportunity to see creative ideas in action.
The ISES Eventworld® 2012 ends with a grand finale: the 2012 ISES Esprit Awards Celebration. This unforgettable evening brings fine dining and dancing together with industry accolades, offering attendees a final chance to celebrate the special events industry.
Note: An additional registration fee required to attend the ISES Esprit Awards Celebration.
Friday, August 3, 2012, 8:00pm-midnight
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