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2017 RISE Awards Honor MPI Professionals

On June 20, Meetings Professionals International revealed the winners of 2017's Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence Awards. The winners of the meeting and events industry were announced at MPI's 2017 World Education Congress in Las Vegas, and were celebrated at the MPI RISE Awards Presentation and Luncheon. The RISE Awards categories are split by community and individual achievement, with the seven awards focusing on innovation, impact and influence in the meetings and events industry, and global transferability.

3 Restaurants Feature Authentic, Local Flavor

When people say “Everything is bigger in Texas,” it’s quite possible they are talking about the great state’s food choices and things to do. One area that’s exploding with fine-tasting fare is Dallas-Fort Worth. According to the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metroplex is the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in all of Texas. And there is good reason Dallas and its surrounding cities are becoming a mecca for meetings and conventions: There is something for everyone.

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