Black Meetings and Tourism

September / October 2020

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August 31-October 2 Virtual 2020 Annual Legislative Conference, sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Go to https://s7- ister_now.cfmz to register. September 14-18 24th Annual International African American Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit & Trade Show sponsored by NAB- HOOD – a Virtual Experience. Register at Call (954) 797-7102 for more infor- mation. September 17 7th Annual State of Black Tourism Virtual Event, 9:45am EDT. Sponsored by the National Coalition of Black Meeting Pro-fes- sionals. Go to https://ncbmp.-com/- events/EventDetailsaspx?id=1413729 to register. September 17 National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collaborative Dollars & Sense Webinar Series, 1- 2:15pm EST. For more information and to register call (202) 991-9600 or (954) 621-5434. September 18-20 7th Annual International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show – 2020 Virtual Experience. For more information: (954) 792-2579 or September 25 National Black Political Convention "Post 2020" Policies, Opportunities, Strategies ad Timing, virtual from Washington, DC. For more information contact the National Policy Alliancwe at (202) 615- 9526 or (301) 335- 3524, or visit /NPBC October 9 MPI's World Educat- ion Congress Live Webinar, "New Paradigm in Learning. Go to /contacts.html to register. October 10-11 Port of Go! - Cruise, Destination & Travel Showcase, Orange County Conven-tion Center, Orlando, FL for more information visit May 10-14 U.S. Travel Associat- ion's IPW, Las Vegas Convention Center W$est Building, Las Vegas, NV. For more information or to register visit https://ncbmp.-com/events/Event- Details.aspx?id=1413729. May 13-15. To register for confer- ence visit /images/2021/2021_TPOC_Cruise _Conference-registration.pdf May 15-23 Travel Professionals of Color 202i Conference Cruise, depart- ing from Miami Florida aboard the Carnival Horizon, with ports of call in Aruba, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, and the beautiful private island of Amber Cove. Pre-Confer- ence activities take place. September 2021 (date to be announced) Florida Governor's Conference, the Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL. For more inor- mation call (850) 488-5607 or visit B M & T ••• September/October 2020 ••• 5 PUBLISHER/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Solomon J. Herbert ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER/ EDITOR Gloria Herbert GRAPHIC DESIGN: POP MEDIA GROUP Robert Ingram GRAPHIC ARTIST/WEBMASTER Solomon J. Hebert II FOCUS ON M.I.C.E. EDITOR Matthew Thomas TECH NEWS EDITOR William G. Herbert CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Rebecca Bernard Edith Billups Victoria Head Brienne Herbert Roy Jay Cheray O'Neal SALES MANAGERS Regina Buggs MARKETING/EDITORIAL Andrew Ingraham O.J. Webb OFFICE MANAGER Dorothy Canty HUMAN RESOURCES Barbara Harper For high quality article reprints of 100 or more, please contact Reprint Management Services at (717)399-1900. The Authority on African-American Conventions & Leisure Travel SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2020 2021 B l a c k M e e t i n g s To u r i s m COVER STORY • A CONVERSATION WITH MARLINDA HENRY FEATURES • AFRICAN-AMERICAN GUIDE TO MEETINGS, INCENTIVES & TRAVELING IN THE NORTH EAST • A VIEW FROM THE TOP: CVB HEADS REPORT ON STATE OF THE INDUSTRY • BM&T'S ANNUAL CONVENTION CENTER REVIEW • GREAT GAMING ROUNDUP • SPA MEETINGS;: MIXING BUSINESS WITH R&R AREA GUIDES OHIO, TENNESEE, ARKANSAS, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOUISIANA, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Meeting and incentive planners can keep abreast of discount offers and package deals being offered by visiting Black Meetings & Tourism's website – – and click- ing on the "Meeting Planner Packages" link. Here you will find many cost saving and often time sensitive deals that can help you bring your meeting in on time and under budget. MEETING PLANNER PACKAGES FOR GREAT SAVINGS COMING IN: NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2020

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