Center for Exhibition Industry Research (www.ceir.org) – foremost source of research, information and communcation on exhibitions.
Convention Industry Council (www.conventionindustry.org) -- represents those involved in the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industries and provides a forum for member organizations seeking to enhance the industry.
Corporate Event Marketing Association (www.cemaonline.com) – organization dedicated to serving event and marketing professionals in all sectors of the technolgy industry.
Meeting Professionals International (www.mpiweb.org) – one-on-one center for membership services, jobs, career resources, conference registration help and more.
Trade Show Exhibitors Association (www.tsea.org) -- industry voice for exhibit and event marketing professionals.
BizBash (www.bizbash.com) -- where event and meeting planners look for inspiration, smart marketing strategies, and useful tools.
Event Solutions (www.event-solutions.com) -- leading information franchise for the special event industry.
Event Marketer Magazine (www.eventmarketer.com) -- provides marketers with the trends, best practices, and resources they need to produce better, more strategic and powerful event marketing programs.
Meetings Net (www.meetingsnet.com) -- the meeting industry's portal for information and resources related to planning meetings and events.
Special Events Magazine (www.specialevents.com) -- international resource for professionals who design and produce events.
AV Event Solutions (http://blog.aveventsolutions.com/blog/av-event-solutions) - provides the latest news, trends, services and interactive technology equipment updates for corporate event planning.
Face 2 Face (http://blog.meetingsnet.com/face2face/) – a daily dose of meeting industry news, views and occasional strange stuff
Smart Meetings (www.smartmeeting.com/blogl) -- meeting planners blog on planning business meetings in California and the west coast region