December 01, 2004
Meeting Professionals International Foundation Europe has launched a capital campaign for the European meetings industry called Focus 2006. The goal is to raise EU500,000 (about US$663,700) in time for MPI's 2006 Professional Education Conference-Europe, to be held March 26-28, 2006, in Davos, Switzerland. The money will fund programs focused on trends and needs of European meeting professionals. More than EU300,000 (about $398,000) already has been raised from IMEX, Reed Travel Exhibitions, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and Hilton International, among others.