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The Convention Industry Council has selected Chicago’s SmithBucklin to provide full-service association management. The council’s CEO, Karen Kotowski, CAE CMP, will continue to serve as CIC’s chief executive, and its headquarters will move to 2025 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., on April 1.
The Convention Industry Council was founded in 1949 by four organizations to facilitate the exchange of information within the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry. CIC has grown to include 33 member organizations representing over 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties. The mission of the Convention Industry Council is to strengthen the value and sustainability of its members, support the premier credentialing program for the meeting professional, and provide a vibrant, collaborative platform to address critical issues and ensure a thriving events industry.