In pictures: MPI EMEC 2014 opening day

View pictures from the welcome reception of MPI's annual European Meetings and Events Conference, which kicked off in Istanbul, Turkey, on 23 February.

MPI EMEC 2014 opening day in Istanbul
MPI EMEC 2014 opening day in Istanbul

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MPI's European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC) hosted a welcome reception for almost 300 events professionals at 1001 Direk Cistern, a fourth century water reservoir in Istanbul, where guests enjoyed traditional Turkish food and dancing.

This followed a highly praised opening session from Peter Hinssen, who discussed the impact of technology on society and traditional business models.

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