Hungary. The MPI European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC) will take place in Budapest from 29 to 31 January 2012, "Innovation. Re-Imagined" being the main theme. The 2012 conference is to build off the success of last year’s EMEC event in Düsseldorf, Germany, in terms of professional development content. Attendees will experience and experiment with new meeting set-ups, formats and educational opportunities as never before. For the first time, the conference offers condensed video presentations of popular sessions. Attendees never have to miss an important session again. Also on the agenda for 2012 is a new focus on meeting design as part of the Future of Meetings Thought Leadership initiative. Planners can connect with the best and brightest thinkers inside and outside the industry. The popular Flash Point features a new component in which experts are available to dive deeper into topics that interest attendees.