Bob Andelman


Bob Andelman is the host and producer of Mr. Media® Interviews. He is also the author or co-author of 12 books, including Mind Over Business with Ken Baum, The Consulate with Thomas R. Stutler, The Profiler with Pat Brown, Built From Scratch with the founders of The Home Depot, The Profit Zone with Adrian Slywotzky, Mean Business with Albert J. Dunlap, and Will Eisner: A Spirited Life. Click here to see Bob Andelman's Amazon Central author page. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

The Scoop on Incentive Trends 
Patrick Sullivan, president of PRA Destination Management New York and incoming president of The Society of Incentive & Travel Executives, shares his insights on the incentive industry.
Degree Soup 
As meeting planning reaches a new level of professionalism, the number of degrees and certificate programs has taken off. But will they help you to get a job?
The South-Central States Update 
The region is working hard to bring meetings back post-Katrina. There are still problems, of course. And there is a stigma that may take years — decades — to erase. But every day, New Orleans and the other Mid-South communities damaged by Hurricane Katrina are growing stronger. Events big and small are starting to return. New Orleans' annual Mardi Gras is back on track, attracting a crowd of 750,000. The city hosted the 2008 NBA All-Star Game — and 50,000 attendees — as well as the Allstate BCS National Championship and the Allstate Sugar Bowl, both at the Superdome. Of even higher interest to meeting planners, a 20,000-plus person citywide convention was successfully executed. Read more about the Mid-South States.
RCMA Profile: Heidi Jo Hagstrom 
Heidi Jo Hagstrom needed to postpone being interviewed for RCM magazine. She was recuperating from a flare-up of multiple sclerosis, but to see her, you'd probably never know.
The South-Central States 
There may be a hotel seller's market nationwide, but meetings are still being courted in the South-Central states, where billions of dollars are being
The South-Central States 
There may be a housing crisis nationwide, but the meetings business is still being courted with downright ferocity in the South-Central states, where
The South-Central States: Courtship of Meetings Business Continues 
There may be a housing crisis nationwide, but the meetings business is still being courted with downright ferocity in the South-Central states, where billions of dollars are being spent on new hotels, venues, convention centers, and mass transit in hopes of luring more business travelers.
RCMA Profile: Diane Miller 
For Diane Miller, the appeal of being a meeting planner is in the variety of challenges and responsibilities the job entails sometimes, all hitting at
A Sea Dream Come True 
Casino magnate Steve Wynn is known in Las Vegas for a lot of things, but thinking small is definitely not one of them. Wynn was at a February 2006 auction
Profile of Carolyn Collins 
After reading this profile of Carolyn Collins, you'll probably imagine that while being interviewed she simultaneously answered e-mail, shuffled office
The Mid-South 
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, the business heart of New Orleans has reopened in a big way. Always known for its fine cuisine, the city now has even
Commerce U. 
Picture a dramatic atrium lobby, sleekly adorned with glass, marble, and granite, featuring a cascading water wall that soars 28 feet high and a curving,
Incentive Trips for the Younger Generation 
David Morrison knows about people in their twenties. When a reporter from The New York Times needs an authority on Generation XY, the author of Marketing
Get S.M.A.R.T 
At some companies, nonmandatory training is the first thing to be cut when budgets are tight. Not at Commerce Bank. Here, training is a top priority for
The Mid-South 
Slowly but steadily, meetings, conventions, and incentive events are returning to the Mid-South cities damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Nowhere is

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