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Nov 20, 2015

10 Most-Despised Travel Fees

You guessed it—Wi-Fi tops the list. What else do today’s travelers most hate getting nickeled and dimed for?....More
Video: Just say no to "on spec" requests
Nov 12, 2015

The Video to Point People to When they Ask You to Do Something "on Spec"

Independent meeting planners, venues, destination management companies, speakers—even writers—are often asked to provide their services for free with....More
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Nov 04, 2015

Is Cvent Out to Eat Meetings Industry Associations’ Lunch?3

Is the influx of supplier organizations creating new education-packed, face-to-face meetings for planners, mostly in a hosted-buyer format, a threat....More
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Oct 30, 2015

Let's Celebrate the Talents of the Audience

Talent competition at IMEX America is one recent example of something I hope is becoming a trend: Inviting the audience to take a star role at events....More
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Oct 27, 2015

Cool New Wearable Presentation Technology: Bird4

Think “Minority Report” in your meeting ballroom—this new device can transform any surface into a multi-touch interface you can control from up to....More
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Oct 27, 2015

How to Fix 4 Common Trade Show Pitfalls

What you can do to avoid some common problems trade show organizers face....More
Tech whiz Brandt Krueger at one of the #IMEX15 campfire sessions
Oct 26, 2015

5 Things About AV Every Meeting Planner Should Know

Negotiating for audiovisual services is much easier when you know the right questions to ask. Here are a few that will make it easier for meeting....More
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Oct 22, 2015

Getting Playful at #IMEX15

While the main purpose of IMEX America was business, I not only managed to sneak in some play, but I also learned why we should be playing more at....More
Oct 20, 2015

PCI to Offer Pro Bono Marketing to One Lucky D.C. Area Association

Integrated marketing agency to offer free marketing services to an eligible 501(c) organization in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Here's how you....More
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Oct 19, 2015

IMEX America 2015: Notes from an #IMEX15 Newbie1

It was big. It was overwhelming. It was amazing. And it was a whole lot more: Here are some of my favorite things from my first trip to #IMEX America....More
Oct 13, 2015

5 Ways to Turn Panels from Boring To Brilliant1

Panels can be deadly dull, but they don’t have to be. Here's how you can make them much, much better....More
Let's tell some good customer service stories
Oct 09, 2015

Let's Celebrate Great Customer Service (Yes, Virginia, It Does Exist)

We all love to gripe about bad customer service, but let's take a moment to celebrate those moments where the vendors and suppliers meeting planners....More
Oct 06, 2015

Try This: Enhance Your Conference Offerings with Google+ Hangouts

Whether you want to beam in a speaker at a live event, create pre-event buzz around content, or start a virtual series, Google+ Hangouts is a cheap....More
IEEE scores big with series at SXSW
Oct 06, 2015

Want to Raise Your Association’s Profile? Stand on Someone Else’s Stage

If you want to find new members and let the world know what your organization does, you may need a bigger showcase—SXSW, anyone?....More
Planning meetings outside the U.S.
Oct 05, 2015

16 Ways to Make Your International Events Less Risky and More Effective1

Expert planners shared some of their top tips and strategies for the always-interesting job of planning meetings outside of the U.S. comfort zone....More
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