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Oct 01, 2014

Want Federal Government Employees to Attend Your Event? Invite Them to Eat Your Lunch.

If you want to attract federal government attendees to your event, make it a half-day affair....More
Experiencing Marriott's Teleporter in Cambridge, Mass.
Sep 29, 2014

To Hawaii and London, via Teleporter in Cambridge, Mass.

It may not be quite a "beam me up, Scotty" experience, but Marriott's new Teleporter that's making the rounds is still pretty cool, if not a game-....More
Sep 25, 2014

Question Authority—Especially Your Own

We all have unconscious biases, and the influence what we do and the decisions we make in ways we aren't aware of. Especially for planners, think....More
Sep 22, 2014

Inspiration in a Ketchup Bottle

This condiment at brunch yesterday got me thinking hmm, I bet we could do something fun with this idea for meetings....More
Sep 18, 2014

Marriott Hotels Looking to Transport Guests—Virtually

I have to check out the Marriott Teleporter when it comes to Boston next week!....More
Sep 15, 2014

How Twitter Going All Facebooky Could Affect Event Marketing

Twitter recently unveiled some platform design tweaks that make it look and feel more like Facebook—and that potentially could make it a better tool....More
Sep 15, 2014

Marriott's New Envelope Program to Provide Hint to Leave Housekeeping Tips

Marriott International's new “The Envelope Please” program aims to increase tips for some of its hardest working employees—housekeeping staffers....More
Sep 08, 2014

Sue’s Air Travel Etiquette Guide

Here’s my first stab at creating a guide to airplane etiquette that, if followed, might just keep the bloodletting to a minimum (until the next seat-....More
Sep 08, 2014

Brains, Boundaries, and Memory

Some nuggets from brain science on how our brains edit like movie directors—and maybe meeting planners....More
Sep 04, 2014

Event Managers, Get Creative!

In today’s fast-changing events world, meeting managers need to hone their creativity to stay ahead. Here’s how....More
Aug 27, 2014

How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel?

First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.25 billion, with more likely in....More
Aug 26, 2014

To Recline or Not to Recline—Is that Really the Question?

After a United flight had to be diverted due to passengers feuding over a seatback’s position, sadly, it may be....More
Aug 25, 2014

Why Don't We Take All of Our Paid Vacation Time?

We know that taking time off to rest and recharge is not only good for us, but also will help us do our jobs better. And yet we can't seem to pry....More
Aug 20, 2014

Conference Crashers (aka Lobby Rats) Redux

More thoughts on lobby rats/lobbyconning, plus the NFL's interesting proposal to get halftime acts to pay....More
Aug 19, 2014

What's Your Meeting's "Ice Bucket Challenge"?

What meeting managers can learn from the "ice bucket challenge" that's sweeping the country in a wave of shivery viral goodness for the ALS cause....More
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