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Feb 27, 2015

New this Week on the IdeaXchange

Here's what our experts have been talking about this week, from continuing medical education planning tips to working with Millennials and the true....More
Feb 25, 2015

At Gamer Conventions, Is It Safe to Be Female?

In a case of art imitating life imitating art, a video game developer pulls her company out of PAX East exhibition due to fears of harassment....More
Feb 24, 2015

Just for Fun: Video for Anyone Who's Ever Mistakenly Hit "Reply all"

This music video just cracked me up—it's for anyone who's ever smacked themselves in the head after hitting that "send" button....More
Feb 19, 2015

The Next New Thing: A Kosher Kitchen Craze?

At least two hotels have announced they’re adding full kosher facilities—could this be a harbinger of a new market knish?....More
Feb 18, 2015

Going to Bot: Robot-staffed Hotel to Open in Japan this Summer

The robots are coming! And, In case you wondered, yes, robots just may be out to take your job—at least if you work in a hotel....More
Feb 18, 2015

Waving the White Weather Flag in the Northeast

Baby it's cold outside, and we in the Northeast aren't even trying to fight it anymore. Just ask Ithaca, N.Y., which is sending people to Key West....More
Feb 17, 2015

Tip du Jour: Where to Find Free Online Space Calculators

Here are a couple of online space calculators that could come in handy!....More
Feb 17, 2015

Special Event Draws: More than Just Cocktails

What you need to know to make your reception or other special event special, all in one handy infographic....More
Feb 12, 2015

Where In the World Is the Best Hotel Wi-Fi?

This infographic details where you can find the highest quality hotel Wi-Fi around the world. Some of the answers may surprise you....More
Feb 09, 2015

Event Planning Careers—#57 with a Bullet

According to the U.S. News and World Report, meeting, convention, and event planning—currently #57 on its top 100 jobs list—is one of the fastest....More
Feb 04, 2015

Beware Lists of "Most Interesting" Trends, Especially When Food-Related

A new list of food trends for 2015 fulfills that old saying, "May you live in interesting (gustatory) times."....More
Feb 03, 2015

U.S. Airlines: The New OPEC?

With the consolidation in the U.S. airline industry, some say the airlines, facing strong demand and lower costs, now have an OPEC-like clout that....More
Feb 02, 2015

They're Asking for What?!

Just when you think you've heard it all, a hotel guest or attendee requests something even more bizarre....More
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Jan 28, 2015

2 Essential Elements for an Emotionally Powerful Meeting

Here are two essential elements for an emotionally powerful meeting, as explained by a PCMA Convening Leaders hybrid session panel....More
Jan 28, 2015

Unions and Meetings: 5 Dos and Don’ts

Here are five things planners and their AV vendors need to know about working with unions at their events....More
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