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May 22, 2014

A Hotel Sues for Really, Really Bad TripAdvisor Review

What would you do with a particularly harsh review? An Oregon hotel is not taking a in stride—it's filed a $74,500 defamation lawsuit against the....More
May 20, 2014

For Those Seriously Pampered Attendees...

If your group is in need of over-the-top amenities, have we got a list for you! Check out Oyster.com's picks for most outrageous amenities....More
May 19, 2014

Let's All Be Alone, Together

How smartphones and tablets are changing meetings....More
May 13, 2014

What You Say May Not Be What They Hear

Think about all the ways people can take what you say—complimenting one group may mean demeaning another, without meaning to....More
May 13, 2014

Incentives on the Rise at Marriott Aruba

Here's another guest post from MeetingsNet editor-at-large Regina Baraban, who's on a fam at the Aruba Marriott and making me very jealous!....More
May 12, 2014

Intelligent Hotel Design Alive and Well in Aruba

Editor-at-large Regina Baraban reports in on must-have hotel room amenities from a fam at the Aruba Marriott Resort....More
May 12, 2014

We Have Met the Spammer, and It Is Us

No one likes getting unsolicited e-mail—so why do we continue to send out what we so dislike getting ourselves?....More
May 05, 2014

Infographic: What We Can Learn From Global Conference Calling Trends

A new infographic from InterCall highlights international work habits that could be good to know for those who plan meetings globally....More
May 01, 2014

Ah, the Joys of Meetings

In case you, like I, happened to miss this ode to meetings by The New Yorker contributor George Meyer, you must, must, bask in the glories of someone....More
May 01, 2014

Mobile Devices: Friend or Foe at Your Events?

Nowadays everyone's on their smartphones—even at your meetings. But is that really such a bad thing?....More
Apr 29, 2014

Tuesday Tech Treats

A roundup of some cool sort-of-meetings-related technology from around the Web....More
Apr 23, 2014

Don't Be Shellfish—Sharing How to Handle Food Allergies at Meetings

How do you handle food allergies and other special dietary needs at meetings?....More
Apr 15, 2014

You'd Actually Want to Listen to this Flight Attendant's Safety Spiel

Southwest Airlines is kind of known for its witty flight attendants, but this one is truly hilarious....More
Apr 14, 2014

9 Steps to Maximizing Social Media for Your Next Event

How to integrate social media to encourage more engagement from your event's participants....More
Apr 09, 2014

Event Sustainability Is About More than Bottled Water

Sustainability specialist Shawna McKinley points to some event sustainability issues you may not have considered....More
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