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Nov 23, 2004

Promo tips for different demographics

If you're trying to promote your meeting to a certain demographic, be sure you do it right, according to this article in Promo. For example, don't go....More
Nov 23, 2004

Looking for something out of the ordinary?

If your attendees have been there, done that, check out Unusual Hotels of the World, a site dedicated to bringing you info on hotels made of ice,....More
Nov 23, 2004

OT paranoia alert

This little gem from Yahoo! News gave me the willies: "Next time you make a printout from your color laser printer, shine an LED flashlight beam on....More
Nov 22, 2004

S.F. hotel workers agree to go back to work

According to hotelbusiness.com: Approximately 4,000 unionized hotel workers here have agreed to return to work while contract negotiations continue....More
Nov 22, 2004

New conflict resolution organization formed

The Institute for Conflict Management, LLC (ICM) has launched a new line to its existing dispute resolution panel, specifically focusing on the....More
Nov 22, 2004

Down Under for dummies

Everything you always wanted to know about Australia, but were too smart to ask: A site full of the dumbest questions and best comebacks you'll ever....More
Nov 22, 2004

Who's your favorite superhero?

It might be a good idea to ask the members of your meeting planning team who their favorite superhero is. Why, you ask? Because, believe it or not,....More
Nov 22, 2004

If you don't incorporate charity into your events...

...maybe these stories will convince you that it's a good thing for everyone. Doing good work with Wyeth Charity is its own reward Winners give all....More
Nov 22, 2004

Nashville joins the "We need a bigger convention center" crowd

The latest to join in the push for a new or expanded convention center is Nashville. A study released last week found that the city would get an....More
Nov 19, 2004

From the World Toilet Summit, what else but potty humor?

If perchance you missed it, last Sunday's Dave Barry column about the World Toilet Summit was a hoot and a half! OK, it may not lead to world peace,....More
Nov 18, 2004

High-octane promotion

According to Hotelbusiness.com: The Loews Denver Hotel began offering last week “The Great Airline Fuel Surcharge Rebate.” Under the program, all....More
Nov 18, 2004

CVBs at home and abroad

While this article from Association Meetings does a great job of explaining the trials and tribulations of conventions and visitors bureaus, it does....More
Nov 18, 2004

Talk about double-dipping

I just heard today that at least two medical societies have been doing something a little extreme with their exhibitors: Making them pay surcharges....More
Nov 18, 2004

Thought for the day

I ran across this quote on Forbes.com and it cracked me up: "Writing is the hardest way to earn a living, with the possible exception of wrestling....More
Nov 18, 2004

What's behind hotel ratings?

Thanks to a MIMlister for sharing some links to what's behind the hotel ratings that have been coming out fast and furious lately. A USA Today....More
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