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Jul 01, 2004

More on the "A" word

An interesting question posed by Association Meeting's editor in the May edition of AM Extra e-newsletter brought in a flood of e-mail: How does the....More
Jul 01, 2004

Just in case you hadn't heard

The votes are in, and this time, there’s no need to count chads, hanging or otherwise. The Greater Washington Society of Association Executives....More
Jun 30, 2004

Go East, young meeting planner

A guest blog from Kay Carstens, a frequent contributor to our print magazines: Terrorism downturns faced by U.S. hotels, airlines, tradeshow....More
Jun 30, 2004

Experience the experiential

I just joined up at the experientialforum.com, which is run by the International Experiential Marketing Association (IXMA). Since experiential....More
Jun 30, 2004

You don't want to use these on your next meeting brochure

Or maybe you do, if your attendees have a sense of humor. A friend sent me a list of 50 state "mottoes," some of which I thought were pretty funny (....More
Jun 30, 2004

Forget meetings, these guys wanta contractors

Yikes! According to an article from hotel-online, while meetings may be good business for hotels in the Middle East (see Kay's guest blog, below),....More
Jun 29, 2004

PCMA's new agenda

PCMA wants to be the ‘go to’ organization for meetings industry education and trends"—-that’s the headline from a PCMA press release about the....More
Jun 29, 2004

Are your attendees ready for far out and funky?

If so, you might want to check out some of these oddball lodging choices. I think this one’s my favorite: "Jules Undersea Lodge, the world's only....More
Jun 29, 2004

Are your attendees ready for far out and funky?

If so, you might want to check out some of these oddball lodging choices. I think this one’s my favorite: "Jules Undersea Lodge, the world's only....More
Jun 29, 2004

The Star Tech Enterprise

While they've been working together unofficially for years, now three of the industry's favorite meetings tech gurus--Corbin Ball, CMP, Rodman....More
Jun 29, 2004

PCMA's new agenda

PCMA wants to be the ‘go to’ organization for meetings industry education and trends"—-that’s the headline from a PCMA press release about the....More
Jun 29, 2004

Protecting the freedom of education

From Tamar Hosansky's editor's note in the June issue of Medical Meetings: "Maybe it's because all four of my grandparents were immigrants, or maybe....More
Jun 28, 2004

All "Feiered" up

That's what Howard Feiertag, faculty member in the Department of Hospitality....More
Jun 28, 2004

Business looking up for Chicago

According to this article in the Chicago Tribune, trade shows and conventions boosted the city’s bottom line in 2003. "The city hosted 40 major....More
Jun 25, 2004

Mistaken identities?

I couldn't help but laugh when I read this press release from Phoenix Marketing International about how members of the hotel industry’s biggest....More
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