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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
Jun 25, 2004

Shareholder meetings = bored meetings?

According to an article from Pioneer Press, "More companies are paying attention to director attendance at shareholder meetings. But some say the '....More
Jun 24, 2004

NYC hotels gearing up

The intro to this article on security preparations for the Republican National Convention in New York City says it all: "We are getting a first hand....More
Jun 23, 2004

Anyone up for a change?

Meeting professionals who are tired of hitting resistance when trying to institute something new—-whether it be a new site selection process, a more....More
Jun 23, 2004

Talk about inflation

Check out this idea: An inflatable meeting room. It reminds me a little of Mr. Amato's grammar school gym class, where we'd all take the edge of a....More
Jun 23, 2004

Getting it together

Wouldn't it be nice if the meeting industry associations could do what America Online, Yahoo!, Earthlink, and Microsoft did recently when they put....More
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