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Oct 13, 2004

How happy are your association’s members?

I've been listening in to an e-exchange among some meeting planners today who are worried about the retiring boomers leaving associations who are not....More
Oct 12, 2004

Arizona getting collateral boost from Florida hurricanes?

That's what this article in USA Today says, anyway. Meeting planners and vacationers increasingly have been booking and making inquiries about....More
Oct 12, 2004

Now that's dedication

In this article in about meeting and event planners in Florida, meeting and special event planner Lisa Reece of Extraordinary Eventz....More
Oct 12, 2004

Hotel with a heart

According to a press release, Handlery Union Square Hotel in San Francisco has its heart in the right place: It gives back to nonprofit organizations....More
Oct 11, 2004

Peace and quiet in the air?

This article from the Washington Post tackles the age-old question of what to do when you get stuck on a long flight with a chatty seatmate. The best....More
Oct 08, 2004

Off topic but absolutely beautiful

This is one of the most beautiful photos I've seen in ages. Just wanted to share. To comment on this post, click on "comments" below. To receive a....More
Oct 08, 2004

One for the "whoops" file

According to Yahoo! News, if you get Oklahoma's 2005 Annual Events Guide, just chuck it. In addition to grammatical and factual errors, it touted cow....More
Oct 08, 2004

Great Scott!

You know how one of the safety basics every meeting attendee should know is to take off their badge when they're outside the meeting space? Well, no....More
Oct 08, 2004

Is it possible to safeguard a hotel against terrorism?

In light of the horrific explosions at the Taba Hilton yesterday, Hospitality Net is conducting a poll to gauge people's feelings about hotel....More
Oct 07, 2004

Labor negotiations and meetings

Facing labor strikes and the potential for more in the near future if the unions get the two-year contract they're asking for, San Francisco's....More
Oct 07, 2004

Adding JD to CMP

I got an interesting note from a friend recently who was musing over what may turn into a trend for industry attorneys: Combining law degrees with....More
Oct 07, 2004

Back-to-school special

If you're thinking about going back to school to enhance your career potential, this site lists links to 120 colleges that offer hospitality-related....More
Oct 07, 2004

Kitty Ratcliffe and Donna Karl join New Orleans CVB

Great news for two of the industry's great women, from the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. From the press release: Effective....More
Oct 07, 2004

APEX news

From a Convention Industry Council press release: At its 2004 annual meeting the Convention Industry Council (CIC) unanimously approved accepted....More
Oct 06, 2004

Controversy springs from insurance conference

Organizers of the 91st Annual Insurance Leadership Forum, held this week at the Greenbriar in White Sulphur Springs, W.V., probably didn't know that....More
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