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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
Oct 06, 2004

Good news for Aruba meetings

If you can wade through the government-ese language, this announcement from the U.S. Treasury Department means good news for meetings in Aruba. As of....More
Oct 05, 2004

Free webinar on managing meeting spend

Save the date: 2pm-3pm ET (11am-Noon PT), Thursday, October 14, 2004 OnVantage (which was recently created in the merger of Plansoft and seeUthere)....More
Oct 05, 2004

Example of how associations need to change

This post on Business Blog Consulting is an example of why some associations are losing members and the meeting attendees they so desperately need to....More
Oct 05, 2004

Gear up for more family-friendly programs

According to an article from American Demographics, "If there is one asset that is most important to Generation X parents, it's time. While Gen X....More
Oct 05, 2004

Florida says, "come back"

From this week's edition of MeetingsNet Extra: With group business comprising 20 percent of Florida's tourism market--and up to 30 percent of South....More
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