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Jun 04, 2004

Equal pay for equal work?

According to an article at salon.com, feminists around the country should rejoice that the long-shouted battle cry is won on at least a few....More
Jun 03, 2004

Really bad joke of the day

This one's so awful, I just had to pass it along: A frog walks into a bank and approaches the teller. He can see from her nameplate that her name is....More
Jun 03, 2004

Wait no longer

If you’ve been waiting until broadband usage hits the mainstream of your meeting attendees before jazzing up your meeting Web site, chances are you....More
Jun 03, 2004

Turn your marketing message into a dialogue

That’s the message of this article from Catalog Age, and I think it’s great advice for those who are in charge of marketing a meeting, or anything....More
Jun 03, 2004

MPI poll

Interesting results on MPI's Web poll. It asks what types of educational topics people are most focused on these days. Of the 148 who'd voted as of....More
Jun 02, 2004

What not to do

A guest blog from Laurie-Shawn Borzovoy, executive creative director for meetings and events at Maritz Canada in Ontario: Top 5 Mistakes Made in....More
Jun 02, 2004

Is there still joy in the job?

Interesting article from the New York Times that takes another look at Studs Turkel’s book, Working, which was published 30 years ago. Says the....More
Jun 01, 2004

NBTA White Paper--good for planners, too

A guest blog from Susan Hatch, executive editor of Corporate Meetings....More
Jun 01, 2004

Tempering the tempests

With all the wild and horrid weather lately in the Mid-West, and devastating flooding and mudslides in the Carribean, I can't help but worry about....More
May 28, 2004

Top 10 European cities

TravelCLICK’s latest report says that Europe is selling its room nights like hotcakes, outperforming the worldwide average by 6.7 percent with a 16.2....More
May 28, 2004

Now that's a sandwich!

Talk about a sublimely stupid, yet totally amusing, mixture of all the food talk (low-carb, no-carb, fat-free) and criticism of the pharmaceutical....More
May 27, 2004

Marriott’s Award of Excellence winners

Twelve Marriott International employees have been honored with the J. Willard Marriott Award of Excellence, the company announced today. With more....More
May 27, 2004

Invasion of the pod people

That’s what we may become if some of the future hotel ideas explored in this article from Forbes become a reality—-one of the ideas is to have a "pod....More
May 27, 2004

ASAE/GWSAE merger a done deal

From a press release: "In a decision that could reshape the association profession, the boards of the American Society of Association Executives (....More
May 27, 2004

Value-adds for exhibitors

I was at the CME Congress in Toronto last week, where there was lots of talk about core competencies for various types of physicians--the things they....More
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