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Jun 09, 2004

Oh my aching back

Ever feel that way after a long day in meetings? I know I have. That's why CMI magazine treated ergonomics as its Last Word one issue last year. For....More
Jun 08, 2004

In New Orleans, what else would you do?

An articleon recently touted the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, held on Memorial Day weekend, as a boon not just for tourism, but....More
Jun 08, 2004

Let's go surfing now

On what seems like the first really hot day of the summer here in New England, this seems appropriate: If you ever need inspiration for a beach- or....More
Jun 07, 2004

Who says there's nothing funny about airlines?

Why not kick Monday off with a little bit of silliness? Here’s a look at a "gripe sheet"—a form pilots fill out after each flight to convey to the....More
Jun 07, 2004

Phoenix wants a hotel, now!

According to this article from the Arizona Republic, the success of the Phoenix Civic Plaza’s $600 million expansion depends on a new 1,000-room....More
Jun 07, 2004

Something fishy about the catch of the day?

According to this article from, that "catch of the day" at a restaurant may actually be the catch of several days ago. If you’re....More
Jun 04, 2004

Equal pay for equal work?

According to an article at, 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
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