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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
May 27, 2004

Where will the ad madness end?

Oh great, now a trip to Boston’s airport will include eying advertisements on everything from drinking fountains (that’s "bubblas" in Bostonese) to....More
May 26, 2004

Conference centers ready to grow

According to a recent forecast from PKF Consulting and the International Association of Conference Centers, North American conference centers should....More
May 26, 2004

Still blowing smoke in NYC

According to this editorial from BizBash, New Yorkers are still lighting up at private events now that the city has banned smoking. Says the article....More
May 26, 2004

For medical planners

Move over pharma: Now that so many foods are making health claims, is it any surprise that organizations like the California Walnut Commission are....More
May 25, 2004

All gassed up but not gonna go?

This survey from the National Retail Association on how the rising gas prices are affecting consumers makes me wonder what affect it will have on....More
May 25, 2004

Fun site du jour

OK, maybe not all that much fun, but if you want to compare gas prices anywhere in the U.S., AAA is tracking them....More
May 25, 2004

What to do with old clothes

OK, this makes me feel really old, but I thought it was interesting enough to pass on in case anyone else wants to give it a try. If you (or your....More
May 24, 2004

Eggs to impress

Talk about snob appeal: If you have a really, really high-end group, this might be just the ticket for a luxurious brunch. According to this article....More
May 24, 2004

The little bird says, "cheap, cheap, cheap"

According to a new report from Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown....More
May 21, 2004

ACTE takes on global travel issues

At the recent Association of Corporate Travel Executives Global Conference, 1,200 delegates from around the world gathered to identify and resolve....More
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