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May 20, 2004

International travel highlighted at high-level meeting

A recent meeting hosted by the Travel Business Roundtable with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce brought together government folks—including Secretary Of....More
May 20, 2004

Glad I read this after I got off the plane!

Scary article from USA Today on high-tech ID cards designed to "prevent armed terrorists from boarding a plane by posing as airport workers or law....More
May 20, 2004

Congrats to Green and Youngblood

Congratulations to James Youngblood (shown at right in the photo), chief executive officer, Heart Rhythm Society, and Richard B. Green, CASE, vice....More
May 19, 2004

Restaurant recommendation for Toronto

I was just up in Toronto for the past few days at a meeting, and found a hotel restaurant that was no typical hotel restaurant--Toula, on the 38th....More
May 19, 2004

Who's your Oprah?

According to this article from Association Meetings, the American Library Association hooked up with talk TV maven Oprah Winfrey's book club, and....More
May 19, 2004

"You write as if you've seen Edward Tufte lecture"

That was the subject line of an e-mail I got this morning from a reader who said he had just "stumbled across (and was intrigued by) your article My....More
May 19, 2004

Picture yourself in Paris

OK, this one is just kind of fun—a virtual walking tour of France. Just in case you don’t speak French, here’s how it works: Go to this site, click....More
May 14, 2004

Buddhist thought for meeting planners

A friend recently sent me a link to this site on Buddhism. Being the bizarre person that I am, I found not only lots of food for thought, but a quote....More
May 14, 2004

Presidential suites

A sneak preview from the June issue of CMI (which will be online in a couple of weeks): Sen. John F. Kerry, D-Mass., the presumptive Democratic....More
May 14, 2004

Detroit loves religious meetings

That’s when the Metro Detroit's third annual Religious Meeting Planners Forum is scheduled at the Sheraton Detroit Novi hotel. The planners will get....More
May 14, 2004

Proof that there’s an association for just about everything

Thanks to the good folks on the MIMlist listserve for reminding me that there truly is an association for just about everything imaginable, such as:....More
May 14, 2004

Bye-bye buyers market

According to this article, the news from the American Hotel....More
May 13, 2004

Repurposing with a purpose

I've spoken with a number of planners who are frustrated with their inability to inject what has been proven to have results into their meetings--....More
May 13, 2004

Not so old and in the way

In the past, people may have retired happily and spent their golden years playing golf and pruning the petunias, but not us Baby Boomers. As author,....More
May 13, 2004

Beat the unemployment blues

Interesting editorial in today's New York Times about the whole outsourcing trend and where the jobs of the future will be. According to authors W....More
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