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Feb 03, 2014

Peeping, Prying, or Pampering?

When hotels look up guests on social media, are they being creepy stalkers or service-savvy pros?....More
Jan 30, 2014

Time to Design Buildings for Better Bugs?

Hotel, convention center, and other meeting space could benefit from work researchers are doing on how architecture affects a building's biomes—and....More
Jan 28, 2014

The Difference Between Information Sharing and Learning

Artist/cartoonist Hugh MacLeod nails the difference in one elegant illustration....More
Jan 28, 2014

Why You Should Be Passionate About Your Job

A boring job can do more than just make you, well, bored. It may just kill you....More
Jan 27, 2014

Fresh Ideas from FRESH14: Robot Attendees, Tossable Mics, and Talkaoke

A few cool ideas caught by a remote attendee at this year's FRESH conference in Copenhagen....More
Jan 27, 2014

Hacking the Meetings Industry

Winning ideas from PCMA's first-ever Hackathon....More
Jan 23, 2014

The Dollars and Sense of Conference Mobile Apps

Cutting printing costs and increasing sponsor revenues are just two ways you can benefit from a mobile app for your meeting....More
Jan 23, 2014

How Passionate Are Your Speakers?

A reminder of just how engaging a truly engaged speaker can be....More
Jan 23, 2014

Calling All Jargonistas and Plain Speakers

You have until January 31 to submit your entry for either the most concise or most confusing communication examples for the Center for Plain Language....More
Jan 21, 2014

Don't Stress About Stress—It May Actually Be Good for You

How can meeting planning be among both the most stressful and best jobs around? It's all about how you handle the stress of the job....More
Jan 12, 2014

Scribbling Live from PCMA's Convening Leaders

Trying out a new tool for conference coverage at PCMA's Convening Leaders....More
Jan 09, 2014

The Events and Entertainment Insider: Help Attendees “De-Stress” by Expressing Themselves

The right speakers can help your people step away from the stresses of the business day and feel uplifted and inspired....More
Jan 09, 2014

The Events and Entertainment Insider: Help Attendees “De-Stress” by Expressing Themselves

The right speakers can help your people step away from the stresses of the business day and feel uplifted and inspired....More
Jan 07, 2014

Reminder: You Can't Overprep a Speaker

I almost feel sorry for director Michael Bay, who had a bit of a melt-down at a Samsung presentation at CES....More
Jan 07, 2014

Is Airbnb Becoming a Threat to Your Room Block?

AirBnB is becoming more popular all the time with the vacationing public, but could it potentially also pose a risk to your conference's room block?....More
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