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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
Jan 06, 2014

Welcome to Boston, PCMA!

Looking forward to showing off Boston to PCMA participants in less than a week!....More
Dec 19, 2013

Mourning Mandela’s Death by Celebrating His Life

Laura Saeger, CMP, CMM, manager, meeting and convention Sales North America with South African Tourism, was in the country when Nelson Mandela passed....More
Dec 16, 2013

'Tis the Season—to Make Predictions

From bringing meetings outside to "social seating," what some are predicting meetings will see a lot more of in 2014....More
Dec 05, 2013

Don't Stop Meeting in Manila

Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, but Manila is open for (MICE) business....More
Nov 26, 2013

Let's Wordify the Meetings Industry!

The time is ripe for some neologisms just for meetings....More
Nov 25, 2013

Just Imagine a World In Which the Room Temp Is Fine With Everyone

And that day may not be too far off, given recent advances in wearable technology....More
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