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Oct 21, 2013

Transparency, the Sunshine Act, and Unintended Consequences

The Sunshine Act is supposed to make transfers of value (aka payments) to physicians more transparent by making them public. But could that actually....More
Oct 21, 2013

The Events and Entertainment Insider: Ideas to Get Your Morning General Session Off to a Great Start

Get your attendees talking, laughing, and paying attention—even first thing in the morning....More
Oct 21, 2013

The Events and Entertainment Insider: Ideas to Get Your Morning General Session Off to a Great Start

Get your attendees talking, laughing, and paying attention—even first thing in the morning....More
Oct 17, 2013

So Excited to Be Named Winner of Ovation Global DMC's 2013 Huggability Award!

MeetingsNet's Sue Pelletier named winner of the 2013 Huggability Award at IMEX....More
Oct 14, 2013

Whetting Your App-etite

Check out what's new and green and read all over....More
Oct 07, 2013

What I Learned About Meetings from Watching "Gravity"

Some thoughts about meetings prompted by going to see the movie "Gravity" this weekend....More
Oct 02, 2013

And We Thought Sequestration Was Bad...

The government shutdown is already affecting meetings, not surprisingly....More
Sep 26, 2013

Celebrate 10 Years of Pharma Forum with a Deal

We're celebrating our 10th year of producing the Pharma Forum with some sweet deals for pharmaceutical meeting managers....More
Sep 20, 2013

iOS 7 for Meeting Planners: 4 Great Productivity Tips

If you own an iPad or iPhone, chances are you’ve already upgraded – or at least thought about upgrading – to iOS 7, the newest operating system from....More
Sep 12, 2013

Chef Specials: 5 Dining Trends for 2013

Foodie trends cooked up by the good chefs at Benchmark Hospitality International’s 39 hotels, resorts, and restaurants....More
Sep 11, 2013

In Memorium: 9/11

I wrote this shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Twelve years, yet it still seems like yesterday....More
Sep 09, 2013

Work, E-mail, and Real Life: How Connected Is Too Connected?

E-mail and other communication technology make it easy to blur the lines between work and non-work—but should we?....More
Sep 09, 2013

Know Your E-mail Etiquette

So much of meeting planning communications still happens through e-mail, from promotions to contracting to finalizing F....More
Sep 02, 2013

Don't Ignore Wall Space When Designing the Conference Environment

Why do we neglect some of the biggest message boards a conference space has—its walls?....More
Aug 27, 2013

When It Comes to Food, Presentation Matters

How food tastes depends on more than just our tastebuds....More
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