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Jul 15, 2013

Customers, Clients, and Attendees

Do you sell a ready-made conference to attendees, or do you design a conference for your participants?....More
Jul 12, 2013

Airlines, Show You Care While We're in the Air

A few things airlines can do to make flying at least a little less painful....More
Jul 09, 2013

Random Thoughts from the Road: Flying, Feeding, and Flocks

Some tangentially meetings-related thoughts from a recent trip....More
Jul 09, 2013

9 Ways to More Effectively Plan Your Company's Special Event

Nine things you can do to streamline the process of planning your company's next special event....More
Jun 27, 2013

Infographic: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Your Event

Infographic depicts some of the ecological impact meetings can have on the local environment, as well as suggestions on how you can reduce your event....More
Jun 25, 2013

That First Contact Is So Key to Attendee Experience

That first contact in the destination sets the tone of your meeting for attendees—don't leave it up to chance....More
Jun 24, 2013

8 Management Tools That Can Solve Your Corporate Event Problems

Planning corporate events can be hard. These eight tools make it just a little easier....More
Jun 24, 2013

F&B Disclosures: What Do You Tell Attendees, and When?

An idea that may make life a little easier for meeting and event attendees with food issues....More
Jun 11, 2013

Bill Tries to Protect Resorts Against Blacklisting Backlash

Recent scandals about ill-conceived overspending at government meetings have already resulted in some "resort" destinations being banned from....More
Jun 11, 2013

Content Marketing, Trade Shows, and Social Media

Content marketing trends report shows disconnect between what marketers find effective—in-person events—and the social media tactics they use most....More
Jun 10, 2013

Turning Foursquare Data Into Art

A new data visualization company called Etch is taking data from Foursquare check-ins and graphing it out into something that is very, very cool....More
Jun 10, 2013

Checklist: Promoting Your Event Through Social Media

Here's a handy-dandy checklist for marketing your events using social media sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube/Vimeo....More
Jun 04, 2013

So It's Only Now Not OK to Waste Taxpayer Money?

A recent report on excessive spending on an IRS meeting is leaving me scratching my head....More
Jun 04, 2013

Celebrity Contract Riders Can Be Pretty Interesting

Check out the amazing still lives of band riders by photographer Henry Hargreaves....More
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