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Mar. 28, 2013
Revisiting the Online Meeting Planner Property Review Concept
What ever happened to the idea of review sites specifically for meetings professionals?...
Mar. 20, 2013
11 Tips for Your Attendees: Stay Safe and Healthy Overseas
Make this checklist part of your pre-meeting mailing to attendees for international trips....
Mar. 18, 2013
Meetings Community Gets Political
The MeCo meetings industry forum group and listserv has added a closed Facebook group for meetings-related political discussions....
Mar. 14, 2013
What Do You Do That Drives Suppliers CRAZY?!
8 pet peeves and advice for planners on how to better behave themselves, from Shawna Suckow’s new book, Supplier Pet Peeves...
Mar. 11, 2013
I've Got the Sequestration Blues
The impact of the sequester hit our circle of friends, many of whom work in aviation, immediately....
Mar. 4, 2013
Video: Why Measuring Meeting ROI is a Must
Terri Breining on measuring the success of a meeting based on the value it brings to an organization....
Feb. 25, 2013
4 Lawsuits Just Waiting to Happen
Common meeting planners missteps that can lead to lawsuits...
Feb. 20, 2013
Hillary Clinton Joins the Speaker Circuit
As much as Hillary Clinton has declared that she was to take a break from public life, don’t expect the political superstar to remain out of the spotlight....
Feb. 15, 2013
No Free Rent? Changing Realities in Convention Center Negotiations
Free or deeply discounted convention center space has traditionally been offered to associations to attract their meetings, particularly in North America. However, that perk may be harder for planners to get these days....
Feb. 12, 2013
I have AV on My Brain
Since we learn so much through our eyes and ears, it's no surprise that the audiovisual aspect of your meeting can have a huge impact on your attendees' learning experience....
Feb. 12, 2013
Unraveling the Mysteries of Event Planner Pricing
A new white paper, published by the Event Leadership Institute, looks at how independent meeting planners price their services....
Feb. 11, 2013
Web Site Lists Hundreds of Offbeat Event Venues in U.S. Cities
An online tool for researching and booking one-of-a-kind venues, Eventup, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and its expansion into the Washington, D.C., market....
Feb. 1, 2013
Look Who's Talking: Contracts for Speakers
Meeting executives hire speakers to educate or to entertain; the best speakers do both. It has become common practice for organizations that retain meeting...
Jan. 31, 2013
RFPs Simplified With New Guide From GBTA
New RFP Guide is the result of a year-long effort by GBTA volunteers....
Jan. 28, 2013
7 Things I Learned About Meetings from Sailing in the Caribbean
Sailing may not seem much like meeting planning, but there are some things planners can relate to, and possibly even learn from....
Jan. 24, 2013
Video: Seller's Market: Then and Now
Brian Meyer of Meeting Expectations talks about the history of the hotel market over the last decade, and why he sees a good balance now....
Jan. 18, 2013
Deliver Better Education by Getting Your Customer Feedback in Advance
New MeetingMetrics tool connects presenters and attendees before your event, allowing participants to share their preferences for content, structure, learning styles, and more....
Jan. 18, 2013
Does the industry need to curb unfair bidding in the international congress market?...
Jan. 16, 2013
How to Negotiate Meeting Contracts
How to get the most value for your meeting dollars through smart contracting....
Jan. 11, 2013
Yet More Predictions for Meetings in 2013
PlanYourMeetings.com, the German Convention Bureau, and IMEX America on meetings in 2013 and beyond....
Jan. 10, 2013
Fiorentino Named Partner at Empire Force Events
Michael Fiorentino, CMP, CHME, has joined Empire Force Events....
Jan. 9, 2013
Hotels Face the ADA’s Pool Accessibility Deadline
January 31 is the deadline for hotels and resorts to make their pools and spa facilities compliant with new Americans with Disabilities Act regulations....
Jan. 4, 2013
Infographic: HotelChatter's 2012 Hotel Wi-Fi Report
While most hotels around the world now offer Wi-Fi, it's not always free or reliable....
Dec. 20, 2012
2013 F&B Trends
If it's healthy, it's happening...
Dec. 13, 2012
Editors' Picks: 10 Top Meeting & Incentive Hotels to Look for in 2013
The U.S. will see some impressive new hotels opening in 2013, many emerging from properties or historic buildings that have sat dormant for years. Here are our favorites.
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