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  • Video: Just say no to "on spec" requests
    Nov 12, 2015
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    The Video to Point People to When they Ask You to Do Something "on Spec"

    Independent meeting planners, venues, destination management companies, speakers—even writers—are often asked to provide their services for free with the promise of more work down the road. This video points out just how absurd that practice can sound....More
  • Cat eyeing steak
    Nov 4, 2015
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    Is Cvent Out to Eat Meetings Industry Associations’ Lunch? 3

    Is the influx of supplier organizations creating new education-packed, face-to-face meetings for planners, mostly in a hosted-buyer format, a threat to meeting industry association events?...More
  • Lauren Blocker, program coordinator at Cappa & Graham
    Oct 30, 2015
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    Let's Celebrate the Talents of the Audience

    Talent competition at IMEX America is one recent example of something I hope is becoming a trend: Inviting the audience to take a star role at events....More
  • Demo of MUV Interactive's Bird wearable presentation technology
    Oct 27, 2015
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    Cool New Wearable Presentation Technology: Bird 4

    Think “Minority Report” in your meeting ballroom—this new device can transform any surface into a multi-touch interface you can control from up to 100 feet away....More
  • Tech whiz Brandt Krueger at one of the #IMEX15 campfire sessions
    Oct 26, 2015
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    5 Things About AV Every Meeting Planner Should Know

    Negotiating for audiovisual services is much easier when you know the right questions to ask. Here are a few that will make it easier for meeting planners to get what they really need....More