With the consolidation in the U.S. airline industry, some say the airlines, facing strong demand and lower costs, now have an OPEC-like clout that allows them to increase prices and fees while reducing flights, crunching both passengers and their wallets....More
Corporate social responsibility, or CSR, and meetings is a winning combination! And Thursday, January 22 is a day we're setting aside to share what we've found to be most effective and encourage more to participate in corporate social responsibility programs....More
Earlier this week, Marriott said it would no longer block meeting attendees' personal Wi-Fi hotspots at its properties. But a petition filed by Marriott and the AH&LA, asking the FCC to allow Wi-Fi blocking in certain instances, remains open....More
This March, hundreds of life sciences meeting planners will gather in Maryland to learn and share insights, innovations, and experiences with peers who understand the joys and pains of planning in this highly regulated work environment....More
This year, almost 15,000 veterinary professionals swarmed the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for one of the nation’s oldest vet conferences. But that’s just the start of WVC’s efforts to reach—and teach—its audience....More
Coming soon from the National Commission for Certification of CME Professionals: A new certification, an expansion of the current Certified Continuing Medical Education Professionals certification program, new exams, and a new name and logo...More
Judy Johnson, CMP, president, CEO, and co-owner of Plano, Texas–based Rx Worldwide Meetings Inc. since 2000, has sold her medical meeting planning company to Sally and Mike Roberts, both of whom come from the pharmaceutical industry....More
Pharma Forum is coming to the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., on March 22-25, 2015. Go towww.cbinet.com/pharmaforum for more information and early-bird registration.