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The Perks and Pitfalls of Booking Properties in Transition By

Booking a convention hotel under construction or renovation can require somewhat of a leap of faith. But in the end, it can all work out to your advantage.

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Value DestinationsJune 1, 2014
It’s About the Experience, Not Just the Room Rate By

A destination’s true value is proven only after attendees experience the city and planners experience the group service.

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Walkable CitiesJune 1, 2014
Site Selection That Is Anything but Pedestrian By

Walkable downtowns not only lower transportation costs, they hike attendee engagement with the conference.

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Expectations Rising: Sensational Spaces and Free Wi-Fi Top Planners' Wish Lists By

Too many A-list destination facilities are becoming oppressively expensive, while at the same time often lagging behind when it comes to state-of-the-art technology and other services, say planners.

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Give Your Meeting a 'Green Story' By

Can sustainable initiatives increase event registration, attendee satisfaction and stakeholder buy-in? Happy planners in the know certainly think so.

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Exhibition Planning Executives Put New Trends and Tactics Into Practice By

Many factors can influence show growth and performance, but the primary one is the vitality of the target industry.

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Blend Entertainment With Your Group's Mission to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck By

Many planners are thinking sideways to find novel and unconventional ways to use popular forms of entertainment that resonate with their group.

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Show and TellFebruary 1, 2014
Planners Reveal Their Exhibitor Retention Tactics By

For association meeting and convention planners, a calculated exhibitor “show and tell” strategy is necessary to keep their most prized “possessions” coming back year after year.

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Hotel & Resort UpdateFebruary 1, 2014
Robust, Good Health of the Hotel Industry Leads to New Programs and More Value for Meeting Planners By

As the association meeting market returns to robust health, hotel partners play a more important role than ever in the success of conventions, conferences and other events.

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