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Establishing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers and vendors is crucial because they implement so many visible and behind-the-scenes details that can make or break meetings.

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Establishing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers and vendors is crucial because they implement so many visible and behind-the-scenes details that can make or break meetings.

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They must handle logistics as well as track, collect and report all forms of payments and “transfer of value,” including gifts, speaking fees, taxes and gratuities, involving doctors, researchers and other Health Care Professional (HCP) attendees. They must report the data, including attendee credentials and demographic information, to client companies for reporting to regulatory authorities. […]

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They must handle logistics as well as track, collect and report all forms of payments and “transfer of value,” including gifts, speaking fees, taxes and gratuities, involving doctors, researchers and other Health Care Professional (HCP) attendees. They must report the data, including attendee credentials and demographic information, to client companies for reporting to regulatory authorities. […]

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You spend months planning a meeting and finalize plans shortly before the start date. Days before the meeting, the corporate stakeholder wants to change the theme and replace some speakers. “There is a reason meeting and event planning is fourth behind fire, police and air traffic controllers in stressful jobs. When things threaten to fall […]

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You spend months planning a meeting and finalize plans shortly before the start date. Days before the meeting, the corporate stakeholder wants to change the theme and replace some speakers. “There is a reason meeting and event planning is fourth behind fire, police and air traffic controllers in stressful jobs. When things threaten to fall […]

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There was a time when planners chose meeting destinations by selecting one of the biggest that offered the most of everything at the best prices.

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There was a time when planners chose meeting destinations by selecting one of the biggest that offered the most of everything at the best prices.

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Planners Taking Steps to Bring in Speakers With Different Perspectives and Viewpoints

Association programs, speakers, panelists and breakout facilitators still tend to be mostly white, even as the racial and ethnic diversity of attendees increases.

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Planners Taking Steps to Bring in Speakers With Different Perspectives and Viewpoints

Association programs, speakers, panelists and breakout facilitators still tend to be mostly white, even as the racial and ethnic diversity of attendees increases.

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Everyone involved in planning and attending a meeting benefits from memorable service that wows attendees.

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Everyone involved in planning and attending a meeting benefits from memorable service that wows attendees.

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Larger Ships Now Come With Flexible Meeting Spaces and a Boatload of Unique Experiences

Planners now have everything they need for successful meetings at sea because cruise ship companies are building larger vessels with bigger and more flexible event, conference and breakout spaces.

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Larger Ships Now Come With Flexible Meeting Spaces and a Boatload of Unique Experiences

Planners now have everything they need for successful meetings at sea because cruise ship companies are building larger vessels with bigger and more flexible event, conference and breakout spaces.

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Energize Attendees by Incorporating Exercise and Activities at Meetings

Meeting fatigue is common among attendees who sit too long and too often, especially during lengthy and tightly scheduled programs. More attendees are requesting physical activities ranging from stretching and yoga breaks to exercise classes and fitness-related teambuilding activities.

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Energize Attendees by Incorporating Exercise and Activities at Meetings

Meeting fatigue is common among attendees who sit too long and too often, especially during lengthy and tightly scheduled programs. More attendees are requesting physical activities ranging from stretching and yoga breaks to exercise classes and fitness-related teambuilding activities.

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The Right Technology Tools for End-to-End Event Engagement

As planners face increasing pressure from association stakeholders and attendees to provide memorable experiences on limited budgets, they’re turning to engagement technology to achieve those goals.

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The Right Technology Tools for End-to-End Event Engagement

As planners face increasing pressure from association stakeholders and attendees to provide memorable experiences on limited budgets, they’re turning to engagement technology to achieve those goals.

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While Planners Are Drawn to New Orleans, Other Louisiana Cities Also Have Lots to Offer

Small and large groups that repeatedly return to the Crescent City have a different kind of good time every time. That’s because New Orleans has everything planners need.

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While Planners Are Drawn to New Orleans, Other Louisiana Cities Also Have Lots to Offer

Small and large groups that repeatedly return to the Crescent City have a different kind of good time every time. That’s because New Orleans has everything planners need.

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