All posts by Maura Keller

Your Meetings Will Shine in the Sunshine State

Great outdoor activities like boating and golf, as well as the draw of the magnificent resorts along the Atlantic beaches and Gulf Coast, offers something for everyone.

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Your Meetings Will Shine in the Sunshine State

Great outdoor activities like boating and golf, as well as the draw of the magnificent resorts along the Atlantic beaches and Gulf Coast, offers something for everyone.

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Being In It to Win It With Suppliers Will Ensure Pulling Off a Successful Event

Have you ever worked with a meeting or event industry supplier who meshes so well with your vision it’s simply startling? You know the ones — they are organized, effective and deliver on their promises each and every time.

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Being In It to Win It With Suppliers Will Ensure Pulling Off a Successful Event

Have you ever worked with a meeting or event industry supplier who meshes so well with your vision it’s simply startling? You know the ones — they are organized, effective and deliver on their promises each and every time.

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How Secure Are Your Off-Property Events?

While the potential for risk may be low, with safety and security issues, the cost can be astronomical.

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How Secure Are Your Off-Property Events?

While the potential for risk may be low, with safety and security issues, the cost can be astronomical.

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Do Your Homework and Find Someone to Keep Your Attendees Wanting More

Whether a meeting planner is looking to motivate employees, inspire an audience or educate C-level executives on the latest marketing strategies, hiring a professional speaker is often easier said than done.

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Do Your Homework and Find Someone to Keep Your Attendees Wanting More

Whether a meeting planner is looking to motivate employees, inspire an audience or educate C-level executives on the latest marketing strategies, hiring a professional speaker is often easier said than done.

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Diversity and Inclusivity in Meetings

Darci Motta, CMP and senior conference manager at CSAA Insurance Group, and board director of Meeting Professionals International, Northern California chapter, recognizes the vital role diversity and inclusivity plays in today’s meetings arena. In fact, CSAA Insurance Group’s focus on diversity is expanding beyond race, ethnicity and sexual orientation to encompass inclusion and belonging, and creating strategies to bring the best out of all people.

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Diversity and Inclusivity in Meetings

Darci Motta, CMP and senior conference manager at CSAA Insurance Group, and board director of Meeting Professionals International, Northern California chapter, recognizes the vital role diversity and inclusivity plays in today’s meetings arena. In fact, CSAA Insurance Group’s focus on diversity is expanding beyond race, ethnicity and sexual orientation to encompass inclusion and belonging, and creating strategies to bring the best out of all people.

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Record-breaking Visitation and World-class Meetings Infrastructure Are a Powerful Draw

According to Business Review USA and Visit Orlando, 83 percent of meeting professionals say attendance spikes when meetings rotate to Orlando.

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Record-breaking Visitation and World-class Meetings Infrastructure Are a Powerful Draw

According to Business Review USA and Visit Orlando, 83 percent of meeting professionals say attendance spikes when meetings rotate to Orlando.

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Memorable, Out-of-the-Box Meeting Places

At some corporate meetings and events, the chosen venue is a predictable affair. Now, planners are looking for memorable venues that surprise and excite.

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Memorable, Out-of-the-Box Meeting Places

At some corporate meetings and events, the chosen venue is a predictable affair. Now, planners are looking for memorable venues that surprise and excite.

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Prepare for the Worst, Expect the Best

The prospect of a meeting disruption is more a matter of “when” than “if.”

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Prepare for the Worst, Expect the Best

The prospect of a meeting disruption is more a matter of “when” than “if.”

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A Sampling of Fun Cities With Serious Drawing Power

One surefire solution to sagging attendance is to choose a popular vacation destination that will appeal to the whole family.

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A Sampling of Fun Cities With Serious Drawing Power

One surefire solution to sagging attendance is to choose a popular vacation destination that will appeal to the whole family.

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Meeting Planning Liability Looms Large, From Damage to Property, Reputations and More

Predicting the future is like forecasting the weather. You think you can anticipate what’s going to happen — then it doesn’t.

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Meeting Planning Liability Looms Large, From Damage to Property, Reputations and More

Predicting the future is like forecasting the weather. You think you can anticipate what’s going to happen — then it doesn’t.

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