January 2018 brought a new era of increased transparency and vetted ethics and compliance into the medical meetings industry.

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Connect With CVBsOctober 17, 2018
Their Assistance and Availability Helps Planners Succeed By

Suppose a planner arranges for a group to drive between several restaurants for a dine-around. The planner checks a map to estimate the travel times based on the shortest routes between restaurants.

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New Technology Leads the Way for Meetings of the Future By

Twenty years ago, most planners depended on binders, folders and other paper-based systems. My, how things have changed.

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Partners in ProgressOctober 17, 2018
Being In It to Win It With Suppliers Will Ensure Pulling Off a Successful Event By

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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With Minorities Becoming the Majority, Inclusive Meetings are Key to Success By

Planning diverse/multicultural corporate meetings was once a niche endeavor for planners because attendees, speakers and panelists were predominately white males. Those days are steadily coming to an end.

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Making Safety a PriorityOctober 17, 2018
How Secure Are Your Off-Property Events? By

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

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Mountain ResortsOctober 17, 2018
Winter Meetings Have Reached New Heights By

Destinations can be alluring, especially during Midwestern and Northeastern winters.

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Meetings at SeaSeptember 21, 2018
How Planners Motivate Top Performers By

Every incentive program needs a “selling point” to potential qualifiers, and for most, the prospect of a cruise with a captivating itinerary is a strong enough motivation.

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Our Group of Savvy and Experienced Meeting Pros Share Their Insights and Perspectives By

The core elements of meeting planning remain largely the same. But forces impacting them change regularly, requiring planners to make ongoing adjustments to work parameters and processes.

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Healthy ChoiceSeptember 21, 2018
Healthy Food and Beverage Options Are Showing Up More Frequently at Events By

Evidence of the trend toward a healthier lifestyle is everywhere. In the event industry, the place where it shows up most frequently is the demand for healthier food and beverages.

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