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Golf & Spa ResortsFebruary 1, 2020
These Venues Transform Ordinary Events Into Extraordinary Experiences By

What does it take to create an exceptional conference or meeting event? One way is by giving attendees golf and spa downtime…

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The Face Of SuccessFebruary 1, 2020
The Importance of Face-To-Face Meetings In Today’s Tech-Savvy World By

As the director of Vibe, Valérie Bihet has a keen understanding of the importance of face-to-face meetings within the events industry…

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The Future Of WorkFebruary 1, 2020
Strategies for Embracing Today’s Unique Working Environments By

Just as the meeting and events industry has evolved over the last several decades, so has the working environments…

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The ABCs of the Meeting World’s Healthy Food Scene By

From planners to chefs, eating clean and organic are in the forefront of decision makers’ minds when planning a get-together to reward and motivate attendees…

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Open AccessFebruary 1, 2020
Best Practices for Making the Disabled Feel Welcome at Any Event By

Step-by-step guide to accommodate attendees with disabilities

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These Destinations are Sure to Please, No Matter the Time of Year By

When the snow starts falling and the temperature begins to plummet, many meeting planners’ thoughts turn to warmer all-season destinations for upcoming meetings and events. Whether a group plans to stay closer to home or to venture to an exotic, faraway destination, there are options to bring warmth to attendees all year long. Lauren Grech, […]

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Food FocusDecember 13, 2019
The Inside Scoop on the Future Food Scene By

As in life, the only certainty in the world of meetings is — uncertainty. Change is inevitable and constant, even in the food arena. So, to be ahead of the culinary curve, keep reading for insight from in-the-know planners and gastronomic experts. ‘IT’ MARKS THE SPOT What do turmeric, cauliflower, kombucha, fresh-pressed juices and milk […]

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Cut Without Compromise By

Any experienced meeting planner will tell you that no matter what budget you have to work with — large or modest — cutting costs is always top of mind. There’s a reason that cost cutting repeatedly comes up in education sessions across the meetings industry. It’s important, and planners are always devising creative ways to […]

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Steve Bova, CAE, Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) executive director, recently addressed the state of the financial and insurance meetings industry — offering insights into the status of the industry and trends of what meeting professionals should be aware, both now and in the future. FICP is a community of financial service and insurance […]

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There is a reason why so many financial and insurance meetings and events have been cookie-cutter productions. There are people to please and placate, funds to be allocated, and complex agendas to be developed. It is no wonder that so many people end up at the same event they have attended a dozen times before. […]

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