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COVID-19 is prompting further changes to already complex contracts and the negotiations based on them.

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COVID-19 is prompting further changes to already complex contracts and the negotiations based on them.

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COVID-19 Forced Many Planners To Sharpen Their Leadership Skills

Surviving any crisis requires a combination of resourcefulness, teamwork when possible, and a levelheaded disposition. The last one is not to be underestimated…

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COVID-19 Forced Many Planners To Sharpen Their Leadership Skills

Surviving any crisis requires a combination of resourcefulness, teamwork when possible, and a levelheaded disposition. The last one is not to be underestimated…

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Golf Resorts Well Positioned For Meetings To Return

Post-pandemic, meetings that showcase golf events are sure to return in full force, as there is no way to virtually replicate such an experience for a group…

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Golf Resorts Well Positioned For Meetings To Return

Post-pandemic, meetings that showcase golf events are sure to return in full force, as there is no way to virtually replicate such an experience for a group…

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With The Proper Adjustments, Costs Can Get Back On Track

The good news is that the meeting industry will survive COVID-19: Many companies are planning for face-to-face meetings this year and beyond…

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With The Proper Adjustments, Costs Can Get Back On Track

The good news is that the meeting industry will survive COVID-19: Many companies are planning for face-to-face meetings this year and beyond…

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Thousands Of Meetings And Events Workers Found Themselves Jobless During The Pandemic

Like so many professionals in the events and hospitality industries, planners are trying to find their footing in the new reality that took hold this spring…

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Thousands Of Meetings And Events Workers Found Themselves Jobless During The Pandemic

Like so many professionals in the events and hospitality industries, planners are trying to find their footing in the new reality that took hold this spring…

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Should Planners Use In-House Or Independent Vendors?

A meeting group’s ability to bring in an external A/V company can unfortunately be a source of friction between planner and hotelier…

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Should Planners Use In-House Or Independent Vendors?

A meeting group’s ability to bring in an external A/V company can unfortunately be a source of friction between planner and hotelier…

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As Meetings Go Virtual, Planners Must Devise Ways To Keep Attendees Engaged

For the time being, conventions have gone virtual, and many association planners have had to “up their game” in designing and facilitating these events…

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As Meetings Go Virtual, Planners Must Devise Ways To Keep Attendees Engaged

For the time being, conventions have gone virtual, and many association planners have had to “up their game” in designing and facilitating these events…

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Cruise Lines Planning To Sail Full Steam Ahead

While the global health crisis has “docked” the cruise industry for the last several months, the return to the high seas isn’t too far off…

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Cruise Lines Planning To Sail Full Steam Ahead

While the global health crisis has “docked” the cruise industry for the last several months, the return to the high seas isn’t too far off…

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Mountain Meetings Offer So Much More Than Beautiful Views

What better place to recognize an insurance or financial firm’s “peak performers,” the sales agents and other employees who have reached new heights in their roles?

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Mountain Meetings Offer So Much More Than Beautiful Views

What better place to recognize an insurance or financial firm’s “peak performers,” the sales agents and other employees who have reached new heights in their roles?

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It is always worthwhile to revisit the ever-evolving topic of contract negotiation…

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It is always worthwhile to revisit the ever-evolving topic of contract negotiation…

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