Smart Meetings New Orleans 2015
May08
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Thinking about ROI? Think Smart Meetings.

Events

Smart Meetings New Orleans 2015  Need a reason to attend a Smart Meeting? How about ROI. Suppliers at our events book business, receive RFPs, and generate qualified leads. Meet one-on-one with dozens of pre-qualified professional planners. Come book a year’s worth of business in one afternoon – and have a great time while doing it. […]

May03

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About Our Meeting Planners Magazine Bright Business Media, LLC’s mission is to provide the tools meeting planners need to make their job easier. Our meeting publication is designed to be useful, easy to read, educational and fun. We provide an expert industry perspective and give meeting professionals the information they need to be more effective. […]

Mar03

Steve Lowe talkes about values at Lake Tahoe

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Jan13
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PCMA Conference Starts, CEO Talks About Innovation

Trends

The 2015 Professional Convention Management Association "Convening Leaders" conference got off to a rousing start today, with more than 4,000 in attendance at McCormick Place in Chicago. PCMA President and CEO Deborah Sexton said that while final figures were not yet available, attendance was expected to exceed last year's conference in Boston. At a press conference, […]

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Nov19
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Philadelphia Feeling Blessed about Pope’s Visit Next September

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The month of November has been chock-full of great news for Philadelphia and its meetings and events scene. The City of Brotherly Love even got a little divine intervention to bolster its numbers earlier this week when it was announced that Pope Francis will come to town in September for the 2015 World Meeting of […]

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Sep18
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Seven Symptoms of Bad Meetings and What You Can Do About Them

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By Joel D. Levitt The door to the meeting room opens and it’s the person who called the meeting, running 10 minutes late because the previous meeting ended late and he had to stop by his office and pick up some notes to remind him of what this meeting was about. The folks already in […]

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Jul29
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GBTA Convention Opens with Positive News About Global Spending on Business Travel

Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) had some great news to report on Monday during opening day of its 2014 convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  Thanks to the Asia Pacific, especially China, the GBTA Foundation reports global business travel is expected to increase to a record $1.18 trillion in 2014, marking 6.9 percent […]

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Jun20
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Free Webinar to Learn About CMP Healthcare Certification

Trends

Are you a meeting professional in the medical, biotech or pharmaceutical industries? The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has a new CMP healthcare certification program designed for this subspecialty. To learn more about the CMP-HC certification, CIC will be offering a free webinar on Tuesday, June 24, from noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar […]

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Jun06
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It’s About Time: Atlanta Airport Now Offers Free Wi-Fi

Travel

Atrium clock tower at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, via flickr.com   Free at last! Free at last! Wi-Fi at the Atlanta airport is free at last! A $6 million infrastructure upgrade at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport means that, as of Wednesday, travelers no longer have to pay $5 to access the airport’s public Wi-Fi system. The enhancements […]

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Apr22
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Stowaway’s Miraculous Survival Prompts Concerns About Security on Airport Tarmacs

Travel

Mineta San Jose International Airport in California Aviation experts are using the word “miracle” to describe a 15-year-old stowaway’s survival in the wheel well of an airliner during a five-hour flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, Hawaii, on Sunday morning. The incident is also prompting a serious review of security at Mineta San Jose […]