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6 Free Apps to Easily Enhance your Social Media Feeds

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When you’re on the go, it can be difficult to keep up an eye-catching social media feed. Want to quickly produce compelling infographics and post photos that look like they were shot by a professional? Bring out your inner artist and create captivating social media posts with these easy-to-use apps. 1.  Snapseed Available On: iPhone,…

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9 Strange F&B Trends Explained

Meeting PlanningNewsTrends

Chefs are becoming more and more inventive with food presentations, making for some pretty outrageous creations. Love it or hate it, a quirky presentation gets people excited. Outlandish f&b displays are a new experience and, perhaps more importantly, they’re highly Instagrammable. Rather than scoffing at the latest food craze, corporate meeting planners can take advantage…

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Work Dynamics

7 Tips for Handling Toxic Employees

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How to rein them in and create a better work environment Have you ever worked with someone who left you feeling anxious, frustrated, angry or fearful—even downright disrespected? This type of employee creates a negative work environment with threatening, intimidating or coercive behavior. Toxic employees show a pervasive pattern of hostility, irrational beliefs and emotions….

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New Restaurants in Las Vegas

DestinationsMeeting Planning

In a city where the new thing is sometimes the only thing, those hoping to share hot new nuggets with their group have a lot to choose from. The biggest thing to hit The Strip last year was the opening of the $375 million T-Mobile Arena—home to the National Hockey League expansion team the Vegas…

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Nevada’s Culinary Celebrations

DestinationsFood & Beverage

Food and wine festivals regularly spill out into the streets of Las Vegas. Almost 15,000 people attended beer, wine or whisky festivals last year. Including Vegas Uncork’d, which brought 6,000 people to The Park, The Cromwell or The Cosmopolitan for celebrity meals prepared by the likes of Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay and Scott Conant….

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5 Reasons for Planners to Celebrate Facebook’s 2 Billion User Milestone

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Facebook’s popularity has officially exploded. Well it’s been exploding year-over-year since its launch in 2004, but the social media mogul has just reached new heights. When Facebook released its statistics in May, the number of monthly active users was 1.94 billion. On June 27 that number hit a satisfying 2 billion. Every savvy meeting and…

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What Apple’s New “ARKit” Means for Planners

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At its annual WWDC event last week, Apple showcased its brand new augmented reality (AR) development tool called ARKit. For most, this is very big, and unexpected, news. Apple’s ARKit uses cameras, processors and motion sensors in iPhones and iPads to establish a new standard for the AR experience. Apple’s iOS 11 tools will facilitate…

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Top 50 Smart Women in Meetings 2017

Meeting Planning

It’s never an easy task to make our annual selections for Smart Women Leaders, given that we receive hundreds of nominations and nearly all of them deserve serious consideration. But once again, after considerable deliberation, we’ve made our choices—this time 50 of them, doubling the number we had last year! These women not only play…

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8 Hot Event-Planning Buzzwords of 2017

Meeting PlanningTrends

Each year brings a new collection of buzzwords. These words usually indicate bigger trends and are often interrelated. Predictably, big trends impact all industries—including event planning. These are some of the hottest event-planning buzzwords of 2017. 1. Virtual reality Virtual reality (VR) can be used during the course of event planning. For instance, before the event,…

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Social Media #Trends for 2017

Social MediaTechnologyTechnology News

Social media has long been trumpeted as a valuable tool for meeting and event planners who want to boost their marketing strategy. Mastering social media is key to connecting with millennials, who respond well to non-traditional marketing models. One of the factors that makes social media particularly challenging is the fast pace at which it…

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