Regus, eVenues Ink Deal to List West Coast Meeting Space Online

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Office rental company Regus’ meeting and training spaces in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington can now be booked through the website eVenues. The agreement means that the online marketplace for meeting venues now features detailed listings for Regus locations in the Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego areas, including rates,…

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9 Tips In the Event of a Crisis

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When disaster strikes, the stakes are high for the success of your event. Most meeting planners are well-aware of how unpredictable weather, last-minute venue changes and eleventh hour cancellations can wreak havoc if there is no back-up plan in place. The key is to make sure your team is ultra-prepared for the absolute worst. In…

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A Decade of Meetings

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It’s amazing what a decade can do. In the 10 years since Smart Meetings was launched as a lead-generating action kit, a tremendous amount has changed. The magazine’s coverage has expanded from the West to all of North America to across the globe, while the company umbrella has widened to include a website, multiple social…

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Say Hello to the New Smartmeetings.com

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Finding the right property for an event can be the most difficult part of a meeting planner’s job. Does it have enough guest rooms for the attendees? Event space for the meeting? Is complimentary Internet access available? All of these questions can be answered, but most importantly: What’s the fastest method to gather this information?…

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SmartMeetings.com-Your Partner in Planning

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Have you noticed something different about SmartMeetings.com? Nope—it’s not a new haircut, and we haven’t renewed our gym membership either. It’s actually an entirely new look. But the change isn’t just aesthetic—we have taken everything that you loved about the old us and made it better. We’re faster, more concise and more efficient in serving…

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The Future for New Technologies Is Now

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Meetings and tourism industries are proving grounds for new technologies During the 2016 Professional Convention Management Association Convening Leaders conference last month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tourism Victoria of Canada introduced its newest staff member, a robot. A leader when it comes to embracing new technology, Tourism Victoria created buzz at the key meetings industry…

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Cruise Line Directory

The following is a list of cruise lines. If you’re planning an event at sea, click on any of the links below to see a complete profile of any cruise line with photos, contact information, exhibit space details and meeting room information. Meeting planners and conference planning professionals sign up for a free account, receive…

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Event Supplier Directory

The following is a list of event supplier services. If you’re planning an event, click on any of the links below to see a complete profile of these service providers. Meeting planners and conference planning professionals sign up for a free account, receive information on planning events, scheduling a meeting or conference, reserving a meeting…

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Conference Center Directory

The following is a list of national conference centers, conference rooms, facilities and conference venues. If you’re planning a conference, click on any of the links below to see a complete profile of any conference center, resort or hotel, with photos, contact information, exhibit space details and meeting room information. Meeting planners and conference planning professionals sign…

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Convention and Visitors Bureaus Directory

What are CVBs? A CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) is a non-profit organization that represents a specific city, town or state. One of the primary functions of a CVB is to help meeting planners and event planners with the planning and coordination of events and meetings, including everything from locating the perfect meeting facility to arranging transportation needs. United States CVBs…

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