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How the Customization Trend Is Changing Big Business

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When it comes to dynamic, engaging keynote speakers, Smart Meetings brings you the best of the best. Our annual Smart Meeting Northern California event—held Feb. 9 at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco—featured marketing expert and author…

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Planners Reveal Best Practices for Designing a Conference

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Organizers of ON24 Webinar World, a user conference for webinar marketing, share their experiences Planning a conference is a complex process that doesn’t come with a handy user manual. You won’t find How to Plan Conferences for Dummies in any bookstore. So what’s a planner to do when faced with the daunting task of planning…

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Super Bowl LI Offers Insights on Winning Events

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This year’s Super Bowl was one of the most thrilling events in recent years—both on and off the field. On the field, there’s no doubt that the New England Patriots’ comeback will go down in history. Off the field, a fabulous glitter- and drone-powered halftime show and controversial commercials had social media buzzing. Take a…

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10 Food Festivals Bringing Flavor to 2017

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Food festivals deliver celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, and virtually unlimited food and beverage options to hordes of hungry attendees in cities across the United States. But don’t think they’re all the same. Regional cuisines, signature experiences and distinctive host cities are a few of the factors that make each festival a world unto itself. Use…

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Catering to Changing Demographics

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Four tips for working in an increasingly diverse environment Our changing demographics provide some startling findings that have significant implications for business. One in three people living in the United States is not white. One in six people is Hispanic, and among children, that ratio shifts to one in four. African Americans are moving to…

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Teamwork, with a Capital T

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio (photo by (c) Goldenvoice) Palm Springs’ collaborative efforts boost events and meetings Each January, a desert city with less than 50,000 residents almost bursts with excitement as some of the hottest and most talented stars in the film industry arrive for a magnificent awards gala. This year, the…

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The Anatomy of a Smart Event

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6 secret pointers to give your meetings a big boost I have been hosting great events at Smart Meetings for more than a decade. Lately I have been asked to talk about what makes them hum. I believe there is a science to it and I’m eager to share some tips with you, so you…

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Leading Chefs Gather at Cayman Cookout

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In what has become a top annual Caribbean event, several of the world’s leading chefs gathered in the Cayman Islands this month for the Cayman Cookout. Anthony Bourdain (see cover profile in our February issue), Emeril Legasse, Jose Andres and Christina Tosi and were among the chefs who participated in the event, held Jan. 12–15 at…

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PCMA Convening Leaders in Full Swing in Austin, Texas

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PCMA Convening Leaders is the annual convention put on by Professional Convention Management Association. It is taking place this week at Austin Convention Center in Texas Jan. 8−11. Austin is a very popular convention destination, with live music everywhere and star power. For example, Matthew McConaughey, who is an Austin resident, made a live appearance…

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Updates from the Star-Studded Palm Springs International Film Festival

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Palm Springs is a unique destination, with luxury properties, imaginative meeting spaces, cutting-edge restaurants, fascinating architecture and world-class spas. It becomes all the more special at the start of each year when it hosts the world-renowned Palm Springs International Film Festival and its glamorous gala, which this year will include Tom Hanks, Natalie Portman, Amy…

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