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Atlantic City is a hidden gem along the New Jersey shoreline, offering visitors much more than a seaside destination. As Atlantic City has gone through numerous transitions, the destination is…

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Volunteers Offer Support in Oakland Despite Rainy Weather

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As part of Tourism Cares’ initiative to support Oakland tourism, 175 volunteers offered helping hands on March 23 and 24. Oakland was chosen for the 2017 Tourism Cares for our Cities Series and remains the only West Coast city to participate this year. In a joint effort, Tourism Cares and Visit Oakland set up volunteer…

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Infographic: Is Your Event ROI Up to Par?

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Experiences have never been more popular. Millennial travelers crave purposeful experiences. Attendees call for unique adventures they can’t find anywhere else. As this shift changes the landscape of events, the way we measure event ROI must change along with it. So what can planners do to ensure solid event ROI? AgencyEA, an agency that specializes…

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U.S. Hotels Join Pilot Program to Prevent Food Waste

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Food production has the largest environmental footprint of any human activity, according to data from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). 40 percent of food is wasted through the supply chain, including the hotel industry. It should come as no surprise that limiting hotel food waste is one of the best ways the hospitality industry can…

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What Planners Need to Know About San Francisco’s Moscone Center Expansion

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Rendering courtesy of mosconeexpansion.com Now past the halfway point, the multiyear, $500 million expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center is making progress toward a late 2018 completion date. We recently talked with John Reyes, executive vice president and chief sales officer for San Francisco Travel, who filled us in on construction plans and facility upgrades….

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8 Superb F&B Choices to Cure March Madness

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March Madness is in full swing! For those not familiar with the sporting event, it’s the premier single-elimination tournament for men’s college basketball teams. In its current format, 68 Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) teams compete for the championship each year. The games are played at a number of different sites around the…

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Take the Quiz: What Type of Meeting Planner Are You?

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We could all stand to learn a little more about ourselves. Balancing work, a social life, family and hobbies often leaves us with little time for self-evaluation. It’s important to be familiar with our personal strengths and weaknesses. As anyone in the meetings and events industry knows, there’s more than one type of meeting planner….

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The Best-Kept Secret of Sponsoring an Event

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Brand marketers know that sponsoring an event can pay big dividends for boosting reach and enhancing brand awareness. Of course, supporting a 5K run or music festival has its benefits. But have you ever considered sponsoring an event attended by meeting planners? Becoming a sponsor for an event that hosts meeting planners is actually one of…

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8 Green Event Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

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In case you haven’t noticed the influx of green donuts, shamrock necklaces, green drinks and Ireland-inspired products this month, St. Patrick’s Day has arrived! Rather than only focusing on the color, or the excuse to drink beer, let green serve as a reminder of our social responsibility to the environment. These eco-friendly practices don’t require…

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