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Event-Planning Inspiration from Cannes Film Festival 2017

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This month’s ongoing 2017 Cannes Film Festival in France is so much more than screening movies, red carpets, and ballgowns. The experience would not be what it is if not for the exquisite food, drinks, décor, and of course the swag bag. Swag Hopefully attendees left spare room in their suitcases to fill up with…

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Answers to Your Burning Security Questions

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11 questions from Alan Kleinfeld’s Smart Meetings financial and insurance webinar In a world of heightened security awareness, Arrive Management Group’s Alan Kleinfeld found himself answering a lot of event planner questions during the Smart Meetings webinar on Security May 25. While he is not a lawyer or a doctor, he was happy to provide…

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Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Category Archives: Meeting Planning

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Cvent’s Top 10 U.S. Meeting Destinations

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Not long after announcing its top 100 U.S. meeting hotels, leading event management software provider Cvent has released its annual list of top meeting destinations. To create it, Cvent analyzed 5,000 U.S. cities from the Cvent Supplier Network. The rankings, which include 50 U.S. cities and 50 cities from around the world, are determined by…

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Creating Onsite Video Content

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The medium extends the message: Use strategic planning when selecting digital content capture and distribution tactics For decades, most people in the meetings and events industry have contended that the face-to-face environment—as opposed to remote conferencing—delivers the most robust experience to participants. Even so, in-person events are ripe for capturing valuable content through video, which…

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Report: Conventions Offer Many Long-Term Benefits

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Conventions customarily are viewed as opportunities for people to share and enrich their knowledge about a particular field or interest, network with others and experience some of the top features of the destination. Actually, conventions play a much greater, more dynamic role as convention and visitors bureaus collaborate with local governments, economic development agencies, academic…

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Guns and Meetings: What You Need to Know Now

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Hands up! How many are packin’ today? In today’s America, some of you undoubtedly are (and feel strongly it’s your right to do so). The rest of you are sharing a shudder. Without taking sides on this hotly debated subject, the reality is that you can’t plan your next meeting without addressing the question of…

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ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

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ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, has released its annual rankings of top meeting cities and countries, and there have been quite of a few shake-ups among the top 10 meeting destinations. Top Meeting Cities Paris has landed at the top spot with 196 meetings, one more than No. 1 Berlin reported last year….

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