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Meet Space, Meet Style, Meet AC

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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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GES Adds Event-Tech Value with Poken Acquisition

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Last week, GES, a full-service event provider, announced its acquisition of Poken, a leading engagement technology company. Poken is expected to fit right into GES’ culture of event services and technology. Poken, a long-time partner at Smart Meeting events, offers a cloud-based service used to increase engagement and improve data analytics by combining digital and…

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7 Trendsetting Travel Apps

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It can be difficult to decide which apps are worth downloading. There are simply too many available options and more are being released each month. These seven new travel apps stand out because they cater to a modern audience. With their focus on current trends such as the sharing economy, customization and convenience, these seven…

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Google’s Chat & Meet: The Next Step in Virtual Meetings?

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Over the past year, many have speculated on Google’s possible plans to build a business communication tool. The debut of Google’s new programs, Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, confirms this undertaking. The programs were designed to accommodate two frequent consumer demands—a more seamless video connection during virtual meetings and a more collaborative experience. Accordingly, Google’s…

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Top 7 Event Management Software Companies

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If you plan events, the Technavio 2017-2021 market research report on global event management software will definitely catch your eye. According to the tech research and advisory company, the market’s seven key players are: 1. Cvent 2. EMS Software 3. etouches 4. Eventbrite 5. Lanyon Solutions, which merged with Cvent late last year 6. XING Events…

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10 Futuristic Travel Tech Products

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Meeting and event planners are all too familiar with travel. They know each step in the process and have memorized every airport hack out there. Aware of how unpleasant long hours of travel can be, tech companies are working to alleviate the discomfort, inconvenience and general frustration. Perhaps these products will even revolutionize our expectations…

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mobile booking

4 Key Facts on the Mobile Booking Boom

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The process of booking a trip has evolved tremendously in the last few decades. From face-to-face meetings with travel agents to phone calls to online booking—the process is nearly unrecognizable. The next step in this progression is mobile booking. The following facts about the shift come from a variety of compelling statistics. 1. Mobile search…

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Go Live or Go Home

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How brands can take advantage of live-stream platforms The explosive popularity of live streaming can be attributed to several of its appeals—spontaneity, authenticity, instantaneity and exclusivity. With a huge amount of content floating around the Web, the world wants to be there as events transpire, seeing every bit of behind-the-scenes action. Social media relies heavily…

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bi-directional Real-Time CRM

A Name Badge That’s a Real-Time CRM Event Bridge

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If you don’t know what bi-directional real-time CRM solutions are, you soon will. As a meeting planner, it might even change how you run your operation—by not only offering one program that can organize and track clients and events, but by also integrating automated real-time information exchange and analytics. That’s right. You don’t even have…

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7 Apps for Next-Level Organization

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Organization can be hard to maintain when planning a big event. With so many contacts, meetings, calls, deadlines and services to keep track of, it’s probably best to invest in something a little more advanced than the average calendar and notebook.  Elevate organization to the next level with these apps—keep track of every moving part…

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