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5 Tips to Vastly Improve All-Hands Meetings

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One of the challenges for any company is to make everyone feel involved in a meaningful way. But unfortunately, many large companies, in particular, are structured and organized in such a way that only the leaders are aware of—and have a voice in—many important developments. Increasingly more companies have implemented regularly scheduled, all-hands meetings, in…

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One-Way Airfare Deals Take Flight

One-Way Airfare Deals Take Flight

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Travelers are like human boomerangs. Most people who fly eventually come back. The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) released a study in July titled “Myth Busting the Cost of One-Way Tickets” that found a growing trend toward travelers selecting one-way tickets instead of roundtrip. In many cases, when you are purchasing a roundtrip ticket, you are…

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New Audiovisual Tech Boosts Meetings

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Cruise passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas ship participate in a viewing (Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean International) Great tools are available for planners on a strict budget Event professionals need to be mindful of a client’s budget, so they’re often tasked with making every dollar go a long way. When cutting corners,…

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Work Dynamics

7 Tips for Handling Toxic Employees

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How to rein them in and create a better work environment Have you ever worked with someone who left you feeling anxious, frustrated, angry or fearful—even downright disrespected? This type of employee creates a negative work environment with threatening, intimidating or coercive behavior. Toxic employees show a pervasive pattern of hostility, irrational beliefs and emotions….

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New Petya Ransomware Attack Reminds Event Professionals to be Careful Out There

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A new computer virus threat is sending event professionals scrambling to secure documents as breaches are being reported by organizations large and small across the world. The ransomware, being called NotPetya because of the computer code used, takes a similar approach to the WannaCry attacks in May that locked documents on as many as 75,000…

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5 Vital Security Questions to Ask Your Event App Vendor

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Event app data security is vital because you have to protect your own information and the personal information of your attendees. Be sure your event app vendor meets the most stringent security requirements of your IT department. Ask questions. Follow this handy checklist provided by event technology company Gather Digital, a specialist in event app…

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ASL Interpreters Provide Important Service at Meetings

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Meeting professionals are tasked with making sure the audio of presentations is clear, that there’s no feedback and that it is at a comfortable volume—but what about the attendees who live in silence? Rather than relying on microphones and speakers to receive a message, the deaf and hard of hearing depend on the talented hands…

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