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March 25, 2015

Smart Moves in the Meetings Industry: March 26, 2015

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Hilton Worldwide Promotes J Peter Lynn to San Diego Area GM

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March 25, 2015

Federal Workers: Face-to-Face Meetings Essential

face to face meetings Federal Workers: Face to Face Meetings EssentialRecognizing the need to obtain solid data showing the importance of in-person meetings to government workers, Meetings Mean Business recently conducted a survey of them—and got exactly what it wanted.

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March 23, 2015

Five Ways Millennials Are Impacting the Travel Industry

travelling millennials Five Ways Millennials Are Impacting the Travel IndustryOn Road Warrior Voices writer Jessica Festa dissected the findings of a November 2014 survey done by Resonance, a destination branding and marketing company that interviewed 1,189 Americans between the ages of 18 and 34. She points out that millennials are impacting the travel industry in at least five ways:

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March 23, 2015

Top 10 Meeting Trends for 2015

team building 2015 trend Top 10 Meeting Trends for 2015Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, a division of hospitality management company Benchmark Hospitality International, has released its list of the Top Ten Meeting Trends for 2015. 

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March 23, 2015

An Intriguing China Destination

China image An Intriguing China DestinationThe hotel industry continues to thrive in China, driven by the many foreign-based companies that are opening properties at a rapid clip.

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March 18, 2015

Ideas to Help Keep Tempers Cool at Meetings

ideas Ideas to Help Keep Tempers Cool at Meetings  Conflict during a meeting can help provoke new ideas and thoughts, but it can also be disruptive. Anne Thornley-Brown, an event planning blogger on Cvent.com, has some ideas to take the heat out of confrontations.

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March 18, 2015

Smart Moves in the Meetings Industry: March 18, 2015

Smart Moves Woman Smart Moves in the Meetings Industry: March 18, 2015Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort Appoints Theo Schofield as GM

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March 16, 2015

Quiz: Can you Link the Michigan-Born Artists to Their Famous Songs?

rock n roll Quiz: Can you Link the Michigan Born Artists to Their Famous Songs?Everyone knows about Detroit’s Motown, which has produced scores of R&B legends including Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and The Jackson Five. But Michigan has produced plenty of other talented artists who excel in all musical genres. Bob Seger, Kid Rock and Eminem were all born in Michigan, as were pop icons Madonna and the late Sonny Bono (the male half of Sonny & Cher). You can learn more about Michigan’s vibrant musical scene in the April issue of Smart Meetings magazine. In the meantime, can you link the Michigan-born artists below to their famous songs?

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March 12, 2015

7 Great Conversation Starters to Try Out at Your Next Meeting

conversation starter 7 Great Conversation Starters to Try Out at Your Next MeetingHow do you initiate conversation with someone new at a meeting or convention? Ashley Fidel believes the most common icebreaker, “So, what do you do?” is unmemorable and fails to jumpstart meaningful interaction. On themuse.com, she suggests some alternatives. None focus on work, which is intentional.

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March 11, 2015

Practical Considerations to Make Meetings Accessible to All

van accessible Practical Considerations to Make Meetings Accessible to All

An estimated 54 million Americans ages 16 to 65 have a disability that they were either born with or acquired. Many are active members of the workforce who want to participate in offsite meetings and conventions. Legally and morally, event planners must make good-faith efforts to accommodate them. An article in the March issue of Smart Meetings magazine examined this issue in more depth. Click here to read it. Below are some other tips:

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