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December 23, 2014

5 Ways to Kill Your Career Potential

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On average employees receive an annual 3 percent raise, but with inflation rates at 2.1 percent that figure is more likely 0.9 percent yearly. So what makes some people move up the ladder while others sit still? Forbes took a close look at people who are committed to their jobs but never get ahead, and came up with a list of 5 things that can slow down your career path.

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December 23, 2014

Best Event Apps of 2014

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From taking branding out of the box, creating new ways for attendees to interact with sponsors to increasing education within the organization, the folks over at DoubleDutch put together a list of the most innovative event apps of 2014. Take a look at groundbreaking mobile strategies and real-time data platforms changing the events industry.

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December 23, 2014

Jolly Saint Nicolas: Ultimate Event Planner

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As the hour nears and offices close for the holiday, Santa and his troops get ready for their big event. In spirit of the holiday, Event Manager Blog brings us a few light hearted reasons and characteristics that make Santa’s yearly event special for everyone. Enjoy!

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December 22, 2014

Conference Centers are More Conducive for Learning

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Venues that offer focused settings where furnishing, temperature and lighting are optimized for comfort tend to create the best environment for collaboration and creativity. Conference centers, in particular, are structured with tools and technology ideal to promote learning, can often have a larger financial yield on space and improve overall meeting goals.

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December 18, 2014

Will Apple Pay Become a Standard Option for the Travel Industry?

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Apple’s latest digital wallet release, Apple Pay, is beckoned to streamline payment services across many industries, the travel industry being one of them. Apple Pay’s simple, turn-key payment solution recently integrated with booking sites such as Priceline.com and HotelTonight. These integrations may echo a new era of on-the-go bookings and faster checkout processes that may change the travel industry in the long run.

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December 16, 2014

Ram’s Gate Provides Convenient, Luxurious Avenue for Comprehensive Wine Country Experience

Rams gate 1.1 Ram’s Gate Provides Convenient, Luxurious Avenue for Comprehensive Wine Country ExperienceLos Carneros, the very popular American Viticultural Area (AVA) just outside San Francisco, is Spanish for ram, so it’s apropos that the first winery you come to when you cross into Sonoma County off Highway 37 is Ram’s Gate. Perched atop a hillside across from Sonoma Raceway, Ram’s Gate makes quite the impression when visitors begin their exploration of Northern California’s Wine Country.

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December 10, 2014

Pop-up Christmas Event Venues

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Pop-up restaurants have gained popularity in the last few years and even launched careers in the restaurant industry. Now pop-up event venues are the latest trend gaining popularity in the UK and even New York. The location, decor and concept are there for a season only to return again the following year. Take a look at the hottest pop-up Christmas venues and watch for the trend to reach other destinations.

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December 08, 2014

Go Green with the Whole Earth Calculator App

 Go Green with the Whole Earth Calculator App

New waste recovery app provides a way to increase food recovery through awareness and social sharing. The app converts pounds of food into meals and landfill reductions, and calculates how much CO2 and Methane is released when food is thrown away. The app then sends out a custom tweet that users can send out to their followers with the idea of creating sustainability awareness by reducing waste at events and feeding the less fortunate.

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December 08, 2014

Insects, Vegetable Yogurt Highlight 2015 Food Trends

fried crickets Insects, Vegetable Yogurt Highlight 2015 Food TrendsVegetable yogurt, oysters, hummus and insects are among the foods expected to trend in 2015, according to international food and restaurant consultants Baum & Whiteman.

These are among the projected food and beverage trends listed by the firm, which creates high-profile restaurants around the world for hotels, restaurant companies, museums and other consumer destinations. All of the projected trends, which are listed annually, are summarized below.

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December 05, 2014

Sydney Convention Centre opens new complex in 2016

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The new $1-billion International Convention Centre Sydney is set to open in December 2016 and is being positioned as a premier MICE venue, not just for Australia, but for the entire Asia Pacific region. The new complex, which replaces a more modest structure that closed at the end of 2013 after 25 years of operation, will feature 37,674 sq. ft. of exhibition space, including 26,910 square feet of space described as multi-purpose.

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