Gary Diedrichs

Gary Diedrichs is senior content editor at Smart Meetings. He has degrees in history from Princeton and New York University. His journalism career has spanned staff positions in radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Other writing includes a novel set in Sausalito, California, in the 1950s. In his spare time, he publishes an award-winning website devoted to eco-friendly travel.
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Mission Ukraine

What has been the response by global meeting professionals to Russia's invasion of Ukraine? Despite the danger involved, the response has been nothing short of heroic.

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Ravish: Pasta-licious!

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Healthy World: Is Net-zero Enough?

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Essential F&B: Let Them Eat (Gluten-free) Cake

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Go. Just Go.

North Carolina: History Takes Flight

North Carolina is one of our most forward-focused states. But its deep history serves as a guidepost and for all that shimmers on the horizon.