JT Long

JT Long is content chief at Smart Meetings. She brings 25 years of experience in journalism and community-building and has written books on management and motivation.
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Meetings MBA: Help Needed for Hospitality Worker Shortage

Returning groups are finding some convention hotels brimming with leisure travelers may be stretched thin on staff. Help is needed, and creative solutions are emerging to solve the hospitality worker shortage.

Can One Virtual Meeting Platform Rule Them All?

MPI WEC Marks Return to Large Industry Events

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How to Design Pride-Friendly Events Year Round

What Meeting Profs Can Learn from Pop-Up Immersive Art Experiences

The Event Vax Debate Uncovers Legal, Health and Moral Questions

Meeting professionals leading the way back to the convention center are increasingly finding themselves between a pandemic and a hard decision. To ask if attendees are vaccinated or not.