Category Archives: Technology

The Wiz

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain,” bellows the Wizard of Oz, across the cavernous room that is his sanctum sanctorum in the Emerald City. But truth be told, the Wiz had a pretty good thing going there, technology-wise, especially 68 years ago; he could keep his eye on the whole shootin’ match…

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Bean Counting Mastered

I’m the daughter and granddaughter of engineers and yet I can’t do math.  So even with my gene pool going for me, I need lots of help to keep ongoing track of the flutter-flow of money. And so do you, because an event is a living thing; it has a lifespan during which it’s growing,…

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Registration Demystified!

A month into the launch of Certain Registration Version 4.9, we spoke with Dr. Rick Borry about some of the twists and turns along the road to registration serenity. He earned his knowledge by starting Register123 as a separate company in 1998. Today, it’s the basis for Certain Registration that’s used by hundreds of prominent…

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Passkey: From Registration To Reservation, Easily

Meeting professionals have historically been the ones responsible for managing reservations for hotel room blocks. Until recently, they’ve had to work through such inefficient and potentially error-prone means as processing faxes, taking phone calls and logging in mailed reservations, just to gather up the information. And that’s before they’ve passed it on to the hotels,…

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Technofiles

This past January, MPI (Meeting Professionals International) introduced Culture Active. MPI describes it as “a web-based, stand alone, cross-cultural analysis and briefing tool that will be accessible on a global basis.” Stay with me here; this is very cool. Culture Active is the brainchild of Great Britain’s Richard Lewis Communications. Lewis’ team not only travels…

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