Latest issue: October 2018

In this issue

In Smart Meetings' October issue, don't miss our cover story about the science of motivation! Maritz Behavioral Officer Charlotte Blank discusses what makes your employees (and other people!) tick. We also dive into the secret life of your attendee's brain, helping you master the physics of face-to-face encounters.

This issue explores gorgeous Western Europe (including London, Edinburgh and Dublin), the unsung attractions of New Jersey, yummy Orlando and so much more! We are packed with destinations in this issue. We also tackle delicious macaroni and cheese across the country, lessons learned from the biggest incentive travel survey ever, tech survival kits and much, much more!

Smart Meetings is an event planning publication covering meetings, industry news, including expert opinions and interviews, topical articles, coverage of destinations and venues in the U.S and worldwide, and features stories on incentive, corporate, government and association meetings.

Runway Dreams: Airport Hotels You May Never Want to Check Out of

Ugh. Stuck at the airport. Maybe there’s a hotel—but it’ll be drab. It’ll scream with jet engines in the middle of the night. Not at these airport hotels.

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What Would You Do? Ethical and Moral Quandaries in the Meetings Industry

“What would you do?” It’s a question we ponder every time we encounter a situation where the questionable behavior of others beckons us to make a choice: get involved and say something—or keep quiet and look the other way.

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The Science of Motivation: Why Cash Isn't Always King

Charlotte Blank can predict how you would react if someone offered you $500. Better than you can, in fact. That’s because Maritz’s chief behavioral officer understands your emotional triggers. This key contributor to a new forum called PeopleScience takes the latest behavioral research at leading universities and tries it out in the real world to test what really motivates people—and what doesn’t.

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How to Add WeHo Glam to Any Corporate Event

Even the most serious business meeting can be improved with a touch of West Hollywood (WeHo) style. Smart Meetings visited the capital of Anything Goes.

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