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The January issue looks forward to a brighter, more intentional meetings industry. The results of our reader survey show that meeting profs are planning again. Venues are retooling to serve post-Covid realities. Companies are hiring event producers. And sports stadiums are getting in on the corporate meeting action.


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Silver Linings: Inspiring Pandemic Career Moves

Hospitality professionals who found a new gig in the last nine months (or started their own) share their journeys, career moves and lessons learned.

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Launch Conditions: A Flight Path for a Transformational Year

Smart Meetings asked industry watchers what the flight path is moving forward. From biometric passes and CEO holograms to disinfecting robots and interactive whiteboards, they pinpointed guideposts for where we…

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The Great Meeting Restart

What will be different when we all crawl out from our home offices and venture back into the ballroom? Smart Meetings asked readers and others in the trenches for their…

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Eco-aviation Takes Flight

Air travel is the enemy of a zero-waste event, but new technologies in eco-aviation can make for a lighter carbon footprint and greener group travel.

2021 F&B Trends

For planners and chefs alike, last year seemed like the end of the world as we know. But, what do the experts say about F&B in 2021? Read on for…

Q&A Jason Dunn, CTA: Chin Up

Jason Dunn, Group Vice President of Diversity Sales and Inclusion at Cincinnati USA and Chairman of National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals, shares his thoughts on the pandemic, BLM and…

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