They're unavoidable, spaces have to be checked out before detailed planning can begin but we can at least give it a more interesting name like Sojourn.
We need to ease up on throwing this term around. The Internet is a wonderful place but just because you have a blog, Twitter handle and an opinion doesn't make you a leader.
Let's ditch the stodgy name though and start calling it "Necessary." As in tonight I am attending a Necessary Event that will help me grow my network to include people who will help me save money, grow my career and revolutionize my organization and they are serving chicken.
Planners, attendees and suppliers alike all love free but we know there's no such thing as a free lunch.
This one has to go - facility stirs up images of restrooms and waste management services. Not pretty.
There are enough acronyms and abbreviations in the industry without adding one that sounds like it came from an episode of Mad Men.
Most commonly used when referring to hotel rooms and flights - we all always want something better.
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