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Better Locations For International Conferences

The ease of entering the country isn't the only decision that should matter to conference organizers when choosing a location for a conference with international attendees. (Forbes)

Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels of 2019

Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels lists, which are segmented based on commonly searched attributes, rank hotels based on group business performance according to various criteria, including total RFPs and conversion rate. (Cvent.com)

GDPR After One Year: How Far Have We Come, What’s Next?

The European Union’s GDPR went into effect last May, and a full year later, it seems clear that data protection and privacy rights that are taking center stage on a global scale are not a strictly European phenomenon. (pcma)

Visit Milwaukee CEO Resigning at the End of the Year

Paul Upchurch, who has led Visit Milwaukee for more than 9 years, will stay with the organization through the end of 2019 to assist with transition planning and securing approvals needed for a convention center expansion. (CBS58)

What Is Driving Change in the Events Industry?

IMEX CEO Carina Bauer shares her thoughts about how the events industry "is a diverse industry which needs to make the most of technology and every single asset it has." (Raconteur)