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Facebook Is Opening Event ‘Venues'

Facebook Is Opening Event ‘Venues’

The social-media giant has big plans for bringing people together in a new kind of space.
What’s Frustrating Business Travelers — and What It Means for Event Organizers

What’s Frustrating Business Travelers — and What It Means for Event Organizers

Whether they’re flying to a conference or driving to a sales meeting, a new survey reveals that the majority of business travelers share one common complaint.
The Next Big Investment for Attendee Communication

The Next Big Investment for Attendee Communication

A new report predicts that companies will spend big to make sure that their customers can have convenient conversations. Chatbot technology will carry over to the on-site experience, too.
People On The Move

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.
Stay Ahead of the ‘Bleisure’ Trend

Stay Ahead of the ‘Bleisure’ Trend

Visit Indy turns conferences-goers into tourists with “Stay One More Day” campaign.
People On The Move

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.
Conference Keynote Speech Highlights Serious Security Concerns

Conference Keynote Speech Highlights Serious Security Concerns

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s address at the Conservative Party Conference raises some big questions about speaker safety.
How to Talk to Your Attendees About Your Room Block

How to Talk to Your Attendees About Your Room Block

Want to increase your pickup? It starts with outlining a meaningful communication strategy.
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Puerto Rico Convention Bureau CEO Is Focusing on 2018 After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Convention Bureau CEO Is Focusing on 2018 After Hurricane Maria

skift.com

Looking ahead to 2018, the bureau is developing a long-term strategy capitalizing on Puerto Rico's leading status as a meetings industry hub in the Caribbean to engage meeting organizers worldwide.

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Blocked Again

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Blocked Again

usatoday.com

Just hours before President Trump's third attempt at a travel ban was scheduled to go into effect, federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii again shut down the measure.

The 10 Best Hotels in the United States

The 10 Best Hotels in the United States

Condé Nast Traveler

These hotels — voted the 10 best hotels in the U.S. in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey — all have something to brag about.

Five Steal-Worthy Experiential Strategies From the Tourism Industry

Five Steal-Worthy Experiential Strategies From the Tourism Industry

Event Marketer

Many in the tourism industry are turning to experiential strategies to give their local economies a boost. Check out how these five destinations are embracing the trend.

GM Will Soon Test Self-Driving Cars in New York City

GM Will Soon Test Self-Driving Cars in New York City

Futurism

Self-driving cars will soon take on perhaps their biggest challenge yet: driving in New York City.

5 Little Words That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

5 Little Words That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

inc.com

Author Simon Sinek offers a dead simple mantra to instantly level up your leadership.

What’s Worrying the Business Traveler

What’s Worrying the Business Traveler

skift.com

In a complicated world, businesses are concerned with the safety of their workers on the road.

Report From IMEX America: The Top Things Meeting Planners Care About Now

Report From IMEX America: The Top Things Meeting Planners Care About Now

bizbash.com

At the seventh annual IMEX America, discussions revolved around safety, experiential learning, and more.

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