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2019 ECEF Bookended By Data And An ‘Epiphany’
Sensible and sustainable food consumption should be a goal we all share, and every meetings industry stakeholder — including attendees — needs to be part of the conversation.

2019 ECEF Bookended By Data And An ‘Epiphany’

27 Cost-Effective Solutions for Food Waste
ReFED, a nonprofit focused on eliminating food waste in the U.S., has created a list of 27 cost-effective, scalable solutions, some of which address the biggest problems faced by meeting planners.

27 Cost-Effective Solutions for Food Waste

Workhuman Live
An offshoot of the Workhuman, an organization that creates performance management solutions, focuses on "the future of work."

Workhuman Live 2019 Aims to Achieve Human-Centered Workplaces

Two Strategies to Optimize Revenue and Attendee Experience
Your organization might receive more than half of your conference’s revenue from supplier investments. On the other hand, you have the attendees to get suppliers to invest in the first place. Here are two scenarios that may help develop your approach for optimal revenue and attendee experience.

Two Strategies to Optimize Revenue and Attendee Experience

How Meeting Professionals Can Help End Human Trafficking
There are obvious benefits to training meeting professionals to spot and report potential trafficking — in addition to hotels, meeting professionals spend a lot of time in airports and convention centers where they could potentially identify trafficking and report it.

How Meeting Professionals Can Help End Human Trafficking

blended burger
For those attendees not yet ready to make the leap to plant-based everything, blended burgers offer a transition — and a more sustainable option for group functions.

Not Ready to Give Up Meat? Go Halfway — or 25 Percent

emotional intelligence
The stress of a packed schedule can interfere with the practice of emotional intelligence. BrainAMPED founder Sara Ross has some brain-friendly advice.

The Busy Person’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence

Organic Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Not surprisingly, you’ll find it in a destination that makes being green a top priority for both residents and events.

World’s First 100-Percent Organic Michelin-Starred Restaurant

posters
An online movement to rethink research posters at medical and scientific meetings has found a following. Here’s the simple way to transform this stock feature of major medical and scientific conferences that has gone viral.

How to Make the Posters at Your Meeting More Meaningful

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