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People On The Move

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.
3 Questions to Answer Before Broadcasting Digital Content

3 Questions to Answer Before Broadcasting Digital Content

If you’re aiming to connect with remote attendees, make sure you’ve got these three areas covered before you hit “record.”
Roberta Odebrecht, DES, CMP

Roberta Odebrecht, DES, CMP

Roberta Odebrecht was the first student to pass the DES certification exam for a new course format DEI developed for members of the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO).
A New Medical Events Series Aims to Deliver Education Faster Than Associations Can

A New Medical Events Series Aims to Deliver Education Faster Than Associations Can

When Dreamforce attendees took over San Francisco last week, one mobile app aimed to help them answer a burning question: Where could they find free drinks?
This Event App Is an Attendee’s Best Friend During Evening Hours

This Event App Is an Attendee’s Best Friend During Evening Hours

When Dreamforce attendees took over San Francisco last week, one mobile app aimed to help them answer a burning question: Where could they find free drinks?
In the Face of Political Unrest, It’s Business as Usual

In the Face of Political Unrest, It’s Business as Usual

The geopolitical situation in Barcelona is no cause for concern for ibtm world attendees.
Destination Launches AR App to Help Attendees Find Fun During Downtime

Destination Launches AR App to Help Attendees Find Fun During Downtime

Forget combing TripAdvisor or Yelp to make plans after a convention program concludes. Instead, attendees in the fourth-largest city in the U.S. can hold up their phones to figure out what to do.
Corporate Show Could Be Derailed by Boycott

Corporate Show Could Be Derailed by Boycott

Disgruntled 7-Eleven franchise owners are planning to send a message by skipping the company’s annual convention.
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Tourism Cares Reveals Volunteer Destinations for 2018

Tourism Cares Reveals Volunteer Destinations for 2018

travelpulse.com

Tourism Cares has named these two southern destinations as the hosts of its upcoming volunteer program.

U.S. State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe

U.S. State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe

Condé Nast Traveler

The advisory, similar to last year's, cites an increased threat of terrorist attacks throughout the winter.

Tourists Flock to South Florida Hotels in October, Brush Off Lingering Effects of Hurricane Irma

Tourists Flock to South Florida Hotels in October, Brush Off Lingering Effects of Hurricane Irma

South Florida Sun Sentinel

South Florida's hotels were fuller in October and at higher rates than a year ago, a reversal of fortune that could help offset the erosion in September's post-Irma performance.

8 New Photo Booth Ideas for Events

8 New Photo Booth Ideas for Events

bizbash.com

These innovative photo booth concepts are smart, surprising, and, most of all, shareable.

Delta Puts a Better Business Class on Routes Where Travelers Will Buy It

Delta Puts a Better Business Class on Routes Where Travelers Will Buy It

skift.com

In shifting more comfortable aircraft to U.S. routes, carriers are chasing business travelers who might buy a better product.

6 Ways to Energize Your Team on Your Next Company Retreat

6 Ways to Energize Your Team on Your Next Company Retreat

inc.com

Enjoy a productive start to 2018 by taking a few days to empower your employees.

Milwaukee Downtown Convention Center Expansion to Cost $225 Million

Milwaukee Downtown Convention Center Expansion to Cost $225 Million

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Wisconsin Center District has $200 million available to finance the expansion project, so officials will look at what they can buy for that lower amount, and whether that less-costly proposal makes sense.

Detroit Becoming a Boomtown for Convention Business

Detroit Becoming a Boomtown for Convention Business

fox2detroit.com

The Motor City is returning to glory and is on its way to becoming a boomtown for conventions. The problem now is the number of hotel rooms — there's not enough.

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