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Complimentary CE Alert: Unpacking New Insights for APAC Events

Complimentary CE Alert: Unpacking New Insights for APAC Events

As PCMA broadens its education offerings outside North America, the organization is launching its first-ever live broadcast from the Singapore MICE Forum this week. Learn how you can earn 2.5 clock hours for free.
Before You Raise Your Registration Fees…

Before You Raise Your Registration Fees…

Be sure to think about the state of the travel industry in 2018 and how it will impact your attendees’ total costs.
4 Simple Changes That Fueled Registration Numbers and Room-Block Pickup

4 Simple Changes That Fueled Registration Numbers and Room-Block Pickup

Find out how one medical association increased attendance and inspired nearly every one of its attendees to book within the official housing block.
What Millennials Want From CEOs

What Millennials Want From CEOs

There’s a lot of talk about what the Millennial generation is looking for at meetings and events. A new report reveals what they expect from leaders.
Experience Columbia SC

Experience Columbia SC

Welcome to the new, modern South where tradition and tomorrow are perfectly paired. Columbia, S.C. is a creative hub fed by university and capital city communities amidst natural beauty.
People On The Move

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.
PCMA Announces Convening Leaders Host Cities for 2019 and 2020

PCMA Announces Convening Leaders Host Cities for 2019 and 2020

Mark your calendars: Here’s where the business-events industry will gather in the two years following Convening Leaders 2018 in Nashville.
Brisbane Scientists Develop World’s First 3D-Printed Body Parts

Brisbane Scientists Develop World’s First 3D-Printed Body Parts

Graffiti artists, modern dancers, and more — find out how an unlikely cast of Mile High City creatives and entrepreneurs are shaping more memorable experiences for attendees.
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The Airports of the Future Are Here

The Airports of the Future Are Here

Bloomberg

Goodbye parking decks, baggage claim, and queues. Hello retinal scans and indoor rain forests.

Tech Glitches Plague Inaugural Pokemon Go Fest

Tech Glitches Plague Inaugural Pokemon Go Fest

travelpulse.com

In a year that has already seen its share of high-profile festival failures, the Pokemon Go Fest has become the latest event to overpromise and under-deliver.

Conference Advisory Boards: What Should Their Role Be?

Conference Advisory Boards: What Should Their Role Be?

Associations Now

Associations frequently use advisory boards to develop a meeting's curriculum or to help identify industry trends and breaking news. But what other roles can these experts play?

Convention Business Up but Space Limited in South Carolina

Convention Business Up but Space Limited in South Carolina

postandcourier.com

As Charleston considers limits on downtown hotels over concerns about congestion, North Charleston would like to add more near its convention center.

Long Beach Convention Center Unveils Potential of New ‘The Cove’ Event Space

Long Beach Convention Center Unveils Potential of New ‘The Cove’ Event Space

Long Beach Post

The Cove was created as part of the convention center's $50 million investment "aimed at creating event spaces that maximize the ability for meeting planners to customize their events."

Six Words and Phrases That Make Everyone Hate Working With You

Six Words and Phrases That Make Everyone Hate Working With You

Fast Company

Some of the most common expressions carry subtle undertones of resentment when you use them around the office.

5 Cool New Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

5 Cool New Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

bizbash.com

Check out some of the latest apps and online services for that can help your meetings thrive.

Hyatt Says KC Convention Hotel Developers Dumped Them After Asking for Financial Help

Hyatt Says KC Convention Hotel Developers Dumped Them After Asking for Financial Help

kansascity.com

Earlier this summer, Hyatt was dismissed from a Kansas City convention hotel project -- and the details of what happened are finally coming to light.

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