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Trump Travel Policies Carry $1.3B Price Tag for 2017

Trump Travel Policies Carry $1.3B Price Tag for 2017

Business Travel News

The price tag could translate to an even bigger impact if companies shift more meetings away from the U.S. to countries with more favorable travel policies.

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3 Ways to Use Your Live-Stream Footage

3 Ways to Use Your Live-Stream Footage

blog.cvent.com

Streaming your events live online is no longer just a trend, but an essential tool for meeting organizers -- don't let your content go to waste after your event.

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Visit Florida's Budget Cuts Could Seriously Impact Florida's Robust Meetings Business

Visit Florida’s Budget Cuts Could Seriously Impact Florida’s Robust Meetings Business

skift.com

How much of an impact the slashed budget will have on the state's meetings and conventions industry is an open question -- the answer depends on whom you ask.

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Revive Your Event Attendance and Retention

Revive Your Event Attendance and Retention

MCI Live

Find out what you can do to revive your event and captivate your audience's attention on a recurring basis.

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Local Legislators Seek to Save Convention Center

Local Legislators Seek to Save Convention Center

state-journal.com

County officials have drafted a letter seeking a stay on the Frankfort Convention Center's pending demolition so that alternate solutions can be explored.

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6 Annoying Email Habits That Ruin Productivity and Destroy Trust

6 Annoying Email Habits That Ruin Productivity and Destroy Trust

inc.com

Some emails are effective. Some are not. Here's how to tell the difference.

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JCPenney is Getting Into the Hotel Business

JCPenney is Getting Into the Hotel Business

fortune.com

The struggling department store is taking aim a potential new set of customers: hotels.

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Deal Moves Denver Closer to Landing Huge Outdoor Retailer Trade Shows

Deal Moves Denver Closer to Landing Huge Outdoor Retailer Trade Shows

The Denver Post

The $16.7 deal would eliminate the final obstacle to Denver securing Emerald Exposition's lucrative and influential Outdoor Retailer shows.

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Event Email Templates and Designs that Convert into Attendees

Event Email Templates and Designs that Convert into Attendees

eventmanagerblog.com

Getting a decent open rate can be troublesome enough -- find out what you need to know to turn your email's recipients into attendees.

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You're About to See A Lot More TSA Officers

You’re About to See A Lot More TSA Officers

travelpulse.com

TSA will add 2,000 officers and 50 more canine teams to cope with increased summer traffic.

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World's Largest Biotech Convention Returns to San Diego

World’s Largest Biotech Convention Returns to San Diego

San Diego Tribune

For the fourth time, the world's biggest biotech and life science convention is returning to San Diego, bringing a mix of research, politics and patient advocacy.

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Five Skills You'll Need to Lead the Company of the Future

Five Skills You’ll Need to Lead the Company of the Future

Fast Company

The biggest takeaway? What worked in the past doesn't work now.

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How Smart Event Organizers Are Using Big Data to Create Better Events

How Smart Event Organizers Are Using Big Data to Create Better Events

skift.com

There's a goldmine of data available that can help meeting organizers with the sales, marketing and production aspects of their meetings.

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PCMA 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award Recipient Announced

PCMA 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award Recipient Announced

pcma.org

Last night, PCMA honored the outstanding Roberta Kravitz as the 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the year -- congratulations, Roberta!

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Delta Air Lines Links Its Rewards Program to Lyft

Delta Air Lines Links Its Rewards Program to Lyft

The Verge

Delta has added Lyft to its rewards program so you can accumulate miles from a service you might use more regularly -- at least, more regularly than air travel.

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IMEX: Spotlight on Purposeful Meetings in Packed Program of Education in Frankfurt

IMEX: Spotlight on Purposeful Meetings in Packed Program of Education in Frankfurt

eTurboNews

How do we create experiences that deliver deeper meaning and value for both attendees and ourselves, as planners?

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Suburbs Add Hotels as D-FW Cities Battle for Convention Dollars

Suburbs Add Hotels as D-FW Cities Battle for Convention Dollars

dallasnews.com

With 41 major convention hotels already in North Texas, and more on the way, is the field getting too crowded?

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Why Your Networking Email Might Not Be Getting the Responses You Want

Why Your Networking Email Might Not Be Getting the Responses You Want

inc.com

Only receiving radio silence in response to your networking emails? You could be making one of these common mistakes.

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PCMA 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award Recipient Announced

PCMA 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award Recipient Announced

PCMA honors Roberta Kravitz as the 2017 Global Meetings Executive of the Year ...
The Events Industry Council Shares Top 5 Industry Trends

The Events Industry Council Shares Top 5 Industry Trends

c-mw.net

The Events Industry Council has revealed its top five events-industry trends that meeting organizers should watch closely in the year ahead.

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San Diego Holds Onto Top 5 Ranking for Conventions

San Diego Holds Onto Top 5 Ranking for Conventions

San Diego Tribune

San Diego continues to ranks among the top five destinations for meetings in the U.S., along with Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago and Atlanta.

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Google's I/O Youth Conference Teaches Tech to Kids in Mountain View

Google’s I/O Youth Conference Teaches Tech to Kids in Mountain View

ABC7 News

I/O Youth is the opening act for the Google I/O Developer Conference, where Google teaches adults how to build things with technology.

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12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

12 Ideas to Help Attendees Manage Information Overload at Events

eventmanagerblog.com

Don't allow too much of a good thing to ruin your event -- check out these ideas to protect your attendees from information overload.

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American and European Destination Organizations and CVBs Join Forces

American and European Destination Organizations and CVBs Join Forces

European Cities Marketing

DMAI and European Cities Marketing are partnering to promote and deliver key research and educational resources to respective members.

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