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If You Answer This Question, You Can Create a Better Work Environment

If You Answer This Question, You Can Create a Better Work Environment

Looking to improve your office culture? It all starts with this simple adjustment to your communication habits.
The Importance of Stepping Outside the Session Room

The Importance of Stepping Outside the Session Room

Your attendees want to do more than learn about trends and issues. They want to know about the destination’s local culture and customs, too. Here’s how PCMA’s Global Professionals Conference delivered an authentic Thai experience.
How Facial Recognition Will Shape the Future of Experiences

How Facial Recognition Will Shape the Future of Experiences

One airline is exploring how facial-recognition technology can transform the passenger experience before ever stepping on a plane. How will a similar approach change what it feels like to be a conference attendee?
People On The Move

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.
Getting Online, Outside, and Artsy in Indy

Getting Online, Outside, and Artsy in Indy

The city keeps attendees well connected in numerous ways.
How To Keep Branding Consistent Throughout Large Events

How To Keep Branding Consistent Throughout Large Events

Make sure your message doesn’t get lost.
This Conference Celebrates the Ultimate Symbol of Community

This Conference Celebrates the Ultimate Symbol of Community

As much of the events industry focuses on the future of technology, one conference is putting an old-school setting in the spotlight.
Medical Associations Deliver DACA Message to Congress

Medical Associations Deliver DACA Message to Congress

After President Trump announced plans to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals last week, medical associations sent a clear message to Capitol Hill detailing their concerns.
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Mexico Is Up and Running

Mexico Is Up and Running

Visit México

Though the recent earthquake in Mexico affected several areas in Puebla, Morelos and Mexico City, the area's tourist attractions and airports remain open and ready for business.

Airbnb Rolls Out Restaurant Reservations

Airbnb Rolls Out Restaurant Reservations

travelpulse.com

Airbnb Inc. is expanding into restaurant reservations, part of the startup's plan to become a full-service travel-booking company.

Louisville Snags Trade Show With Estimated $6.7 Million Impact

Louisville Snags Trade Show With Estimated $6.7 Million Impact

insiderlouisville.com

A large national trade show will be bringing more than 1,000 attendees and $6.7 million to Louisville in late summer 2019.

Airport Rankings: Sacramento, Orlando, Orange County Top J.D. Power List

Airport Rankings: Sacramento, Orlando, Orange County Top J.D. Power List

usatoday.com

Despite increasingly packed terminals, travelers are the happiest they've been in years when flying through U.S. airports, according to J.D. Power's 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study.

6 New Tech Tools to Use at Your Meetings and Events

6 New Tech Tools to Use at Your Meetings and Events

bizbash.com

Check out the latest apps and software to help planners promote their events, gather data and improve the attendee experience.

6 Ways to Nix Gossiping at Work

6 Ways to Nix Gossiping at Work

inc.com

There are specific things you can do to positively affect the environment where you spend the majority of your waking hours.

Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico, Cutting Power to Entire Island

Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico, Cutting Power to Entire Island

Los Angeles Times

The devastating storm made landfall early Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm packing 155 mph winds -- just 2 mph short of Category 5 status.

Meeting Planners Are Experimenting With New Tactics to Avoid Last-Minute Registrations

Meeting Planners Are Experimenting With New Tactics to Avoid Last-Minute Registrations

skift.com

Event overload is causing attendees to register later than ever, and early-bird discounts aren't helping. It's time for planners to get innovative.

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