How are proposed U.S. travel policies affecting international attendance — and projected attendance — at meetings and conferences in the U.S.? We asked event organizers what they are thinking.
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Convene Survey: How Will Trump’s Travel Policies Affect International Attendance?
Most meeting professionals who responded to our latest survey are worried about the negative effect that new policies will have on the perception of travel to the U.S.
Behind the Scenes: Everybody Into the Pool
How to encourage diversity at events, from multiple perspectives.
DMAI’s Rebrand: Q&A with President and CEO Don Welsh
DMAI is no longer. In Montreal at the association’s 2017 Annual Convention in July, its new name — Destinations International — was unveiled along with a fresh look and new logo.
The Destination Airport — and Airport Hotel — Is No Joke
These airports and airport hotels are transforming themselves into places where people actually want to spend time.
The Business of Disney Magic
Not just for families and kids, the original 1955 Disneyland Resort is appealing to event planners in 2017 and beyond.
Designing Experiences at MPI World Education Congress
From escape room sessions to nightly after-parties, WEC delivered on MPI’s tagline to “stop planning meetings, and start designing experiences.”
Data Lessons Learned From a First-Time Beacon User
Beacon technology helped answer some longstanding questions for the Water Quality Association — along with much more.
How Does C2 Montreal Keep Reinventing Itself?
One way: C2 Montreal, one of the most transformative of business events, starts its planning every year with a blank canvas.
Richard St-Pierre: The Only Relevant KPI Is Happiness
C2 Montreal International President Richard St-Pierre talks about what he means when he says he wants the business conference to touch attendees’ souls, failure, and how he builds teams that keep pushing the envelope.
The 143rd Audio Engineering Society International Convention
For the first time, AES will be co-located with the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show 2017, creating a one-stop shop for attendees to learn more about the audio and visual fields.