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Making Meetings More Productive with Brainstorming

Gavel International

Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you ever been in a meeting where the moderator suddenly announced that everyone in attendance would be brainstorming? Of course, you have! It’s a common occurrence in the workplace.

How Diversity in Design Collaborative is Working to Bring Equity to Design Industry

Convene by PCMA

The DID Beats + Bites + Backgrounds networking experience was designed to connect Black professionals across the design industry.

GBTA Ladders programme welcomes ATPI

Travel Daily News

ATPI’s Stevie-Leigh Harrison, digital services manager, and Vishal Sawant, commercial director – Asia, have become mentees on the programme, which will allow them to deepen industry connections, further trade knowledge, and build their business travel management acumen

Aloha! Meet your Hawaii Specialty Team

Fox World Travel

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Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

Meetings Recovery Continues Upward Trajectory, According to New Report

Smart Meetings

Two-thirds of meeting professionals have reported the recovery of the hospitality industry to more than half of 2019 levels and one-third reported having reached beyond recovery to 80% of 2019 levels, according to new research by IACC’s new report, Meeting Room of the Future Barometer Late—November 2022.

The 10 Best Holiday Office Party Games & How to Play Them

Social Tables

Planning an office party for the holidays is no easy feat. The event planner or planning team is in charge of organizing an event that is fun, festive, and affordable. You’re responsible for planning a party your coworkers will want to attend and, even more importantly, a party they’ll enjoy.

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2023 UFI Awards open for entries

Travel Daily News

UFI launches its annual UFI Awards celebrating best practices in the global exhibition industry. Deadline for all award submissions is 15 March 2023

What Locals Love About San Antonio That You’ll Love Too


Home to nearly 1.5 million people, San Antonio still offers small-town vibes with its neighborhoods, green spaces, and river-side strolls. Commonly referred to as the “Alamo City,” there are many reasons why locals love San Antonio and choose to call it home. .

TWT: Delta Gets Red Rope on SkyClub, IATA Says Fliers Are (Mostly) Happy

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Delta Air Lines Tightens Restrictions on SkyClub, Raises Fees.

Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide in 2023


Attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay ahead in the ever-changing marketing industry. Learn from thought leaders at successful brands, discover new tools, and get to know your colleagues at these 2023 marketing events.

All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

6 Tips for Writing Perfect Live Event Script


Do you have an important event coming up for which you need to prepare carefully? Don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as it looks. We suggest that you follow just six tips to easily and professionally create your perfect and exclusive script.

CTM invests in service and technology roles in North America

Travel Daily News

Organizational updates support new solutions for CTM's customers

What is a Mortgage Buydown? Lower Interest Rates with this Strategy


When you decide to buy a house , you’re not only committing to paying for the purchase price of the home but also the interest rate on your mortgage loan – the cost of borrowing money from your mortgage lender. .

Biggest Economic Impact? Event Planners Weigh in

Convene by PCMA

Many planners responding to the October Dashboard survey said rising F&B and AV costs represented their biggest budgeting challenge for in-person meetings. Two Dudes Photo).

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

Why do Event Marketers Receive More Credit and Respect Than Event Planners?

Endless Events

Our conversation today comes from a question sent in by one of our listeners named Genesis. She asked, “Why do event marketers receive more credit and respect than event planners?” .

Event Technology: The Ultimate Guide for 2023


Welcome to the 2023 event technology guide! Not sure you need event technology? According to Gartner’s 2022 Technology Marketing Benchmark Survey , tech and service providers allocate 26.9% of their marketing program budget to hosted and sponsored events. .

OIC Group and Federcongressi&eventi with the prestigious IAPCO ‘Collaboration Award’

Travel Daily News

The Progetto Mentore initiative began in 2010 from the Federcongressi&eventi Learning Center and was supported for the third consecutive year by OIC Group, it fully reflects the strategic objectives which focus on professional development, training and mentoring of young talents that are taking their first steps in the meeting industry.

10 Baltimore Coffee Shops to Keep You Warm This Winter


With winter right around the corner, there’s no better way to warm up than grabbing a hot cup of coffee. Luckily for those living in Baltimore , there are plenty of coffee shops and cafes throughout the city.

How To Increase Event Platform Adoption Rates

Endless Events

Your brand went through the time and expense to set up a unique event platform; Whether it’s a web-based platform or an app, you have tons of fun features, tools, and resources in the platform for your attendees. But when it’s time to host your event, attendees aren’t using the platform.

Freeman, UFI extend global partnership agreement

Travel Daily News

The official signing took place during the 89th UFI Global Congress in Muscat, Oman

Fun Things to Do in Minneapolis: 13 Can’t-Miss Activities for New Residents


What was once two cities on either side of the Mississippi River – Minneapolis combines the best of both cities and offers its residents a little bit of everything.

A successful IBTM World 2022

Global DMC Alliance

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35+ Events Industry Trends and Predictions for 2023 From Top Event Professionals


In 2023, anything is possible in the events industry. To zero in on what we can expect — from event technology predictions to what the biggest challenges will be — we reached out to some of the top Event Experience Leaders for their take on event industry trends to come.

Resilience Is Not Just an Inside Job

Convene by PCMA

“Our goal is to equip the workforce with the skills necessary to maintain themselves and support their colleagues,” said Arianna Galligher, associate director of the Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program at Ohio State University.

Over 100,000 connections made at IBTM World 2022

Travel Daily News

Over 2,200 exhibiting companies from 150 countries around the world were in attendance, including the CVBs of Spain, Ireland, Brussels, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Canada, Malaysia, Jordan, Bahrain, Canada, Miami, Las Vegas and Boston, as well as Meliá Hotels and Barceló Hotels

Is Minneapolis a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Calling the Twin Cities Home


Does Minneapolis have more to offer than long winters and pro sports teams? You betcha. Minnesota is a massive state with many rural areas, but the urban region is truly metropolitan and has long flown under the radar.

Euphoric Advertising in a (Somewhat) Post-Pandemic Society

Dana Communications

We masked up. We quarantined. We crooned “happy birthday” to our loved ones through computer screens. For two long years. During this time, we saw images of the coronavirus pandemic on the news, heard about it on podcasts, and even watched it weaved into our favorite TV shows.

Live Shopping Events: 5 Keys to Getting Started With Success


On November 24, 2022, we were delighted to host a new Get Together Live session , with Mauricio Palacio, CEO at Eventtia, Marc Sorli, Head of Live Commerce at Multiplica and Laurent Dunys, CEO and cofounder at Shoply.

5 Business Trends in 2023 That Will Impact Events

Convene by PCMA

Here are the five biggest trends in business for 2023, identified in a recent Forbes article, that Convene editors believe also will impact business events. Read our full Events Industry Forecast in the Convene digital edition for November.

The Royal College of Physician’s (RCP) Liverpool events venue, Spaces at The Spine, awarded BREEAM Outstanding rating

Travel Daily News

BREEAM is the highest sustainability rating attainable in the UK

What is a Building Super and What Are They Responsible For?


You may have heard the term building super when searching for an apartment but not know what the term means. This article will cover what a building super is, the types of supers you may encounter, their responsibilities, and how to even become a super yourself. . What is a building super?

Hotels Chase the Money, Leave Groups in the Lurch


Does your hotel contract make it easy for a hotel to relocate your business? Are you ready to respond aggressively if it does? If your hotel contract was written before or during the Covid pandemic, you’d better watch your back.

How To Make Marketing Automation Work For Your Virtual Event


Online resources like ebooks, videos, and articles have been popular for a while; however, they don’t replace human interaction. Virtual events erupted in 2020 as they filled the void for in-person events, and they seem to be here to stay.

Preparatory actions for Data Space for Tourism launched to harness full potential of EU tourism

ETC Corporate

The European Travel Commission (ETC), Modul University, the City Destinations Alliance (CityDNA), and ForwardKeys have joined forces to set the foundation for the development of a secure and trusted Data Space for Tourism (DSFT).