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Back in Abu Dhabi to visit the Abrahamic Family House

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Returning to Abu Dhabi Returning to Abu Dhabi, I had the opportunity to visit the remarkable Abrahamic Family House, a testament to the city’s visionary development since my first visit in the early 2000s. Back then, the grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque was the primary.

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Caesars Demonstrates the Power of Wellness at Inaugural Global Wellness Summit

Smart Meetings

The $450 billion U.S. wellness industry (as measured by McKinsey & Company ) could help meeting professionals design events that are more effective, accommodating and memorable. To demonstrate the power of integrating elements to nurture body and mind into agendas, Caesars Entertainment pulled from its Wellness Menu of activities, F&B options and speakers to immerse a group of 100 meeting professionals and industry watchers in the possibilities over three days at Nobu Las Vegas in Caesar

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Nine practical tips to letting go in a chaotic world

Conferences that Work

Recently, I’ve been practicing what Susan Pollak calls “letting go of whatever isn’t serving you right now” Perhaps your first thought is “That sounds nice” , quickly followed by a second thought along the lines of “Huh, easy to say, hard to do. OK, Adrian, how can I let go in this chaotic world?” I’ve no guarantees, but here are nine suggestions that almost always work for me. 1 — Notice what’s going on Yes, we need to shut up and list

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Philippines to host the 1st ever UN Tourism Gastronomy Forum

Travel Daily Media

The post Philippines to host the 1st ever UN Tourism Gastronomy Forum appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily Media. With the rising popularity of travel shows and travel vlogging, not to mention the regular sharing of videos and photos on social media, it only takes an internet connection for anyone to see various sights and tourist attractions all over the world.

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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

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NAACP, NCBMP Warn American Airlines of Possible Travel Advisory

MeetingsNet

After allegations of discrimination, the NAACP and the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals call on American to reinstate DEI council, create ombudsman role, and more. The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals, an organization advocating for equity in the hospitality industry, is speaking out in support of the NAACP’s call for American Airlines to respond to allegations of discrimination.

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5 Data Points to Attract and Retain Exhibitors and Attendees

Convene by PCMA

Sam Lippman of Lippman Connects presented his annual “5 Points in 5 Minutes” at the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy of Lippman Connects) A hallmark of the annual one-day Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), produced by Lippman Connects, is that it runs like a finely tuned Swiss watch.

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An Events Industry Leader’s Strategies for Managing Stress

Convene by PCMA

Having a support network can help you get through stressful situations, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence CEO Annette Gregg said during a recent “Everyday Awareness” event. The pandemic may be officially behind us, but a convergence of other pressures — including inflation, staffing shortages, and other changes in the industry — have kept stress levels high for many event professionals.

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5 Key Event Security Requirements in 2024

InEvent

Whatever the event you’re planning, event security should be of primary concern. While only some events necessitate security, you may be surprised to learn of the diverse and essential roles even a minimal security presence can play. Once you’ve identified your need for security—which this article will help you to do—you’ll need to calculate your … Post 5 Key Event Security Requirements in 2024 showed as first in InEvent.

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Taylor Swift: The European Conference Version

Convene by PCMA

No, Taylor Swift is not asking a question at one of the many academic conferences dedicated to her. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was listening to a performance at this year’s Grammy Awards. (Sonja Flemming/CBS photo) In whatever part of the world that Taylor Swift brings her Eras Tour to, it seems an academic conference about her is sure to follow.

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Put on Spectacular Drone Light Shows During Corporate Events and Incentive Trips

Gavel International

Reading Time: 6 minutes Light shows have dazzled and captivated audiences for centuries. Drone shows, unlike fireworks or laser light shows, are not only safer and less messy but are also eco-friendly. This high-technology alternative allows precise control and versatility and is growing in popularity. Recognizing the benefits that drones offer, a growing number of organizations are putting on spectacular light shows during corporate events and incentive trips.

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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.

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The Rise of Instant Booking in Venue Sales: Why It's More Than Just a Trend

Meeting Package

Instant booking in venue sales allows customers to book event spaces directly and immediately through an online platform without needing back-and-forth communication with the hotel staff.

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Is Arlington, TX a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Living in Arlington

Redfin

Arlington, TX, nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, offers a dynamic blend of suburban charm and urban amenities. Known for its major attractions like Six Flags Over Texas and AT&T Stadium, the city provides residents with a vibrant entertainment scene. But is Arlington a good place to live? While the city boasts plentiful recreational activities, it also faces challenges, such as limited foodie destinations.

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As Seen In.Austin

Special Events

Get a glimpse of the Tradeshow Floor at Catersource + The Special Event 2024

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Is Laredo, TX a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Living in Laredo

Redfin

Along the US-Mexico border, Laredo, TX, offers a unique blend of cultural richness and economic vibrancy. Known for its bustling trade industry and vibrant Hispanic heritage, the city attracts residents seeking a dynamic and diverse living experience. But is Laredo a good place to live? While the city provides rich cultural heritage, it also comes with its own set of challenges like extreme heat.

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Is Plano, TX a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Living in Plano

Redfin

Plano, TX, a thriving suburb of Dallas, is renowned for its high quality of life and strong sense of community. With top-rated schools, numerous parks, and a bustling job market, Plano appeals to many. But is Plano a good place to live? Like any city, living in Plano has its own set of advantages and drawbacks. In this Redfin article, we’ll explore the pros and cons of living in Plano to help you decide if it’s the right place for you.

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Is Toledo, OH a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Living in Toledo

Redfin

Along the scenic banks of the Maumee River, Toledo, OH embodies a rich mix of industrial heritage and Midwestern charm. Known as the “Glass City” for its historic association with the glass industry, Toledo boasts a diverse cultural landscape and a resilient spirit. But is Toledo a good place to live? In this Redfin article, we’ll explore the pros and cons of living in Toledo to help you decide if it’s the right place for you.