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Wellness Experience in Arizona: Embrace the Challenges

Smart Meetings

What does a healthy experience mean to you? For attendees of Smart Meetings Wellness Experience this week at The Wigwam Resort just outside of Phoenix, the program addressed physical and mental health along with the deeper need for human connection. Healthy meeting strategies demonstrated included gifting, content, team building and F&B operations.

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A Sustainability Pulse Check for Events

Convene by PCMA

For a sense of how the business events industry is — or isn’t — embracing sustainability, let’s take a look at three different surveys. We’ll start with whether climate change is being incorporated in the program content. According to the “ 2024 Speaking Industry Benchmark Report ,” sustainability comes in tenth on a list of 17 relevant speaking topics — between technology and human rights — that organizers are planning their events around this year.

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Las Vegas Airport Tests Self-Service Security Checkpoint

Smart Meetings

Harry Reid International Airport’s new self-service system will be a litmus test in new airport security operations Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun a self-service screening system at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas. In its current prototype iteration, only TSA PreCheck passengers at TSA’s Innovation Checkpoint will have the ability to use the system, which began earlier this month.

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Discover a World-Class Events Destination: Greater Miami and Miami Beach

Convene by PCMA

Gorgeous stretches of white beaches and turquoise water are just the beginning of what Greater Miami & Miami Beach has to offer attendees. An accessible destination with global perspective, rich cultural offerings, and the best weather you’ll find anywhere? This is Greater Miami & Miami Beach. Take a look at why your next meeting, convention, or event should be here!

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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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New and Renovated: The Pioneers of Luxury

Smart Meetings

Where historic charm and modern quality converge These three new and renovated hotels and venues debut spaces that both celebrate their heritage and look boldly into the future. When you meet in spaces like these, you’re bound to feel that special balance of nostalgia and inspiration. Are you looking for a boutique experience? Refined luxury? That perfect epicenter of stylish renown?

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Emerging Event Industry Trends in 2024

InEvent

The Events industry has faced some challenges recently, and if the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is that events professionals are resilient. The landscape for events continues to change, with a host of factors impacting events managers and their clients. Take a look at some top trends that we are likely to see … Post Emerging Event Industry Trends in 2024 showed as first in InEvent Blog.

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10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the US Right Now Listed by Redfin

Redfin

The United States luxury housing market reflects the country’s unique blend of cultures, breathtaking natural landscapes, and stunning architectural styles spanning different regions. From the elegant estates in Seattle to the modern penthouses in New York , the diversity of luxury properties in the U.S. is as vast as the nation itself. As a testament to the allure of luxury living in the U.S., this Redfin article unveils 10 of the most expensive homes for sale by Redfin, offering a glimpse into

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Alexis Dick

Convene by PCMA

This year, PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties program honors exceptional young leaders in the business events industry. Class of 2024 member Alexis Dick, Event Planner at HARDI, explains how learning to manage personalities has been the best professional advice she’s ever received. What’s the best piece of career advice you’ve gotten? Learning how to manage personalities.

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One Month Left to Submit Your DMC!

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Submit your DMC for a chance to be featured in our annual spotlight

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People on the Move

Convene by PCMA

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Richard J. Fischer Richard J. Fischer has been named director of sales and marketing for Canopy by Hilton Sioux Falls Downtown. He has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience and throughout his career, he has overseen an array of full service, lifestyle, all suites, and focused service brands.

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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.