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What One Thing? Finding Joy at Events with Jacques Martiquet The Party Scientist

Smart Meetings

On this episode of What One Thing? Smart Meeting’s Vice President JT Long chats with The Party Scientist Jacques Martiquet to explore the concept of bringing joy to events, turning attendees from spectators into connectors and the impact of movement and music on attendees. Read more about how to create engaging events from Martiquet here. Don’t Miss a Podcast Drop.

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Make Gratitude Your Attitude All Year Long

Motivation Excellence

In the United States, November is the BIG month for gratitude, with Thanksgiving starting off the holiday season through the end of the year. But research shows living a life of thankfulness ALL year is truly beneficial to your health. Robert Emmons is the leading scientific expert on gratitude. Through his research, he and his team found that being grateful: Boosts your immune system Lowers your blood pressure Helps elevate your mood Allows you to celebrate the present Blocks negative emotions

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Case Study: Oakland Style Steers the Narrative

Smart Meetings

Concise communication and teamwork heralds a successful event Editor’s Note: Putting an event together is a lot of work. Putting on a multi-day annual event is a higher level undertaking. Smart Meetings chatted with Renee Roberts, director of public relations and communications at Visit Oakland, who wrapped the first annual Oakland Style event in early October, to discuss how the community of Oakland rallied together to create this first-of-its-kind event.

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Harnessing the Power of Social Media to Enhance Attendee Interaction and Experience

Traveler's Q

Social media has revolutionized the way events are marketed, organized, and experienced. By harnessing the power of social media, event planners can create a more engaging and interactive experience for attendees, both during and after the event. With nearly 4.5 billion active social media users worldwide, social media provides a vast platform for event promotion and engagement.

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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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Managing Airport Journeys

Smart Meetings

Make Your Air Travel Easier Than Ever Calling all those who travel for work! We probably consider ourselves more well-versed in air travel than most. Our sealable travel bag of 3.4-ounce containers filled with face wash and lotion live tucked in our bathroom cabinets until, soon enough, they are packed once again into a suitcase and placed on the gleaming countertop of a hotel bathroom.

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A.I. and Meeting Contracts: Don’t Ignore the Warning Label


The new meetings-industry A.I. engine is impressive, but planners need to understand how best to use its contracts section and how human expertise is still required. Warning: Please note that the generated output is not legal advice. You are advised to consult a lawyer. That’s the small print on the legal prompts in Spark, the meetings-specific generative-A.I. engine launched earlier this year by the Professional Convention Management Association and Gevme, an event-technology provider.

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Restaurant Party Packages & How to Build Them

Social Tables

Party packages are a great way for the Johnsons to book Grandma June’s birthday party at their favorite local Italian restaurant, but they’re also a huge help for larger, more complex, or professional events. But when it comes to constructing a restaurant party package, there’s a lot to consider. This post explores what restaurant party packages are and what they could be.

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NYC Hotel Week returns from January 3-February 4 with 24% savings at 150 hotels

Travel Daily Media

The post NYC Hotel Week returns from January 3-February 4 with 24% savings at 150 hotels appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Brand TD. New York City Tourism + Conventions, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, announced the return of NYC Hotel Week. Returning for its third year, the program will run from January 3 through February 4, 2024, offering a 24% savings on standard room rates at 150 hotels across

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Event Legacies: Two Case Studies Reveal Path to Success

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Sometimes, there’s no better way to get a firm grasp on industry best practices than to learn from case studies. Here are two Danish congresses that reveal the best ways to approach event legacies from beginning to end.

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Maharashtra Tourism shines bright at WTM London 2023

Travel Daily Media

The post Maharashtra Tourism shines bright at WTM London 2023 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Brand TD. Maharashtra Tourism showcased the rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and its urban allure at the WTM London 2023, held at ExCel London, from November 06 th to 08 th. The Stand was inaugurated by. V. Vidyavathi, IAS – Union Tourism Secretary, in the esteemed presence of Vikram Doraiswami, High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom.

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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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LA's Pinstripes Celebrates New Location in "Striking" Success

Special Events

The new Westfield Topanga location launched with a grand opening party

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How To Choose the Best Event Management Software Provider


Do you need help finding the best event management software provider for your company? Look no further. This guide will take you through every step of the process. What Is an Event Management Software Provider An event management software provider, at its core, is a technology company that offers a wide range of software solutions aimed at assisting companies in planning, organizing, and executing various types of events.

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“People don’t act as greenly as they say they will” Phocuswright reveals how to close the sustainability say-do gap

Travel Daily Media

The post “People don’t act as greenly as they say they will” Phocuswright reveals how to close the sustainability say-do gap appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Brand TD. Madeline List, Phocuswright’s senior research analyst, kicked off the day by revealing results from the research authority’s latest sustainability report. The survey, which targeted thousands of travelers from across the US and Europe, revealed a considerable gap between what people say and what they do when it comes to