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Stop Searching for the Pot of Gold. Start Celebrating the Rainbows.

The Abbi Agency

Last month The Abbi Agency once again had the honor of attending and sponsoring Northern Nevada Pride 2022 !

What’s at the Heart of ‘Zoom Fatigue’

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New research shows that the number of hours spent in virtual meetings isn’t the main cause of “Zoom fatigue.”

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What is the food service industry? All your questions answered

EHL Insights

From humble beginnings of guilds and roadside inns in the early middle ages over the first à la carte restaurant opening in France in the 18th century up until today’s multi-trillion dollar industry, food and beverage service industry has grown to become a major factor in shaping the world we live in.

Overcoming Obstacles at Mexico City’s Centro Citibanamex

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Mexico City’s Centro Citibanamex opened in 2002 and has seen a wide range of events come through its doors, from international conferences to exhibitions. It also served as a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

“Scuba Diving Without Going to the Sea”

Smart Meetings

Music to support ocean conservation as well as meetings’ moods. Many people find tranquility in music. Curating the perfect playlist or discovering a new song both stimulates the brain and allows us to find better concentration and focus.

Reports Point to Meetings Industry Recovery

Convene by PCMA

Corporate event marketers convened at CEMA Summit 2022 — the largest turnout in CEMA’s history — July 31-Aug. 2, at the JW Marriott in Nashville, Tennessee. Corporate events are leading the events industry recovery, according to research by Knowland. Two Dudes Photo).

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Travelers Around the World Continue to Press Forward Despite Inflation

Travel Pulse

Inflation isn't keeping people from hitting the road. Impacting Travel

How to Set Up a Hassle-free Online Registration Experience for Your Attendees


When planning any event, in-person, virtual, or hybrid alike, ensuring optimal registration and ticketing process is always crucial.

How to Maximize Team Cohesion with Different Personalities and Work Styles

Best Corporate Events

When it comes to the performance of work teams, “our diversity is our strength” isn’t just a slogan. Dozens of research studies over time have shown that diverse teams are smarter , increase financial returns to the organization, and perform 30% better than homogeneous teams.

5 Lessons Strategists Would Share About Digital Paid Media Campaigns, If You Let Them


Do we really need to talk about the secrets of digital media campaigns anymore? For destinations worldwide, it’s clear that traditional advertising – TV spots, printed sponsored content, print ads – are not the way of the future.

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.

CDC Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance

Travel Pulse

'We’re in a stronger place today as a nation, with more tools—like vaccination, boosters, and treatments—to protect ourselves, and our communities, from severe illness from COVID-19,' said the CDC's Greta Massetti. Impacting Travel

Here’s What It’s Like to Take a Long-Haul Business-Class Flight on the Lufthansa A350

Business Traveler USA

Check-in. Having checked in online, I headed to the business-class bag drop. The staffing crisis is visible at many points in aviation, and I assume Lufthansa’s Munich operation at midday on a Tuesday is one of them.

RTSP Streaming- Using Real Time Streaming Protocol for your events in 2022


RTSP streaming – While creating engaging content is key. A piece of content is only as important as the communication channel deployed for transmission, particularly for video content delivery.

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Convene by PCMA

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week. How Actually Taking a Lunch Break Can Boost Your Productivity.

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

Five Tips for Finding Keynote Speakers for Your Franchise Convention

Bishop McCann

TED and TEDx conferences around the world truly put a spotlight on how a dynamic and engaging speaker can impact audiences. In fact, some of the most popular TED talks exceed 70 million views.

7 International Travel Tips for the Business Traveler

Traveler's Q

When many travel outside of the United States for the first time, it can be an overwhelming experience. A corporate traveler will have to handle this culture shock while also attending to their business tasks.

People on the Move

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Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. David Duncan. Explore St. Louis has hired David Duncan as chief sales officer. In this role, Duncan will use his more than 30 years of sales and marketing leadership experience to ensure Explore St.

How To Grow Channel Partner Engagement, Motivation & Mindshare

ITA Group

How To Grow Channel Partner Engagement, Motivation & Mindshare. Partner mindshare and motivation can be fickle—partners have a lot on their minds and many vendor programs to juggle on a weekly basis. Channel program owners’ initiatives must stand out from the crowd to capture partner attention.

Photo Gallery: The Opening Night Party

Special Events

To help get you excited for next year's event (happening March 27-30 in Orlando) lets take a look back at the Opening Night Party

The Hotelier’s Complete Guide to Google Hotel Reviews

Hotel Engine

When travelers begin planning for a trip, they often start by consulting Google to find and compare relevant hotels. This is because Google hotel reviews offer a comprehensive overview of each hotel.

10 Retail Activation Ideas to Get Your Store Ready for Fall


COVID-19 shifted consumerism, making online shopping the preferred choice since 2020. Now, in a landscape where online shopping is the number one way for consumers to buy goods, there’s a growing need for store owners to offer their potential customers an enhanced experience.

August 2022 NewsNet


Did You Know. Did you know that FICP offers an 18-month membership option? If you or someone you know would benefit from an FICP membership, there's no better time than now to join!

Reach Out and Get Results with this Conference Speaker Checklist


Securing speakers is an iterative process. Follow these simple steps to build a relationship with candidates and get their commitment. Eventbrite Speakers and Panelists