September, 2022

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10 Corporate Event Ideas Attendees Love

Social Tables

Looking for corporate event ideas that people actually get excited about? Banish boring and overdone corporate events with help from this blog post. We’ll teach you how to spice up any business gathering with the right decor, entertainment, and more. Corporate events get a bad rap.

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Events Industry Outlook and Innovations with Michael Dominguez

Bishop McCann

Show Notes. During this interview, Rob Adams speaks with Michael Dominguez, President & CEO at ALHI and event industry expert. Discussing the industry's outlook, innovations, and much more, the pair have an in-depth conversation covering various topics affecting our industry today.

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The Boca Raton – the total resort experience

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Chief Marketing Officer, SITE & Managing Partner, SoolNua Marketing SITE Classic at Boca Raton – discover 1 The Boca Raton Museum of Art is a cultural treasure of human proportions, not at all intimidating, or full of its own self-importance, the way some galleries can be.

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Episode 57: Mastering Zoom for Business and Association Events with Sheila Fox from Event In Site

Techsytalk

Sheila Fox jumped into Zoom full-throttle during the pandemic and has mastered using the platform for clients & even her […]. The Event Hustler Show

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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 role of esports in employee engagement: Case study of PwC Gaming Masters

The MICE Blog

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC Germany) is the host of an innovative and award winning recruitment event format called the PwC Gaming Masters. PwC Gaming Masters uses esports, short for electronic sports, played as an online video game with competitors which spectators can watch for entertainment.

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5 Amazing Group Travel Destinations for Adults

Traveler's Q

There are times when adults need to stop adulting and take some time off to relax. If you wish to have some adult fun on your next group trip, we have some suggestions. Read on to discover these five group travel destinations for adults.

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Celebrating 15 Years on MeetingsNet's CMI 25 List

Bishop McCann

We are thrilled to announce that we were once again listed on MeetingsNet's CMI 25 List , making this the 15th consecutive year we have been included! Read our press release below to learn more about this incredible honor. Events Highlights Meetings

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How To Monetize Your Events and Increase Your Revenue

Eventtia

Many organizations have been embracing events as an effective way to market their business and products/services. However, why let the opportunity of generating revenue from these events go to waste if we can do it while still effectively promoting our brand, product, service, or community?

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Episode 56: Iron Sharpening Iron: Why Collaborating with Competitors Makes Us Better with Jennifer Clark from Emerge Events

Techsytalk

The pandemic powered many global event partnerships in a way that has made our industry better. In this episode, we […]. The Event Hustler Show

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Salary Survey 2022: What Do You Like Best, and Least, About Your Job?

Convene by PCMA

Attendees get reacquainted at Convening EMEA 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Some respondents to the 2022 Salary Survey said travel, and meeting new people, were what they loved best about their event organizer roles. Mattias Nutt/ mattiasnutt.ch ).

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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.

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7 Great Group Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Traveler's Q

Post-pandemic, many Americans are looking forward to exploring our glorious country. Many of these Americans will be traveling in a group trip to a destination. In this article, we will tell you about the hottest group travel destinations in the United States.

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10 Smart Strategies For Planning Sustainable Events

Endless Events

Sustainability is a hot-button issue for consumers around the globe. There was a 71% increase in online searches for sustainable goods — plus, public concern for the environment has grown by 16% since 2017. And no, this isn’t a trend that’s exclusive to consumer goods.

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How Travel Directors Add Value to Corporate Events

Bishop McCann

Even the best corporate event planner can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why at Bishop-McCann , we engage travel directors (TDs) to help us manage the details of each event we plan, and they are incredibly important in our business.

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Air New Zealand Introduces New Economy-Class “Lie-Flat” Pod

Business Traveler USA

Take a refreshing nap in the Skynest. Lie-flat” is not a term often thrown around in the same sentence as “economy-cabin seats.” But Air New Zealand—the airline that brought you the venerable Skycouch—is introducing a new economy-cabin sleep-pod concept to long-haul flights starting in 2024.

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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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Does the Meetings Industry Have a Complacency Problem?

Smart Meetings

When author Salman Rushdie was stabbed 10 times just before giving a lecture in western New York, a crucial question was raised, perhaps the only one that matters: Why was such a high-risk person so easily accessible?

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Get to Know the Expanded Colorado Convention Center

Convene by PCMA

The Colorado Convention Center is set to showcase its bigger and better facilities late next year with a new rooftop expansion.

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The Most Exotic Group Travel Destinations

Traveler's Q

Are you looking to add some spice to your next group trip? Traveler’s Q has discovered the world’s most exotic destinations to travel to as a group! The post The Most Exotic Group Travel Destinations appeared first on Traveler's Q

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The ROI of Building An Event Community

Endless Events

Community is the hot new buzzword in the events industry, and for a good reason. The ROI of building a community is staggeringly high. A thriving and engaged community can grow your revenue by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Top Tips for Marketing Your Franchise Convention

Bishop McCann

It’s easy to fall into the trap of believing, “If you build it they will come,” when it comes to a franchise convention. After all, your attendees have committed to your brand, so what would prevent them from attending? As marketers will tell you, there’s actually quite a bit.

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The meaning of 'hospitality' according to an airline company

EHL Insights

Whenever we think about hospitality, hotels are usually the first thing that comes to mind. During our 6-month mandate as Ambassadors of Swiss International Air Lines, we wanted to broaden our understanding of the meaning of hospitality according to the aviation industry.

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The Breakdown on International Travel in 2022

Smart Meetings

International travel grew gradually in 2021 after the quarantine of 2019, yet 2022 has seen a huge spike. With more countries opening their borders and lifting Covid restrictions, 2022 international travel has increased exponentially since 2019 and progressing towards pre-pandemic numbers.

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How One Events Industry Professional Created Balance in Her Work Week

Convene by PCMA

Dana Johnston, CMP, asked an important question about each of the tasks she had to complete each week: Can someone else do this?

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What is Bleisure Travel and How To Plan It

Traveler's Q

Today many corporate travelers intend to make the best of every business trip. You can mesh executive travel with a personal segment in your travel itinerary and have an outstanding time on both legs of your journey.

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What Metrics Should You Use for Attendee Engagement?

Endless Events

On the last episode of #EventIcons, Erica Bishaf said , “A lot of organizations put about 60 – 80% of financial risk into one live event.” Unsurprisingly, companies are heavily invested in attendee satisfaction.

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Event Idea Theft

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: How the request for proposal became a vehicle for the misappropriation of someone else's work. — Sue Pelletier Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management event idea theft event planning kill fee ROI

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The benefits of flexible working practices in the hotel sector

EHL Insights

Dr Sowon Kim answers questions based on a 2022 industry report that looks at the positive impact of flexible working practices in the hotel sector.

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Meetings, Events Return with New Safety Protocols, Operation Standards 

Smart Meetings

The meetings and events industry is returning with a lot of confidence, and face-to-face gatherings are trending upward with the potential to surpass pre-pandemic numbers.

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In the Midst of a Renaissance, Greater Phoenix Offers Meeting Attendees More Choices Than Ever

Convene by PCMA

The sky’s the limit: Greater Phoenix’s growing hotel portfolio makes meeting planning easier than ever. Phoenix is booming—and meeting attendees will notice the changes from the moment they arrive.

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Benefits of using a Venue Sourcing Agency

BCD Meetings & Events

Navigating the post-COVID world of events and meetings management is challenging. Demand is high, markets have shifted and positions have changed. No one knows the ins and outs of a post-pandemic market more than an involved Venue Sourcing team.

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Elevate Your Event: The Top 8 Benefits of Attendee Tracking

Endless Events

The events industry is waking up to the importance of event data for reaching event marketing goals and proving ROI. A vast source of valuable data is attendee tracking – one of the most powerful ways event professionals can measure event marketing success.

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Your ‘Business Traveler’ Guide to the Season’s Best Carry-Ons

Business Traveler USA

“Fashion or function?” is a valid question for anyone who boards a plane with regularity, but it is effortless to achieve both—once you zero in on the perfect style to suit your personality. We gathered ?ve ve terri?c c carry-on pieces that might be chosen by ?ve ve different types of travelers.

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Top 5 data privacy trends In hybrid and virtual events to look out for in 2022

InEvent

In this content, we discuss the current data privacy trends to look out for in your next event. With the pandemic coming into effect, virtual events have become a common part of our realities and went up by 1000% in 2020.

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Could Gig Workers Solve Hotel Staffing Shortage?

Smart Meetings

The travel and tourism industry lost an estimated 62 million jobs globally during the pandemic according to Statista.com. While demand for hotel and restaurant workers came back relatively quickly once people started traveling and meeting again, job-seekers were more reluctant.

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How This CVB Executive Is ‘100-percent Focused on Inclusion’

Convene by PCMA

R.I.S.E. founder Hilina Ajakaiye, surrounded by some of the volunteers who organized the 1,400-person women’s leadership conference in 2022, first created the conference in 2017.