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Episode 54: Creating Meaningful Event Experiences with Phil Mershon, Director of Experiences at Social Media Examiner


In this special episode, we’ll chat with Phil Mershon about some of the most memorable event experiences he’s ever had, […]. The Event Hustler Show

How to Execute Events on a Reduced Team

Endless Events

In April, we talked about a recession on the horizon. As the horizon approaches, Will and Nick find that many event professionals are running on fumes. Today, the discussion is all about executing events on a reduced team. .

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Global Citizens: Why More Businesspeople Are Seeking Dual Passports and Citizenship

Business Traveler USA

Some call it global citizenship. Others speak of personal hedging or location fluidity. Whatever the term, it comes down to having the choice at any given moment between two or more “home” nations, often many thousands of miles from each other.

Inside Secrets for Planning Events at an All-inclusive Resort

Smart Meetings

Think you know everything about hosting meetings at all-inclusive resorts? A lot has changed for the better. At today’s package price resorts, the quality of the experience is higher and the logistics couldn’t be easier. Gone are the massive dining rooms with a sea of buffets.

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.

Episode 53: A Macro Perspective On Event Industry Challenges From Miguel Neves Of SKIFT Meetings


From his seat as Editor-In-Chief at Skift Meetings, Miguel joins us to talk about some of the most pressing issues […]. The Event Hustler Show

Greg O’Dell Steps Onto a Bigger Stage

Convene by PCMA

Greg O’Dell, at the time PCMA board chair, speaks at PCMA Educon 2019. O’Dell recently took on a new role as president of venue management at OVG360. Jacob Slaton Photography).

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How AI-driven Wi-Fi Can Make Your Events Better

Smart Meetings

Wi-Fi is big business. What was once a “good to have” has become a necessity for most working individuals. And as with anything so widespread, it comes with its host of problems.

Becoming a greener restaurant in just two steps

EHL Insights

Do you want to become an eco-responsible restaurant but don't know what measures to put in place without interfering with your work? This article gives some basic steps to follow for implementing a greener approach in your restaurant in an easy and logical way.

Prescribing a Hub-and-Spoke Approach

Convene by PCMA

Re-Think MS, a multi-hub, one-day medical conference organized by AIM Group International, was broadcast from a main studio to 13 sites across Italy. Courtesy of AIM Group International).

Low Fares, Reclinable Seating: What the JetBlue-Spirit Merger Could Mean for Travelers

Business Traveler USA

The latest merger is changing the course of the airline industry. Last week, Spirit Airlines ended a months-long merger battle, abandoning its original deal with rival low-cost carrier Frontier Holdings in favor of a $3.8 billion all-cash offer from JetBlue Airways.

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.

Smart Moves in Rancho Mirage, Atlantic City and More

Smart Meetings

Lauren Bruggemans. Visit Greater Palm Springs in Rancho Mirage, California, appointed Bruggemans director of sustainability and community engagement. Over the last 17 years, she has garnered experience in hospitality, event, food and beverage, and business management.

Site Great Britain – Young Leaders Spotlight: Ellie Frowd??

Ulterior Events

An interview with Ellie Frowd, recently promoted to Event Manager at Ulterior Events.

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. Are You Too Responsible?

United and Delta Launch Nonstop Services to Cape Town

Business Traveler USA

New routes include three times-weekly services from both Washington, DC, and Atlanta. Two US airlines have announced the launch of new nonstop services to Cape Town, South Africa. United Airlines is set to begin flights to Cape Town from Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, starting Nov.

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

TWT: Airlines Get Blowback from Politicos; Cancellations, Consolidations and Delays Spark a New Bill

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself.

Will Event Planners Reconsider States Where Abortion Rights Are in Limbo?

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: How will President Joe Biden's executive order to ensure access to abortion impact groups that have vowed not to meet in states where it is illegal? Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management abortion gen con indianapolis salt lake city virtual

‘A Lot of Institutional Knowledge Is Leaving the Industry’

Convene by PCMA

Officials recently announced that San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center will host U.S. Travel Association’s 2023 IPW, the first time the city will host the travel industry event. (Al Al Rendon/Visit San Antonio).

How To Live Stream the Right Way in 2022 – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Thanks to the global pandemic, we have seen an upward trend in many companies, celebrities & even family members trying to live stream since 2019. According to Upcomer , the online live streaming industry saw a 99% progression between April 2019 and April 2020.

Roger Dow to Be Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

Smart Meetings

Outgoing U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow will be inducted into U.S. Travel’s Hall of Leaders. Dow will be the 104th travel inductee to be named in the Hall of Leaders since its establishment in 1969. Dow worked with U.S. Travel for the last 17 years.

Investing in Your Employees: Do's and Don'ts of Effective Leadership

Special Events

Leadership tips to improve employee retention

How UFI’s Kai Hattendorf Helped Launch the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge

Convene by PCMA

Kai Hattendorf, CEO, UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, accepts his Business Event Strategist of the Year honor at the 2022 PCMA Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C.

The Cost of Travel Right Now

Travel Pulse

Inflation, high fuel prices and increased demand have changed the travel landscape. Impacting Travel

Encore Plans to Help Meetings Industry Return Differently

Smart Meetings

The Power of Language

Special Events

A few tips for curating the words you use about yourself and your business

Meetings and Your Brain: Drawing a Joy Connection

Convene by PCMA

Participants of an Emory University Hospital workshop drew these images in response to the question, “What does well-being mean to you?” using the Piccles platform. The drawings are great,” Piccles founder Chris Bent has said, “but the stories are gold.”.

How To Create a Budget for Your Next Event


Planning an event, whether big or small, can be a complicated process. From venue renting to entertainment and refreshments to transport links everything needs to be carefully organized to ensure your event is a success.

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Headed South? Here’s Where to Meet

Smart Meetings

We’ve all heard of southern charm. The friendliness and welcoming nature that exists in the South doesn’t go unnoticed, especially by outsiders.

It’s Time to Refresh Your Market Research: How to Get Started

Special Events

It’s time to hit the drawing board and get in touch with how you can guide your ideal clients and customers to success

Visual Arts — and Much More — Draw Thousands to Art Basel 2022

Convene by PCMA

Folkert de Jong’s “The Shooting…1st of July 2006,” was part of the Unlimited sector of this year’s show in Basel. In his sculptural tableaus, de Jong explores and satirizes the history of colonial conquest, particularly that of his native country The Netherlands.

IAPCO launches its new Job Board

Travel Daily News

Bringing together recruiters and job-seeking meeting professionals from the global meetings industry

Wellness and Sustainability Top Agenda for Accor Reorganization

Smart Meetings

After a two-year Covid postponement, the 10th edition of Accor’s Global Meeting Exchange brought together top clients, company leadership, hotel representatives and partner companies for networking, education and a chance to experience the historic Fairmont San Francisco.

10 Marriott hotels in APAC with amazing scenery for your next MICE event

Travel Daily Media

The post 10 Marriott hotels in APAC with amazing scenery for your next MICE event appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The St. Regis Langkawi. Some Marriott International hotels in APAC are in scenic destinations that are ideal places for meetings, events, and conferences.

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Number of Indigenous-led Startups Growing

Convene by PCMA

Indigenous speakers at Collision 2022 included Sheila North (from left), former MKO Grand Chief, Bunibonibee Cree Nation; Bobbie Racette, Virtual Gurus; Jacqueline Jennings, Raven Indigenous Capital Partners; and moderator Willow Fiddler.

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How to Build a T&E Policy: Best Practices

Hotel Engine

In 2019, companies spent over $111.7 billion on business travel. Of course, the frequency of business travel has ebbed and flowed a bit since 2020 with the uncertainty of the pandemic, but one thing remains the same: Business travel expenses affect the bottom line.