APEX/ASTM Exhibits Standard...Let's Go!

Nancy Zavada
March 14, 2012
The new APEX/ASTM Standards are finally published and ready to use. Now that I have had a chance to review the Exhibits Standard, here is my initial reaction and implementation advice...

Do this, don’t do that: Things to Chop or Splurge On In Your Conference Budget

Sarah Vining
March 13, 2012
If you've taken a recent glance at your conference budget, and aren't quite sure what you should splurge on or eliminate, Sarah Vining shares six tips to ensure you're spending in the right areas.<br />

Meetings Industry Trends I Hope to Never See

Zachary Chouteau
March 12, 2012
With tongue-in-cheek, some meeting industry trends I hope we never encounter...

Ethical Gray Areas - Fams or More?

Joan Eisenstodt
March 2, 2012
<span style="font-family: times new roman; color: #000000; font-size: 16px;">How do we know what's ethical in the hospitality and meetings industry? If others "do it", does it make it right? With what issues - fam trips, meeting give-aways, expenses reports, favors - do we struggle?</span>

Selecting sites & vendors by asking better questions

Joan Eisenstodt
February 20, 2012
When someone asks you to recommend a restaurant in your city, do you name your favorite right off the bat  or do you try to find out what the asker needs? If you want to book a hotel in Orlando for a meeting, do you ask what people think of hotels in Orlando without providing any specificity about why and what you are asking? Do you ask questions or always jump in with answers? How will asking better questions get us to better answers? What questions will you ask? And what <span style="text-decoration: underline;">does</span> red mean to you?

Name Badges Change Lives

Nancy Zavada
February 15, 2012
Wondering how to get your participants to recycle their name badges? Look no further...


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