ing a sustainable event usually means considering an offset for the carbon footprint, avoiding paper handouts and individual bottles of water, and recycling leftovers. But a post from sustainability expert Shawna McKinley reminds us that there’s a lot more to it than that.
ying investment in large, face-to-face meetings is not simple. The benefits that come to mind—relationship-building, inspiration, motivation, recognition—are not benefits with precise measures attached.
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ve people walking by the booth and if they are not interacted with, they will most likely keep on walking. It’s amazing how a little human interaction can go a long way to generating interest. First of all you are going to be standing, not sitting in your booth. Sitting is a major no-no.
spicious date, when written as 12/13/14, is the last sequential calendar date in this century. (The next one doesn’t arrive until about 89 years from now—01/02/03, or Jan. 2, 2103.) It also falls on a Saturday, which means people looking to get married on both an unusual date and one that’s most popular for weddings are rushing to find special ways and places to say, “I do.”
eeting and event planners are checking for sustainability certifications and green initiatives when evaluating hotels, several hotel operators say. “I haven’t found it to be a deal breaker at this point, but as we move forward the requests about greenness are only going to grow.
14 Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships was the 78th such event organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams participated at six levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for the 2015 competition.
articles about Airbnb like to compare the number of accommodations it lists (at last count, more than 600,000) to the number of rooms in the world’s largest hotel chains (IHG is currently at 687,000), it’s obviously not an apples to apples comparison.
nd Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS 2014) will build on the success of previous congresses with a programme dedicated to advancing the field of atherosclerosis through collaborative educational experiences.
l Arab in Dubai is promising to take romance to new heights with the launch of “weddings in the sky” — on the hotel’s helipad 696 ft (212 m) above the Arabian Gulf.