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ncreased globalization, more associations and businesses are crossing borders and going international. A rising number of North American associations are hosting global meetings and events—and are seeing positive results for their efforts.
still roughly a quarter of the population is willing to put their hands up to help (22.2 percent for me and 28.4 percent for women), the overall volunteer rate in 2013 was the lowest it has been since the supplement was first administered in 2002, says the BLS.
r. Coordinator. Logistician. There are plenty of traditional names for meeting professionals who oversee the details of designing and executing conventions, but in today’s do-more-with-less industry, those typical names aren’t cutting it anymore.
generation of attendees and exhibitors continues to push the evolution of the industry in new directions, and planners and suppliers alike are outlining strategies for success in the future.
rite, the popular ticketing service for smaller events, just took another step toward upending the traditional ticketing industry and bigger players like Ticketmaster.
ng food allergies and other dietary needs at your events can be frustrating and intimidating, but by being SMART about it you can create a great attendee experience.
have driven through downtown D.C. over the last year, you couldn’t have missed the massive Marriott Marquis convention center hotel under construction. It has been rising up and almost complete.
three weeks after reports of riotous behavior by teenagers forced an early shutdown of the Florida State Fair, the Florida Strawberry Festival is kicking off today.With the festival located about 15 minutes away from the Florida State Fairgrounds.
ouncil members Monday discussed a proposed ordinance requiring those events — everything from Irish Fest or My Waterloo Days to a bike ride or small parade — to register with the city and pay for expenses the city incurs for public safety and set-up activities.