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Back to Basics: SITE SELECTION 7 key components to matching your needs

Like everything else in the meeting planning business, the site selection process has adapted to the short-term scheduling of meetings, budgetary cuts and technological advancements. Many meeting planners might recall the luxury of having a six-month or year-long lead time to research hotels and venues, but that window might now be reduced to one month…

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Meeting Plannning Software: TOOLS & TRENDS

BY MONICA COMPTON, CMP From three-dimensional virtual meetings to slick event scheduling applications for your mobile phone, technology for the meeting planning industry is advancing at a fast pace. Your meeting budgets can benefit from software tools that reduce paper consumption, negate travel costs and trim staff hours. Here’s a sampling of the latest trends.…

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Consider a “town hall meeting” concept to engage attendees. For many organizations, annual meetings are an integral tool in communicating vision and future strategies. While it’s easy to keep these meetings fresh by changing the destination, creating new menus and hiring different entertainment year after year, it’s often more challenging to keep the meeting content…

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