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Public Speaking for Meeting Professionals

Public speaking is one of the most common fears.  There are different ways to classify fear, but several reports ranging from 25% to 75% of the population has a fear or discomfort of public speaking.  […]

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Making SMERF Meetings Work

As social, military, education, religious, and fraternal (SMERF) organizations strive to thrive, many recognize that they need Millenials to keep afloat. […]

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The Great Generational Divide

As Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y workplace presence continues to overlap, meeting and event planners are determining THE best way to incorporate these distinct groups in their organizations. Walk into any office and you’re […]

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Themed Meetings

These days, themed meetings are extremely prevalent. From global marketplaces to Mardi Gras events, themed events are perfect for gatherings of all sizes. […]

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Continuing Education

Continuous learning is essential for everyone, but especially in the meeting industry as meeting professionals face increasing demands from their clients and employers to prove their skills in a constantly-changing industry. It is very important […]

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Trends in Gala Entertainment

The main objective of award galas is to reward and recognize someone for a job well done. An important key is to do so in a powerful and personal way. […]