Tag Archives: meetings

Quick Tips: Tier 2 Cities, Virtual Reality

Tier 2: Smaller City, Smaller Price Tag, Big Fun Being in the No. 1 block is a nice distinction – it carries weight. New York and Los Angeles and Chicago all have their big-city pros, but they also have big-city cons to combat: expense, congestion and competition, to name a few. That’s why so many planners are choosing Tier 2 ...

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Extend the Life of Your Event with Content That Lasts All Year

I can still remember the first association conference I ever attended: It was three days of jam-packed educational sessions, networking events every night and one-on-one meetings in between. It was hundreds of people on the trade show floor, a few with familiar faces but most of whom I was meeting for the first time. It was a lot of business ...

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Meeting Planning for the Non-Meeting Professional

“You’re in charge of the entire conference.” That is what my boss said to me, just after the contracted meeting planner called saying she couldn’t make it. Me, the part-time college intern, moments before the opening session of our association’s annual flagship conference… “You are the only person on our team who is not on stage in five minutes. Do the ...

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