• High Tides

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Take a stroll along Burntcoat Head on the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada, and one can’t help but be overwhelmed by the natural beauty of the surroundings.
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  • Hotels: High Tech, High Touch

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Want to make a Millennial laugh? Tell one what it was like to plan meetings before the World Wide Web took over our lives. Polaroids were the Instagram of the day.
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  • Power Point: The Secret No One Knows

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    YOUR POWERPOINT IS SHOWING—and it’s scaring everyone out of the room. Your slides are preventing any hope of getting inside your audience’s head because everyone’s brain has left the ballroom.
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  • Inspiring with Food: One Speaker's Adventure at Tera Madre 2017

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    What happens when you bring 7,000 farmers, ranchers, food producers, artisans, activists, educators and event planners from 143 countries to Turin, Italy, to learn, eat and inspire one another around food? You spark a global movement from which millions may one day embrace their impact on the future of our delicate food system.
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  • North Star Rising

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    With a metro population of about 1.3 million and a latitude of 54.54 degrees North, Edmonton, in the Canadian province of Alberta, has the geographic distinction of being the farthest north of any major city in the Western Hemisphere. And as such, this oil town in the great Northwest has pretty frigid winters.
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  • Star Wars is Featured!

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Jay Hough
    The battle station is heavily shielded and carries a firepower greater than half the star fleet. It's defenses are designed around a direct large-scale assault.
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  • Awakening

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Despite the infamous history of gambling in Atlantic City, its first legal casino opened the month I was due to be born (May 1978) a mere two states away. My perception has always been that such gaming has always been a thing…
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  • How Wearable Tech is Shaping the Future of Live Events

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Forward-thinking organizations like South by Southwest and the Consumer Technology Association are hastening the rate of adoption for wearable technology at live events.
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  • The Impact of the Belgium Terrorist Attacks on the Meetings Industry

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Thirty-two people died and more than 300 were injured when ISIS targeted Brussels Airport and Maalbeek metro station with nail bombs on March 22. The terrorist attacks were the deadliest in the country’s history, and while it’s too early to quantify the economic fallout, the closure of the airport alone is likely to have had a profound impact.
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  • How MPI Embraces Diversity

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Following an innovative and highly rated European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC) in Copenhagen, MPI has roared into spring. We started strong by hosting 245 volunteer chapter leaders at our annual Chapter Business Summit (Page 28).
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  • It's a Wonderful Sponsored Post

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Jay Hough
    Bacon ipsum dolor amet filet mignon pastrami fatback meatball short ribs. Pork tri-tip capicola tail andouille pig, doner salami picanha bacon hamburger frankfurter ham cupim cow.
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  • Cruise Control

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    No one planning a cruise meeting or incentive program 10 or even five years ago could have imagined the options now available. A sea change has taken place by way of the types of ships, itineraries, venue choices and experiences both onboard and off-board.
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  • How Meditation Events Help Your Participants

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Simkin is the founder of the Center of the Cyclone and in January was named the in-house meditation leader at New York’s 1 Hotels. Her style helps those often in a hurry who don’t have time to meditate for an hour.
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  • Test Jay Post

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Jay Hough
    What's wrong? Oh, it's Han! I don't know, I really thought he'd change his mind. He's got to follow his own path. No one can choose it for him. I only wish Ben were here. This R2 unit of your seems a bit beat up.
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  • Energy and Atmosphere

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Mindy Fielman, vice president for trade shows and special events for Boston-based Hearts On Fire, a high-quality diamond jewelry company, has spent 28 years planning events in the jewelry industry. She’s learned over the years that the success of an offsite event boils down to a couple of key factors.
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  • The Perfect Job for Young Adults with Autism

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Carole McKellar, CMM (MPU U.K. & Ireland Chapter), sat in a hotel in Berlin three years ago with two industry colleagues, and they started talking about their lives. Discovering they all have children with special needs, they made a connection: the meeting and event industry would be perfect for young adults with autism.
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  • Sprint Demo Article

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    Bacon ipsum dolor amet pig short loin andouille ground round pork chop ribeye boudin ball tip pork turducken short ribs shank. Bacon pork loin pork chop, ham hock kevin tri-tip shankle spare ribs. Shankle flank meatball cupim alcatra. Beef ribs pork loin strip steak salami doner ham hock pork chop swine alcatra shank turkey chuck spare ribs. Jowl shank meatloaf, brisket short loin tenderloin picanha ham hock strip steak.
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  • Buoyed by History

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    What would you do for love? Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal. Edward VIII abdicated the throne. Joe DiMaggio sent red roses to Marilyn Monroe’s grave for 20 years. Ole Evinrude invented the outdoor motor.
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  • The Event Planning Process for Super Bowl 50

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
    A typical National Football League (NFL) stadium hosts 10 home games during a season. Each of those 10 games will unfold in a pretty routine manner for the stadium operations and security team, adjusting for factors such as the weather, the culture of the visiting team or the significance of the game’s outcome.
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  • Look at the Next Press Release - test blog post

    Aug 7, 2023, 12:40 PM by Alex Child
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