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When is Next Year for the Cubs?

Jeff Blackman reveals what business lessons can be learned from last year’s remarkable transformation of the Chicago Cubs.



Current Meeting and Event Trends

Technology is a main focus and the leading influence for top venues and event planners in the upcoming year.



DMO + Planner = Happy Meetings

Perhaps no greater partnership exists in the meetings industry than that of the planner and the destination marketing organization.



University Cities Unite

Vickie Mitchell shares what Ann Arbor, Michigan; Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Fort Collins, Colorado; Lexington, Kentucky; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Madison, Wisconsin have in common.



The Power of Peers

These organizations help meeting planners thrive.



Audiovisual Presentations: No More Feedback

Vickie Mitchell shares tips for optimizing your meeting’s audiovisual presentation.



The Nametag: Your Personal Billboard

Vickie Mitchell shares tips for maximizing delegate name badges.



Conference Speaker to Address Internet Service at Meetings

James Spellos will address internet and connectivity charges at the upcoming Small Market Meetings conference.

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New Ideas for 2015

get some new meeting ideas for 2015 from Vickie Mitchell.



Business Lessons Learned From Shoes

What does a story about shoe shopping have to do with your next business success? Everything!