Rockford SMM Sept14 Leaderboard

The Nametag: Your Personal Billboard

Vickie Mitchell shares tips for maximizing delegate name badges.

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Negotiating and Budgeting for Meetings

Planners that are involved in the budgeting process at the beginning have a better understanding of the process.

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Taming Transportation

Getting transportation plans in place early on creates a solid framework that helps everything else go smoothly

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Creative Collaboration: Making the Most of CVB Services

Most convention and visitors bureaus offer a laundry list of meeting services, such as site selection, welcome
bags and coupon books. But not every CVB will create custom Web-based maps for attendees, plan and staff an ice cream social or bring in a busker to lead groups in a drum session. Here are some CVBs that will.

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How To Book The Right Speakers For Your Event

Lining up the right speaker can make a conference a hit, inspire members and even generate revenue for companies.

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Tips on a Perfect Meeting Wardrobe

Maria Mesch reveals some fashion pointers for your meeting wardrobe.

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How to Ensure Vendor and Attendee Safety

Meeting planners certainly don’t have to be experts in security, but being prepared is key.

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Tips From Meeting Pros

Vickie Mitchell asked members of the Senior Planners Industry Network to share their tips and solutions to common problems meeting planners face.

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There’s A Meeting Planner App For That

Many CVBs, meeting planners and conference attendees are relying more on mobile apps to connect directly with everyone involved in an event.

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Tips for Running Your Business During a Personal Crisis

Your world can turn upside down when you least expect it, and unless you are prepared, it can affect your personal health and professional success as well.

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