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Tuesday, January 08 2013
Staying on the cutting edge is an implicit part of a meeting planner’s job description. Wowing attendees and getting them to return year after year requires knowing what’s hot, next and new. At the same time, satisfying stakeholders and CEOs demands that you understand the most efficient, cost-effective ways to do business in the current year’s landscape.
In drafting our list of the top trends to watch for in 2013, we talked to leading experts in the fields that matter most: F&B, decor, technology and the industry at large. This breakdown provides some valuable insights and direction, so you can remain, as ever, on the cutting edge of this evolving industry.
Friday, January 04 2013
Proceed With Caution
If you’re a government meeting planner, an outside consultant specializing in government meetings or virtually anyone dealing with this kind of meeting, it may feel like a perpetual minefield when you’re trying to navigate regulations and ethics standards and make certain all arrangements are above reproach. “I’ve been doing this since 1994, and one of the first things I learned is that appearance is everything,” Hartman says. “You might have the best deal in the world from a hotel, but if it appears as if a government official is having a lavish meeting or something a city official doesn’t want on the front page of the newspaper, don’t do it.”
Thursday, January 03 2013
Barbara A. Myers, CAE, to Serve on IAEE Future Trends Task Force
BETHESDA, MD—January 3, 2013— The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Future Trends Task Force will identify emerging trends in the events industry with the help of Frost Miller Group’s (FMG) Chief Account Strategist, Barbara A. Myers, CAE.
IAEE’s Future Trends Task Force is a subgroup of the Strategic Planning Task Force. The task force pinpoints future trends and predicts their future impact on the exhibitions and events industry and the association.
Wednesday, January 02 2013
2012: Year in Review
These were not only shattering events for the travel industry but major disasters that attracted the world's attention. They marked the year and left lasting scars, but they have one thing in common: In time we will be past them. In time they will be memories as distant as the Andrea Doria and Hurricane Hazel.
For now, however, they loom large in our reflections on the year just past and lead our list of the travel industry's major news events of 2012.
Friday, December 28 2012
IMEX Group Makes Top 10 Predictions for 2013 Meetings
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 will be the Year of the Snake. For meeting planners, however, the New Year won't bring snakebites; it will bring neuroscience, increased attendance, gamification, monetized meetings apps and visual marketing, according to the IMEX Group, which today released its top 10 predictions for the meetings and events industry in 2013.