Articles tagged “meetings”

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Here’s a Preview of 9 Event Trends for 2023

Take a sneak peak at the nine key event trends that we will be diving into at our 2023 Event Trends Summit this Wednesday, December 7.

Here’s a Preview of 9 Event Trends for 2023

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Meetings Are Forever Changed, New Data Shows

Stressed teams, less demand, the popularity of drive-to destinations, and shorter lead times are among the findings of the Skift Meetings State of Business Events report.

Meetings Are Forever Changed, New Data Shows

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Convention Center Workers Prepare to Walk Off the Job in 5 U.S. Cities

Sodexo convention center workers in five major meetings markets — Las Vegas, Orlando, Detroit, Sacramento, and New Orleans — are warning of possible strikes as early as December 1.

Convention Center Workers Prepare to Walk Off the Job in 5 U.S. Cities

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Dallas Is Betting on a New $2 Billion Convention Center to Make It a Meetings Draw

A new $2 billion convention center will be built from the ground up in Dallas, elevating the city to be able to compete with other major meeting and convention destinations. In a world of smaller gatherings, in this case, it makes sense.

Dallas Is Betting on a New $2 Billion Convention Center to Make It a Meetings Draw

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Meta Struggles to Gain Traction With Its Own Metaverse Meetings

Even Meta is finding it hard to encourage employees to use VR for internal meetings. Still, as the technology improves and users gain familiarity, it may become that standard way people to meet, train, and collaborate online.

Meta Struggles to Gain Traction With Its Own Metaverse Meetings

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Informa Confident of Trade Show Business Growth

Trade show business is booming, and could get even better should international shows resume there in the near future.

Informa Confident of Trade Show Business Growth

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Are Your Meetings Neuro-Inclusive?

Fostering a sense of belonging in event design helps ensure success for all. Google’s Megan Henshall is building a community focused on building a neuro-inclusive future.

Are Your Meetings Neuro-Inclusive?

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Is It Time for a Meetings Industry Reboot?  

The business of meetings and events isn't easy to define, and planners are still struggling to get a seat at the board table. Is that about to change?

Is It Time for a Meetings Industry Reboot?  

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Meeting Spaces Evolve to Accommodate Hybrid Work Demands

In a world where the word pivot took on new dimensions two years ago, the concept of hybrid meetings has followed suit. Investment in new technology and flexible spaces allows venues to host attendees from anywhere, putting fuel back into the tank of an events industry that needs it. 

Meeting Spaces Evolve to Accommodate Hybrid Work Demands

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How to Combat the Rising Cost of Meetings 

Skyrocketing costs are putting unprecedented pressure on meeting and event professionals to stay on budget and still produce successful events. However, there are ways to alleviate the added costs. 

How to Combat the Rising Cost of Meetings