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  • Quick poll: How CVB-savvy are you?

     
    Photo By Do you know what a CVB is? Hint: It stands for “convention and visitors bureau.” Take this quick poll and see how savvy you are. The answers might surprise you.  
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  • Beware of death-by-PowerPoint

     
    Photo By The core message that's been lost on some meeting planners is that adult learners have short attention spans when they are in a passive mode of learning. So don't be passive. 
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  • Even in the worst of times, planners come through

     
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  • 6 tips for first-time board members, congratulations!

     
    Photo By No matter where you are in your career climb, you’ll likely decide at some point to add volunteer work to your resume. What can you expect? We have a few thoughts to share with first-time members. 
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PYM Advice & Best Practices

Quick poll: How CVB-savvy are you?

Do you know what a CVB is? Hint: It stands for “convention and visitors bureau.” Take this quick poll and see how savvy you are. The answers might surprise you.

Beware of death-by-PowerPoint

The core message that’s been lost on some meeting planners is that adult learners have short attention spans when they are in a passive mode of learning. So don’t be passive.

Even in the worst of times, planners come through

I’ve never been so proud of the skills that make me a planner and the people who make it all happen.

6 tips for first-time board members, congratulations!

No matter where you are in your career climb, you’ll likely decide at some point to add volunteer work to your resume. What can you expect? We have a few thoughts to share with first-time members.

Are you a human being or a ‘human doing?’

Lacking a balance between responsibility and respite, “getting things done” can become an end-all. We begin to draw a link between executing the items on our “to do” lists and our feelings of self-worth.

3 reasons why your RFPs go unanswered

The best step toward better RFPs is having experienced people on the both the sourcing and supply side proactively educate the next generation.

3 smart steps toward your date with reality

Wasn’t it just six months ago that we all had lofty goals about where we were headed? Perhaps June should be designated as the time to get real about what we’ve accomplished and what we have not since Jan. 1.

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Planner's Corner

White noise while you work: 3 options

These websites enable you to access white noise at your convenience, while you work, relax or meditate.

Shreveport-Bossier has a deal for you

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau in Louisiana has a cash reward for your event — if you act before Dec. 31 and meet a few other requirements.

Trend: Popularity up for third-tier cities

One of the bigger trends in meetings and events today is the growing popularity of third-tier destinations. That’s according to research from New York-based Skift, which tracks such things. Do you agree?

Meet at resort with Georgia’s top golf course

If you like to do your business, or your after-business networking, on a Georgia golf course, Golf Advisor’s pick of the pack is King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island.

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