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  • 12 tips toward creating a great pre-fam trip

     
    Photo By When event industry professionals are already traveling to a trade show or conference, tourist boards and venues have an ideal opportunity to promote their destination.  
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  • 4 smart ways to live it up by dialing it down

     
    Photo By Be more comfortable with your work and personal lives by keeping it simple, choosing wisely, trusting yourself and recognizing completions. 
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  • What's hot now: 6 top catering trends

     
    Photo By Look for these options at your next event: hyper-local, craft food and drink, gluten-free, ancient grains, mini-comfort foods, umami, meaty flavors and gourmet vegetarian. 
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  • Data isn’t dirty, so use it to pump up your power!

     
    Photo By Understanding data makes you more strategic and efficient. It helps you drive revenue, create a quality experience and know who will come to your event. What's not to like? 
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PYM Advice & Best Practices

12 tips toward creating a great pre-fam trip

When event industry professionals are already traveling to a trade show or conference, tourist boards and venues have an ideal opportunity to promote their destination.

4 smart ways to live it up by dialing it down

Be more comfortable with your work and personal lives by keeping it simple, choosing wisely, trusting yourself and recognizing completions.

What’s hot now: 6 top catering trends

Look for these options at your next event: hyper-local, craft food and drink, gluten-free, ancient grains, mini-comfort foods, umami, meaty flavors and gourmet vegetarian.

Data isn’t dirty, so use it to pump up your power!

Understanding data makes you more strategic and efficient. It helps you drive revenue, create a quality experience and know who will come to your event. What’s not to like?

Gotcha! Part 2: Service charges, comp policies, add-on fees

The nature of contracts with hotels is changing. Planners should be aware of several sneaky, new clauses.

Gotcha! Clauses to address in your next hotel contract

New clauses popping up in hotel contracts are cause for concern. Here’s how you might want to respond.

ASAP, what?! Stop the insanity, say what you really mean

How much of the time is an assignment or task truly needed as soon as possible? Think about it …

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Planner's Corner

Register now for 2015 Sustainable Meetings Conference

The 2015 Sustainable Meetings Conference runs June 17-19 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta.

Meet them on Twitter

The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Alabama wants to chat with planners in 140 characters or less.

Case study: Road to DIY hybrid success full of potholes

I began to get nervous. My team and I are (self-proclaimed) event technology experts, but producing a livestreaming event is a whole other barrel of monkeys.

Bookings by Instagram? Conrad Hotels gives it a try

Conrad spokesman say the hotel chain was inspired by the fashion industry to leverage Instagram.

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