Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

Planner WIre

2005 was a pretty rough year. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the Tsunami. There were some bright spots… Continue. Event Planning

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Pure Events appoints Richard Waddington as Chairman

Event Industry News

Founded in 2005, Pure Events has continued to deliver events for a small number of core clients. Pure Events is excited to announce the appointment of Richard Waddington as Chairman.

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Losberger UK Ltd

Event Industry News

Installed in compliance with all relevant and up to date health & safety standards including CDM 2015 and the guidelines set out in BS EN 13782:2005. Outstanding Quality at Affordable Prices.

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Envisage Brand Experiences appoint new Managing Director

Event Industry News

He embarked on an MBA at Liverpool John Moores University before becoming Director of Operations in 2005, and later undertook a management buyout with co-directors Rob Edwards and Chris Cotterill. Alastair Wilkins has been appointed Managing Director of Envisage Brand Experiences. He carries twenty years’ experience of operations, commercial and financial management in the live event industry. Envisage offer a full turnkey design and build service to their blue-chip clients.

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Responsive Design for Conference and Association Websites

Planner WIre

2005 was a pretty rough year. In short, your awesome 2005 website is going to start hurting your search results which will start hurting your bottom line. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the Tsunami.

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How New Orleans Recovered after a Natural Disaster

Smart Meetings

As an owner of a corporate destination management franchise in New Orleans, I saw the reality of ground zero as I worked to rebuild my business after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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Alexander’s Steakhouse

GatherHere

Alexander’s Steakhouse started as a single location in Cupertino, California in 2005, with values centered not only on luxury ingredients, but overall positivity and generosity. Currently, they have six full-service restaurants, including one in Taipei, Taiwan. To help streamline the volume of incoming leads and meet the needs of their growing business, Alexander’s Steakhouse turned to Gather to: Provide an easy-to-use platform. Consolidate administrative tasks.

40 Under 40: Jamie Blick

Connect Your Meetings

I started working at AIST as a conference planner in January 2005. Jamie Blick, 35, works in Pittsburgh as m arketing and conference administrator at Association for Iron & Steel Technology. As a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, Blick discusses her passion for the events industry. What I do: I am responsible for planning three midsize meetings a year and manage registration for our annual conference and exposition, which attracts over 8,000 attendees each year.

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Ácenar

GatherHere

Opened in 2005, the modern restaurant and bar boasts a plethora of Latin dishes inspired by eats from South and Central America and Mexico. The word “ácenar” means “to dine” in Spanish — and a quality dining experience is exactly what you get when visiting Ácenar in San Antonio, Texas. The bold, multi-level restaurant includes a dining room, balcony, and outdoor seating areas — it’s the perfect expansive space to host a successful private events program.

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How They See You

PCMA Convene

In 2005, more than 250 nonprofit CEOs told PCMA what they were looking for in their meeting-planner staff. Like the survey we commissioned in 2005, this year’s research was underwritten by a grant from the PCMA Education Foundation.

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7 Ways to Stay Flu-free on Airplanes

Smart Meetings

A 2005 study found that large numbers of microorganisms persisted in the toilet bowl surface and in the bowl water, which were disseminated into the air by further flushes. Another reason to be thankful: You haven’t come down with the flu.

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7 Ways to Stay Flu-free on Airplanes

Smart Meetings

A 2005 study found that large numbers of microorganisms persisted in the toilet bowl surface and in the bowl water, which were disseminated into the air by further flushes. Another reason to be thankful: You haven’t come down with the flu.

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The Future of Work

PCMA Convene

according to WEC, 94 percent of the new jobs created from 2005 to 2015 fell into the self-employed category — without the safety net of insurance, medical coverage, social security, and paid vacation.

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Gather’s Custom Confetti Physics Engine

GatherHere

of the 2005 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics symposium on Comp. April Product Update: Using Sweat, Tears, and Havoc.js to Make Events Fun for Everyone Involved.

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Gulf Coast Prepares for Tropical Storm Nate

Smart Meetings

The eye of the storm is likely to hit about 50 miles east of New Orleans, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Tropical Storm Nate is expected to directly hit Louisiana as a hurricane late Saturday or early Sunday, triggering precautions throughout much of the Gulf Coast.

After 12-Year Delay, Baha Mar Finally Opens

Smart Meetings

In 2005, the Baha Mar saga began with a proposal to build a $1.6 Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, brings new meaning to the term deluxe resort. Surrounded by pristine beaches and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the $4.2

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Top UK Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)

Bizzabo

INNOCEAN Worldwide was founded in 2005, and mainly manages the global marketing communication of the Hyundai Motor Company. Founded in 2005, Krow Communications is a full service creative communications agency, still owner managed and fully independent.

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REAL ID Act to Bring Changes to TSA Checkpoints

Smart Meetings

The act, passed by Congress in 2005, established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards.

Chris Trimmer on Building Relationships

PCMA Convene

MY PREVIOUS THREE JOBS Executive director, World Obesity Federation, 2010–2017; CEO, Society for Experimental Biology, 2005–2010; executive officer, Society for Experimental Biology, 1999–2005. Chris Trimmer, Executive Director, ISID. Chris Trimmer.

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PCMA Convening Leaders Set Important Records in Nashville

Smart Meetings

During that time, membership increased from 2,400 in 2005 to more than 7,000 today. Photo credit: Jacob Slaton. By the time longtime PCMA CEO and President Deborah Sexton passed the leadership baton to Sherrif Karamat during the closing session on Jan.

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5 Smart Moves at Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Choice Hotels and More

Smart Meetings

Prior to Choice bringing him aboard in 2005, he worked with BearingPoint and Arthur Andersen in senior management consulting positions and was an officer in the U.S. Bruce Siegel. Bruce Siegel was tapped as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. In this role, he’ll oversee financial performance, employee/guest engagement, community relationships, partnerships and talent development. Siegel has been with the brand for almost 18 years.

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‘The Conversation is the Relationship’

PCMA Convene

Most of us increasingly rely on email, texts, Slack messages, and other digital platforms to communicate at work — instead of having face-to-face conversations.

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Houston Convention Center Turns Evacuee Shelter

Smart Meetings

Brown Convention Center also helped approximately 7,000 evacuees from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in August 2005, once NRG Astrodome was filled to full capacity.

Convention Centers Take on New Emergency Roles

Smart Meetings

Brown Convention Center helped approximately 7,000 evacuees in 2005, once NRG Astrodome was filled to full capacity, but it was not the primary refuge. As Houston residents seek refuge from Tropical Hurricane Harvey , assistance from the city’s most popular meetings venue, George R.

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Walkie Talkie App Revolutionizes Hurricane Rescue Efforts & Meetings

Smart Meetings

In 2005, Sprint acquired Nextel, which had 25 million subscribers at the time. Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Moore has seen major improvements by mobile providers, taking note of a significant decrease in cell site outages. “In

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PLASA Members’ Day and AGM celebrates unity and growth

Event Industry News

The AGM rounded up by revealing plans to launch a new Industry Research project – the first since 2005 – with results to be ready in time for PLASA Show in September. The PLASA 2018 Members’ Day and AGM took place on Thursday 31 May at the Royal College of Physicians in Regent’s Park, London to reflect upon a year of specialist projects, industry collaboration and growth.

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The Top 5 Event Professional Social Media Mistakes You Should Avoid

Capterra Event Management

Since their debut album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out , was released in 2005 and since then they have gone through many musical style changes. My interest in music extends beyond the average Top-40 chart listener.

Insta Love! Canadian Caterers You Must Follow Now!

Canadian Special Events

Serving the Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec region, Olive Orange is a full-service catering company established in 2005. by Stacy Wyatt.

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How One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene

Bizzabo

Around 2005, I heard about this company called TechCrunch, and I started freelancing with them. Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold.

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Convening Leaders Preview: Nicholas Thompson

PCMA Convene

When journalist Nicholas Thompson became editor in chief of Wired this past January, it marked his return to the technology magazine, where he’d worked as a senior editor from 2005 to 2010. Nicholas Thompson.

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5 Venues Inspired by Art & Design

Canadian Special Events

The venue first opened its door in 2005 on South Granville’s Gallery Row. We discovered these five stunning venues inspired by Art & Design. These beautiful locations are perfect for special events.

Beyond the Imagination of Stage Design

Canadian Special Events

The event bgena in 2005 but the evolution of the stage design really took off in 2009 when tickets sold-out for the first time, generating enough capital for major expansions. Tomorrowland is one of the largest music festivals in the world drawing approximately 200,000 music lovers globally.

#WelcomeWorld

PCMA Convene

When Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company, joined the travel and tourism marketing organization in 2005, it already was emphasizing that the welcome mat was out. “We

10 World Famous Event Planning Companies

Social Tables

Founded in 2005 by Anabel Fielding and Caroline Villamizar Duque, they deliver an unrivaled experience with their international network. Let’s dive into ten of the most famous event planning companies, from around the world. Bassett Events – Toronto.

Cincinnati USA: Driving Diversity

Connect Your Meetings

In 2005, the CVB made a purposeful effort to go after them, working to correct the issues that were turning those groups away. The tale of how Cincinnati came to become one of the country’s leaders in diversity initiatives is a bit of a comeback story. From 2001 to 2004, no multicultural conventions came to The Queen City, says Jason Dunn, vice president of multicultural and community development for Cincinnati USA.

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Plan an Unforgettable and Safe Firework Show at Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

At their 2005 conference at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, she contacted the local CVB ahead of time to see if any other groups would be having events at the same time. Star Spangled 200 (All photos courtesy of Fireworks by Grucci).

The Power of Advocacy: How Two Medical Conferences Empowered a Family with Disabilities

PCMA Convene

In 2005, Brouhard attended the Coleman Conference for Cognitive Disabilities & Technology, interested in its focus on software for people with cognitive disabilities. Photo Credit: Adobe Stock. Alice Brouhard was no stranger to medical conferences.

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Seneca Designs for CANFAR’s Bloor Street Entertains

Canadian Special Events

Seneca has worked on this event since 2005. By Emily Milic, Seneca College.

Boiler Room launches bold new multi-genre streaming platform

Event Industry News

He has also branched into the world of music, founding his own record label, Simian Records in 2005.

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Planning for disaster: Best practices and essential terminology

Plan Your Meetings

since 2005 than there were in the previous 23 years combined. Your reputation—and people’s lives—are riding on your preparedness for riots, protests, shooters and acts of terrorism. By Tara Swords. In September 2001, Alan Kleinfeld was living in Washington, D.C.

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9 Airports with Super-Fun Ways to Pass the Time

Smart Meetings

Each year since 2005, Airports Council International has ranked it the best airport worldwide. Waiting in an airport is almost always a drag. Meeting and event planners know this better than anyone. Meal choices are limited, people are everywhere, morale is low and time seems to slow down.

The Power of Advocacy: How Two Medical Conferences Empowered a Family with Disabilities

PCMA Convene

In 2005, Brouhard attended the Coleman Conference for Cognitive Disabilities & Technology, interested in its focus on software for people with cognitive disabilities. Photo Credit: Adobe Stock. Alice Brouhard was no stranger to medical conferences.

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How One Kansas City Community Kitchen Reinvented Itself

PCMA Convene

ECS took over the program in 2005 as part of its Episcopal Hunger Relief Network. This spring, downtown Kansas City residents, some of them homeless, began buzzing about a new hangout spot. “We We started hearing, ‘We’re going to Club 750,’” said Beau G.