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CES Gets Meetings Industry Going for 2023

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Skift Take: With attendee and exhibitor numbers getting closer to pre-Covid figures, the entire meetings industry is hopeful for a strong CES that sets the tone for the rest of 2023. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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7 Meetings Industry Trends to Watch in 2023

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Skift Take: The past three years have brought about significant challenges to the meetings industry. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Announcements event trends meeting trends

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Why Building an Event Community is a Hot Trend for 2023

Eventmobi

If a global pandemic taught us anything, it’s that the right event management platform can help us stay engaged and connected even when in-person meetings aren’t possible. Build Connections with Events & Meetings. Annual general meetings. 1:1 video meetings.

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Top 7 Event Trends Expected in 2023

Event Farm

Here are the top trends that I’m predicting will shape the future of 2023 event experiences. In 2023, you can expect to see: . In order to make sure events have maximum impact in 2023, event profs need to look into innovative ideas and event trends now.

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Smart Women in Meetings Awards Nominations 2023

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings is proud to announce the eighth annual Smart Women in Meetings Awards. The post Smart Women in Meetings Awards Nominations 2023 appeared first on Smart Meetings. Smart Events smart women in meetings

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Virtual Corporate Events

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Whether you provide a directory hall where attendees can browse the profile or fellow event-goers, or connect directly with sponsors and exhibitors to book one-on-one meetings can go a long way. With the boom of online events, most companies have increased their portfolio of virtual events.

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All Eyes on Davos and Its Covid Mitigation Practices

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Business News Davos Masks Testing World Economic ForumSkift Take: During the World Economic Forum in Davos, attendees were required to get tested for Covid onsite.

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Trends for event professionals to watch in 2023.

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We’re here to help with a list of the upcoming trends for 2023! That’s the name of the game for 2023. This way you can have an outstanding year of growth in 2023! In 2023 this will be no different. . The biggest trend for 2023 is eco-friendly events.

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Are Your Business Meetings Truly Accessible?

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Event Design accessiblity Columbus DEI diversity equity Greater Columbus Convention Center inclusion PCMA

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Event planning conferences you won’t want to miss in 2023!

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In this article, we share our list of event-planning conferences in 2023 that you won’t want to miss out on! You might meet a new friend, business contact, or something in between. The Event Planner EXPO will take place on October 10-12, 2023 in NYC.

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Mike Dominguez: Hotel, F&B Prices Aren’t Going Down, and Other Predictions for 2023

Smart Meetings

As meeting professionals begin to plan events for 2023, Mike Dominguez, president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), joined Editorial Director JT Long for his annual Smart Chat Live! Revenge Meetings, New Meetings Are Driving Demand.

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How Travel Trends Are Impacting Destination Events

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Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Destinations covid destination selection destinations DMCs DMOs GBTA Global Business Travel Association Global DMC Partners incentive travel recovery site selection travel delays

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Holograms Take Center Stage at Meetings and Events

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Skift Take: The future is here: Plug-and-play hologram technology is now accessible for meetings and events. To find out more about how it works and why it stands to revolutionize the audience experience, Skift Meetings sat down with ARHT Media, a leading supplier of hologram technology.

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team building in 2023

SevenEvents

new year, new targets, new team members – its time to plan your 2023 team building day out. lets plan an epic 2023 team building day! this will encourage employees to get competitive in their teams, working together to find the best route and be the first to the meeting point.

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2023 new openings

SevenEvents

2023 has arrived and we are excited to share some new uk venues opening this year. the grand hotel will have 120 rooms and is the perfect central spot for your next meeting and incentive that is wanting to impress guests. set to open in spring 2023, enquire now for further information.

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Las Vegas Hits $1.3 Billion Jackpot With F1 Grand Prix

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Destinations AV Caesars corporate events destination marketing F1 investment Las Vegas Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas Strip MSG Sphere recovery Vegas Vegas Loop

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PCMA Convening Leaders Takes Over Columbus, Ohio

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Skift Take: Over 3,300 meeting professionals descended upon Columbus, Ohio, this week for PCMA Convening Leaders injecting about $6 million into the economy. The pressure was on as these planners could bring hundreds of millions of dollars in future meetings business to the city.

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Emerald Acquires Third Female-Led Company in the Past Year 

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With diversity, equity, and inclusion a focus, 50 percent of Emerald’s leadership team identifies as female and 20 percent as a person of color. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Business News

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Elevating the Business Events Industry Starts With Advocacy

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Skift Take: Tommy Goodwin, vice president, Government Affairs for the Exhibitions & Conferences Alliance, discusses the value and power of advocacy for the meetings industry. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Podcast

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The Secret to Giving Attendees a Complete Destination Experience

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Caesars Entertainment Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Destinations Inspiration destination activities destination experiences Las Vegas Las Vegas meetings and events Las Vegas Strip

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Status and power at meetings

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Meeting professionals rarely talk about status and power issues. This is unfortunate because the ways that status and power manifest at meetings matter. Because a majority of those who attend most meetings have little say over what happens at them.

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PCMA Announces a Slew of Acquisitions to Mixed Reaction

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. PCMA CEO and President Sherrif Karamat, Randy Fiser of AGU, Jason Dunn of NCBMP, Don Welsh of DI, and Howard Givner of ELI.

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Zoom Fatigue Finally Revives Travel for In-Person Company Meetings

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Skift Take: Internal meetings were supposed to be killed off by video conferencing, but it looks like in-person face-to-face will be back with a bang this year. Matthew Parsons Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Comfortable Footwear Seduces Planners

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Visit Indy provided close to 200 meeting professionals new Uggs during a customer event at PCMA Convening Leaders. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Event Design Marketing Columbus Hilton PCMA Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority Sneaker Fittings Visit Indy

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The Evolution of the Exhibition Industry

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Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: UFI CEO Kai Hattendorf shares key trends impacting the exhibition industry and paints a picture of what trade shows will look like in the future.

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Sports Events Winning Big for Philly

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Jeff Heilman Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: How consummate teamwork and collaboration attract major sporting events year after year, creating major economic benefits, tourism spending, brand appeal, and lasting legacies.

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Tomorrow’s Talent 2023: Entry deadline extended to 27 January

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The deadline for entries for Tomorrow’s Talent, The Meetings Show initiative designed to champion the industry’s emerging stars, has been extended. Calling all up-and-coming event planners!

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Volcanic Activity Illuminates Renewal on the Island of Hawaii

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Louise Felsher Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Destinations authenticity culture destinations Hawaii incentive travel incentives Meet Hawaii

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PCMA CL Ignited Ideas in Columbus

Smart Meetings

PCMA’s Convening Leaders gathered 3,300 meeting professionals in Columbus, Ohio, for three days of education, networking and some transformative ideas. The post PCMA CL Ignited Ideas in Columbus appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Are Good for Your Meetings (and Business)

Smart Meetings

Following the events of George Floyd’s tragic death in 2020, meetings industry organizations have been actively seeking to engage in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) discussion. If a client has strong feelings about DEI, meetings planners should too. “If

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New Audience Priorities

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Skift Take: Gathering audience data is key to understanding the priorities of meeting attendees. Through analyzing and interpreting both sentiment and behavior data we can improve the way meetings are designed. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Are Your Events Truly Inclusive?

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: To make your events truly inclusive, representation alone will not do it. They must reflect the diversity of your world.

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How Meeting Profs Can Improve Event Engagement

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings spoke with several event experts whose main goal is to craft a personalized, engaging and educational experience. Knowing the audiences’ wants and needs gives meeting planners the chance to reconfigure the usual general session.

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Showing Your Event Attendees They Matter

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Skift Take: Successful meetings and events are designed to meet the needs of all attendees who must be motivated to attend. If they can get the information being presented online, they will not expend time or money. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Marriott Properties Go Live With Instant Booking on Groups360

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Skift Take: Booking meeting space online has tempted planners for a long time; it is now a reality. With Marriott becoming the first major hotel brand to offer instant booking on Groups360, this could soon become the standard way of booking small meetings.

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Events Industry Looks to the Future During PCMA Convening Leaders

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Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: Chris Nassetta, CEO of Hilton Hotels, a featured speaker during PCMA Convening Leaders, predicts the business events industry will exceed the high water mark of 2019 this year.

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Planners Are Now Also Designers of Time

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Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Skift Take: If attendees are not enjoying their event experience, they will leave or not show up in the first place. Attendees now want more control over the event experience, so planners must become designers of time.

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Sustainable Meetings Through Renewable Concepts

Smart Meetings

Sustainability is now required at meetings as attendees are demanding an environmentally conscious event. Curbing pollutants has become part of the meeting professional job description, but how does one to do so at in-person and virtual events in a meaningful and cost-effective way?

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5 Ways to Disrupt and Improve Your In-Person Event Agenda

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Skift Take: Perfecting in-person meeting agendas may require a break with tradition. Louise Felsher Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Here are 5 ways a thoughtfully reimagined agenda will secure more registrations and deliver more value to discerning attendees.

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Meeting Planners Travel Report: United CEO Says Chaos Will Continue

Smart Meetings

We believe that the industry’s capacity aspirations for 2023 and beyond are simply unachievable. The post Meeting Planners Travel Report: United CEO Says Chaos Will Continue appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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