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Characteristics of a Corporate Meeting Planner

Master the Event

A corporate meeting planner is one busy person. If you’ve read a few of the blogs here then there’s one thing that I’m sure you’ve seen often and that is that a corporate meeting planner wears many different hats. A lot of people have asked me over the years what characteristics are important for a corporate meeting planner. A Corporate Meeting Planner Needs to Be Extremely Organized.

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CWT Meetings & Events research: London to remain top EMEA destination for corporate meetings and events in 2019

Event Industry News

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today unveiled its predictions for the top ten cities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in M&E. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data in CWT’s 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published later this week. Russia’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2018 is likely to have boosted the appeal of Moscow as a meetings and events destination.

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A Year in Recovery: Best Pandemic Travel Tips, Takeaways of 2021

Smart Meetings

The pandemic and the time it took away from air travel and in-person meetings have revealed ways to safeguard—and even improve—the health of meeting professionals and the way we conduct meetings. Kayak Launches Free Corporate Travel Solution.

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Event Safety is Actually Driving Attendee Engagement. Here’s How.

Event Farm

I came away from that meeting more energized, engaged, and optimistic than I had been in a long time. But can you imagine hosting a corporate all hands meeting? Two years ago, no one would have thought that wellness safety would be such a huge part of the event industry.

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Dubai Made Huge Event Wins in First Half of 2022

Smart Meetings

During the rest of 2022, we will highlight the power of in-person business events and Dubai’s strong value proposition to associations executives, corporate meeting planners and other decision-makers. Where to Meet. of meeting space is spread across 32 rooms.

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The 2020 CMI 25 in Pictures


The 2020 CMI 25 list is out, with profiles of the 25 largest independent meeting planning companies serving the corporate market in North America. Image Alt Text: Harley-Davidson 2019 Dealer Meeting_wide.jpg Gallery Slide Headline: Revved Up Published: User-Conference_1.jpg.

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Hong Kong Tourism Board strengthens support for MICE in response to new industry norms after pandemic

Event Industry News

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held an online MICE Tourism Update attended by around 740 industry partners on 25th May 2020 (Monday) to introduce a multi-pronged recovery plan for the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry.

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Canceling An Event: What You Legally Have To Do

Endless Events

So there’s a strict force majeure principle out there” “Now, what we’ve done in the meetings industry is broaden that. There shouldn’t just be a cancellation if it’s impossible or illegal to have a meeting. Canceling an event is never pleasant.

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Regpack Client Spotlight | The Black Onyx Group | Travel and Event Planning Software


She does everything from corporate meetings to group leisure trips. I’ve got all of my service providers, from the airline when I book group flights for example. The airline requires passport information, gender, date of birth, etc. Lisa Laws, Founder and Event Coordinator for Reggae Runnerz and Owner of The Black Onyx Group , has been using Regpack for 2 years. The Black Onyx Group is a group travel concierge event planning company.

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Meetings Hit Hardest as US Travel Industry Set to Lose $1.3 Billion in 2017


The initial ban applies to flights coming to the United States from certain airlines and airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Of greatest concern in the GBTA study is the long-term impact on meetings and events. In a previous survey, 45 percent of GBTA’s European members indicated that travel-related executive orders have made their company less willing to plan meetings and events in the United States. Billion in 2017 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Rethinking How You Work With Procurement

PCMA Convene

Tell that to meeting professionals, however, and they might grumble. On the meetings side, how do you make sure that you’re not spending all your time educating your procurement partners on our industry instead of getting work done?” Procurement] does great on indirect spend, on IT contracts, and many other purchasing activities for the enterprise, but when it comes to hotel contracts or technology for meeting spend, they might not have a clue what they’re doing, and we do.”.

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