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Betsy Bair to Retire from VCC

Velvet Chainsaw

For over 30 years, Betsy was the editor and content director of Medical Meetings, Corporate Meetings & Incentives and several other industry publications that have evolved into today’s digital MeetingsNet. In 2005, she helped launch the Pharma Forum annual conference.

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Tips for Difficult Conversations from FICP22

Smart Meetings

As if the job of meeting professional weren’t difficult enough, many have had to take on the role of Chief Difficult Conversation Starter. In fact, if approached with thoughtfulness and preparation, those interactions could lead to the meeting professionals taking a rightful place as strategic advisors. By the Numbers. Jeff Calmus.

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How to Choose Event Technology, Should Cost be the Main Factor?

Endless Events

So medical meetings have a different set of standards and requirements than say an internal corporate meeting sales meeting for somebody that sells widgets, or an insurance meeting is going to have different requirements than that medical meeting.”. It’s going to help you meet your goals.

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Super Bowl LI Offers Insights on Winning Events

SmartMeetings

Sometimes it’s hard to fit a site visit into your schedule, but our site selection experts at Smart Meetings 360 always emphasize that site visits should not be skipped. Even if you just completed a fabulously successful event, there is still a lot that a corporate meeting planner can do after an event ends.

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Two Simple Secrets to Happy, Engaged Attendees

MeetingsNet

Nearly half of attendees in a recent survey said they fell asleep or felt drowsy during a meeting. Hilton’s Meet with Purpose program gives planners plug-and-play menu and activity ideas designed to wake them right up. read more.

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Which 5-Minute Pitch Will Win Best Event Tech at IMEX?

MeetingsNet

IMEX America is readying its #IMEXpitch competition, in which event technology startups showcase their products to meeting professionals in a live, head-to-head battle of five-minute pitches. read more.

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5 Ways to Integrate Social Media into Your Communication Plan

MeetingsNet

By Kelsey Dixon, davies + dixon. Whether you’re dealing with a small glitch or a major crisis, social media should be an integral part of your strategic communication plan. read more.