Confessions of a Government Special Events Coordinator

EventMB

As a Government Special Events Coordinator, here is my confession. The post Confessions of a Government Special Events Coordinator by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. In this series we present real-life confessions from people working in the event industry.

Tactical Or Strategic: Which Best Describes Your Governing Nonprofit Board

Velvet Chainsaw

To be an effective governing Board, there must be a clear definition of strategy, defined expectations of their leadership role, resources, and finances. The post Tactical Or Strategic: Which Best Describes Your Governing Nonprofit Board appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

The Business of Government Meetings

PCMA Convene

In case you haven’t had your fill of politics during this election season, let’s talk about government meetings. How much of your meetings and events business is government-based? Way back in our earlier history, government was a little bit stronger out in this area.

How to Take the Risk out of Planning Events with the Federal Government

Smart Meetings

Up until 2012 when the media broke the Muffingate story and the scandal of the GSA Western Regional Conference changed everything, government meetings were considered a relatively recession proof base of business. Government Shutdown. Government sequestration.

Government reaffirm commitment to grow Britain’s business events sector

Event Industry News

Joss Croft, Managing Director Marketing DIT VisitBritain and key government partners have reaffirmed their commitment to grow Britain’s business events industry to senior leaders today. Image: From left: Simon Hughes, MC. Giles Smith, Head of Tourism, Heritage & Cultural Diplomacy, DCMS.

Government to host two high-level meetings on boosting Britain’s events industry

Event Industry News

The Government is to host two high-level roundtable meetings to explore ways of growing Britain’s events industry and ways in which events can support Britain’s export drive and industrial strategy.

Girl Scout Cookies and a Talking Stick: What It Takes to End a Government Shutdown

MeetingsNet

government shutdown by using an age-old meeting tool. government running again, it could have gotten ugly. Senators brokered a deal to end the U.S. When a bipartisan group of dozens of senators huddled in the office of Sen.

Advise : Advocate : Act. How the UK Events Industry Board is Delivering the Governments Vision for the UK’s Business Events Sector

Event Industry News

Bringing together representatives from across the private sector, government and VisitBritain, along with many other DMO’s and influencers, this event marked the next step in […].

BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review

Event Industry News

The post BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review appeared first on Event Industry News. The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has been invited to co-ordinate the views and concerns of the events industry surrounding Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, as part of initial reviews being carried out by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services

BizBash

Lending Multiple intermediaries and fees for bank loans, mortgages, credit card debt, government bonds, muni bonds, asset-back securities Both loan and collateral can be stored in a blockchain. Governance Accounting for value A distributed ledger will mean real-time audit and financial reporting capabilities. This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Function Current Process Future Process Impacted.

U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Embassy

Smart Meetings

government employees and their spouses in Cuba, the Trump administration has expelled 15 diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. The Cuban government expressed great concern about the illnesses, and an urgent need to find the cause.

How Hurricane Irma Is Affecting Events in Florida

BizBash

Government leaders and tourism officials in Florida are assessing damage from Hurricane Irma, which made a devastating trip up the

Los Cabos is Encouraged by, But Not Satisfied with, New US Travel Advisory System

Smart Meetings

A five-point security action plan developed in 2017 for Los Cabos includes formation of a rapid-response network for hotels, airports, transportation and the government.

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When Will the Volcano Let Us Leave, Bali Visitors Ask

Smart Meetings

News airport bali breaking closed danger eruption government International leisure resort safety Tourism volcano warningA volcano on the popular resort and cultural island of Bali continues to spray ash 2 ½ miles into the skies, stranding an estimated 160,000 tourists for a second day.

6 Speakers Who Make Today's Politics Relevant to Groups

BizBash

In today's complex political environment, and given the many issues currently being debated in the halls of government, it can

Israel Considers Issuing National Cryptocurrency

BizBash

The Israeli government is creating its own “digital shekel,” according to multiple reports. The move is apparently driven by the desire to reduce black market activity, which makes up 22% of the country’s GDP, the report says.

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Spanish music fans launch online petition in fightback against ticket touts #stopticketabuse

Event Industry News

The President of the Bruce Springsteen fan club in Spain, Joan Colet, yesterday (13 June) launched a petition on change.org calling on the Spanish Congress and Government to take on for-profit secondary ticketing websites.

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Makueni County Healthcare

BizBash

The Makueni County government is this week conducting new registration for a universal healthcare program in the 60 sub-wards in the county.

drp hires its first events apprentice as trailblazer for new scheme

Event Industry News

The events assistant apprenticeship role was fully approved by the government earlier this year and Sarah Davitt is the first to join drp as an apprentice event assistant. Last year, the Government approved the event management apprenticeship standard set out by […].

Scotland’s first-ever homeless hackathon

Gallus Events

The Hackathon will bring together more than 150 people from across the IT and digital community, creative industries and local and national government, as well as the charity sector. Press Release. Glasgow to host Scotland’s first-ever “Homeless Hackathon”.

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Our Increased Distrust Of Institutions And What It Means To Your Association, Conference

Velvet Chainsaw

Big business, conferences, education, government, medicine, membership associations, nonprofits, professional societies, religious organizations, trade organizations, etc. “I’m done with !”. Go ahead and fill in that blank with any type of institution.

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Top 5 Challenges Faced by Meeting Planners

Quickmobile

Government Regulation. A major challenge that Meeting Planners have little control over is an increase in government regulation. Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots and Surgeons are all among the most stressful professions in the world.

Ryanair Brexit Warning – Bad News For Events in 2019

EventMB

UK airline, Ryanair warns the government that if flights are not a top priority in Brexit negotiations, the UK could be stranded with no flights to or from Europe.

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When Is the Contractor’s Termination for Default Proper? When It Does Bad Things.

BizBash

The contractor submitted numerous RFI’s, to which the government responded. ” As to the merits, the Board found: The government bears the burden of demonstrating that [the contractor] did not perform in a timely manner and that it failed to gain approval of its submittals.

Beneficial GDPR Checklist for Event Professionals

Hubilo Blog

” is for the people who till now took the regulation being enforced by the EU government lightly. The hype of the upcoming GDPR i.e. General Data Protection Regulations has now all of a sudden initiated an increase in awareness amongst the event professionals.

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Poken helps the Marrakech Climate Change Conference go green

Event Industry News

The Government of Morocco has selected Poken, the 360º event platform, to provide its smart event technologies to the Marrakech Climate Change Conference taking place in Marrakech 7-18 November 2016.

Business Visits and Events included on the Tourism Industry Council

Event Industry News

The Tourism Industry Council has added representation from the business visits and events sector as it steps up its collaboration between Government and the tourism industry to further focus on improving the tourism sector including jobs, transport and deregulation.

Protec’s rapid reaction to inauguration in Al Jubail

Event Industry News

Attended by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and a number of government dignitaries, these celebrated new infrastructure projects by […].

The architecture of assembly

Conferences that Work

” — Max Cohen de Lara and David Mulder van der Vegt , “ These 5 architectural designs influence every legislature in the world — and tell you how each governs “ , The Washington Post, March 4, 2017.

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Melvin Benn waiting for drug-testing licence for Reading and Leeds

Event Industry News

But festival promoters are waiting for the government’s final approval to […]. The organiser of Reading and Leeds, Melvin Benn, hopes drug testing will start soon at UK festivals but says the Home Office needs to issue a special licence for that to happen.

Heappey hits out at Brexit uncertainty

Event Industry News

James Heappey MP, the new Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for events, a resolute ‘Remainer’, has criticised the government’s lacklustre approach to Brexit.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

BizBash

Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Yellow Belt Grading – New York City

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Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

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Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

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Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

BizBash

Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

BizBash

Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. i360 best practice on Innovation Governance, Innovation Process and Innovation Organization. Focus on Organizational Development and tools for Innovation and Ideation. Accredited will have the right and possibility to sell Ideation360. PURPOSE. Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. OBJECTIVES.

Farnborough International Airshow extends GES partnership

Event Industry News

A major event in the global aerospace and defence sector, FIA attracts VIP visitors from governments, military and commercial airlines from across the world. […].

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Lessons from Anguilla — Resilience in the Face of Disaster

Conferences that Work

Roofs were torn off schools, government buildings, and the hospital. 8AM (AST) UPDATE: Eye of #Irma directly on #StMartin , northern eyewall pounding #Anguilla , coms going down. It’s at its worst #HurricaneIrma pic.twitter.com/nda2OJdjjb — Anguilla-Beaches.com (@anguillabeaches) September 6, 2017 On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma tore across the tiny island nation of Anguilla. Every power pole was destroyed.

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: From Industrial Revolution Work Models To Knowledge Economy Models

Velvet Chainsaw

In order to be a successful 21st Century organization, our structures, operations and governance models need to move from managing tasks to managing minds to paraphrase Minds At Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy authors Stephen J.

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