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Destination Brief: South Walton Becomes Bleisure Hotspot With Pristine Beaches & High-End Meeting Venues

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Skift Take: For today's attendees, bleisure travel isn't just about beaches, outdoor adventures, and sophisticated meeting venues — they want a destination that will also deliver authentic local charm alongside a strong sustainability record. Find out why South Walton, Florida, is perfectly positioned to meet this new demand.

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Venue ventilation for COVID-19

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Attention, meeting planners! Safe meeting venue ventilation for COVID-19 is critical. As we start thinking about returning to in-person events, it’s crucial to check that venues are upgrading their HVAC systems to handle potentially virus-infused air. There has been little public discussion on this important topic.

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How to Avoid Sharing Your Venue With a Polarizing Group

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Skift Take: Sharing a venue with a polarizing group or a rival corporation can cause all sorts of issues. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings But how can planners avoid it?

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Venue Risk Assessment for Events During (And After) COVID-19

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As we slowly return to live events, it’s important to determine if your pre-pandemic, tried-and-true venues can still meet safety requirements for your area. Taking the time to do your own event risk assessment during every stage of event planning can help you choose a venue and mitigate risk before your tickets even go on sale.

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It’s About Time: 5 Faster Ways to Source Your Next Venue

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Make the most of it by utilizing venue sourcing technology to cut through the clutter and book your meeting essentials at record speed, leaving you free to get back to what you do best: creating event magic. Groups360 Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings Skift Take: Time is a planner’s most precious resource.

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New Zealand’s New Meeting Place

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Skift Take: The new purpose-built venue significantly boosts the city's capacity to hold business events and stands as a strong symbol of the recovery of New Zealand's business events sector. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings

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Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum

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My work at a pre-con is different from that of a typical meeting planner since I focus on the meeting’s design and facilitation. I’ve been convening meetings for decades, though, so I know a fair amount about meeting planning. The traditional bread and butter of a meeting planner’s job.

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