2019 ASAE Preview: 8 Ways to Enjoy Columbus, Ohio

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It’s not even Halloween yet, but it’s never too early to plan ahead for next year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio. The post 2019 ASAE Preview: 8 Ways to Enjoy Columbus, Ohio appeared first on Smart Meetings. Columbus Skyline photo by Andy Spessard.

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48 Hours in Columbus, Ohio

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Arriving in Columbus, Ohio, on a Tuesday evening in late September, I was looking forward to a quiet evening in before a two-day press trip hosted by Experience Columbus officially began the next day.

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30 Columbus, Ohio Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

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These are the 30 best event venues that the beautiful city of Columbus, Ohio has to offer. Columbus is the capital of Ohio and the state's most populous city. The Ohio Theater. Location: Ohio State University. Source: Visit Dublin Ohio.

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Hands Off the Wheel: Self-Driving Shuttles Debut in Columbus, Ohio

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The Ohio city is also at the forefront of emerging technology and home to makers, thinkers and doers behind cutting edge start-ups. The post Hands Off the Wheel: Self-Driving Shuttles Debut in Columbus, Ohio appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Major Meeting Venues: Ohio

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Located within two blocks of local transportation hubs, such as Bell Connector Streetcar; National Historic Landmark restored to its 1930s art-deco design; Orchids at Palm Court is Ohio’s only AAA Five Diamond restaurant; 561 guest rooms; 40,423 sq. In the heart of Ohio’s capitol; 7.3

Ohio is the New Comeback Destination

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Ohio is making a comeback as a meetings and tourism destination. All four cities are on the rise, as more companies view Ohio as a great destination for doing business. Ohio’s capitol is the 15th-largest U.S. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio.

October, 8, 2018: A Las Vegas Super Bowl Could Clash with Trade Shows, Why Columbus, Ohio, Is Skipping Columbus Day, Wedding Planner's Online Fight With Bride Goes Viral

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A LAS VEGAS SUPER BOWL COULD CLASH WITH TRADE SHOWS: Las Vegas expects to be able to host the

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October, 8, 2018: A Las Vegas Super Bowl Could Clash with Trade Shows, Why Columbus, Ohio, Is Skipping Columbus Day, Wedding Planner's Online Fight With Bride Goes Viral

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A LAS VEGAS SUPER BOWL COULD CLASH WITH TRADE SHOWS: Las Vegas expects to be able to host the Super Bowl in 2022 or 2023, with a new stadium and ample hotel rooms to host fans, but the timing could be a bad

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Transportation of the Future: What You Need to Know about Hyperloop

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More: Hands Off the Wheel: Self-Driving Shuttles Debut in Columbus, Ohio. Within the United States, however, HyperloopTT has continued working away on a deal with Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) to build a route between Chicago and Cleveland.

Where to Host Your Next Conference: 8 Best Locations

Endless Events

Columbus, Ohio. Home to the Ohio State University, the city is a popular conference location for academic and government-related conferences. Las Vegas, Nevada. Atlanta, Georgia. Burley, Idaho. One of these things is not like the other.

9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

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Lip Smacking Foodie Columbus, Ohio Rise and shine with Nick “Dr. Food & Beverage Meeting Planning activities bossier california carlsbad chicago columbus culture experience flavor food hong kong Las Vegas local louisiana meals ohio pheonix scottsdale shreveport switzerland tour vancouver

How Destination Cleveland Engages the Whole Community During Conventions

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More than 3,500 members of the American Bus Association (ABA) gathered in Cleveland, Ohio, this past January for the organization’s Annual Meeting & Marketplace, an event Destination Cleveland’s CEO, David Gilbert, called the “Super Bowl for travel and tourism.”

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7 Smart Moves—at Experience Columbus, Casa Velas and More

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12 Exciting Smart Meetings FAM Experiences in 2018

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Columbus, Ohio (January): Who would have guessed that this Midwestern city is one of the top hipster locales in the country?

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Catering Outlook for 2019

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According to Melissa Johnson, executive director of Cameron Mitchell Events in Columbus, Ohio, eco-friendly plates, cutlery, glassware and napkins will get increased awareness. When it comes to catering, there are trends that are fleeting and some that stick. Sustainability is here to stay.

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Arnold Sports Festival Welcomes More Athletes Than Olympics

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We have the greatest competition in the world right here in Columbus, Ohio,” Schwarzenegger said in 2014 , when there were rumors the event was changing destinations. “It Arnold Schwarzenegger greets fans at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus. Photos courtesy Experience Columbus).

Spearin Doctrine: A Construction Case Described in A Tweet!

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In 2007, the Ohio Supreme Court rocked the construction law world by significantly limiting the application of the Spearin Doctrine. Ohio Dept. On appeal, the Ohio Supreme Court reversed, holding that the Spearin Doctrine did not apply to cases involving delays due to design changes.

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Midwest Breweries with Meeting Space on Tap

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While Milwaukee gets a lot of the credit when it comes to Midwest breweries, cities in Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio shouldn’t be overlooked. Not only are breweries known for their handcrafted suds, many are also hot spots for groups looking for something beyond the hotel boardroom or ballroom. . Surly Brewing Co. City: Minneapolis. Signature beer: Furious. Event spaces: 2,200-sq.-ft. Scheid Hall and a 400-sq.-ft. boardroom.

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6 Event Highlights from ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition 2019

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EventMobi attended this year’s 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio. The event is where thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, and solutions every year. Over the course of three days, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the association industry.

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The Latest Catering Trends

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According to Melissa Johnson, executive director of Cameron Mitchell Premier Events in Columbus, Ohio, eco-friendly plates, cutlery, glassware and napkins will get increased awareness. We have a wonderful Ohio chicken meatball that we can butler on a platter with a clear mini fork and has a sweet chili glaze.”. When it comes to catering, there are trends that are fleeting and some that stick. Sustainability is here to stay.

Akron Leverages Location

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Ohio ’s fifth largest city grew to prominence as a 20th-century tire-and-rubber empire (Goodyear still has its headquarters there). Further Reading: Meetings of the Heartland: Ohio and Indiana. Akron Civic Theatre. It’s shaping up to be a very good year for Akron.

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Ticketbud Tidbits Episode 13 - Eric Olsavsky of Pelotonia

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Pelotonia is a grassroots movement to end cancer, with 100% of all rider raised dollars going to cancer research at the Ohio State University Cancer Center and several other research centers. This is a heavily research-oriented model, and with a goal to acquire companies who are in the Ohio or central Ohio area. Eric Olsavsky is the Director of Business Development at Pelotonia, a nonprofit organization.

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First Class: Meet the Inaugural 15 Over 50

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Columbus, Ohio. Connect Association is proud to present our inaugural class of 15 Over 50. These individuals are leaders, mentors and stars who moved the events industry forward for decades. We are proud to salute their first-class efforts. . David Bradley. Vice President, Sales and Services. Shreveport-Bossier CVB. Shreveport/Bossier, Louisiana. Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE. Executive Vice President & COO , International Association of Exhibitions and Events.

2019 15 Over 50: Stephie Young, CMP

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Stephie Young, CMP, works in Columbus, Ohio, as v ice president/director of event services at Advanced Meeting Solutions, Inc. As a 2019 15 Over 50 honoree, Young discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Young on Twitter. How I got here: I worked in Chicago for a major nonprofit for 18 years. In 2013, we started our business. I left my job in May 2014 and became a consultant. In 2015, the association hired AMS as its event management company.

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Meeting in the Midst of History

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Kenyon College in Gambier, OH founded in 1824 is the oldest private college in Ohio. It’s an added perk to hold your events at places that attendees actually want to travel to.

How to Organize an Opening Ceremony

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At the recent IKEA opening event which took place in Ohio, the first 44 customers received free couches and the next 100 – free chairs. Ribbon cutting is boring. If you want to ensure a large turnout at your opening event, you should switch on the creativity.

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Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

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He researches these topics as a professor at the Ohio State University. On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster.

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The Best of Louisville: Sites to See

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Now it’s a popular bicycle and pedestrian bridge, luring people to enjoy the two-mile round trip featuring unobstructed views of the city, the Ohio River, and pretty Waterfront Park with free summertime concerts the last Wednesday of each month.

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Planners Reveal Their Most Surprising Site Visits

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One of the most surprising destinations for me was Columbus, Ohio. Event managers share what cities and meeting properties have impressed them with pleasantly surprising site visits. “I I have never been more surprised than when I toured Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It is truly a hidden gem, tucked away in a residential community. Its grounds are tropical, and then you have your own walk out to a private beach. We have booked an event there for 2017.

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5 Smart Moves at Kimpton, Miraval, Hilton and More

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Kristina Schreck Ohio native Kristina Schreck was named director of catering at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, in San Diego.

Top 5 Corporate Event Trends for 2019

EventUp

Venue pick: Market Garden Brewery in Cleveland, Ohio offers some unique flavors, such as Sauerkraut Balls and Confit Pig Ears, along with savory favorites Chili Marinated Pork Tacos and vegan mac and cheese!

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Celebrating Oktoberfest in the U.S.

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Cincinnati, Ohio. Columbus, Ohio. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio). The German heritage of Southwest Ohio is celebrated with authentic food, drinks and music. Strap on your lederhosen and fill up your beer boots—Oktoberfest has officially arrived! Since the event started in early 19th century Munich, Oktoberfest has exploded into the world’s biggest “people’s festival,” or Volksfest.

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Save $100 on Adrian Segar’s first 1½ day participation techniques workshop!

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De-de Mulligan, CMP, CMM, former Director of Education, Ohio MPI Chapter. I’m excited!

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Creative Methods to Generate More Revenue for Your Event

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As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts. Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President and Chief Content Strategist for Mulligan Management Group.

4 Cities That Will Change Your Perception of the Midwest

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Louis; and four cities in Ohio. If your mental image of the Midwest is more cornfields and gravel roads than world-class museums and fine dining, it’s time to get to know the region a little better.

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Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

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He researches these topics as a professor at the Ohio State University. On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest Dr. Tsipursky discuss the following: How meeting and event professionals can apply science-based decision-making and emotional and social intelligence to their industry.

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Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

Eventinterface

He researches these topics as a professor at the Ohio State University. On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest Dr. Tsipursky discuss the following: How meeting and event professionals can apply science-based decision-making and emotional and social intelligence to their industry.

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San Antonio No. 1 Among Best Cities for Conferences

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Columbus, Ohio , ranks No. Columbus, Ohio, 7. Cities with the largest convention centers and most hotels aren’t always the best cities for conferences.

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Connecting Columbus

PCMA Convene

But I am in Columbus, Ohio, for a press trip and I thought of Speck and his book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save American, One Step at a Time. . It has been a while since we talked to Jeff Speck about the relationship between convention centers, meeting attendees, and walkable downtowns.

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Top Pick Venues for Holiday Parties in 2019

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The Ohio State University. As the warm summer months continue to fly by, planners begin to think about the holiday season that is right around the corner. The month of December is a favorite to many because of the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holidays.

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