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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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.

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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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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

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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.

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Get Away in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

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Association meetings in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands are a great value; the destination is located midway between Cleveland and Toledo, close to major airports and highways. Off-site venue options in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands are unparalleled. Nowhere else in Ohio is able to offer the option of a group island getaway. Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is always buzzing with new and exciting attractions and experiences.

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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.

9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

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Where to Host Your Next Conference: 8 Best Locations

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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.

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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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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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).

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.

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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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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.

Study Up On Our Top Picks For Academic Camps In North America

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The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio is another one of our Top Picks because first, we see how attendees will be wowed by its beautiful architecture and historic charm. The challenge with coordinating an academic camp is picking a venue that will immediately set the stage for learning.

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.

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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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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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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.

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.

Connecting Columbus

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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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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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Guns and Meetings: What You Need to Know Now

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In Ohio, for example, it shows that concealed handguns can be carried with a permit, but that handguns and long guns can be carried openly. Hands up! How many are packin’ today? In today’s America, some of you undoubtedly are (and feel strongly it’s your right to do so).

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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Everything You Need to Know About Mills James Agency – #EventIcons Episode 128

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They have offices in Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio, providing event and video production services to Fortune 500 companies, startups and not-for-profits. Today on #EventIcons we’re talking about the life of a creative agency. We will be learning from Mills James.

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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.

Inclusive Cities are Thriving

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The report also outlines what four cities that improved their racial and economic inclusion during their economic recovery — Columbus, Ohio; Louisville, Kentucky; Lowell, Massachusetts; and Midland, Texas — share in common.

National Association for College Admission Counseling National Conference

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National Association for College Admission Counseling National Conference Sep 18–20, 2016 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio. CHALLENGES   Renovations at the Greater Columbus Convention Center have kept the planning team on their toes leading up to the big event.

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Inspired to Take Action, Events Executive Gives Back

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With his plan approved by the TSA, Prusak started a GoFundMe campaign that he shared on Facebook with the Northeast Ohio Foodies group. Nadya Okamoto speaks Jan. 8 at Convening Leaders 2019. Her keynote inspired attendee Anthony Prusak to help furloughed TSA agents in his Cleveland community.

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