Basic Accreditation – Washington D.C.

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Basic Accreditation – Washington D.C.

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Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

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The post Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC appeared first on Home of Innovation. 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. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value.

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

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The post Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC appeared first on Home of Innovation. 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. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value.

Washington D.C. Draws New Citywide Conferences in 2018

PCMA Convene

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., Ferguson, II, president and CEO of Destination DC (DDC). headquarters to the D.C. report , Washington, D.C., Washington Convention Center, Oct. In addition to political resources, D.C.

Local Food Vendors in Washington, DC – 3 Ways to Discover Food for Your Next Event

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Here’s a list of 5 of our favorites: Glen’s Garden Market , DC. Union Market , DC. Our ever-growing database has 225+ food and beverage business owners from the DC and Baltimore metro areas. More often than not, food is the main attraction for event attendance.

Data, analytics and digital top of agenda as organizers gather for Transform USA in Washington DC last week.

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The post Data, analytics and digital top of agenda as organizers gather for Transform USA in Washington DC last week.

One community bank’s novel approach to auto lending

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Community banking Auto lending Auto industry Growth strategies Virginia Washington DCRather than jump right away into lending to car buyers, Access National will start by offering CRE and M&A financing to dealerships.

Guest Column: 6 Key Ways to Support Media at Events

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Matheson Sharp is a coordinator at Scott Circle Communications (@scottcircle), a Washington, D.C.-based based public relations firm working with mission-driven clients. Planning

‘Scandal’ Costume Designer Creating Guest Room at Watergate Hotel

Smart Meetings

The Washington, D.C., None other than Emmy winning costume designer Lyn Paolo who dresses the fashionable Olivia Pope (played by actress Kerry Washington)! Photo of Diplomat Living Room, The Watergate Hotel.

A Look Inside the Largest U.S Travel Conference to Date

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The 49th annual IPW travel conference headed to Washington, D.C. June 3 to 7 for the first time in its

Planners Scrambling as Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Smart Meetings

Vicki Johnson, founder of Vicki Jonson & Associates in Washington, D.C.,

Convene Investment Targets Small Meetings

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of meeting, event and workspace in New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C.,

6 Smart Moves at Visit Sacramento, Fairmont, The Don CeSar & More

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Photo Credit: Visit Sacramento Mark Huntley Fairmont Washington, D.C., In this role, he’ll also be responsible for Fairmont Austin, Fairmont Pittsburgh, Pullman Miami and Sofitel Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: The Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Survey: Meeting Planners Prioritize Safety, Cleanliness

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More key findings: Chicago, Orlando and Washington, D.C., Meeting Planning chicago destinationMAP meeting locations meeting planner destinations meeting planner preferences meeting sites orlando survey washington dc

8 Unconventional Museums for the Curious Mind

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International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C. Retreat to Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill for 38,000 sq. This past December, The San Francisco Museum of Ice Cream sold out through its final days in February. The museum’s remarkable popularity made it clear just how much people enjoy the unexpected in a museum. While classic museums filled with art and historical artifacts are both enticing and informative, it’s refreshing to get up-close to out-of-the-ordinary objects.

ALHI Adds 4 Key Meeting Properties

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Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has significantly enhanced its meetings and events portfolio by adding key properties in Washington, D.C., Two of the hotels— Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., InterContinental Washington D.C.-The

2018 40 Under 40: Class Acts

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Destination DC. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. While these event professionals you will learn more about are young, there is much everyone in the industry can learn from them. They are proactively changing the world for the better through conference, meetings and other events. No wonder they are worthy members of the 2018 40 Under 40.

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Hot F&B Trend: Torched Doughnuts

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For a 400-person event in Washington, D.C., catering and event-styling company Design Cuisine cranked up the heat by hiring local Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken to torch homemade creme brulee doughnuts right before guests’ eyes. Talk about hole-y smokes! . The post Hot F&B Trend: Torched Doughnuts appeared first on Connect Association. Feature

Podcast: Task Manager vs Strategic Planner: Using tech to streamline meeting planning

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CEO of Hubb Allison Magyar joined us from Portland, Oregon, whilst Social Tables’ Senior Community Manager Laura Lopez joined us from Washington D.C. […].

Kimpton Hotels Target Inauguration-Goers

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Others will soon be making plans to head to Washington, DC to celebrate the presidential inauguration in January. The newest properties to the nation’s capital include Kimpton Glover Park Hotel located near Hillary Clinton’s D.C.

Event Farm Hits the Road: Tour D'States 2016

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Washington, DC : Tuesday, October 11th, 3-6pm, at Social Tables HQ, 1325 G Street NW, 3rd floor. Good morning from Chicago! Today we're kicking off our first roadshow series, Tour D'States 2016.

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Get down to Biz-ness! Bizly launches in New York, Chicago & San Fran

Event Industry News

Servicing three key markets today – New York, Chicago and San Francisco, several more cities including Washington DC, Boston and Los Angeles will launch in coming weeks.

Coping with stress, exercises and tips for stressed out meeting planners

Eventinterface

Her Masters in theology was completed in 2001 in Washington D.C. Careercast lists the job of event planning in the top 5 of most stressful jobs in the country. Not a year goes by without the career being on this list.

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U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Embassy

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government employees and their spouses in Cuba, the Trump administration has expelled 15 diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. He also said, however, that the decision to expel Cuban diplomats from Washington, D.C.,

Why Your Meeting Needs Warm Cookies

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And when you need mobile service, Captain Cookie & the Milkman is a popular food truck serving metro Washington, D.C. . One trend that will never go out of style is attendees devouring warm cookies until they turn blue in the face (like a certain “Sesame Street” character).

Brand USA IMAX Film Draws 172,000 International Visitors to US

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This new film premiered in February in Washington, D.C., Brand USA IMAX international tourism. Brand USA says 172,000 international visitors will travel to the United States because of the DMO’s latest effort to boost sagging overseas tourism in the country.

5 Things Planners Can Learn from the Presidential Inauguration

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20, president-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office, and nearly one million Americans are expected to travel to Washington, DC, to either attend the inauguration or protest it. The president-elect’s own hotel, Trump International Hotel Washington DC, has long been fully booked.

25 Best Attractions to Visit This Spring

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DC Trails – Washington DC, District of Columbia. Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DCWashington DC, District of Columbia. Mid-bloom into the season, TripAdvisor has released its Seasonal Attractions Trend Index for spring.

Gaylord Debuts New “Infinity Ballroom” on the Potomac

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The Washington, D.C., Gaylord National, operated by Marriott International, is located eight miles from Washington, D.C.

2018 40 Under 40: Alison Jo McKeithen

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Alison Jo McKeithen, MBA, CMP, 38, works in Washington, D.C., as conferences manager at NMAC. As a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree, McKeithen discusses her passion for the events industry. What I do: I educate leaders to stop the HIV epidemic. Through conference planning, I work to keep adult education interesting and relevant so my attendees continue to fight HIV in and for their communities. How I got here: I worked at NMAC for nine years, starting as the meeting registrar.

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2018 40 Under 40: Richelle Wilkins

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When I was a member of the PCMA Emerging Professionals Committee in Washington, D.C., Richelle D. Wilkins, 34, works in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as events manager at e-Builder. As a 2018 40 Under 40 honoree, Wilkins discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Wilkins on Twitter and Instagram. What I do: I lead and manage event strategy, coordination and execution of key e-Builder events—online and offline—for customers, partners and prospects.

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Using the Power of Storytelling and Communication to Create Successful Events

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Prior to Mastercard, Douglass spent two decades in Washington, DC, where he worked on Capitol Hill in senior positions in both the U.S. The time is ripe to disrupt not an industry but a discipline. That discipline is communication. The disruptor is really good storytelling.

10 Reasons To Visit Arlington, Va.

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Home to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Arlington is also within easy reach of Dulles International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Airport, and Washington’s Union Station. Just minutes by bridge or Metro from Washington, D.C., By meeting just across the river from Washington, D.C., Dubbed a “hotbed of cultural abandon” by The Washington Post, Arlington’s home to several nationally acclaimed companies.

6 Smart Moves for The Ritz-Carlton, Hilton and More

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Aretha Kelly Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), in Washington D.C., Emily Cornelious St. Jane, in Chicago, appointed Emily Cornelious director of sales and marketing. Emily’s resume includes The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Morgans Hotel Group and The Peninsula Hotels.

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference

PCMA Convene

May 24–25, 2016 Katzen Arts Center, American University Washington, D.C. “We 2016 Washington, D.C. Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference.

Louisville Builds Around Convention Center Revamp

Connect Your Meetings

Now able to accommodate up to 95 percent of groups booked in the United States with the expanded facility, Louisville is looking to draw more association groups from Washington, D.C., Only a day’s drive from 60 percent of the country’s population, Louisville is a two hours’ drive from Indianapolis and Nashville, four hours from St. Louis and five hours from Chicago. It’s this easy access—combined with Kentucky Exposition Center with its 1.3

Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando

Social Tables

Offering teams in Florida, Arizona, Las Vegas and Washington DC, this event planning firm has been excellent enough to grow into multiple cities. Just Events! Group. This team has been planning and implementing award winning events for over 20 years.

Artists of Assembly: 2017 40 Under 40

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Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Event professionals are the ultimate puzzle solvers. To most, the idea of putting together a set of dates, a venue, a program, a speaker lineup, an education schedule, food and beverage orders, audiovisual packages, marketing materials and more is overwhelming, to say the least. Then there’s the whole part about actually getting people to attend.

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Career Opportunities

PCMA Convene

The [crew] was showing us the audio-visual and the lighting, how to make sure it was all perfectly correct,” said Wilfredo Argueta, 17, a junior at Woodrow Wilson High School in nearby Washington, D.C. “It Lewis moved from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.,