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

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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.

Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Welcomes 2017 Fully Revitalized

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The $27 million dollar transformation of Fairmont Washington, D.C., The final touches of the project covered the redesign of the lobby, lounge and outdoor courtyard, which drew inspiration from the geometry of an aerial view of Washington D.C.

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.

Washington, DC, Hotel and Airbnb Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

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The president-elect’s own property, Trump International Hotel Washington DC, is fully booked. According to a survey from cheaphotels.org , 15 percent of hotels in the Washington, DC, metro area are listing vacancies for inauguration day.

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

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

‘Scandal’ Costume Designer Creating Guest Room at Watergate Hotel

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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.

Planners Scrambling as Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

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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.,

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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.

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

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

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. […].

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

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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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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

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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.

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).

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.

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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.

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference

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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.

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.,

Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando

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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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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.

Career Opportunities

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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.,

Here Are Your Favorite Venues in the East

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Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. facility for its wayfinding signage, plentiful meeting and event spaces (77 custom rooms) and its location (downtown D.C.). Planners who work often in the nation’s capital highlighted the venerable Washington Marriott Wardman Park and Washington Marriott Marquis. Spire Conference Center in Washington, D.C. Your favorite venues in the East represent some of the best facilities in the country.

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.

Tour D'States East Coast Preview: DC, NYC & Boston

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Tomorrow we’re kicking off our Tour D’States roadshow on the east coast, hosting our first event on our home turf in Washington, DC, before we head to NYC and Boston. Washington, DC @ Social Tables HQ, 1325 G Street NW, 3rd Floor. We’ve got a busy week at Event Farm!

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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.

40 Under 40: Deidre Wetelainen

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Originally, from Toronto, I am fortunate my career path has allowed me to live in many beautiful destinations, from San Francisco to Miami to Washington, D.C. Deidre Wetelainen, 39, works in Rochester, New York, as v ice president of convention sales and services at Visit Rochester. As a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, Wetelainen discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Wetelainen on Twitter and Instagram.

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.

MGM National Harbor Makes Grand Entrance

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Two years in the making, MGM National Harbor is now officially one of the highest-profile event venue options in the Washington, D.C., The $1.4 billion, 24-story property, which sits directly off Interstate 95 in Prince George’s County, Maryland, opened Dec. Impossible to miss from the outside, the sleek new gaming destination includes 50,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 3,000-seat theater.

Travel bans hurt meetings & progress

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immigration ban on persons with HIV and it was announced that Washington, D.C., In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court last week upheld President Trump’s travel ban on travelers from several Muslim-majority nations as constitutional.

Case Study: How Can Planners Use Social Media to Leverage Events?

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Last month, Convene and event marketing agency Marketing Design Group (MDG) collaborated on an exclusive Periscope livestream at Transform USA ‘s inaugural event in Washington, D.C. .