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A events industry petition started by Digerati Productions is growing grow awareness of an invisible industry—and could help us survive the crisis.
New laws are raising questions about who can be defined as independent contractors. A lawyer who specializes in the travel and hospitality industries shares some guidance.
Several pending state bills—and a federal one—may make it harder for some independent planners and create confusion for the employers hiring them.
Similar to the European Union’s GDPR, CCPA regulates how the data of California residents is collected, protected and used by for-profit entities.
AB1928, a bill to reverse AB5, is up for a vote on Feb. 27. Relief could be speedy—or not.
BOCOM, the "Experience Borderless Communication” congress, slated for April 23, will take place simultaneously at sites around the world, including Vienna, Amsterdam and Washington, DC.
In light of the CDC recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China at this time, planners share tips regarding coronavirus and travel.
It’s more important than ever to be able to warn and rescue travelers at a moment’s notice. These apps for business travelers will help.
AB5, a California bill designed to protect independent contractors, is causing confusion among meeting planners and contractors.
Predatory conferences position themselves as the real thing but lack quality and respectability. What can meeting planners do?
Funding for wellness at meetings and incentive programs is a goal, but strategies remain elusive for most companies, according to the annual “Wellness in Incentives” study, conducted by the IRF in conjunction with Prevue.
Projecting a map on a floor and having attendees move to the spot that represents where they live is a great way to quickly meet fellow participants who live near them.
Seeing traffic flow in real-time through heat-mapping can allow for timely adjustments and post-event analysis, thus increasing the meeting ROI.
Peerspace, Splacer, Spacebase, Bizly, MeetingsBooker, and other shared-economy venue booking platforms make it easy for planners to find non-traditional and unusual venues.