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Annamaria Ruffini, past president of SITE, is fighting for women speakers and calling for a boycott of meetings where the faculty is exclusively male.
Though planners of the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition announced less than a week out that they were canceling their annual meeting for the first time in 58 years, there's a lot to learn about managing risk from their experience.
Did the coronavirus make it impossible to hold the world’s largest phone conference thus qualifying as a force majeure situation for event organizers?
Coronavirus and cruises have proven to be a difficult combination as several ships are under quarantine.
New supply in some major U.S. markets may give planners more leverage, but for the most part 2020 and 2021 will be a continuation of the strong sellers market.
The United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union on January 31. What do U.S. meeting and incentive organizers with international programs on the horizon need to know about Brexit?
MGM Resorts International last week announced the sale of the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay resorts and casinos to a joint hotel ownership venture for about $2.5 billion.
Increasingly, strategic meetings management programs are incorporating elements not traditionally in the mix—for example, adding ground to the SMMP.
Despite blowback in recent years around the phenomenon of all-male speaker panels (“manels”), not much progress is being made when it comes to event...
After two decades in San Francisco, Oracle’s OpenWorld, which attracts over 60,000 customers and partners every year, is relocating to Las Vegas.
Eighty event and marketing pros signed up for HD’s “Secret Family Reunion” with no idea where they were headed until two hours before their chartered flight took off.
Kimpton's 2020 F&B Trends forecast once again predicts the next big thing in flavors and ingredients, including black garlic, s’chug and nutritional yeast.
Looking for a new way to energize your meeting or breath new life into teambuilding programs? Tapping the ancient Māori ritual called haka may be just the thing, says Karl Burrows, director of Haka Works.
Is Uber for meetings? We look at the services the ride-share company offers planners organizing meetings and events.