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How to Incentivize Employees with Bucket List–Worthy Travel Experiences

Using incentive trips not only can motivate employees to hit certain sales or service goals but also can boost a company’s brand and its recruitment and retention efforts. But what…

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Global Business Travel Forecast 2018

According to this year’s Global Business Travel Forecast, 2018 will be a strong year for corporate travel worldwide. The outlook looks bright as economic conditions continue to strengthen, and growing…

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Finding the Right Event Space

In 2018, meeting planners are putting a dedicated focus on attendee experience (over scale). So, finding the right event space is more important now than ever before. Learn more about…

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Prioritizing Your Meetings Spend

Whether meetings professionals see budgets increasing or holding steady, across regions they agree that attendee experience is the priority moving forward.  Cuts in meeting length and optional activities could be made…

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The State of Meetings in 2018

In 2018, the meetings and events industry across Europe will continue to thrive! We see an increasing focus on attendee experience, and companies will continue managing their meetings investment strategically…

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Understanding Your Attendees: The Key to Event Success

Every event attendee comes with their own perspective, goals and personality. From the Social Butterfly to the Reluctant Attendee, understanding these personalities at a high level can give insight into…

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Benchmarking Your Meetings Management Journey

As part of the 2017 Meetings Forecast survey, companies participated in a benchmarking exercise where they were asked questions on their implementation, definition, and adoption of meetings management practices. Based…

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Mitigating Risk Across Meeting & Event Planning in China

Multinational organizations are increasing their presence across China, an economic growth zone. As a result, meetings activity is increasing in China. According to Transparency International’s Perception Index, China scored 40/100,…

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The Top Global Meetings Destinations: Where Business Travelers Are Heading

What cities in the world are the best for business meetings? American Express Meetings & Events (M&E) answers that question in its newly released 2018 Global Meetings and Events Forecast…

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2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast

Looking ahead to 2018, the meetings and events industry can be described as a thriving environment. We are seeing steady and increasing investment with meetings viewed as a growth enabler…

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Lessons For Travel Managers From the Canada Games

This summer, thousands of young athletes gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the 50th anniversary of the Canada Games, a high-level multisport competition that takes place every two years. It’s where…

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2017 Global Meetings and Events Forecast

The sixth annual global meetings forecast demonstrates the increasing strategic role and value that meetings and events play in organizations of all sizes around the globe. In the 2017 forecast,…