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APPG events report: Key findings and recommendations

APPG events report: Key findings and recommendations | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Key findings and recommendations from the first ever All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Inquiry into the events industry, released today (16 December).
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25 Hot Ideas: Meetings & Conventions

25 Hot Ideas: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Here is a sampling of the best of M&C's popular Hot Ideas of the Day, offering valuable tips on a full spectrum of meetings-related issues, from bandwidth to passport protection.
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Google Glass team-building potential showcased at EIBTM | C&IT

Google Glass team-building potential showcased at EIBTM | C&IT | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Read Google Glass team-building potential showcased at EIBTM and the latest events news, destinations & venues on C&IT - Conference & Incentive Travel
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MPI report forecasts 2014 meetings industry growth

MPI report forecasts 2014 meetings industry growth | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
European meeting professionals are optimistic about the future, predicting a 3.6% increase in business in the coming year.
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Visit England's 2014 event predictions include rise of 'poshtels'

Visit England's 2014 event predictions include rise of 'poshtels' | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Conferences in trees and 'poshtels' are among the trends set to shape the meetings and incentives industry next year, according to Visit England.
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Most event planners fail to measure return on investment

Most event planners fail to measure return on investment | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
The majority of event planners do not measure the return on investment of their events, according to new research designed to identify issues they face.
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Businesses missing out on Christmas party tax break

Businesses missing out on Christmas party tax break | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Many businesses remain unaware of tax exemptions for staff Christmas parties a decade after the rules changed, according to an events agency head.
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The 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences: Meetings & Conventions

The 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Which of these event-going archetypes best describes you?
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London hotels in post-Olympic profit slump

London hotels in post-Olympic profit slump | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
A decline in residential conferences contributes to fall in year-on-year figures, says HotStats report
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What Planners Think About Themes: Meetings & Conventions

What Planners Think About Themes: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Respondents to M&C's latest poll say the creative use of themes enhances their meetings.
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John Bunting Named Grass Roots Commercial Director | International Meetings Review

John Bunting Named Grass Roots Commercial Director | International Meetings Review | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
John Bunting will join Grass Roots as commercial director in the latest of a series of appointments.
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Eventia survey says 53% think business will increase in 2013

Eventia survey says 53% think business will increase in 2013 | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Research from Eventia has shown that 53% of the event industry are expecting business in 2013 to be better than 2012, compared with 43% last year.
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US incentive market stabilises | C&IT

US incentive market stabilises | C&IT | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
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91% of event planners are dissatisfied with venue's clarification of their WiFi capabilities

91% of event planners are dissatisfied with venue's clarification of their WiFi capabilities | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Research shows that venues must clarify their WiFi capabilities before event planners book a venue and that industry standards for connectivity must improve.
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The Rise of Third-Party Meeting-Planning Firms: Meetings & Conventions

The Rise of Third-Party Meeting-Planning Firms: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Once used primarily for site selection, third-party planning companies now handle everything from contract negotiation to complete event management.
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Employment levels increase across meetings industry

Employment levels increase across meetings industry | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Meeting Professionals International’s latest Business Barometer reports growing employment in the sector
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Creative Conference Formats: Meetings & Conventions

Creative Conference Formats: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
In response to a need to keep and increase attendance at conferences, planners have developed new education formats that create unique, immersive experiences.
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MPI Releases New Strategic Meetings Management Study: Meetings & Conventions

MPI Releases New Strategic Meetings Management Study: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Report offers tips for creating an SMM program.
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MPI unveils new strategic meetings management research

MPI unveils new strategic meetings management research | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Improved delegate experience can be a key benefit of mature strategic meetings management (SMM) programmes, MPI has found in its latest study with Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Venue staff key to customer satisfaction for events

Venue staff key to customer satisfaction for events | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Venue employees are key to customer satisfaction, according to a new independent study into the events, meetings and conference market.
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London named 'Europe's top city' | C&IT

London named 'Europe's top city' | C&IT | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
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'Rise and rise’ of the megacity leads to world’s most expensive room rates

'Rise and rise’ of the megacity leads to world’s most expensive room rates | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Eleven 'megacities' feature in HRG's list of the top 50 cities by average room rate - including London
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Strategic meeting management saves companies 167%, says survey

Strategic meeting management saves companies 167%, says survey | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Active Network has endorsed findings that show that strategic meetings management saves compliant companies 167% in costs.
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When the Hotel Really Messes Up: Meetings & Conventions

When the Hotel Really Messes Up: Meetings & Conventions | Strategic Meetings Manager | Scoop.it
Ways to seek redress, on-site and in the contract
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