Tag Archives: planners

How did this happen? I’m a meeting planner

I’m not a professional meeting planner and don’t particularly want to become one, but since joining the National Board of Directors for the AWC (Association for Women in Communications) I’ve found myself on a team that is researching venues and … Continue reading

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Want to book more meetings? Connect online with meeting planners

You know that part of CVB that deals with meetings? CVB stands for Convention and Visitors Bureau, after all. How can you find and connect with the right people and encourage them to consider your destination or venue for their event, … Continue reading

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Meetings, economic development and small towns

After our great experience holding the 140 Characters Conference Small Town in the restored Fox Theatre in Hutchinson, Kansas, I began thinking about how small towns with the right timing, venue, networks and entrepreneurial spirit can host more tech- and … Continue reading

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Using social media to attract meetings and conferences to your town

It’s easy to see how social media and mobile devices have changed how meetings and conferences themselves are conducted (for more on that see Jeff Hurt’s Seven Tips to Make Your Conference Millennial-Friendly) but how about the idea of using … Continue reading

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