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Green Venue Report Shows Solid Efforts by Centers, Little Interest From Planners

Inaugural study evaluated 16 convention centers in North America.

LEED Certification Can Boost a Hotel's Profits

Recent research finds that sustainability certifications like LEED designations likely will help hotels register stronger revenues than their uncertified peers.

American Express Closes Joint Venture Deal

The business travel giant has announced its new leadership team.

How Green Is Your Hotel?

Key questions to ask when planning a sustainable meeting

Best Places to Work in the Meetings Industry 2014

Here's our annual roundup of companies noted for inspiring the love and loyalty of their employees.

Are You Poised for a Promotion?

How to prove your worth, get noticed, overcome the "glass ceiling" and more to move up (or beyond) the ladder.

Liz on the Biz | Making the Shift From Employee to Contractor

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Making Sense of Green Hotel Certifications

Increasingly, hotels are touting various credentials that vouch for eco-friendly practices, but what do certifications such as Green Key, Green Seal and LEED really mean? Find out here.

3 Steps to More Accurate Meetings Management Data

A technology platform is a great foundation for strategic meetings management (SMM). It handles all the usual tasks like managing attendance, facilitating sourcing, budgeting and reporting. But how accurate is the data that's being fed into that platform? If it's not very accurate, you'll find out ...

Hyatt, Unite Here Reach Agreement

Hotel employees in four cities get new contracts

Meetings & Conventions: The Hotel Insider | Hotels Celebrate Earth Day

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Meetings and Conventions - The Green Standard | Hilton Commits to Green on a Global Scale

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Webcasts

November 2014 Webcast: Resolving Problems out of Court

November 12  | 2:00PM As careful as we are in contract language, disputes between planners and suppliers do occur. Learn smart strategies for...

December 2014 Webcast: New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorship

December 10 | 2:00PM EST New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorshi Signs, banners and bags provide some visibility, but consider new, high-impact ideas...

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Independent Planner Education Conference

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