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The Newest Face of Team Building

Published on: Mon, 09/15/2014 - 00:07 by todd in Planner Tips,

Few people would deny that part of running a successful business is ensuring that everyone involved can work together effectively as a team. Unfortunately, not everyone comes to their job with a mind toward working well with others. In fact, studies show that a staggering 31% of employees at well-known companies admit that they are not “group oriented workers”. This shocking discovery has led to the trend of developing new and unique methods of building comradery between coworkers – games.
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Team Building Trends

Published on: Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:10 by todd in Planner Tips,

Check out our latest infographic for 3 trends in team building concepts suitable for your organization's next meeting or event.


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Bowling Green State University Reveals New Student Union

Published on: Wed, 09/03/2014 - 13:01 by mandy in

On August 25, Bowling Green State University revealed their new Student Union. Just in time for a new school year and upcoming conference season, the Ohio campus will open the doors to its redesigned student center. Improvements include resurfacing of building and stairwells, state-of-the-art equipment in the fitness center, renovated locker rooms, a new parking lot, an outdoor patio and more. Look for it to be open to conference guests next summer.

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Radio Show Feature: Social Media for Events

Published on: Tue, 09/02/2014 - 07:00 by mandy in Marketing Tips, Planner Tips,

I recently had the opportunity to speak on Deb Krier radio show about social media and event planning. The highlights of the show include talking about pre-conference communication with hashtags and social media pages. Other topics addressed are how to engage attendees during the conference to post tweetable moments and how to identify brand ambassadors. The show completes with a look at the best ways to use social media for a customer service extension and evaluating the conference feedback.

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Summer Fall Unique Venues Magazine Released

Published on: Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:00 by mandy in Magazine Articles,

Our newest edition of the magazine has been released just in time for the Labor Day weekend! You can find it here.

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At Home on the Range

Published on: Thu, 08/28/2014 - 00:07 by todd in Camps & Retreats, Magazine Articles, Spring 2014,

If the idea of a campground has you recalling images of Wet Hot American Summer or, worse yet, Friday the 13th, have no fear—these scenic, nature-focused retreats are far from campy.
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Expert Advice

Published on: Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:07 by todd in Magazine Articles, Spring 2014,

Coming Attractions:
A Preview of What To Expect When Meeting at the Movies


Provided by Julie Wiggins, Executive Director, Sales, Cineplex Entertainment
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Your Feedback Is Needed

Published on: Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:00 by mandy in Planner Tips,

We currently need your help to take a survey. The survey is collecting results for the Best Venues within the Unique Venues Portfolio. Take a few moments to select your favorite venues or send it to your meeting planners to get them to vote for you!

http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9p6j7p1hyua3fiq/start
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Inside The Industry: Cruise Control

Published on: Thu, 08/21/2014 - 00:07 by todd in Cruise Ships, Magazine Articles, Spring 2014,

Meetings unplugged? Yes, it’s happening. The latest trend in conference technology seems to have come down to putting the smartphones away, shutting down the laptops and iPads and logging out of Twitter and Facebook. In unprecedented numbers, more and more conference goers (if not people in general) are actually volunteering to go offline and get back to meeting basics. The days when status updates qualified as face-to-face interaction and a social network was the group of people you were stuck in a ropes course with for half a day.
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Technology - Photos Say 1,000 Words...About You!

Published on: Wed, 08/20/2014 - 00:07 by todd in Magazine Articles, Spring 2014,

Photos Say 1,000 Words … About You!

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