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      Meghan Welborn

      Meghan Welborn is Senior Director of Marketing at VDA Productions. Meghan is responsible for all aspects of client interaction, marketing and public relations. Over the past fifteen years, she has held senior marketing and sales roles in several global design companies.

    1. Recent Industry Articles

      1. 3 Ways to Improve Medical Meetings With Event Apps

        Explore Meetings Net (Apr 14 2015)

        By Pierre Metrailler
        How you can use event apps to create portals to a richer, more enduring medical conference experience.
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      2. Meet-Up Trends: The White House’s First InstaMeet

        Explore Event Marketer (Apr 8 2015)

        Meet-Up Trends: The White House’s First InstaMeet

        We’ve heard of Twitter tweet-ups and Meetups, but the White House a few weeks ago helped shine a spotlight on another meet-up trend: the InstaMeet for Instagram. On March 21, American’s most famous address opened its doors to a select group of Instagram users for the 11th annual Worldwide InstaMeet, selecting 20 Instagrammers from an applicant pool of 1,500 to tour areas of the White House with Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza.

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      3. April 8, 2015: White House Social Secretary May Leave Post, How to Measure Your Event Marketing Strategy, Lexus Expands Culinary Marketing Program

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 8 2015)

        April 8, 2015: White House Social Secretary May Leave Post, How to Measure Your Event Marketing Strategy, Lexus Expands Culinary Marketing Program

        By Beth Kormanik Posted April 8, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT

        1. WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL SECRETARY MAY LEAVE POST: White House Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard is planning to resign his post to pursue other opportunities, according to a news report. Politico: “As the person who orchestrates every event at 1600 Pennsylvania, Bernard is not only a powerful member of the staff, he’s also one of the most affable and connected social secretaries the job has ever seen.

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        Comment Mentions:   Boston   Orlando   Chicago

      4. April 7, 2015: More Conference Centers Fill Meetings Niche, Baseball Plans Ladies' Nights to Attract Female Fans, Peabody Awards Revamp Format to Boost Image

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 7 2015)

        April 7, 2015: More Conference Centers Fill Meetings Niche, Baseball Plans Ladies' Nights to Attract Female Fans, Peabody Awards Revamp Format to Boost Image

        By Beth Kormanik Posted April 7, 2015, 8:11 AM EDT

        1. MORE CONFERENCE CENTERS FILL MEETINGS NICHE: Stand-alone conference centers are filling a niche for small meetings, with companies such as Convene, the Hub, and Summit Executive Center competing with hotels for business.

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        Comment Mentions:   Boston   Las Vegas   Orlando

      5. The Evolution of Event Technology: Cracking the Code

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

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      6. The Evolution of Event Technology: Bridging the Digital and Physical Stories

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   Meeting Professionals International   MPI Foundation

      7. The Evolution of Event Technology: Changing the Planning Process

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   Chicago   Digital

      8. The Evolution of Event Technology: Functioning in a Mobile Environment

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   Chicago   Meeting Professionals International

      9. The Evolution of Event Technology: Making Social Connections

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   American Cancer Society   LinkedIn

      10. The Evolution of Event Technology: What Has Changed Since 2000?

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 6 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   Digital

      11. Millennials, Travel, and Meetings

        Explore Meetings Net (Apr 3 2015)

        I had some fun putting this together last night—is there anything I should add to it about Millennials, travel, and meetings? They are so going to change things up in the very near future, if they aren't already.

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      12. April 3, 2015: Are Millennials Over Social Media Marketing?, Peabodys Getting a Face-Lift, See Coke's Drinkable Billboard

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 3 2015)

        April 3, 2015: Are Millennials Over Social Media Marketing?, Peabodys Getting a Face-Lift, See Coke's Drinkable Billboard

        1. ARE MILLENNIALS OVER SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING? : Kevin Lyman, founder of the long-running Vans Warped Tour, talks to Adweek about what the younger consumer generation wants from brands at live music events, including real connections, an understanding the demographic includes attendees as young as 19 and as old as 35, and physical goodies. But perhaps most important is what marketers are doing on social media.

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        Comment Mentions:   Boston   Orlando   Chicago

      13. 9 Things that Make a Great Training Environment

        Explore Meetings Net (Apr 2 2015)

        The value of the great outdoors—and other training tips from a center that's seen thousands of trainees pass through its rooms.

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        Comment Mentions:   National Conference Center

      14. Why a Spirits Brand Hosted a Panel Discussion, a Concert, and a Pop-Up Boutique

        Explore BizBash Media (Apr 2 2015)

        Comment Mentions:   Atlanta   Chicago

      15. 47 AEG Facilities-Affiliated Venues Go Dark for Earth Hour

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Apr 1 2015)

        47 AEG Facilities-Affiliated Venues Go Dark for Earth Hour

        On March 28th, 2015, 48 AEG Facilities-affiliated stadiums, arenas, theatres, clubs and convention centers in 33 cities, seven countries and four cont...

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