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      Meghan Welborn is Director of Marketing and Sales 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. So You’ve Created an Event Website, Now What?!

        Explore Event Manager Blog (4 hours, 53 min ago)

        So You’ve Created an Event Website, Now What?!

        Much is said about how to present your event website in terms of design, and making it user friendly – but what about the content itself? Of course this will vary enormously from event to event but there are several universally applicable ways to make your event website better at appealing to and converting leads into delegates. Here are my three content musts for any B2B event website.

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        Comment Mentions:   LinkedIn

      2. 13 Ideas From Summer Food Events

        Explore BizBash Media (6 hours, 1 minute ago)

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      3. The Best Posts of August 2014 on @EventMB

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Sep 1 2014)

        The Best Posts of August 2014 on @EventMB

        Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog.

        Whoever said that August was quite a low intensity month was dead wrong. Here at EventMB we got our good dose of controversy, innovation, inspiration and education,

        If you were busy planning your next event, here is what you missed last month.

        If you liked this post you are going to love our free ebooks The Event App Bible and The Good Event Registration Guide - free download, no email required. (Read Full Article)

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      4. Event badges go high-tech at Access Event Solutions - Reno Gazette Journal

        Explore rgj.com (Aug 31 2014)

        Event credentialing is an evolving industry — and Access Event Solutions is planning to stay at the forefront. McCumber said Reno is an ideal location with the influx of tech companies and convenient shipping providers, along with the company's ...

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      5. A Insurance Conference Planner’s Storied Career

        Explore Meetings Net (Aug 29 2014)

        Chuck Lane has a Super Bowl ring, worked 13 seasons for the Green Bay Packers, and drove around the country with Satchel Paige promoting the Harlem Globetrotters. After all that, he spent nearly three decades planning incentive conferences.

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      6. 5 Fall Professional Events in PR, Social Media and Design - Mashable

        Explore mashable.com (Aug 29 2014)

        5 Fall Professional Events in PR, Social Media and Design - Mashable

        The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're is highlighting five events that can help move your career forward. If you don't ...

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        Comment Mentions:   Boston   Orlando   Miami

      7. Meetings Podcast CIC Edition - Jokima Hiller - What About Me? Beating Meeting Planner Burnout

        Explore Meetingspodcast.com (Aug 28 2014)

        Meetings Podcast for meetings and events organizers who want to produce engaging programs for their attendees. Plus empower organizers with new tips and resources to take their careers to the next level. Go to GrassShackRoad.com/blog for more information.

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        Comment Mentions:   CMP

      8. ISES names Spirit of Excellence award winners

        Explore Plan Your Meetings (Aug 28 2014)

        The International Special Events Society (ISES) has announced its 2013-14 Spirit of Excellence award winners, honoring both chapters and individuals. Chapters are recognized for excellence in communications, programming and education, membership retention and growth programs, and international engagement. Individual awards go to ISES volunteers for their service. Chapter awards

        Chapter of the year: Austin, Texas. (Honorable mention, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.) Communications: [...]

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        Comment Mentions:   ISES   Orlando   New England

      9. The Big List of What Matters to a Revenue Manager

        Explore Meetings Net (Aug 28 2014)

        If you can help a hotel’s RevPAR with date flexibility or future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention.
        If you can help a hotel’s RevPAR with date flexibility or the promise of future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention.
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        Comment Mentions:   Orlando   Marriott International

      10. God Is in the Details: Ideas to Steal From This Year's Hamptons Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Aug 28 2014)

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      11. 5 Tips to Create Successful Incentive Travel Programs

        Explore BizBash Media (Aug 28 2014)

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      12. How to Plan Social Media for Political Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Aug 28 2014)

        Comment Mentions:   Social Media

      13. The National Conference Center Names Geoff Lawson as VP and GM

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Aug 27 2014)

        The National Conference Center Names Geoff Lawson as VP and GM

        The National Conference Center announced today that Geoff Lawson has been named as the conference center's new vice president and general manager. ...

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        Comment Mentions:   ISES   IACC   Dolce Hotels

      14. Environmental Sustainability is at the Top of L.A. Convention Center's Priorities

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Aug 27 2014)

        Environmental Sustainability is at the Top of L.A. Convention Center's Priorities

        In January 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency and urged Californians to cut water waste by 20% and AEG Facilities' Los Angel...

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      15. TripTogether's Social Travel Network Offers a Safe Place for Travelers to Meet

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Aug 27 2014)

        TripTogether's Social Travel Network Offers a Safe Place for Travelers to Meet

        The TripTogether social travel network makes travel planning easy by assisting members in meeting and sharing travel experiences with over 300,000 sin...

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