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      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. The Four Unwritten Rules of Negotiation

        Explore Meetings Net (Feb 23 2017)

        The Four Unwritten Rules of Negotiation

        Whether you know they exist or not, these variables can be negotiating tipping points.

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      2. Smart Meetings Announces 2017 Smart Women in Meetings Awards Winners - Yahoo Finance

        Explore Yahoo! Finance (Feb 23 2017)

        Smart Meetings Announces 2017 Smart Women in Meetings Awards Winners - Yahoo Finance

        "I am so honored to provide such a fabulous platform of recognition to our meeting planning community," said Smart Meetings founder and CEO, Marin Bright. "For such a female-driven industry, it is important to me to ensure that our women are gaining ...

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        Comment Mentions:   Smart Meetings

      3. Steal These Ideas to Create Inviting Trade Show Booths

        Explore BizBash Media (Feb 23 2017)

        Steal These Ideas to Create Inviting Trade Show Booths

        The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual conference wraps up today at the Orange County Convention Center. Nearly 43,000 health information technology professionals, clinicians, executives, and vendors from around the world are at the event for education, networking, and a look at the latest products from more than 1,200 exhibitors. It’s a bustling show floor, and brands work hard to attract attention from attendees as they peruse the aisles.

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        Comment Mentions:   Orange County Convention Center

      4. 10 Essential Points to Include in Your Venue Contract

        Explore BizBash Media (Feb 23 2017)

        10 Essential Points to Include in Your Venue Contract

        Seasoned event professionals leave nothing to chance when it comes to securing what may be an event’s most significant foundational detail: the venue. Include these 10 points in a venue contract to ensure seamless execution with no surprises. 1. Are all financial commitments spelled out? This part may seem the most obvious, but it may also be the most critical.

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      5. 10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Spring Meetings and Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Feb 23 2017)

        10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Spring Meetings and Events

        Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open for events this spring. The new and renovated Dallas/Fort Worth venues are available for corporate parties, weddings, fund-raisers, outdoor functions, business dinners, teambuilding activities, conferences, meetings, and more.

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      6. Peachtree Announces Acquisition of Tents Unlimited, Event Rentals Unlimited, and Event Flooring Solutions

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Feb 23 2017)

        Peachtree Announces Acquisition of Tents Unlimited, Event Rentals Unlimited, and Event Flooring Solutions

        Big event rental company Peachtree Tents and Events, with operations in Atlanta and Nashville, Tenn. announced this week the acquisition of three companies: Tents Unlimited, Event Flooring Solutions, and Event Rentals Unlimited, with operations in Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala.

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        Comment Mentions:   Atlanta   Special Events

      7. Who’s News in Special Events for Feb. 23, 2017

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Feb 23 2017)

        Who’s News in Special Events for Feb. 23, 2017

        Andrea Varnier has been named CEO of spectacle and events producer Filmmaster Events, with office in Rome and Milan. He has extensive experience producing Olympics events, including in Turin, Beijing and Rio de Janiero.

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        Comment Mentions:   Orlando

      8. EXHIBITOR Magazine Announces ISE 2017 Stand Design Awards Winners

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Feb 23 2017)

        EXHIBITOR Magazine Announces ISE 2017 Stand Design Awards Winners

        EXHIBITOR Magazine is proud to announce the following winners in the first ever a href="http://www.exhibitoronline.com/adtrack.asp?page=www.iseurope....

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        Comment Mentions:   EXHIBITOR   Ctsm

      9. Made a Mistake? 4 Tips on How to Handle It

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Feb 22 2017)

        Made a Mistake? 4 Tips on How to Handle It

        “Making mistakes is better than faking perfections.” Unknown During college I had the opportunity to work for a high-end mortgage consulting company as their receptionist. They were very good to me and I considered myself very polished and professional for my age. Ignorance is bliss. One time, a disgruntled client called in and left a very disturbing voicemail on the company message machine, which I was in charge of checking every morning.

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      10. 15 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Feb 22 2017)

        15 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017

        Your personal brand defines who you are and can help to define you as an influencer in your industry. Here is how to work towards personal branding success. Whether you are the head of a large corporation or a small start-up, or even just finding your way in the events industry, your personal brand is […]

        The post 15 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017 by EventMB Team appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com

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      11. 10 New Venues in San Diego for Spring Meetings and Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Feb 22 2017)

        10 New Venues in San Diego for Spring Meetings and Events

        Here's a look at new San Diego eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open for events this spring. The new and renovated San Diego venues are available for corporate parties, weddings, fund-raisers, outdoor functions, business dinners, teambuilding activities, conferences, meetings, and more.

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      12. 10 New Venues in Houston for Spring Meetings and Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Feb 22 2017)

        10 New Venues in Houston for Spring Meetings and Events

        Here's a look at new Houston hotels, conference centers, restaurants, private rooms, and other spaces to open for events this spring. The new and renovated Houston venues are available for corporate parties, weddings, fund-raisers, outdoor functions, business dinners, teambuilding activities, conferences, meetings, and more.

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      13. This Startup Will Help Amateurs Plan Events Like A Boss, And All Within Minutes - Vulcan Post (press release)

        Explore Vulcan Post (Feb 22 2017)

        This Startup Will Help Amateurs Plan Events Like A Boss, And All Within Minutes - Vulcan Post (press release)

        It was the first event we had ever held, and along the way there were obstacles aplenty, especially in logistics. I'm pretty sure many of you have had experience with event planning in Singapore, be it an intimate affair or a grander one. Wasn't a walk ...

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      14. Conferize: Build a Buzzing Event Community [Review]

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Feb 21 2017)

        Conferize: Build a Buzzing Event Community [Review]

        Conferize is a free, all-in-one, digital solution for people creating events. It incorporates an event website, ticket sales and online community. Here is our review. Conferize: What Is It? Conferize is a free tool which enables you to set up an event website in minutes and start promoting your event and selling tickets. Attendees can […]

        The post Conferize: Build a Buzzing Event Community [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com

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      15. 7 Things Seth Godin Can Teach You About Event Planning

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Feb 21 2017)

        7 Things Seth Godin Can Teach You About Event Planning

        Leaders can learn a lot from reading and Seth Godin is one of those authors you just want to sit down and have coffee with. His practical advice speaks to professionals in a variety of industries. These quotes can help you see event planning from a new perspective and may inspire you to forge your […]

        The post 7 Things Seth Godin Can Teach You About Event Planning by Christina Green appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com

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