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    1. Recent Industry Articles

      1. Great Relationships and Great Teams: Five Parallels

        Explore Meetings Net (Oct 24 2014)

        What makes a great team also defines an effective relationship

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      2. The 10 Decisions You Will Make When Designing Your Logo

        Explore blog.designcrowd.com (Oct 24 2014)

        The 10 Decisions You Will Make When Designing Your Logo

        What do companies need to look out for when designing logos to represent their brands? Canadian designer, Dalveer Mann, a from DesignCrowd shares ten tips.

        Designing a logo looks easy, bu...

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      3. Want to get scared? Here's a list of Halloween events. - The News-Press

        Explore The News (Oct 24 2014)

        Want to get scared? Here's a list of Halloween events. - The News-Press

        The event also features holiday- themed games, a bounce house, face-painting and prizes. 7-9 p.m. Admission is $1. Fort Myers Aquatic Center, 1750 Matthew Drive, Fort Myers. 321-7553 or facebook.com/ .... Spooktacular Trick or Treating Families and ...

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      4. Meeting RFP Language That Can Change the World

        Explore Meetings Net (Oct 23 2014)

        Do you have anti-trafficking standards for your meeting suppliers?
        Do you have anti-trafficking standards for your meeting suppliers?
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        Comment Mentions:   RFP

      5. Is Concern About Ebola Having an Impact on Events?

        Explore BizBash Media (Oct 23 2014)

        Is Concern About Ebola Having an Impact on Events?

        Aviation Conference Adds Last-Minute Session on Ebola

        Ebola Scare Prompts Health Screenings at Boston Conference

        “I was doing an IT conference for about 1,000 people in Cancun [earlier this week]. Most of our participants are coming from Europe, Asia, a few from Africa. We had about five who emailed us to cancel saying they were concerned about traveling and contracting the Ebola virus. But overall it was not a big concern. The attendance was still high.”

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        Comment Mentions:   Orlando   Miami   Florida

      6. Calling caterers: How is your 2014 holiday party business shaping up?

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Oct 22 2014)

        We expect to do more holiday parties this year than in 2013
        We expect our holiday party business will be about the same as last year
        We expect to do less holiday party business this year than we did in 2013
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      7. Technology Trends for Future LED Lighting Systems Defined at LpS 2014

        Explore exhibitoronline.com (Oct 22 2014)

        Technology Trends for Future LED Lighting Systems Defined at LpS 2014

        The LpS 2014 (LED professional Symposium +Expo 2014) took place from September 30th to October 2nd for the fourth time at Festspielhaus Bregenz, Austr...

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      8. VMware Conference Call Highlights

        Explore Yahoo! Finance (Oct 22 2014)

        VMware Conference Call Highlights

        VMware, Inc. (NASDAQ: VMW ) reported its third quarter earnings on Tuesday. Shares of the company are down 7 percent. Below are some key highlights from its conference call. • We are pleased with our revenue ...

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        Comment Mentions:   Emea   Gartner

      9. Kansas City is a Great Baseball and Meeting City

        Explore Corporate Event Planning (Oct 22 2014)

        Kansas City is a Great Baseball and Meeting City

        Kansas City Power Light District courtesy of Visit KC

        With Kansas City, Missouri, in the international spotlight thanks to the Royals advancing to their first World Series in nearly three decades, we’d like to take a moment to highlight the city’s meeting and event venues, just in case you’re wondering.

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        Comment Mentions:   CVB

      10. Event announcement: The Engineer Design & Innovation Show 2015 - The Engineer

        Explore Engineering News & Engineering Jobs (Oct 22 2014)

        Event announcement: The Engineer Design & Innovation Show 2015 - The Engineer

        Running from 2 nd – 4 th June 2015 at the NEC Birmingham, The Engineer Design & Innovation Show will focus on everything an engineering designer needs to do their job: from high end products and services - such as new design software and 3D printing ...

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      11. Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 22, 2014

        Explore Plan Your Meetings (Oct 22 2014)

        In this issue: @atlantiscasino, @Bluemangroup, @EmeraldCoastCC, @VisitGrapevine, @LaFondaSantaFe and South Point

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      12. Meeting Planners: How Adaptable Are You?

        Explore Meetings Net (Oct 22 2014)

        Share your experiences: When did a good Plan B save your bacon?

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        Comment Mentions:   Las Vegas Strip

      13. 3 Easy Ways to Keep Any Event Budget on Track

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Oct 22 2014)

        3 Easy Ways to Keep Any Event Budget on Track

        It’s the one-time, I MUST have that expenses that kill any event budget. Every event needs a budget. It’s the golden nugget that keeps events together. It tells us what we can afford on a small or sometimes larger scale, yet sometimes we tend to want more than what we are allowed.

        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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      14. Global Event Management Software (Event Registration, Venue Management, Marketing, Planning, Analytics, Ticketing ...

        Explore Market News, Real (Oct 22 2014)

        DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Event Management Software Market by Software Type, & by Organization Size - Global Forecast to 2019" ...

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      15. WTM Global Trends Report by Euromonitor Predicts Future Travel Trends

        Explore Yahoo! Finance (Oct 22 2014)

        WTM Global Trends Report by Euromonitor Predicts Future Travel Trends

        Euromonitor International has accurately predicted global travel trends in partnership with World Travel Market for nine years. Three of the most popular and successful trend

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