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    1. Happy Earth Day! Green Hotels and Convention Centers are Trending

      Happy Earth Day! Green Hotels and Convention Centers are Trending

      Marriott Marquis, Washington, D.C.

      The hospitality industry is helping raise the bar for green buildings, with many earning LEED certifications that signify their commitments to efficient energy and environmental design.

      LEED stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, which is based on standards established by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED certifications have become the most coveted in the green-rating business, thanks to its third-party verification and rigorous benchmarks.

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    2. National Parks are Naturally Inspiring

      National Parks are Naturally Inspiring

      Smart Meetings would like to salute our outdoor treasures to commemorate National Park Week, which is taking place April 18-26 and coincides with Earth Day on April 22.

      National parks naturally create inspiring venues for events, receptions and team building. For example, in our upcoming May issue, we repot that the Utah tourism industry is holding its next statewide conference at Bryce Canyon National Park Oct. 6−8.

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    3. You Deserve a Great Partner

      You Deserve a Great Partner

      Consider one of the thirteen Great Wolf Lodge locations around North America for your next meeting or event. Many locations are conveniently located near major metro areas, or in some cases, established tourism destinations. They offer flexible meeting space, exceptional cuisine and first-class accommodations for your attendees. Most importantly, they collaborate with you on every detail to orchestrate your ideal event.

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    4. 4 Things to Consider When Sponsoring an Event

      4 Things to Consider When Sponsoring an Event

      Understanding who attends the event you are sponsoring and aligning your overall business strategy and goals with organizers is crucial to getting your message to attendees. Carefully selecting an event you participate in can provide great rewards for your business, including brand engagement and awareness, targeted marketing that connects you with a specific audience and it can also strengthen a company’s commitment to a cause.

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    5. 3 Tools to Simplify Your Event Check-In Process

      3 Tools to Simplify Your Event Check-In Process

      One big hurdle that can dictate the success of your event early on is the check-in process. A seamless check-in process prevents long and slow lines, avoids staff confusion and makes your meeting  appear organized and professional.

      To streamline check-in and make attendees feel like they’re at a top-tier event,think about incorporating technology.

      Here are three tools that can help you make this process easier and at the same time give you important insight when planning future events:

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    6. 3 Unique and Fun Ways to Incorporate RFID at Events

      3 Unique and Fun Ways to Incorporate RFID at Events

      Meeting planners are learning to incorporate more technology into their events to keep attendees actively involved throughout their conferences. With new technological advances in Near Field Communication (NFC) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), mobile apps can be used as tools for networking, gamification and ultimately to turn those present into brand ambassadors.

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    7. 13 Ways Tech Can Make Travel More Enjoyable

      13 Ways Tech Can Make Travel More Enjoyable

      En route to your next travel destination? Make the most out of your travels with these 13 apps that can enrich airport layovers, take your dining excursions to the next level and help you catch up on articles offline. Choose from streaming music services to locating the perfect local activity for your meeting group. And if you are in the mood for live music, there’s an app to find out who is playing during your stay.

      Read the source article at Mashable

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    8. 9 Top Seattle Luxury Hotels

      9 Top Seattle Luxury Hotels

      Offering a great combination of outdoor activities and urban flair, Seattle provides infinite possibilities for meeting planners. Explore theatres and museums, and get a taste of adventure if that’s what your group is looking for. Here’s Luxury Travel Blog’s list of top accommodation options for Seattle ranging from the Four Seasons, Salish Lodge and Hotel 1000.

      Read the source article at A Luxury Travel Blog

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    9. Smart Meeting San Francisco Slideshow

      Smart Meeting San Francisco Slideshow

      Smart Meeting San Francisco on Thursday at The Ritz-Carlton was a great way to kick off the New Year, drawing meet planners and suppliers from throughout the United States.

      “I think we hit it out of the ballpark,” said Smart Meetings CEO and Founder Marin Bright. “I received tons of great feedback.”

      Please check out our slideshow from the event. You may even want to join us for our next event. For further information on our three-day and one-events, click here.

      Next up is Los Angeles on Feb. 26.

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    10. Strategic Event Branding that Scales

      Strategic Event Branding that Scales

      Event branding is more than a logo. When considering branding for an event it is best to be strategic about your overall message and concept if you want to engage attendees. Although the logo is important and a good place to start, the power of a theme can also make for effective branding. Here is a list of powerful event tips that can improve event branding.

      Read the source article at Event Consultants UK

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    11. What Kind of Meeting Planner Are You? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

      What Kind of Meeting Planner Are You? Take Our Quiz to Find Out

      As 2015 brings hopes of great weather for every event and speakers that inspire, we all know that the unexpected is bound to happen at least once or twice during the New Year.

      When chaos strikes, how do you respond? Are you the problem solver, with an effective solution for any disaster? Are you the glass-is-half-full planner who prefers to count blessings instead of empty seats? Do you have an able assistant you can call when magic is needed?

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    12. Innovation: A Core Value of Successful Meeting Planners

      Innovation: A Core Value of Successful Meeting Planners

      Meeting planners must be equipped to deal with constant change in order to be successful in the industry. In a moment’s notice, plans can fall flat and it’s innovation that is required to pick up the pieces. In lieu of the New Year, Forbes asked a group of highly innovative individuals how they plan to improve their own personal innovativeness in the upcoming year. See what advice they provided.

      Read the source article at forbes.com

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