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    1. Airfare Hikes Expected in 2012

      American Airlines made big news when it filed for bankruptcy in late November, but American’s struggles are not indicative of the health of the overall airline industry in North America, which was very profitable in 2011. That trend will continue in 2012 and for planners, a combination of increased demand and tighter seat capacity will mean higher fares. It’s business as usual for American during the reorganization process as the company expects to honor tickets and reservations, fly its normal
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    2. MPI’s New Tools Measure the Business Value of Meetings

      MPI’s New Tools Measure the Business Value of Meetings
      Meeting Professionals International has introduced a Business Value of Meetings tool box, a collection of resources to help meeting planners prove the business value of their meetings and events. MPI research found that fewer than 5 percent of all meetings are measured for their business value. The new tool box is designed to overcome the five primary barriers meeting professionals face in implementing practices that measure meeting value. Those barriers are low perception of return on investmen
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    3. How One Association Boosted Revenue in Three Easy Steps

      How One Association Boosted Revenue in Three Easy Steps
      When the economy went south starting in 2008, leadership at the Independent Oracle Users Group started looking for ways to generate more revenue. At a time when many associations were struggling to make profits or even stay the course, IOUG charged ahead with three new initiatives designed to boost income: a virtual extension of the annual meeting, live road shows, and a webinar series. The result? A 20 percent boost in annual revenues and year-round content for members beyond the annual meeting
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