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Monday, August 13 2012
Green Scene: A Second Life for Swag
Anyone who has ever been around a convention center after an event wraps up has seen the boxes of promotional materials, chairs and other items that get left behind. The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority collected 83 tons of materials in 2011, but rather than going to the landfill, it all ended up in the hands of nonprofits that were able to put it to good use. Backpacks and toothbrushes go to charities that serve local children
Thursday, July 12 2012
Too Much of a Good Thing: What to Do When Your Room Block Is Full
In a bad economy, organizations that plan large meetings become more concerned about paying attrition damages because they were unable to fill enough of their room blocks. But what if the stars align and a group can more than fill it? While most groups would consider a completely full room block to be a good situation, this can occasionally lead to hotel contract disputes.
Thursday, July 12 2012
Create Sponsorships that Partners Value
Almost anyone who attends association events is thoroughly familiar with sponsorships, in which the name of a company that wants to reach the association's members appears on anything from a plastic water bottle to signage at a high-end gala. But in many organizations, this mainstay of nondues revenue is evolving into something more: the partnership.
Tuesday, July 10 2012
Troubling Changes to Per Diems Ahead
In the wake of its own spending scandal, the U.S. General Services Administration is about to overhaul its methodology for calculating federal per-diem rates. The changes could be bad news for buyers and suppliers alike.
Monday, July 09 2012
Cutting-Edge Convention Centers
Once primarily built to showcase their sprawling exhibit halls, today's convention centers are flexible, multipurpose complexes with plenty of breakout rooms and comfortable networking areas. They're environmentally friendly, with robust Internet connectivity and creative design elements. Here we profile eight noteworthy facilities, all in progress, newly opened or revamped.