Vikram Singh | August 15, 2022
Meetings are the black hole of productivity. I’m not saying this just to be dramatic. There is plenty of evidence coming your way. Keep reading! I have been attending corporate meetings since my early days in the industry, so we’re talking about two decades now. However, things have recently gotten worse. During the pandemic, the number of meetings we all had to attend sharply increased. A Microsoft Study highlighted a 250% increase in meetings compared with what employees had to deal with before the pandemic. Those who know me know exactly how I feel about meetings. When I get stuck on a long call, I catch myself internally chant...
Larry and Adam Mogelonsky | July 7, 2021
By Larry and Adam Mogelonsky Freeman (www.freeman.com) is the global leader in exhibition management. Family-owned and operated, they are the ‘go to’ folks behind numerous convention centers with a bevy of services to create memorable, large-scale events. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to stay behind at the end of a tradeshow, or for that matter set up a booth, you’ll be amazed at the speed and capabilities of their team members. I recently had an opportunity to chat with Mickey McClay Wilson, the company’s Chief Marketing Officer. My interest was simple: can Freeman shine a light on the recovery of a business inextricably...
Kalibri Labs | March 15, 2018
This report offers analysis on the groups and meetings market segment and sheds light on the challenges imposed by a fragmented ecosystem with a focus on costs and the impact on relationships between hotels and their customers. March 15th, 2018, Rockville, MD – Kalibri Labs just announced the release of their latest hotel industry study that encompasses the groups and meetings market segment. This in-depth look at a critical component of the industry's business mix is the first of its kind and filled with detailed insights and key metrics which reveal increased intermediation in the groups and meetings segment. The report highligh...
Kacey Bradley | October 20, 2017
By Kacey Bradley As industries in every sector of business continue to increase their reliance on technology, many traditional practices have seen a decline in popularity. Why waste paper on a fax when an email works better? Why spend on office overhead costs when your employees can work remotely from their home computer? But some aspects of business just can't be replaced by technology — not yet, anyway. One of these aspects is face-to-face interaction: networking, brainstorming, or teambuilding. Yes, there are technical substitutes for those activities — websites like LinkedIn for professional networking, or conference cal...
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