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Welcome to our meetings and events industry content hub where we curate our favourite content. You can experience live education sessions at our exhibitions, IMEX (www.imex-frankfurt.com) and IMEX America (www.imexamerica.com).
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Don’t Let Thieves Ruin Your Trade Show Displays

Don’t Let Thieves Ruin Your Trade Show Displays | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Most trade show venues offer some kind of professional security for the companies on the trade show floor, but experienced exhibitors know you can’t rely solely on security details that are often overworked and spread too thin.
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When It Hits the Fan: What to do When your Big Event is not Going as Planned

When It Hits the Fan: What to do When your Big Event is not Going as Planned | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We all hope it won’t happen to us – but here are some pointers on what to do if your carefully planned event gets thrown curveball.
You’ve spent months planning your event and finally the big day arrives.
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11 Lessons on Negotiating with Convention Centers

11 Lessons on Negotiating with Convention Centers | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Many association meeting managers are dealing with slashed budgets, decreasing attendance, and shrinking room blocks. However, convention centers are under their own financial pressures to generate revenues. How has the equation changed when it comes to planners getting the best value for their dollar? Here are 11 lessons from convention experts.
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How to build an event budget - Infographic

How to build an event budget - Infographic | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Building an event budget isn't always the easiest thing to do, which is why we created the How to Build an Event Budget infographic .
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Wait! Before You Sign That Next Contract…

Wait! Before You Sign That Next Contract… | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Signing your name on the dotted line can carry serious consequences for your organization. Whether you’re a meeting planner or hotel sales representative, here are some key considerations to remember before you ink your next agreement.
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4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro

4 Steps to Create Your First Event Budget Like a Pro | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
There are two distinct sides to planning an event. There's the creative side, where event planners use their artistic, right-brain skills to help a client's vision come to life.
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The New Rules Of Event Photography

The New Rules Of Event Photography | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Now that most attendees have the ability to snap and share photos instantly, the rules to event photography are changing. Here's what you need to know to protect attendees’ privacy, aggregate crowdsourced content, and secure the rights to your multimedia. 
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Unpredictable weather can cause travel problems for speakers

Old Man Winter doesn't care that you’ve chosen the perfect keynote speaker and confirmed every conference detail a year in advance. Think of the two recent winter storms that paralyzed much of the country, one ruining many a Thanksgiving dinner and the second dropping snow and ice from Texas to Tennessee—a region of the country you’d expect to be well above freezing.

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Reminder: You Can't Overprep a Speaker

I almost feel sorry for director Michael Bay, who had a bit of a melt-down at a Samsung presentation at CES.

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Is Airbnb Becoming a Threat to Your Room Block?

Is Airbnb Becoming a Threat to Your Room Block? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

AirBnB is becoming more popular all the time with the vacationing public, but could it potentially also pose a risk to your conference's room block?

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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.