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Why Canada Is Infusing Business Meetings With Indigenous Culture 

Sustainability in the meetings and events industry is not often linked to a cultural and social focus. However, Destination Canada Business Events is changing that. 

Why Canada Is Infusing Business Meetings With Indigenous Culture 

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Will ‘Force Majeure’ Cover Business Events Impacted by Hurricane Ian?

A hurricane is considered a typical force majeure event, but if a business event is canceled before it makes landfall in an area not under an evacuation order, are you still protected in your contract?

Will ‘Force Majeure’ Cover Business Events Impacted by Hurricane Ian?

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Is the Price Right for Your Next Meeting or Event?

As costs for just about everything skyrocket, what should meeting and event planners do? Is package pricing the way to go?

Is the Price Right for Your Next Meeting or Event?

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Events Cancel as Hurricane Ian Intensifies

A slew of meetings and conventions planned for Florida this week had to cancel as Hurricane Ian barrels toward the state. 

Events Cancel as Hurricane Ian Intensifies

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Inside Skift Global Forum 2022

It is only natural that a company like Skift has a dynamic event that reflects its brand ethos. 

Inside Skift Global Forum 2022

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The Value of Virtual Events for the Financial Services Sector

The financial services and professional investment sector presents a valuable market for virtual event tech, provided vendors can support the sector's very specific needs.

The Value of Virtual Events for the Financial Services Sector

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Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

According to industry experts featured at Skift Global Forum, groups will meet in more second and third-tier cities with the main goal being to connect.

Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

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The Macroeconomic Trends Impacting Meetings and Events Today

Inflation and supply chain issues are nagging not only the meetings industry but travel in general, but optimism still reigns supreme.

The Macroeconomic Trends Impacting Meetings and Events Today

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Swag Has New Swagger: Eco-friendly Giveaways for Meetings 

Driven by demand for eco-friendly, responsibly sourced giveaways, the premiums industry is migrating from the cheap and mundane to useful, meaningful, and long-lasting items — some of which are virtual.

Swag Has New Swagger: Eco-friendly Giveaways for Meetings 

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Event Tech Leaders Look Past Troubles, Go All In

The perfect storm stirring in the event tech sector is pounding the virtual event tech world worst of all. Still, event tech leaders are confident of steady and sustainable growth for virtual events.

Event Tech Leaders Look Past Troubles, Go All In