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Charlotte Already Sees Impact of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Bill on Convention Business

Tourism bureaus in North Carolina are losing significant convention business due to the governor's new anti-LGBT law, so they need to start collecting as much data as possible to support a potential amendment.

Charlotte Already Sees Impact of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Bill on Convention Business

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London Is Promoting Its Intellectual Capital to Attract Conference Planners

The new "Capital of Cutting Edge" report is more of a positioning statement than research paper, describing why more conference planners should judge a city based on its intellectual capital.

London Is Promoting Its Intellectual Capital to Attract Conference Planners

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TEDx and the Rise of Community-Sourced Content — Meetings Innovation Report

The best conferences today combine live and virtual event platforms to leverage the collective knowledge of the community in an effort to drive brand reach globally.

TEDx and the Rise of Community-Sourced Content — Meetings Innovation Report

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MGM Resorts Launches New $100 Million Park on the Las Vegas Strip

Bringing the local desert environment into the Strip is a smart evolution for the MGM Resorts' user experience because it creates a unique new social environment for the city.

MGM Resorts Launches New $100 Million Park on the Las Vegas Strip

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TEDx Illustrates How Conferences Are Shifting From Event to Media Platforms

TED and TEDx are redefining conference design by marrying the signature live physical event with a grassroots, co-branded virtual network supplying video content in 170 countries.

TEDx Illustrates How Conferences Are Shifting From Event to Media Platforms

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A New Europe and Middle East Convention Landscape — Meetings Innovation Report

Massive new airports in Dubai and Istanbul will drastically shift flight patterns across Europe and Asia by the opening of Dubai Expo 2020, along with the rankings of the world's top 10 convention cities.

A New Europe and Middle East Convention Landscape — Meetings Innovation Report

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IBM Watson Is Changing Travel in Ways Nobody’s Expecting

IBM is attempting to build a global business around its Watson cognitive computing platform, but there are significant challenges for many C-suite executives in travel and transportation to understand how to develop new strategies in the fast moving data and digital landscape.

IBM Watson Is Changing Travel in Ways Nobody’s Expecting

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Interview: Istanbul Rises as a Global Convention City Amidst Turkey’s Problems

Istanbul is emerging as a new global business hub due to massive infrastructure improvements, including what will be the largest capacity airport in Europe, but security fears could potentially dampen growth.

Interview: Istanbul Rises as a Global Convention City Amidst Turkey’s Problems

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These Hilton Hotels Have Meeting Group Sales Down to a Science in Chicago

If hotels want to book more meetings and events, they need to know how to speak the specific industry language of the events and planners they’re working with.

These Hilton Hotels Have Meeting Group Sales Down to a Science in Chicago

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The Future of Experiential Marketing at Conferences — Meetings Innovation Report

The Future of Experiential Marketing at Conferences — Meetings Innovation Report