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Apps Are Better Than Social Media for Engaging Event Attendees

Technology is only as good as the functions it performs and when it comes to conferences and networking, that means helping users make quick decisions and seamless connections.

Apps Are Better Than Social Media for Engaging Event Attendees

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Mobile Events App DoubleDutch Secures $19 Million in Funding

There's a market opportunity in meetings and events -- a $500 billion one, according to DoubleDutch. Conferences need apps and data, and that's where DoubleDutch enters the arena.

Mobile Events App DoubleDutch Secures $19 Million in Funding

Hotels

Hotel Uses TED-Like Talks to Build Brand Loyalty with Clients

Omni is moving a step beyond content marketing to put on live events that give, in this case career advice, in order to receive, brand loyalty and (hopefully) new business.

Hotel Uses TED-Like Talks to Build Brand Loyalty with Clients

Meetings

The Global Meetings Industry Regains Its Footing

By bringing together the largest ever cross section of tourism industry players, the Meetings Mean Business Coalition shows how the economic impact of business meetings dwarfs other industries, and why it needs to be supported by government at all levels.

The Global Meetings Industry Regains Its Footing

Meetings

Sexy Las Vegas Ad Campaign Signals Meetings Business is Back in Sin City

After years of defending itself as a serious business destination for meetings and conventions during the recession, Las Vegas has a little fun with its new ad campaign now that group numbers are trending north again.

Sexy Las Vegas Ad Campaign Signals Meetings Business is Back in Sin City

Meetings

The 20 Trends Destinations Need to Understand to Compete for Tourists

DMAI's report shows how and why destination sales and marketing organizations need to evolve beyond sales and marketing.

The 20 Trends Destinations Need to Understand to Compete for Tourists

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Hamburg Is Becoming Europe’s Most Ambitious Urban Design Capital

As Europe's largest urban redevelopment project, HafenCity is attracting top architects and planners, but will it attract tourists?

Hamburg Is Becoming Europe’s Most Ambitious Urban Design Capital

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5 Reasons Why Tourism Is Poised to Explode in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

While the United Arab Emirates diversifies its economy by leveraging its location as a global air axis, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are aggressively preparing for visitor numbers that will dwarf those of today.

5 Reasons Why Tourism Is Poised to Explode in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Meetings

Montreal’s Brainy C2MTL Event Is Defining the Creative Conference

By focusing as much on the conference user experience and content delivery platforms as the content itself, C2MTL is rewriting the rules of conference management and having a lot of fun in the process.

Montreal’s Brainy C2MTL Event Is Defining the Creative Conference

Meetings

Manchester Spent 15 Years Building a ‘Smart City,’ Now It Wants Tourists

Manchester is poised to lead a new era of global cities positioning themselves as thought leaders integrating business, tech, academia and culture as a unified travel package for business, leisure and group market segments.

Manchester Spent 15 Years Building a ‘Smart City,’ Now It Wants Tourists