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Articles tagged “meetings”

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​​Meet the Canadian Researcher Helping Solidify Edmonton as a Global Hub for Artificial Intelligence

Edmonton, Canada has become a leading global hub in technology, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Alona Fyshe, a professor at the University of Alberta and a researcher in the artificial intelligence field, shares what makes the city a world-class destination for tech innovation and events that bring the industry together.

​​Meet the Canadian Researcher Helping Solidify Edmonton as a Global Hub for Artificial Intelligence

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, March 18, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

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Twine Buys Glimpse to Supercharge Zoom Breakout Rooms

Software company twine, a specialized tool for networking, just announced its acquisition of Glimpse, part of the Zoom App Marketplace. This deal marks the launch of twine for Zoom, a tool that combines matchmaking software with Zoom Breakout Rooms.

Twine Buys Glimpse to Supercharge Zoom Breakout Rooms

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Will a Net Zero Pledge Really Change the Business of Events?

With recent sustainability initiatives in the event sector, including the signing of the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge at COP26 and others joining The Race to Zero, is the industry narrative towards the climate crisis changing, and will net zero be enough? 

Will a Net Zero Pledge Really Change the Business of Events?

Business Travel

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management

We anticipate a convergence between travel expense management and meeting planning. Companies will see a boom in internal meetings for team bonding and training as the pandemic subsides. So they'll need software to rein in costs.

SAP Concur to Help Businesses Sync Meeting Planning With Travel Expense Management
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Road to Recovery: What Meeting and Event Planners Want From Hotels and Venues Right Now

After a yearlong pause for the travel industry, it’s now starting to feel like the cloud of uncertainty is being lifted. Planners are increasingly optimistic about the state of meetings and events and are growing more confident by the day about the future of the industry.

Road to Recovery: What Meeting and Event Planners Want From Hotels and Venues Right Now

Business Travel

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we covered the Maldives' experiment with new tourism models, the blurring of work and travel, Priceline's acquisition of an airline technology startup, and a Skift research analysis of hotel direct booking.

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Business Travel

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces

Many office workers will be thinking they’ve never had it so good, working at home with all the comforts that come with it. We're about to find out how office building landlords, and their tenants, draw them back in.

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces

Hotels

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Hotel group Accor has big ambitions in Asia for its co-working brand Wojo. But it probably shouldn't count on the region rolling out the red carpet for remote workers.

Does Accor Plan to Be the Next WeWork?

Business Travel

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers