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The Lincoln Park Pirates

OK...two Music Fridays in a row inspired by articles in the Wall Street Journal. That must signal...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Hold 'Em, Never Fold 'Em

I have no idea if this is a URL that the Bismarck-Mandan CVB once held and discarded...but, it's...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Emerging Evergreen Conference Practices—From This To That

You can never get enough of what you really don’t need says Eric Hoffer. To paraphrase Hoffer,...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Do Not Be Seduced By Meeting Fads Or Conference Trends

Most conference and meeting professionals want the coolest, hippest, latest ideas and trends...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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The Other Bill Geist

After inadvertently starting a small online ruckus after posting a piece entitled "Saying...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Beauty of a Bad Reputation

I don't think a Music Friday post has ever been inspired by a piece in the Wall Street...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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When History Is Weaponized To Keep Your Conference Stuck In The Past

We’ve always done it this way and it’s worked. So why should this time be any different? It’s...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Time for a Third Party

With 43% of the American electorate now identifying themselves as independent, it's time to end...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Bruce McCabe

Bruce McCabe...outside the Twin Cities, the name rarely elicits recognition from any but we music...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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David Burke

It's been years since we last spoke...but I never thought that last time would be. David Burke,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Coming Home

It's been a long lost summer...and I'm coming home. I know it has 26 million views and it's 9...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Making Lemonade in DC

A number of destinations suffer from a generally accepted image, often perpetrated by the media...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Changing the Conversation

After Dubrovnik imposed restrictions on cruise lines, the Vice Chair of Royal Caribbean began a...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Labor Day Actually Puts Millions Out of Work

So, here we are. The last week of summer...at least in America. For most, school is already back...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Ed King

A name that isn't necessarily household in Rock...but everyone knows the sound. As a member of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Not Quite Midwest Express...But Closer

We all have our favorite airlines. Mine is Delta. It starts with having the most flights out of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Cover the Progress

It's one of the banes of our existence as Destination Marketers. We promote great brands and...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Rethinking Trade Show Strategies

I had the distinct pleasure to hang with a DMO Board this morning in Chicago...the day after many...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Organic v. Organic

I gotta be somewhat careful here, as there are members of my extended family that feel...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Aretha

So white hot was her talent, Aretha Franklin was being called "The Queen of Soul" within three...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Toga!

Sometimes, you roll into a town for the first time and just know you've been there before. That...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Fact-Checking Sedona's Alternative Media

For all the advantages the internet has brought us, the ability for the agenda-fueled among us to...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Wait'll Otis Sees Us...

The Summer of 1978 was the Summer of Animal House. Forty years later, I find myself still...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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On the Other Hand

The Capital of Lithuania is turning heads with its newest Destination Marketing campaign:...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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On Tipping

The evolving debate over the custom of tipping often plays out in major cities facing $15/hour...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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