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Travelability

We really need to create a central clearing-house for the scheduling of significant industry...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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How to Turn Around Your Sponsorship Revenue

If your conference is like most, sponsorship revenue is underperforming. There are two...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Is Mobile Phone Shaming Next?

I saw Stanford researcher BJ Fogg (author of Tiny Habits) a number of years ago at Brandworks...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Little Drummer Boy

As we kick off our annual transition to Holiday Music on our Music Friday feature, we're gonna go...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Problem with Top Ten Lists

Face it. We're drawn to Top Ten Lists like moths to flame, flies to cowpies and me to...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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You Can Check in Anytime You Like

Alas, the Night Man in the Eagles' classic "Hotel California" said that to a guest over 40 years...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Deliveries Will Be Our Demise

Not to get too environmental as we move deeper into the holiday gift-buying season...but, it is...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Death to Stir Sticks*

The global Plastics crisis is just being recognized by the citizens inhabiting this planet. But,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Thankfulness

Yesterday was "that" day; a day in which thankfulness was manifest.  Rolling out of bed just...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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You Had One Job

I have no idea what these are called (stream diffusers?)...but they are commonly found in urinals...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Ronnie Baker Brooks

I hesitate to even mention that he is the scion of Blues Royalty, because that so often infers...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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We Just Can't Help Ourselves

24-Hour Cable News sounded like a pretty good idea...until there were 50 channels (with virtually...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Virtual Destination Marketing Summit

Excited to be presenting at The Destination on the Left Virtual Summit, a new kind of conference...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Alignment

Last week was one of those moments in time that so many things clicked. Destinations...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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We Didn't Start the Fire

Of all the songs a composer must sing, this has to be one of the toughest. Where normally a song...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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For What it's Worth

The song rings as true today as it did in 1967 when it first aired on American TV, performed by...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Do You Really Have Them at Hello? Rethinking Your First-Timer Strategy

One of my biggest pet peeves is the way some conferences approach first-time attendees. Being...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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A Crisis of Confidence

Confidence in Congress and the President are at all-time lows. Confidence in the economy is...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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So Teamwork Can Make the Dream Work!

Hallelujah! The Washington Nationals won game seven of the World Series to become world champs....
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Paul Barrere

Little Feat was Lowell George's band...until it was Paul Barrere's. Joining Lowell's outfit for...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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5 Improvements for Event Registration Data Collection

Gerd Altmann from Pixabay">It’s difficult to determine what to include — and not include — when...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Too Cool

The creative team assembled by Discover Puerto Rico is a wonder to behold. And, the hits just...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Classy Send-Off

Yesterday, our friend Chris Jennings announced that he was stepping away from the top spot at the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Room Service

You'd think that with the advent of fairly ubiquitous food delivery services (at least in tier...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Morris Andrews

On the road pretty non-stop over the past few weeks, I returned home over the weekend and began...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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