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Housing Bureaus Go Prime-Time

For Destination Marketing Organizations and Sports Commissions, third-party housing bureaus (and...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A New Way to Look at It

Those of us in Destination Marketing are continually attempting to convince a skeptical public...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Miracle Moment

So many of the pilgrimages travelers make are to historic sites that commemorate the loss of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Kinda Backwards...but Close

It's always with an attempt at a suppressed chuckle that I listen to public officials proclaim a...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Welcome Signs Show How Many Places Are Out of Touch

Welcome signs can play an important role in the marketing and branding of cities. They not only...
Bill Baker Author: Bill Baker
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Nothing Compares to Prince

Hard to get my head around that it's been a year since his purpleness departed terra...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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But, Can the Rest of Us?

Seen during our travels last month: A message on the wall of a local Post Office, urging...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Age is Just a State of Mind

An icon of Ohio Tourism announced his retirement earlier this week. Doc Householder has been the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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It's the People's Money!

As the tortured machinations over the budget and transparency of the Chattanooga CVB continue to...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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One Coast

Up until just a few years ago, three Destination Marketing Organizations represented the coast of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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John Geils

It is usually the the vocalist for whom the band is named. But, not the J. Geils Band. While...
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A Flying Hellscape

As the meme-fest that has kept us all amused in the aftermath of United Airlines' significant...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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How to Improve Your Call for Presentations Process

When Velvet Chainsaw Consulting conducted speaker research with 120 associations with research...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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A Whole Lotta Soap

A few years ago, we told you about the Global Soap Project, an initiative to repurpose used soap...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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How They Really Feel About You

It's not just you. United feels that way about the families of their employees, too. But, in the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The 21st Century Meeting Professional: Act Strategically, Think Both Functionally And Strategically

What’s the role of the 21st Century meeting and conference professional? In the past, the...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Conversations, Collaboration and Chemistry

Judith E. Glaser, an author, business executive, and self-described “organizational...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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The United Airlines Dress Code: Explained

By now, you've no doubt heard that United has done it again...gone viral for a bad decision upon...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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With a Little Help From My Friends

It was a song for Ringo. Lennon and McCartney owned most of the tracks on Beatles albums. George...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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STFU

Today is the National Day of Silence in Bali. Honestly. No one speaks. All day....
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Super Control Freak Tendencies Stunt Your Conference Growth

Ok, admit it! You’re good at the details. You have an eye for minutia. You live and breathe by...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Let the Room Tax Pay for It

Those of us in the Destination Marketing sphere are no strangers to witnessing the "logic" that...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Chuck Berry

What else can be said that hasn't.  From his induction in first class of the Rock And Roll Hall...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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It's a Brand New Name

For those watching the evolution of Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) over...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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