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Transform Your Expo into a Networking and Learning Destination

Expos are the most disrupted element of association conferences today. If you’re still using...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Everything Comes Back Around

A number of years ago, tired and late, I pulled up in front of my hotel in Wildwood NJ and let...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Path of a Guitar

Joan Jett tells a great story about how the Les Paul she used with the Runaways was just too...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Unintended Consequences

I remember debating a community development consultant on the Sharing Economy about five years...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Truth in Advertising

Far too many Destination Marketing Organizations claim to have something for everyone...so, it's...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The New Nomad

We all have our own "Modus Operandi" when we travel. A select few of us abide by Air Laws and are...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Right Thing vs. Resident Taxes

In what was probably my favorite class in my quest for my MBA, our professor would pit members of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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50 Years On

Woodstock. That it was 50 years ago this weekend seems impossible to those of us that were alive...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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There Was a Plan B, After All

A few weeks ago, the City of Solvang abruptly severed its contract with its Destination Marketing...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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What DMOs Do

Those of us in Destination Marketing often chuckle with each other that our families simply have...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Can We Just Say It?

A recent article in Travel Weekly cites tourism providers and experts claiming that Mexico's...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Vixen

At a convention last month, I noticed a trend among guy speakers. They were rolling up the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Best Out-of-Office Auto-Response Ever

The Out-of-Office e-mail Auto-Response is fairly ubiquitous...and generally ignored. Get a load...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Where We Spend

According to new data from Skift, we eat when we travel. That is, of course, not a...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Expo Decisions: Attendee Preferences over Exhibitors—Always

ijmaki from Pixabay"...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Scratching my Head 'til it Bleeds

As the legislative machinations continue in the drive to federally reauthorize Brand USA (this...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Unintended Consequence

We've really gotten to a point in our society that we elect people that clearly don't understand...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Johnny Clegg

Imagine, if you can, meeting a fellow musician, finding common ground and wanting to perform...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Way it Should Be

A great article in Skift yesterday (and, who knew their mission was to keep the travel industry...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Sweet Lemonade

As the saying goes, "when somebody hands you a lemon, you make lemonade." It was more than a...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Do The Wilbury Twist

Returning home from our international association's annual convention, we are awash with smiles....
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Are Visitor Centers Still Relevant?

We hear that question a lot. Since we all carry more computing power and information on our...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Turning the Tables

It's always dangerous to base an opinion regarding a destination news story on one source; nuance...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Paul & Joe

Paul McCartney's Farewell Tour Across America continues to accumulate raves for the sensational...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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It All Starts with a Visit

It was ten years ago this month that Irving's Maura Gast unleashed the phrase "It All Starts with...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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