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How Will "Flight Shaming" Impact Your Community?

New research that indicates that the carbon footprint of flying is worse than previously thought...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Sonia Dada

While there is so much wrong about what Facebook has wrought, there is the connectivity we are...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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This Does Not Bode Well

As Destination Marketing Organizations come under attack, we hear a lot of the same, tired,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Lack of Foresight

I'm no longer surprised at such stories...but, continually bemused when I watch a government axe...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Katie Winter Joins the Velvet Chainsaw Team

We’re excited to announce that Katie Winter has joined the Velvet Chainsaw team as Client...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Ginger Baker

He was the whirling dervish of '60s and '70s drummers. Bonham played harder. Moon played more...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Workforce Development

For Destination Marketing Organizations that are evolving into community development agencies,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Refusing to Back Down

The restaurant at the Flagler Executive Airport is called "Highjackers." Which, of course, causes...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Beverly 'Guitar' Watkins

As the notes that accompany today's Music Friday video say, "can your grandmother do...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Weaponization of Destination Marketing, Indeed

In one of the most high-stakes political gambits we've seen in years, Governor Gretchen Whitmer...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience....
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Thinking Greener and Smarter

Railroads failed because they thought they were in the railroad business when they were in the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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What Have We Wrought?

Amtrak has announced that its classic dining car will soon be phased out, another vestige lost of...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Everything Old is New Again

In the mid-1970s (when smoking weed was illegal everywhere), Southern Illinois University in...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Love Song to Milwaukee

My friend George Tzougros (Director of the Wisconsin Arts Board and an upcoming guest on the DMOU...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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This is What Success Looks Like

This week, the Asheville City Council voted unanimously to impose a one-year moratorium on hotel...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Bali Bonk Ban

Indonesian politicians are suggesting a new law that would bar unmarried couples from having sex....
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Broadening Our Sensitivity

Air Travel is a pain in the ass. One of the moments that lifts my spirits is the subterranean...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Ric Ocasek

The Cars were an enigma. Part punk, part new wave and part smooth (the Benjamin Orr effect). But...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Role of CEO

It's not to be the CEO of one's tenure at the helm. That's what former Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Eddie Money

You don't find a lot of musicians that join the Police Department in their 20s and then become...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Five-Step Framework for Effective Collaborative Design

Your conference strategy should include a plan to inject fresh content or experiences each year...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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The Boys of Summer

I always cringe when I hear seasonal songs on the radio out of season. You know, Holiday songs in...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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One of the Best Theatrical Reviews Ever

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) is on Broadway in a revival of  "Betrayal." He shed a tear on stage the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Horses on a Plane

Don't get me wrong...I completely understand that some travelers need Emotional Support Animals...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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