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Summer Nights

Pandemic or not, Memorial Day Weekend is when we drop the top and crank the tunes. And, the other...
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The Increasing Realization

As the old saying goes, you never know what you've got 'til it's gone. Far from a drumbeat...
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How Can We Help?

One of the more fascinating aspects of the meltdown of the travel and hospitality industry in...
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This is How DMOs Pivot

I've been sitting on this one for a few days for fear that it could provide unsophisticated...
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Learning from the Past

For over 20 years, Colorado has been the poster-child for what not to do when it comes to...
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Another Tough Week for American Culture

Another week, another farewell to artists that shaped our world.  We lost Betty Wright, who is...
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Are Residents Ready?

In our zeal to get back to business, communities are slowly opening back up. Here in Wisconsin,...
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It's About Safe

Last month, we shared a LinkedIn post from our friend Spero Batistatos (South Shore CVA) that...
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The Xenophobia Around the Corner

Forget the President's attacks on China for the pandemic that has paralyzed our economy. The real...
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Webinar: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

PCMA is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, May 13, at 2 pm ET, featuring Dave Lutz and Lisa...
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Not a Good Week

We lost several talents over the past seven days, each from a unique and different musical...
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Losing a Madison Icon

Growing up White in America means we all have some learning to do. It takes time for us all,...
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[Webinar] Mission Critical: How One Association Transformed its Live Event to Virtual in Record Time

This is not a typical story. The American Association of Suicidology’s annual meeting had been...
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Non-Essential My Ass

Calling any business non-essential is an insult. Every business is essential to someone...just...
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The Great Pivot

As travel stopped in this country, Destination Marketing Organizations realized, perhaps faster...
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Word to the Wise

We've identified 4 Destination Marketing Organizations in North America that have either been...
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Hamilton Bohannon

We'll take a break from COVID songs this week to say farewell to an artist you may not...
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25 Years

It was 25 years ago tomorrow that this grand journey began. 25 years since I handed the reins of...
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Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Engin Akyurt from Pixabay"> If you’re inbox is anything like mine, you could spend a good...
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A George Bailey Moment

Funny that I've often used a slide of George Bailey staring at the "Pottersville" sign in the...
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Virtual Events: Strategy Before Execution

My mother used to tell us that “things are going to be different” as we drove home from our...
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Still Work to Do

You hear it. We hear it. The hushed conversations at City Hall and at County Board meetings. "We...
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Breaking Through the Clutter

Those first few DMOs that came to market with videos that encouraged us all to stay home...but...
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Newmanizing the Temptations

It was 1965 when Smokey Robinson took The Temptations into the studio to produce one of his...
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More Songs About COVID-19

The creativity of musicians and artists of all stripes is on display during the shelter-in-place...
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