32 Questions About the Industry

Joan Eisenstodt
December 31, 2015
There are so many things about which I wonder—and guess you might too—regarding our profession, industry, hotels, air travel and service.

Is Being a No-Show Unethical?

Joan Eisenstodt
October 23, 2015
After re-reading the CMP Standards of Ethical Conduct and Policy, I confirmed that CMPs who no-show at events violate any number of points.

Safety Is Not a Meetings Industry Priority

Safety Is Not a Meetings Industry Priority
Joan Eisenstodt
September 25, 2015
Very recently, I learned that one of the major hotel company’s Loss Prevention Department does not allow AEDs to be purchased for their hotels because, they say, it exposes them to more liability.

If Your Event's Drone Takes Down My Plane...

Joan Eisenstodt
August 28, 2015
Our industry is hyping the use of drones for special events and in general, as the latest, coolest toy. Do we really need, given the potential risk to airplanes and human beings, this toy for our events?

When the Political Becomes Practical

Joan Eisenstodt
August 14, 2015
Do politics, social justice issues, and local laws that may discriminate against any of your meeting constituents impact your decisions about the destinations and properties you select for your meetings?

Let's Go to the Videotape! Verifying Someone's Story

Joan Eisenstodt
February 9, 2015
If you are following the news, you've probably heard that NBC is fact-checking Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News. This post from Alan Bean, someone I trust when it comes to ethics and justice, though our religious beliefs differ, provides enlightenment about something referred to as "false memory."

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