Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?

Marriott Planner Clash: What's Commission Got to Do With It?
Joan Eisenstodt
February 2, 2018
Puerto Rico and Houston residents still suffer months after hurricanes devastated their communities. #MeToo hasn't gone away especially for housekeepers and others demanding "panic buttons." The flu is killing people across the US. With all that as a backdrop, let’s examine the extensive industry energy that is focused on Marriott’s reduction of third-party commission. It’s a greater amount of energy than I’ve seen directed toward the other issues.

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Larissa Schultz
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Why planning and designing events and meetings should take into account basic human needs.

3 Ways to Make Meetings Marketing Relevant with 1 Bad Example

Joan Eisenstodt
June 24, 2014
For years, I’ve been fascinated by photos and copy in print and electronic marketing; by the photos used by hotels, DMOs (aka CVBs) and other industry vendors on their websites and in marketing pieces; by the copy in emails received to market a service or facility.

Finding New Revenue: A Collaborative Effort

SmithBucklin
May 7, 2014
New revenue is a key requirement for the sustainability of an organization’s event. Here are some ways events and sales teams can collaborate to enhance and retain exhibitor sponsors.

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