All posts by Laura Bony

  • intern
    iBE 2014 knows the tricks of the tradeshow!

    One of the best feelings is the satisfaction upon the completion of a worthwhile tradeshow. That feeling also comes with a mixture of exhaustion and information overload. Thank the heavens you have a goody bag full of...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • communiquer
    Turn Your Message Right-Side Up: 5 Steps to Communicating a Clear and Concise Message

    How many times have you communicated a message where your listener misunderstands, doesn’t take action on your recommendation or does the opposite of your recommendation? You may also be able to relate to an interaction where your...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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    We asked Julia Kampis of the University Club of Montreal to give us an overview of Club possibilities

    The University Club of Montreal is one of the most exclusive establishments in Montreal. Founded in 1907 by leading academics of the Golden Square Mile, the Club today remains true to the motto set out by founding...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • customer-lifecycle-optimization
    What happens when you go out on a limb… And create a whole NEW event?

     The following is a staff interview with Doreen Ashton Wagner, Chief Strategist at Greenfield Services Inc., a business development and market research firm dedicated to the meetings industry and professional/trade associations.   We hear you’re planning a...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • usa
    Americans’ favorite summer destinations revealed and it’s not Canada – price counts.

    As people across America gear up for summer vacation, new research reveals that low airfares are propelling many travelers to choose destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Airfare searches to these three regions represent nearly...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • attractions
    Russian tourism expected to drop by up to 30 percent

    The Ukraine crisis threatens to reduce tourism to Russia by more than a fifth as perceived risks drive customers away, according to one of the largest tour operators working with foreign visitors. The flow of foreign tourists...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • dubai-airport
    Musician jailed in Dubai

    The drummer of the German rock band Scorpions, James Kottak, was arrested in Dubai for “drinking alcohol” and “insulting Islam.” The musician was in Dubai airport transit, on his way to Bahrain for a scheduled concert. According...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • MarriottMarquisDC
    Congratulations to Marriott International on the opening of its 4,000th hotel

    Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International Inc, announces today the opening of the company’s 4,000th hotel: Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. A remarkable milestone, this hotel–the capital’s largest–also signifies a homecoming for the Marriott family. Marriott...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Caeree-tourism
    Why are foreign tourists important?

    Spending by foreign tourists in Britain is set to rise 34 percent to over 27 billion pounds ($46 billion) a year by 2017, according to research published on Friday, boosting the country’s retail and leisure industries. A...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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    Is your booth staff ready for an attitude adjustment?

    Do the math. Assume the next trade show you participate in attracts a total audience of 10,000 people over a period of 20 hours. The number of people you can expect to walk past your booth each...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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