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At age 24, Asif Lakhani looks back to share his Camp Mosaic experience in this op-ed for our Youth Issue. Read More

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Lindsey L. Turner quit his job to start a company that educates businesses, cities, churches, volunteers and other organizations to better serve people with special needs. Read More

5-Minute AV Advice

Here are five beat-the-budget AV tips from wunderkind Austin Johnston, founder of AKJohnston Group. Read More


Here’s a helpful list of the most and least expensive states to fly in and out of; something to think about when choosing the destination for your next meeting. Read More

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, so go ahead flatter the National Catholic Education Association by incorporating some of the new elements from their conference in April into your next event. Read More

A woman was hospitalized for several days after wearing too-tight jeans. Don’t let this happen to you or your attendees. Read More

The day the meetings industry has prepared for is here: Millennials now outnumber baby boomers, U.S. Census data shows. Read More

The uproar over religious freedom restoration laws puts faith-based planners at the center of a professional and personal conundrum. Read More

If you’re the type who relies on control-Z, Gmail’s new Undo Send feature may be a life (or job) saver. Read More

At age 14, inspiring “passion giver” Aidan Thomas Hornaday is already becoming a well-known figure on the philanthropic speaking scene. Read More

There’s nothing more valuable than participants’ feedback, especially with adolescents. Here are a few items not to overlook for youth events. Read More

Sojourner’s latest album, “Fight Club” debuted in March and now he’s taking it to the beaches of Florida this summer at BigStuf camps. Read More

Lindsey L. Turner quit his job to start a company that educates businesses, cities, churches, volunteers and other organizations to better serve people with special needs. Read More

At age 24, Asif Lakhani looks back to share his Camp Mosaic experience in this op-ed for our Youth Issue. Read More

Here are five beat-the-budget AV tips from wunderkind Austin Johnston, founder of AKJohnston Group. Read More

Here’s a peek behind the curtain at Rejuvenate’s Youth Issue cover photoshoot with 14-year-old Aidan Thomas Hornaday. Read More

Odyssey for Youth brings teambuilding activities to young people with high and low ropes courses, themed workshops and hands-on philanthropic activities. Read More

The offering plate may one day be obsolete thanks to eChurchGiving, a mobile app powered by Pushpay providing churchgoers with an easier way to give. Read More

As business travelers look for ways to cut costs, they’re turning to the sharing economy to meet lodging needs. Read More

John Lennon might have imagined the sharing economy, which allows people to bypass traditional business models. On-demand services are in demand. It’s time to figure out how to fit them into your convention and strategic business plans. Read More

When a hotel is reluctant to host your faith-based meeting, try these four tips to help make the sell. Read More

Sensing an opportunity to push back against rising airline costs, the U.S. Travel Association asks Congress to cut some taxes associated with plane tickets. Read More

Not wanting to be accused of looking backward, Starwood announced a 10-point plan to reinvigorate its largest brand within the next five years. Read More

Selfie sticks are showing up in retailers all over but not everyone is a fan. In fact, some major events and cultural venues have banned the popular items. Read More

Our monthly insider’s list of new properties, renovations and news planners can use. Read More

Legoland Florida Resort’s highly anticipated 152-room Legoland Hotel in Winter Haven opened to much fanfare in May. Read More

Bible Bowl’s executive director, Josiah Gorman, gives us a sneak peek of his thought process behind the agreement, potential downfalls and show details. Read More

On the flip side of organic juices, antioxidant-loaded-smoothies and kale-and-quinoa salads is an anti-wellness movement inspired by a trip to the carnival. Read More

One fashion trend may allow male planners to breathe a little bit easier at meetings and events. Read More

Google’s better-than-ever Translate app makes life easier for planners preparing events with international attendees. Read More

Touches of Tuscaloosa—home of the Crimson Tide—can be seen all over the $31 million Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown, opened in March 2015. Read More

One mall in suburban Maryland is sprucing up its dining options, which translates to better options to planners pre- and post-meetings. Read More

Two airport spas are giving travelers a chance to treat themselves after surviving the long lines at airports. Read More

One World Observatory, atop One World Trade Center (also known as Freedom Tower), the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, officially opened May 29. Read More

Savory snack bars are making a big entry into the market this year. Here are some ideas for incorporating them into your next event. Read More

Here are some things to consider when planning a multilingual event and tips from Marcela Lopez, president of Spanish Solutions Language Services. Read More

Google’s new Asus Chromebit is a computer that fits in the palm of your hand and adds flexibility to your event’s AV. Read More

DeskHub, a new communal workspace, may be a solution for faith-based planners watching the bottom line who only need to meet with their board members or have a planning space a few months per year. Read More

Oklahoma City is mapping out its future in meetings with its third Metropolitan Area Project. Read More

Despite all their high-profile problems, America’s classic old cities still lure event attendees. Meeting professionals often enjoy economic benefits, along with greater attendance. Let’s face it: Metropolises are exciting. Read More