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Tips for Planning Global Meetings

BY rcmaweb|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

In today’s ever-connected, global environment, meeting planners are selecting destinations across the world. With different locales come unique culture and ideologies, which need to be top of mind. Herewith, are five ideas to consider during the planning process. Be aware of cultural differences. Communicate with both those who live in and are from the city […]

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Kentucky International Convention Center to Undergo Renovation

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The renovation and expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center will officially start in August 2016 with a completion date of summer 2018. Announced by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and convention center officials who also revealed the design and rendering of the expansion, which will increase contiguous exhibit space by more than a third—from 146,000 […]

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Plan to Participate in the RCMA Emerge Fun Run and Walk.

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|LEAVE A COMMENT

Meet Minneapolis invites the 2016 Emerge attendees to join in on the third annual RCMA Emerge Fun Run and Walk sponsored by Minneapolis, City by Nature. Participating in the 4.5K event on Thursday, Jan. 7 will give runners and walkers—from beginners to elite—a positive jumpstart to the day. The morning run/walk will rejuvenate minds, bodies and spirits […]

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San Jose Marriott Completes $10.5-million Renovation

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The San Jose Marriott in California is slated to complete a $10.5-million renovation in just a few weeks. The changes include updated mobile guest services, a redesign of 510 guest rooms and suites, new meeting space and a revitalized Arcadia Steakhouse and Tanq Bar. “Forbes voted San Jose one of the nation’s coolest cities in 2014,” […]

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Get to Know Michelle Penner

BY rcmaweb|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

Michelle Penner is an event planner for the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. She also is an RCMA board member. 1. How has RCMA helped you grow throughout your career as a meeting and event professional? One of the biggest ways is through people. The networking opportunities RCMA offers members starts with being with […]

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2015 D6 Conference Welcomed More than 1,500 Attendees

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A passage from Deuteronomy 6 in the Bible speaks to the importance of the family in passing on faith and values to future generations. Parents are challenged to love God, love his word and teach their children to do the same. Highlighting the importance of that mandate, while encouraging the church to partner with the […]

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