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Apr292016
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Introducing RCMA’s New Online Community

BY rcmaweb|Uncategorized|LEAVE A COMMENT

RCMA is working smarter to deliver more value to you…our members!  As of March 1, we’ve changed our membership software system to YourMembership—the world’s strongest, integrated member engagement platform. The power of this all-in-one system allows for stronger member interaction, superior search capabilities, and easy access to joining and renewal information. You can use YM […]

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Apr292016
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Rising Airfare Costs

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|Suppliers|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

For those booking multicity trips, there’s now one element to keep in mind—the three largest U.S. airlines (American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines) are changing the way they price such trips, causing those who book travel plans hundreds of dollars in extra airfare. While most consumers simply buy roundtrip tickets—and they won’t be […]

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Apr292016
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The Power of the Web Browser

BY rcmaweb|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

With the overwhelming number of apps available for free and for purchase today, it’s easy to forget the wealth of tools and products you can find simply via your web browser. Below is a just a taste of sites and services you can find that help you save, work, brainstorm and more. Postfity. This site […]

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Apr122016
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Head to Ohio and South Carolina for Aspire Regional Events

BY Laurie Dove|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

RCMA has just announced the dates for the 2016 Aspire Regional Conferences. Aspire Regional Conferences are two-day events that connect small groups of planners and suppliers in their specific region. These events feature challenging education sessions, networking and community-building opportunities, tradeshow sessions, and meals and refreshments. Below you can find two regional events slated for […]

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Apr122016
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Marriott and Starwood Nearing Merger

BY rcmaweb|Suppliers|LEAVE A COMMENT

Last week, Marriott International, Inc., and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., revealed that at separate special stockholder meetings the stockholders of both companies approved proposals in regards to Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood, which will create the world’s largest hotel company. Marriott holders of more than 97 percent of the shares present and voting at […]

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Apr52016
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Longtime Virginia Beach Tourism Director Dies

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Jim Ricketts, tourism director, Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, died March 23 at the age of 75. After 42 years with the CVB, he was set to retire just one week after his passing. Ricketts joined the organization in 1974 after spending time in the United States Navy and working as assistant to the […]

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