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Jul192016
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Head to South Carolina and Ohio for Local Education

BY rcmaweb|Conferences|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

Two of RCMA’s Aspire Regional events are quickly approaching. The first, taking place in Columbia, S.C., Aug. 30–31, will be at the Columbia Marriott Hotel—situated downtown near both the University of South Carolina and the State House. The largest city in South Carolina, Columbia boasts Southern charm, abundant history and a number of great attractions […]

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Jul192016
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Cuba to Form First Hotel Association

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Cuba has requested assistance from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association to create its own hotel association. The news comes mere months after President Obama lifted the U.S. travel ban to the country. Assistance would help Cuba increase its tourism efforts, which are critical to its socioeconomic development. “The Caribbean is one of the few […]

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Jul192016
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Members: Share Your Stories!

BY Brittany Trevick|RCMA News|LEAVE A COMMENT

RCMA members are always holding their own events—big, small, international and local; the options are endless—but they’re not something the rest of the association gets to hear about. If you’ve recently hosted an event or have one planned for the future, we want to feature you in our Aspire newsletter. Sharing your future and past […]

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Jul192016
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Ark Encounter Welcomes Guests

BY rcmaweb|RCMA News|Suppliers|LEAVE A COMMENT

The Ark Encounter, a life-size version of Noah’s Ark in northern Kentucky, welcomed more than 8,300 VIP guests and 150 media representatives one day prior to the grand opening to the public on July 7. Located on 800 acres of land in Williamstown, Ky., south of Cincinnati, the Christian theme park has a full-sized wooden […]

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Jul72016

Video tour of Chicago’s Field Museum

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Take a video tour of Chicago’s Field Museum, site of the #Emerge2017 opening reception!

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Jul72016
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Wow… I made a big mistake! 

BY Dean Jones|Uncategorized|LEAVE A COMMENT

HAVE YOU EVER found yourself shouting or whispering those words? At a minimum, I’m sure you’ve thought it. What do you do when you make a mistake? Sometimes the effects are far reaching, and perhaps hundreds or thousands of your attendees or guests will instantly notice. Sometimes the effects are minimal and only you, and […]

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Jul72016
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3 must-have apps for meeting planners

BY Laurie Dove|Tips for Planners|LEAVE A COMMENT

When it comes to tools that aid the planning process, there are apps and then there are apps. We’ve tested three apps that get the job done, without requiring a Ph.D. to make them work. Attendify WHAT IS IT? Attendify is a simple and easy-to-use app that helps planners make mobile event apps. These customized […]

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