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Mar172017
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Introducing Two New RCMA Board Members

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Keith Kershaw, director, office of convention planning at the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tenn., and Steve Biffle, pastor of Church of the Living Word in Columbus, Ohio, and the executive treasurer of The Fellowship Network in Dallas, have been named to RCMA’s Board. As an introduction, we asked them a number of questions […]

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Mar172017
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Invigorating General Sessions

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After attending myriad conferences, attendees can get tired of the same setup—a presenter doles out information, talking at them for a period of time, they listen and then it’s over. So, it’s important to mix things up and make your conference—and sessions—stand out. If you follow any and all of these tips, you’ll freshen things […]

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Mar172017
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Experient and SMG Renew Partnership

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Experient, A Maritz Global Events Company, and SMG, the biggest convention center management firm across the globe, recently confirmed a preferred partner agreement that maintains a strong relationship between the two companies that first launched in 2005. The agreement will allow both companies to grow upon their business opportunities through a focus on each company’s […]

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Mar172017
Cassandra Taylor

Longtime Industry Member Cassandra Taylor Retires

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Thirty-two years ago, Cassandra Taylor—an RCMA member—started her position as national sales manager at the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau. She was one of only two national sales managers and the first African-American sales manager. “I was not hired to only handle the multicultural and SMERF market,” she says. “I handled whatever phone call came […]

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