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Welcome to the newsletter MICE News You Can Use; a collection of MICE Network updates, Industry News and Helpful Information.
January 6, 2017
Steve Gregory
ITM Events

Forget Resolutions—Let’s Set Some Intentions

This time of year, you can’t hardly open a browser without stumbling over lots of great advice about how to make New Year’s resolutions stick. 

MICE Industry article from MEETINGSNET by Sue Pelletier.

How to Put Remote Attendees in the ‘Middle of the Action’

Jennifer Kingen Kush, DES, explains how the Digital Experience Institute creates engagement for online attendees at Convening Leaders LIVE.

MICE Industry article from PCMA Convene.

3 Trends That Will Disrupt the Meetings and Events Industry in 2017

The meetings industry is evolving beyond its preoccupation with event technology and the impact of Millennials over the last five years. The new focus for 2017 revolves around developing more multidisciplinary business events, integrating education and entertainment, to engage attendees in new ways on different levels.

MICE Industry article from Skift by Greg Oates.

5 Free Reports Every Event Planner Should Read

Event planners need to be in the know. Here are 5 essential free reports every eventprof should read.

MICE Industry article from EventMB.

10 Hotel Trends That Will Shape Guest Experience in 2017

Predictions for some of the biggest trends that will impact the hospitality industry and the overall guest experience.

MICE Industry article from Skift by Deanna Ting.

Eventprofs Share: 8 Trends in #SocialMedia and #EventMarketing

Here’s what event professionals around the world see as the top trends in social media and event marketing.

MICE Industry article from EventMB.

Pretty Soon, You’ll Be Able To Track Your Attendees’ Emotions

Meeting professionals can unlock a wide range of insights about attendees — how many steps they’ve taken, how many sessions they’ve attended, whether they would recommend speakers to colleagues and more.

MICE Industry article from PCMA by Corey Fennessy.

Some benefits of selecting second-tier cities

Event attendees are drawn to unique local experiences—whether it’s the signature hometown cuisine, craft beer and liquor made by the neighborhood brewer and distiller or accommodations that offer guests a greater sense of place. Gone are the days when people were content what a dealwith staying in a hotel that could be in Anywhere, USA, and traveling for work without truly getting out and experiencing the destination.

MICE Industry article from Plan Your Meetings by Marci Krueger-Sidebottom.

6 Ways Meeting Pros Can Structure a Plan to Maximize Success

Meetings. Events. Deadlines. Audiences. How’s a person to get it all done and still have time for all the “good stuff” like family, friends, and personal time? Impossible? Not at all.

MICE Industry article from MEETINGSNET by Neen James.

15 MORE Creative Sponsorship Ideas

When you want to stand out from the crowd as a brand you need a constant stream of sponsorship ideas that are creative, fun and ahead of the game. Here are 15 more ideas to keep in your back pocket for next time.

MICE Industry article from EventMB.


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